*Photo “Presencia de América Latina”, ubicado en la Casa del Arte, Universidad de Concepción, Fotografía tomada por Farisori; Autor del mural: Jorge González Camarena, mexicano; Propiedad de la Universidad de Concepción, Chile
Learn more about the history, culture and current issues facing Latin Americans, in this monthly speaker series presented by CALL in partnership with U of C’s Latin American Research Centre (LARC).
Each one-hour presentation is followed by a half-hour for questions and discussion.
Held monthly on every second Tuesday, from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. at cSpace, 1721 - 29th Ave SW, Room 310. Free for members and guests. No registration required. Free parking outside North entrance, on East side and on 29 Ave.
Our 2018 / 2019 dates are:
Coordinator: Judy Hamill for more information.
Note: We do not meet in December.
Tuesday, March 12, 1:30 - 3:00 PM
|Location:||cSpace, 1721 - 29 Ave. SW Room 310|
|Topic:||State Funerals in Latin America: Constructing National Memories from the Broken Fragments of a Troubled History|
|Presenter:||David Barrios Giraldo, PhD student, Department of History, U of C|
David Barrios Giraldo studies commemorations and the politics of history in Columbia between 1876 and 1936.
|For listings of public events at LARC (the Latin American Research Centre), see larc.ucalgary.ca|
Gender Inequality in Latin America
“Malintzin" – The Native Woman Who Assisted Cortes in the 16th Century Spanish Conquest of Mexico
“Panpipes and Flutes - The Music of the Incas”
Boomtown in Acient Belize: The Archeology of Rapid Growth in the Mayan World
Colombia: The Roots of Conflict, The Road to Peace
Resource Development and Indigeous Rights in the Andes
The Politics of Mobility in Southern Mexico
The State of Democracy in Latin America: Lessons for the North
An Overview of Latin American Regional Integration in the 21st Century
Democracy in Brazil: Why Does It Seem That Corruption Is Getting Worse?
"Barbarous Games" and "Civilized Celebrations": The Early History of Carnival in Brazil