Calendar of Events

November 08, 2013 - 3:00 PM

October 25, 2013

Gold Fever

Gold Fever

Winner of the Rigoberta-Menchú 

Grand prix at 2013

Motreal Firt Peoples Festival

Hosted by: Jacob Carter

October 21, 2013 - 4:00 PM

"Rethinking Primary Charisma: Ava-Guarani Shamanic Leadership in Eastern Paraguay"

Presented by: Eric Michael Kelley

From the Department of Anthropology in Boston University


September 30, 2013 - 4:00 PM

Caribbean Culture Studies: Their Political and Socio-economic Background

Part of the Latino Heritage Month(with the collaboration of the Center for Multicultural Advacement and Student Success(CMASS) and el Sol Latino

Umass Public Lecture

Presented by Angel Quintero Rivera

Dance performance by Cayena

Reception to follow

September 23, 2013 - 4:00 PM

Bolivian Heritage Rush: Staking Claims in Intangible Futures.

Fall 2013 Research Colloquium Series 

Presented by Michelle Bigenho

February 11, 2013 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

The Sense of Sound: Translating Robert Frost into Portuguese

Research Colloquium Series

Presented by:
Marcus De Freitas

December 07, 2012 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

The Communist Horizon

On Protest Lecture Series (Co-Sponsored by the Department of Political Science) 

Presented by:
Jodi Dean
Hobart and William Smith College

December 03, 2012 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

"The Double Thread: Cecilia Vicuña and the Poetics of Memory"

Research Colloquium Series
Presented by Silvia Goldman
North Central College, Naperville, Illinois


November 20, 2012 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Does Politics Matter Anymore? Indignados, Occupy, and the Economic Crisis

On Protest Lecture Series (Co-Sponsored by the Department of Political Science) 

Presented by:
Martha Ackelsberg
Smith College

November 19, 2012 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Summer Pre-Dissertation Research Awardees' Reports From the Field

Research Colloquium Series

Elva Orozco, Political Science: "On Human Rights and the Feminicide Factory in Ciudad Juarez and Chihuahua"

Savannah Carroll, Afro-American Studies: "Creating the ideal Mexican: 20th and 21st Century Racial and National Identity Discourses"

Flavia Araujo, Afro-American Studies: "Together But Not the Same: (Re)Mapping the African Diasporic Space in the Writings of Audre Lorde (US) and Miriam Alves (Brazil)"