Past Events

Below is a list of past CLACS events for the current academic year, organized by event type. Where available, a video recording of the event is linked. 

Lecture Series

  • September 26th, 2022: Epidemiological Surveillance for the Control of Malaria Carried Out by Amerindian Leaders in Southern Venezuela, Yasmin Rubio-Palis (Public Health Entomology, Universidad de Carabobo)
  • October 17th, 2022: Waiting Out the State: Indigenous Struggles for Housing and Land Rights in Mexico, Bianet Castellanos (American Studies and American Indian Studies, Minnesota)

Roundtables - Charlas Políticas, in collaboration with LACS University of Maryland

  • September 6th, 2022: Charlas Políticas: Analyzing the Results of the Referendum on the New Chilean Constitution, Julieta Suárez-Cao (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) and Javier Sajuria, (Queen Mary, University of London). In collaboration with LACS University of Maryland.
  • October 10th, 2022: Charlas Políticas: Analyzing the Results of the Brazilian Elections, José Antonio Cheibub (Texas A&M), Magna Inácio (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais), Leany Lemos (Lemann visiting fellow). In collaboration with LACS University of Maryland. - video recording

LAC Cities Collective

  • September 15th, 2022: Lecture - Disobedient Urban Research: Provocations for Setting a Decolonial Agenda, Catalina Ortiz (Development Planning, UCL)
  • September 16th, 2022: Workshop - Urban Storytelling: A decolonial turn for urban learning?, Catalina Ortiz (Development Planning, UCL)

Outreach

  • September 10th, 2022: Story Time - Spanish/English reading of My Two Border Towns, by David Bowles. In collaboration with the Urbana Free Library.
  • September 29th, 2022: Educators Workshop - Bridging Our Worlds: Hispanic Heritage Month in the Classroom, Christian V. Ramirez (Latina/Latino Studies, Illinois)
  • October 1st, 2022: Educators Workshop - Our Ideas of Speaking: Language Variation and Identity, Salvatore Callesano (Illinois), Aris Clemons (Tennessee), and Victor Fernández-Mallat (Georgetown)
  • October 8th, 2022: Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration - In collaboration with the Urbana Free Library.

 

To view video recordings of CLACS events prior to Fall 2020, visit the CLACS Illinois Media Space channel