Hall Center: Latin America & Its Diasporas

The Latin America and Its Diasporas Seminar takes a different regional or topical focus every one or two years within the larger Latin American context, and with an interdisciplinary approach. The ongoing seminar will feature scholarship in the humanities as well as the social and physical sciences. KU faculty and graduate students who would like to present a paper in the seminar or want to suggest a speaker should contact Tony Rosenthal (History, 864-9475, surreal@ku.edu) or Jill Kuhnheim (Spanish & Portuguese, 864-0283, jskuhn@ku.edu).

Seminars are open to all graduate students, faculty and staff of the University of Kansas and their guests. All seminars meet in the Hall Center Seminar Room unless otherwise noted. No prior registration is required.

For more information, contact or visit the website of The Hall Center for the Humanities.

Spring 2015 Schedule

  • Monday, January 26 - Luciano Tosta, Spanish & Portuguese, University of Kansas: "Fictional and Everyday Violence: Brazilian Audience as an Interpretive Community of Brazilian Cinema." Hall Center Seminar Room, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm.
  • Monday, February 23 - Rafael Acosta, Spanish & Portuguese, University of Kansas: "Honor and Glory: Economies of Prestige in the Narratives of the Golden Ages of Mycenaean and Sinaloan banditries." Hall Center Seminar Room, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm.
  • Monday, March 30 - Anna Alexander, History, Georgia Southern University: "Healing the Hazardous City: Hygiene Experts and the Fight Against Fire in Mexico City, 1860-1910." Hall Center Seminar Room, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm.
  • Monday, April 27 - Kathryn Sloan, History, University of Arkansas: "A Most Modern Death: Youth Suicide in Early Twentieth Century Mexico." Hall Center Seminar Room, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm.

To see past semester's Hall Center: Latin American Seminars see below:

Fall 2014

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2011

Fall 2010


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