Latin America Seminar Series
Autumn programme to be confirmed.
One Region, Many Peoples: An Interdisciplinary Seminar Series on Race in Latin America
A series of fascinating interdisciplinary seminars to explore the changing roles of race and race-making in the construction of the diverse regions, nations and cultures of Latin America. Wine will be served!
|Date & time||Title||Speaker||Location|
|Thurs, 17th Jan, 5.30-6.30||“Latin American ‘Race’ and ‘Race’-Making in Context”||Dr Steve Garner, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Aston University||David Hume Tower, Faculty Room South|
|Wed, 30th Jan, 5.30-6.30||“An Early American Diaspora? The Aztec Atlantic, c.1492-1600”||Dr Caroline Dodds Pennock, Lecturer in International History, University of Sheffield||Sidney Smith Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School|
|Wed, 6th Feb, 5.30-6.30||“Writing Black: Narrating the Erotics of Race, Family and Nation in Twentieth-Century Cuba”||Dr Conrad James, Lecturer in Hispanic Studies, University of Birmingham||Sidney Smith Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School|
|Thurs, 28th Feb, 5.30-6.30||“Conflict, Claim and Contradiction in the New Indigenous State of Bolivia”||Dr Andrew Canessa, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Essex||David Hume Tower, Faculty Room North:|
|Wed, 13th Mar, 5.30-6.30||“Zumbi & Isabel: An Inverted Mirror for Rethinking Contemporary Brazil”||Prof Denise Ferreira da Silva, Chair in Ethics, Queen Mary University of London||David Hume Tower, Faculty Room South|
This seminar series is In association with CLARE (Caribbean and Latin American Research at Edinburgh); School of History, Classics & Archaeology, University of Edinburgh; Department of Hispanic Studies, University of Edinburgh; and Society for Latin American Studies, UK.
To get to the Sidney Smith Lecture Theatre enter via doorway 1 in the entrance to the Quadrangle on Teviot Place.