Perspectives on Latin America: 2010-2011 Lecture Series
September 8: Greg Berger, Filmmaker, will present a program on "Queers, Gringos and Other Deviants: New Films from Mexico" by Greg Berger and students of the Autonomous University of Morelos (U.A.E.M.), Mexico, at 7:00 p.m., in the Cave, ELC. Organized by the Geography Department and Co-Sponsored by Latin American Studies, Sociology/Anthropology, Spanish, Office of LGBT Awareness, and the University Lectureship Committee.
September 23: Peter Wilshusen, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies, Bucknell University, will give a public talk on "The Receiving End of Reform: Everyday Responses to Neoliberalization in Southeastern Mexico," at 5:00 p.m., in the Gallery Theater ELC, followed by a Reception in the Samek Gallery. Organized by Latin American Studies.
October 7: Rolena Adorno, Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and Reuben Post Halleck Professor of Spanish at Yale University, will give a public lecture on "The New World in the Narrative Imagination in the Americas." 7:00 p.m., Place TBA. Organized by the Spanish Department and Co-Sponsored by Latin American Studies.
October 28: Jorge G. Castañeda, Global Distinguished Professor of Politics and Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University, and former Minister of External Affairs for Mexico (2000-2003), will participate in a Faculty Seminar, directed by Professor Steve Stamos, International Relations & Latin American Studies, from 4:00-5:30 p.m., Willard Smith Library.
October 28: Jorge G. Castañeda will give a public lecture on "U.S.-Mexico Relations: A New Agenda?" at 7:30 p.m., in Hunt Formal, followed by a Reception in Hunt Formal. Professor Castañeda's visit is made possible by a generous grant to the International Relations Department by the Dombeck family. Organized by the International Relations Department and Latin American Studies.
November 9: Clare Sammells, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Bucknell University, will give a talk on "Anchoring the Aymara New Year: Calendrical Intersections in Tiwanaku, Bolivia," at 7:00 p.m., in Walls Lounge ELC, followed by a Reception in Walls Lounge. Organized by Latin American Studies.
March 3: Doug Hecock, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Bucknell University, will give a talk on "Democratization, Teachers'Unions, and Education Reform in Mexico: The Case of Merit Pay For Teachers," at 4:00 p.m., in the Gallery Theatre, ELC, followed by a Reception in the ELC Center Room. Research for this talk was supported by the National Science Foundation and the Social Science Research Council. Organized by Latin American Studies.
March 31: Michael Schmidli, Assistant Professor of History, Bucknell University, will give a talk on "Human Rights and Cold Warriors: The US Campaign to Halt the Argentine 'Dirty War,'" at 4:00 p.m., in the Gallery Theatre, ELC, followed by a Reception in the ELC Center Room. Organized by Latin American Studies.