LACLxS Spring 2024 Events

LACLxS Spring 2024 Events

The Program in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies presents its Sponsored and Co-Sponsored Events scheduled for the Spring of 2024. We look forward to seeing you in person or virtually in the coming weeks!

The Op-Ed Novel: A Literary History of Post-Franco Spain
Bécquer Seguín, Assistant Professor of Iberian Studies, Modern Languages and Literatures, JHU
Jan 20, 7 pm, Red Emma’s

LAGW Seminar: SEBASTIAN CORTESI, PhD Candidate in Political Science, JHU
Feb 7, 4:30-6:30 pm, Gilman 186

Border Bodies. Racialized Sexuality, Sexual Capital, and Violence in the Nineteenth-Century Borderland
BERNARDINE MARIE HERNANDEZ, English, University of New Mexico
Feb 20, 10:20 am, Macaulay 101

African Musicians in the Atlantic World: Legacies of Sound and Slavery
MARY CATON LINGOLD, English/Media, Art, and Text, Virginia Commonwealth University
Feb 22, 12-1:45 pm, Bloomberg 278

Lecture: Externalization and the Consolidation of Migration Control
ANGIE BAUTISTA-CHAVEZ, Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University
Feb 23, 11 am-1 pm, Mergenthaler 366

Portuguese program: Voices from Mozambique
PAULINA CHIZIANE (Novelist) & MOREIRA CHONGUIÇA (Saxophonist)
Feb 26, 10 am -12 pm, Hodson 313

The Inner History of the Latin American Boom: Literature, Politics, and Friendship
CARLOS AGUIRRE, History, University of Oregon
Feb 27, 4:30 pm, Shriver 001

LAGW Seminar: CONSUELO AMAT (Political Science, JHU) & ALEX SANCHEZ (History, JHU)
Feb 28, 4:30-6:30 pm, Gilman 186

Until I Find You: Disappeared Children and Coercive Adoptions in Guatemala
RACHEL NOLAN, International Relations, Boston University
Mar 4, 1-3 pm, Gilman 443

LAGW Seminar: RACHEL WILLIAMS (MLL, JHU) & ALFREDO WALLS (MLL, JHU)
Mar 6, 4:30-6:30 pm, Gilman 186

LAGW Seminar: JAVIER PEREZ-OSORIO (Film and Screen Studies, University of Cambridge) & BRUNO FRANCO (MLL, JHU)
Mar 12, 12-2 pm, Mason Hall Alumni Board Room 102

Thinking from the Hole: Latinidad on the Edge
MAIA GIL’ADI, English, Boston University
Mar 13, 5 pm, Gilman 479

Popcretos, 1964-1966: Sonic Matters in Brazilian Concrete Poetry
MARCELO NOGUEIRA, LACLxS & MLL, JHU
Mar 27, 5 pm, Gilman 479

Democracy on the Ground: Local Politics in Latin America’s Left Turn
GABRIEL HETLAND (Sociology, SUNY Albany) & CHRISTY THORNTON (Sociology, JHU)
Mar 27, 7 pm, Red Emma’s

Who owns Black Data? Slavery & Data
PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM, Mar 29, 9 am – 5 pm, Charles Commons
KEYNOTE CONVERSATION & BOMBAZO, Mar 29, 6-9 pm, NoMüNoMü

Brazil’s Energy Past and Future
JENNIFER EAGLIN (History, Ohio State University), DOUWE SCHIPPER (History of Science, JHU) & NICOLE LABRUTO (Medicine, Science, and the Humanities, JHU)
Apr 2, 4-5:30 pm, Gilman 308

Wines of Latin America
JAMAL RAYYIS, Wine & Spirits Magazine
Apr 3, 5 pm, Gilman 479

LAGW Seminar: TABITHA LAURENT, JEAN-EDERSON JEAN-PIERRE & FRANCISCO PEREZ MARSILLA (MLL, JHU)
Apr 17, 4:30-6:30 pm, Gilman 186

Constructing Worlds Otherwise: Societies in Movement and Anticolonial Paths in Latin America
RAUL ZIBECHI (Journalist) & CHRISTY THORNTON (Sociology, JHU)
Apr 17, 7 pm, Red Emma’s

LAGW Seminar: MARIANGELA UGARELLI (MLL, JHU) & RHIANNON CLARKE (MLL, JHU)
Apr 24, 4:30-6:30 pm, Gilman 186

Conference: Caste, Class & Race: Reflections on the Life and Work of Oliver Cromwell Cox
Apr 26-27, University of West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago