Book Launch: The Other California: Land, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands by Verónica Castillo-Muñoz

McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020) Humanities and Social Sciences Bldg, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Book Launch: The Other California: Land, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands Featuring: Kelly Lytle Hernandez, Associate Professor of History, UCLA Paul Spickard, Professor of History, UCSB and: Veronica Castillo Munoz, Assistant Professor of History, UCSB

Slave Revolt on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Video Games

Engineering Science Building 1001 , United States

You are invited to join us for the third meeting of the Colloquium for Latin American and Caribbean History as we welcome Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall from the California State University, San Marcos who will be presenting a paper entitled "'Slave Revolts on Screen: The Haitian Revolution in Film and Videogames". The lecture considers existing films and video games on the […]

Mia Dragnic and Pierina Ferretti: “An Expansive Rebellion: Feminism and Social Revolt in Chile”

Zoom CA

UCSB and UCSD have joined together to welcome Pierina Ferretti and Mia Dragnic García, sociologists and doctoral candidates in Latin American Studies at the University of Chile. In October 2019, Chile experienced its largest social revolt since the return to democracy in 1990. The mobilization, which began as a spontaneous reaction to protest against a […]

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Lucía Cavallero: “Gendered Violence and Financialization of Social Reproduction: A Feminist Perspective On Debt”

Zoom CA

UCSB and UCSD have joined together to welcome Lucía Cavallero, a doctoral candidate in Social Sciences at the University of Buenos Aires. The presentation will focus on the relationship between sexist violence and economic violence, specifically the financialization of life and the increase in gender-based violence. It will highlight the Latin American feminist movement’s struggles […]

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AfroLatinx Voices Series: Re-Writing Black Religions in the Atlantic World–A Conversation with Andrea Mosquera-Guerrero

Zoom CA

How might we re-write the history and historiography of religion, race, and art in Latin America, the Caribbean and the Atlantic world? Prof. Andrea Guerrero-Mosquera (Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco) will discuss the role of historians in uncovering and debating ideas about the past of people of African descent during the colonial period. She invites us to […]

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Mónica Michelena: “We Are Charrúa Women: From Negation to Re-Existence in Our Body-Territory”

Zoom CA

UCSB and UCSD have joined together to welcome Mónica Michelena, Secretary of the Charrúa Nation's Council and former Advisor on Indigenous Affairs for Uruguay's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2014-18). Charrúa women have gone through dispossession, exclusion, and negation that left marks on their collective memory and body-territory. This genocidal process did not end in 19th-century […]

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