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Hall Center: Latin American Seminar - Spring 2014

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.

Spring 2014 Schedule

The theme for the 2013-2014 seminar series is Social Conflict and Resolution in Latin America.

  • Friday, Jan. 31 - Verónica Garibotto, Spanish & Portuguese, University of Kansas: "The Anti-Pedagogy of Trauma: Rethinking Post-dictatorship Cinema." Hall Center Seminar Room, 3:30-5:00pm.
  • Friday, Feb. 28 - Lisa Hilbink, Political Science, University of Minnesota: "Una Nueva Justicia en Chile? Institutional and Ideational Change in the Chilean Judiciary." Hall Center Seminar Room, 3:30-5:00pm.
  • Friday, Mar. 28 - Steven Hirsch, International and Area Studies, Washington University of St. Louis: "Peruvian Anarchists and the Indian Question, 1898-1927: Discourses, Tropes and Repertoires of Struggle." Hall Center Conference Hall, 3:30-5:00pm.
  • Friday, Apr. 25 - Anton Rosenthal, History, University of Kansas: "Creating the Spaces of Cosmopolitanism: Cafés and Nightclubs." Hall Center Conference Hall, 3:30-5:00pm.

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

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2011

Fall 2010

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