Hall Center: Latin American Seminar - Fall 2013
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, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jill Kuhnheim (Spanish & Portuguese/Latin American & Caribbean Studies, 864-0283, email@example.com).
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 2013 Schedule
The theme for the 2013-2014 seminar series is Social Conflict and Resolution in Latin America.
- Friday, Aug. 30- Cassandra Mesick; Martha Rabbani; Matthew Pettway, Spencer Museum of Art; Humanities & Western Civ, KU; Bates College: "Panel: Social Change and Human Rights in Latin America." Hall Center Seminar Room, 3:30-5:00pm.
- Friday, Sept. 27- Lorraine Bayard de Volo, Women & Gender Studies, University of Colorado: "Gendered Rebels: The Cuban Insurrection 1952-58." Hall Center Seminar Room, 3:30-5:00pm. Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies.
- Friday, Oct. 25- Cristian Dimitriu, Philosophy, University of Kansas: "Is the Human Rights Approach Useful to Understanding Injustices in Latin America?" Hall Center Conference Hall, 3:30-5:00pm.
- Friday, Nov. 12- Heather McCrea, History, Kansas State University: "Living Laboratories: Combating Tropical Diseases Through Human and Animal Experiments." Hall Center Conference Hall, 3:30-5:00pm. Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies.
To see past semester's Hall Center: Latin American Seminars see below: