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February 2020

Campus Dialogues: Migration and Immigration at the U.S. Border

February 19, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

LACLS is the campus partner for the weekly "Campus Dialogues" series at UA Crossroads, with a focus on "Migration and Immigration at the U.S. Border." Please join us! This event is open to students, staff, and faculty, and it promises to be very interesting.   Wednesday, Feb. 19, 1:00 to 1:50, in the Great Hall (in the Ferguson Student Center).   LACLS_Crossroads

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January 2021

LACLS Film Series

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm

The Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies program hosts a film series each semester! Please see the below flyer for more information on each film showing: LACLS Film Series Spring 2021 These events will take place on Zoom, and registration is necessary. To register, please contact Dr. Micah McKay.

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February 2021

Black History Month Speaker Series – Dr. Matthew Pettway – Cuban Literature in the Age of Black Insurrection

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dr. Pettway will present his recent book, Cuban Literature in the Age of Black Insurrection: Manzano, Plácido, and Afro-Latino Religion, which argues that Black Cuban colonial authors subverted the symbols of Catholicism to create portrayals of African-insipred spirituality. Such literature had aesthetic and political consequences. In 1844, Spanish authorities executed Gabrial de la Conceptión Valdés (Plácido) as the alleged ringleader of "the conspiracy... to exterminate... the white population." The authorities claimed that Plácido had administered "horrendous oaths" to fellow blacks…

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LACLS Film Series

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm

The Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies program hosts a film series each semester! Please see the below flyer for more information on each film showing: LACLS Film Series Spring 2021 These events will take place on Zoom, and registration is necessary. To register, please contact Dr. Micah McKay.

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Black History Month Speaker Series – Dr. Roberto Saba – American Mirror: The United States and Brazil in the Age of Emancipation

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

American Mirror investigates how American and Brazilian reformers worked together to ensure that slave emancipation would advance the interests of capital. From the 1850s to the 1880s, this anti-slavery coalition - which included diplomats, engineers, entrepreneurs, journalists, merchants, missionaries, planters, politicians, scientists, and students, among others - consolidated wage labor as the dominant production system in their countries. The book shows that these reformers were not romantic humanitarians, but cosmopolitan modernizers who worked together to promote labor-saving machinery, new transportation…

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March 2021

LACLS Film Series

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm

The Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies program hosts a film series each semester! Please see the below flyer for more information on each film showing: LACLS Film Series Spring 2021 These events will take place on Zoom, and registration is necessary. To register, please contact Dr. Micah McKay.

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April 2021

LACLS Film Series

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm

The Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies program hosts a film series each semester! Please see the below flyer for more information on each film showing: LACLS Film Series Spring 2021 These events will take place on Zoom, and registration is necessary. To register, please contact Dr. Micah McKay.

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