Post Tagged with: "Latin American Studies"

Mass Protests and Constitutional Contestation in Latin America, March 24

Carmen Ilizarbe, Claudia Hess and Maria Victoria Crespo

Over the past year, mass protests have swept across Latin America. From Chile’s El Estadillo Social (the Social Outbreak) to Argentina’s Ni Una Menos (No One [Woman] Less), these massive social movements have challenged the political and legal establishment, leading to deep political and legal reforms. The Center for Law, […]

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March 2, 2021 at 6:15 pmEvents

Jokisch Fosters Scholarly Connections, Leads Conference of Latin American Geographers

Artisan Market in Antigua Guatemala

Dr. Brad Jokisch serves as chair of Conference of Latin American Geographers, a network of geographers working throughout the region on topics as diverse as environmental sustainability, mining, migration, rural development and human rights. Jokisch is Associate Professor of Geography and an affiliate faculty of the Latin American Studies program at […]

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March 7, 2020 at 11:50 amResearch

Alonso-Sameño Doing Research, Workshops at Universities in India

Dr. Emilia Alonso Sameño

Dr. Emilia Alonso-Sameño, Professor of Spanish, is on faculty fellowship leave this spring, working on a research project on internationalizing the curriculum and the development of global awareness at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. She is also Affiliated Faculty in the Latin American Studies Program and Director of […]

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February 24, 2020 at 5:00 pmResearch

Ohio Latin Americanist Conference, Feb. 28–29

Ohio Latin Americanist Conference, Feb. 28–29

Last held at Ohio University between 2008 and 2010, the Ohio Latin Americanist Conference (OLAC) is back on campus, hosted by the Modern Languages Department. The Feb. 28–29 event features Dr. Brenda Elsey, Associate Professor of History at Hofstra University, as the keynote speaker. The topic of her talk is […]

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February 1, 2020 at 5:15 pmEvents

Figueroa, Torres Organize Spanish Literature Reading Series

Dr. Amado Láscar reads from his poetry collection, La misma lluvia por distintos cerros (The Same Rain Over Different Hills).

The Modern Languages Department is having a series of readings in Spanish by faculty and graduate students. This series is organized by Dr. Melissa Figueroa and Dr. Daniel Torres in order to promote Spanish and Spanish American Literature on campus and to bring together Spanish speakers and readers with contemporary […]

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November 19, 2019 at 6:01 pmNews

Dantas Presents at Center for Atlantic and International History in France

Dr. Mariana Dantas

Dr. Mariana Dantas, Associate Professor of History, recently represented Ohio University at the international conference on “The Foundation of Towns along American Coasts: Projects, Experiences, Adaptations.” Held on Nov. 7-9 at the Research Center for Atlantic and International History of the University of La Rochelle, France, the conference brought together over […]

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January 16, 2019 at 2:52 pmResearch

Wealth & Poverty | Slavery and Its Legacies, Nov. 19

Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo

The Wealth and Poverty theme at Ohio University presents Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo discussing “Slavery and Its Legacies: Comparative Approaches in Memory and Reparations” on Monday, Nov. 19, from 3 to 4 p.m. at Walter  Hall Rotunda. Araujo is Professor of History of Howard University. Her research explores the history, memory, and […]

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November 1, 2018 at 7:30 pmEvents