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Spring 2018

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31
LACS Café
Please join us in conversation and learn about the LACS Minor!
LACS Gallery, SBS N-320, 1-2:20pm 
Coffee and empanadas served



FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2
NYCLAHW WORKSHOP*
Keila Grinberg (Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro) , “The Crime of Illegal Enslavement and the Precariousness of Freedom in
Nineteenth-Century Brazil”   



TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13
LACS at the Movies
Machuca (Chile, 2004). Discussion led by Matias Hermosilla (History)
 
LACS Gallery, SBS N-320, 6pm 
Popcorn and refreshments served.  


 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14
Bruno Carvalho (Princeton)
“Contradictions, Tensions, Transits: Rio de Janeiro as a Porous City”
 
Frey Hall 328, 2:30-5:30pm  



WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21
Graduate Student Brown Bag Workshop**
Ashley Black (History)
“Hotel Mexico, Santo Domingo: Navigating Asylum in Trujillo’s DR,
1946-1954”
 
LACS Lounge, SBS N-337, 12-1pm
Coffee, cookies and refreshments served.


 
FRIDAY, MARCH 2
NYCLAHW WORKSHOP*
Krystle Farman (PhD Candidate, CUNY), “’In Accordance with the Holy Faith’: Afro-Mexican Catholicism in the Seventeenth Century”    



WEDNESDAY, March 7
CLINICA DE MIGRANTES: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness (2017)
A medical drama about a year in the life of Puentes, one of the only health clinics in the U.S. involved in the politically controversial practice of providing healthcare to undocumented immigrants.
 
Location TBD, 1pm  


 
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7
“A HISTORY OF INFAMY: CRIME, TRUTH AND JUSTICE IN MEXICO”
Book presentation and conversation with Pablo Piccato (Columbia
University) 
 
LACS Gallery, SBS N-320, 4pm
Refreshments  and cookies served.



TUESDAY, MARCH 27
LACS at the Movies
Frida (USA, 2002).  Discussion led by Fernando Amador (History)
 
LACS Gallery, SBS N-320, 6pm
Popcorn  and refreshments served.  


 
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4
GRADUATE STUDENT BROWN BAG WORKSHOP**
William Demarest (History)
“Self-Service Modernity: Retail Space and The Cultural Politics of Shopping in Mid-century Medellín, Colombia”
 
LACS Lounge, SBS N-337, 12-1pm
Coffee, cookies and refreshments served    



FRIDAY, APRIL 13
NYCLAHW WORKSHOP*
Mila Burns (CUNY), “Onze de Setembro: Brazilian Narratives of the 1973 Coup in Chile”    



SATURDAY, APRIL 21
LACS GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE
“Globalizing Latin America: New Approaches to the Nation and Identity,” held in collaboration with Columbia University. Keynote speaker, Matthew Karush (George Mason University).
 
International  Affairs Building , Room 802;  10am-5pm
Columbia University, NYC  


 

TUESDAY, APRIL 24

LACS at the Movies
Southern District (Bolivia, 2010). Discussion led by Giovanni Bello (History)
 
LACS Gallery, SBS N-320, 6pm
Popcorn  and refreshments served.  


 
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2
Final LACS Café
Celebrate the end of the semester at our Closing/Awards
Ceremony Café!
 
LACS Lounge, SBS N-333, 1-2:00 pm
Coffee, refreshments and empanadas served.  


 
MAY 7-11
LACS Study Space
A quiet space to prepare for final exams! Open to all students. 
 
LACS Lounge, SBS N-320, 9am-4:30pm
Coffee, refreshments and snacks served.  
 

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