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Hall Center Latin American Seminar

The Latin American 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/Latin American & Caribbean Studies, 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.

Fall 2014 Schedule

The theme for the 2014-2015 seminar series is Public Health in Latin America.

  • Monday, Aug. 25 - David Johnson, Psychology and Gerontology, University of Kansas: "Effect of Rural vs. Urban Lifestyles on Healthy Aging: The pura VIDA study." Hall Center Seminar Room, 3:30-5:00pm.
  • Monday, Sept. 22 - Kimber Richter, Preventative Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center: "Targeting the Top Killer in Brazil: The KU/UFJF Partnership on Tobacco Control." Hall Center Seminar Room, 3:30-5:00pm.
  • Monday, Oct. 27 - Donna Goldstein, Anthropology, University of Kansas: "Brazil Dreaming: Nuclear Ambitions after Fukushima." Hall Center Conference Hall, 3:30-5:00pm.
  • Monday, Nov. 24 - Melissa Birch, School of Business, University of Kansas: "Alleviating Poverty: Women, Work and Microfinance in Paraguay." Hall Center Conference Hall, 3:30-5:00pm.

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

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2011

Fall 2010

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