News/Events

Inaugural U.S. Colombianx Studies Meeting

  In October 2017, the US Colombianx Editorial Collective will assemble a two-day symposium at Williams College to share work and stimulate an interdisciplinary conversation on Colombianxs in the United States. Accepted conference papers will be circulated prior to the October meeting so that participants may offer feedback on the papers presented. The ultimate goal

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SoCA Heritage Week | The Caribbean Woman and Her Voice

Thursday, April 27th (Tonight) | 8:00 PM | Main Stage, ‘62 Center for Theater & Dance One Drop of Love by Fanshen Cox Students of Caribbean Ancestry (SoCA) is excited to invite Jamaican-American Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni, an award-winning playwright, actor, and educator to Williams. She will perform her multimedia, one-woman show, One Drop of Love, which

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An interactive public talk by Antonio Martorell

Tuesday, April 25 | 4:15 PM | directing studio (G83)’62 Center Antonio Martorell, painter, graphic artist, writer and radio, television personality, and artist resident of the University Of Puerto Rico-Cayey University, will give a public talk/performance on Puerto Ricans and Aging. Martorell will give a presentation about some of his artwork and installations, as well

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Professor Erika Camacho | “Stranger in a Strange Land: How I Found My Place in Academia”

OIDE/the Davis Center and Math/Stats welcome Professor Erika Camacho Friday, April 21 1:00             Technical talk to the math/stats department “The Role of RdCVF in the Health of Cone Photoreceptors”. 2:00–3:45    Small group meetings with students, including the women in math group. Please have students contact Christopher Goh if

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Film | Elena Gutiérrez: No Más Bebés (No More Babies)

Wednesday, April 5 | 4:15 PM | Griffin Hall, Room 3 Dr. Elena Gutiérrez, Associate Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies and Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Chicago—author of Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organize for Reproductive Justice with Jael Silliman, Marlene Gerber Fried, and Loretta Ross, and Fertile Matters:

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American Values Religious Voices: 100 Days, 100 Letters | Jacqueline Hidalgo

This letter is part of a campaign that brings together scholars from a diverse range of religious traditions to articulate core American values that have grounded our nation in the past and should guide us forward at this time of transition.   For the full text of Jackie’s letter, please click on the link below.

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Arlene Sanchez-Walsh | “Parar De Sufrir: Latino/a Prosperity Gospel & American Exceptionalism”

Tuesday, March 7 | 6:30 | Hollander Hall, 241 Arlene M. Sánchez-Walsh—associate professor of religious studies at Azusa Pacific University, prolific writer on the subject of Latino/a Pentecostalism, and the author of the award-winning book Latino Pentecostal Identity: Evangelical Faith, Self, and Society—will discuss “Parar De Sufrir: Latino/a Prosperity Gospel and American Exceptionalism.”

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Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A.

ONE Archives Exhibition to Explore “Queer Networks in Chicano L.A.” as Part of PST: LA/LA Thanks to two generous grants from the Getty Foundation, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries will present Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A. at the ONE Gallery, West Hollywood, and the Museum of Contemporary Art

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Professor Maria Elena Cepeda quoted in New York Times Article

Latina/o Studies Professor María Elena Cepeda has been quoted in “Declaring ‘That’s Me,’ and Empowering Latinas,” published in The New York Times. You can read the article by clicking here.

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Afro-Latinidades Symposium

AFRO-LATINIDADES IN THE UNITED STATES Wege Auditorium, Science Center Saturday, November 5, 2016 SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE  8:00–9:00  am LIGHT BREAKFAST (ECO CAFÉ)  9:00–9:30  am WELCOME  9:30–11:00 am SESSION I Jennifer Jones, “From Nuyoricans to Afro-Mestizos: Making the Invisible Visible and the Importance of Afro-Latino Diasporas.” Sebastián Pérez, “Aesthetics of the Get Down: New York Rican Photography

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