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Latin American Thought from a Bolivian Perspective: Some Marxist and Indigenous cases

February 4 @ 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Free

Lecture given by Dr. Josefa Salmón, Rev. Guy Lemieux Distinguished Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies at Loyola University New Orleans

While in many Latin American countries Indigenous peoples remain marginalized and oppressed by the governments in power, they have increasingly entered intellectual circles and impacted dialogue and discourse about their cultures and their nations. Particularly, the roles of many Indigenous peoples of Bolivia have drastically changed since the beginning of Evo Morales’ presidency in 2005. As a result of these transformations, Dr. Salmón will discuss the need to revise intellectual identities in Latin America in order to include Indigenous voices and knowledges, using Bolivia as a case study. This presentation is based on her recent publication of a series of interviews with Bolivian intellectuals and an anthology on Spanish American thought.

Details

Date:
February 4
Time:
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Marie-Eve Monette
Email:
mmonette1@ua.edu

Venue

B.B. Comer Hall 241
United States