latin american graduate organization

providing fellowship, education, and recreation for tulane graduate students interested in latin america

Schedule

Friday, February 23, 2018 / Viernes, 23 de febrero, 2018 / Sexta-feira, 23 fevereiro, 2018

Registration
Rogers Memorial Chapel: 10:15-11:45 AM
Outside Greenleaf Conference Room, Jones Hall: 12-4PM

Welcome Ceremony
10:30 – 11:45 AM
Rogers Memorial Chapel
Thinking the future at the Tricentennial

Panels:

*All panels will take place in Greenleaf Conference Room, Jones Hall*

Panel 1 | 12:15 – 1:30 PM
Bolaño, Olivella y Gamerro: tres cosmos latinoamericanos | Moderator: Idelber Avelar

María Ximena Venturini (Tulane University)
Entre la farsa y la parodia: la identidad nacional argentina en Las Islas de Carlos Gamerro (presented in Spanish)

Cristina Martínez Istallarte (Tulane University)
2666: el crimen de la modernidad (presented in Spanish)

Micayla Mead (Tulane University)
Diáspora, cosmogonía: el mundo del muntu en Changó, el gran putas (presented in Spanish)

Break

Optional campus activity: Navio Negreiro “The Slave Ship” poetry reading

2-3 PM, Pocket Park
Finish out Black History Month with a tragic look at the Middle Passage through the poetry of Castro Alves. We will read the poem in its original Portuguese and provide a translation. Indulge in cocadas, small coconut sweets (akin to pralines), representative of the sugar boom economy that relied on slave labor.

Panel 2 | 3:15 – 4:30 PM | English
Pedagogy and Praxis / Pedagogía y praxis | Moderator: Edith Wolfe

Arturo Zepeda (California State University, Los Angeles):
Transformation, Community Pedagogies, and the Culture of Liberation in Latin American Studies (presented in English)

Gabriel Ribeiro:
Project Fighting for Life (presented in Portuguese)

Moises Pinto:
Violence in Latin America, Hope and Action(presented in English)

 

Keynote Speech/Ponencia: Sara Uribe
5PM, NOLA Wesley, 7102 Freret St
“Una vez fui el futuro de todos: cuerpo, violencia y desmontaje en tres poetas mexicanas recientes”

Introduction by Yuri Herrera

Followed by dinner from Congreso Cubano

Saturday, February 24, 2018 / sábado, 24 de febrero, 2018 / sábado, 24 fevereiro, 2018

Registration
Outside Greenleaf Conference Room, Jones Hall: 9:15-1:00PM

Panels:

*All panels will take place in Greenleaf Conference Room, Jones Hall*

Panel 3 | 9:30 – 10:45 AM
Crossing Media / Atravesando los medios | Moderator Maria Akchurin

Alissa Billfield (Tulane University):
Representing Ourselves: The use of multiple visual participatory research methods for eliciting Indigenous Women Coffee Producers’ perspectives on their lived experiences as cooperative members in rural Guatemala (presented in English)

Andres Torres (Universidad de los Andes):
De la literatura al documental. Una posibilidad de acción y arte. (presented in Spanish)

Ariadna Ruiz Almanzar (Universidad de Guadalajara):
Participación, poder y reflexividad del medio: tríada para una comunicación “otra” en la construcción de una mirada documental descolonizada. El proyecto rosarino Canción de la Ciudad (webdocumental, 2016) (presented in Spanish)

Panel 4 | 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Resistance, Resilience, and Survival in Greater Mexico / Resistencia, resiliencia y supervivencia en el Gran México | Moderator Diana Soto

Moravia de la O (University of Texas, Austin):
Activist motherhood and collective resilience in the movement for Mexico’s disappeared (presented in English)

Karla Rosas (Tulane University):
Freedom in Shackles: The Criminalization of Latina Immigrants in “Alternatives to Detention” Programs (presented in English)

LUNCH: Brazilian Food from Dona Nola

Panel 5 | 12:30 – 1:45 PM
Gender, Creativity, and the African Diaspora in the Americas / Género, creatividad y la diaspora africana en las Américas | Moderator Christopher Dunn

Kywza Joanna Fideles Pereira dos Santos (Instituto de Estudos da África/Universidade Federal de Pernambuco):
Gil e Fela: diálogos transatlânticos na música popular brasileira (presented in Portuguese)

Ruben Luciano (Tulane University):
Examining the Trujillato Through Queer Theory (presented in English)

Lucia Momoh (Tulane University)
The Art of Erasure: Examining the History of Women of Color in Antebellum New Orleans (presented in English)

Panel 6 | 2:00 – 3:15 PM
Development, Globalization, and Community Organizing / Desarrollo, globalización y organización comunitaria | Moderator Pamela Neumann

Luis Fernando Pérez Macías (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México):
Lo político y lo colectivo en la construcción de alternativas a la producción, circulación y consumo de energía (presented in Spanish)

Alberto Isai Baltazar Cruz (University of Edinburgh):
Apostando a una vida mejor. Deseos, Esperanzas y futuros disputados en las fronteras del mundo posglobal (presented in Spanish)

Marisol Barrios Yllan (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México):
Del riesgo a la resistencia: La oposición a la minería en la Montaña de Guerrero (presented in Spanish)

Panel 7 | 3:30 – 4:45 PM
Representations of Brazil / Representaciones de Brasil | Moderator Rebecca Atencio or Daniel Gough

Reut Shuker (Tulane University):
The Cinematic Favela: The Common and the Singular (presented in English)

Talita Magnolo (Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora):
A cobertura do III Festival de Música Popular Brasileira pela revista “Intervalo”: a ruptura musical e a liberdade de expressão (presented in Portuguese)

Angela Mooney (Tulane University):
Literatura ameríndia: negociando espaços no sistema literário brasileiro (presented in Portuguese)

 

¡PACHANGA!
Música de DJ Malaria
Comida y bebida gratis
@ Down the Hatch, 1921 Sophie Wright Place

*Shuttle leaves Tulane at 6:45 PM*

Sunday, February 25, 2018 / domingo, 25 de febrero, 2018 / domingo, 25 fevereiro, 2018

Visit to The Solitary Gardens.

Can you imagine a landscape without prisons? ¿Se puede imaginar un paisaje sin cárceles?

More info here.

Shuttle will depart Tulane University at 10:30 AM and return at 1:00 PM.

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