Calendar of Events

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)" 


November 05, 2012 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Transnational and Mixed-Status Guatemalan & Salvadoran Families Post-9/11: Critically Engaging Migration, Detention, and Deportation Through Participatory Action Research

CLACLS Speaker Series on Undocumented Migration and Criminalization in the Americas

Presented by:
Brinton Lykes
Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology Department
Boston College

October 30, 2012 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Occupy Everything and the 2011 Global Uprisings


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

Presented by:
Jeffrey Juris
Northeastern University

October 29, 2012 to November 04, 2012

Angel Quintero-Rivera, 2012-2013 Distinguished Latin American Visitor

Program of UMass and Five Colleges Events 

Angel Quintero-Rivera
2012-2013 Distinguished Latin American Visitor
Five College Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies Council (FCLACLSC)

Monday, October 29, 4:00-7:00 PM
Amherst Room, 10th Floor Campus Center, UMass

Caribbean Cultural Studies: 
Their Political and Socio-economic Backgrounds

Dance Performance by Cayena
Reception to Follow
Tuesday, October 30, 8:30 AM
Amherst College

Danza, sexualidad y la “barbarización” del otro
Representaciones culturales del género en las ínter-relaciones diplomáticas y 
culturales de América Latina con los Estados Unidos y Europa Occidental
Tuesday, October 30, 6:30 PM
Chenoweth Lab 108, UMass

Narratives on Puerto Rican History
Working class and popular culture perspectives
Wednesday, October 31, 11:00 AM
Andreola Room, Willits-Hallowell Center
Mount Holyoke College

Afro Latin American Cultural Studies and Music

Brining the Social Science and the Humanities in the 
struggle against the coloniality of knowledge
Thursday, November 1, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Neilsen Browsing Room, Smith College

Problems and Perspectives on Working Class 
Historical Sociology of the Hispanic Caribbean

Specially focusing on Puerto Rico and its US Diaspora
Friday, November 2, 2:30 – 3:20 PM
Flint Lab 201, UMass

Historical Sociology of Slavery Studies in the Americas

October 22, 2012 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

"Ni una muerte mas por aborto clandestino" Successes and Failures of the Campaigns to Decriminalize Abortion in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay

Research Colloquium Series

Cora Fernandez Anderson

Five College Post-Doctoral Fellow in Comparative Reproductive Politics