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News & Events

SYMPOSIUM - Seeing America through Foreign Eyes after 9/11: Foreign Policy, Cultural Developments
Monday, September 12, 2011
2:15-5:30 p.m., Georgian Room, IMU

Thursday, April 14, 2011
4:00 p.m., Walnut Room, IMU
Professor Karl Jacoby
History Department, Brown University
"Crossing the Line: The Strange Career of Guillermo Eliseo"

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
4:00 p.m., Maple Room, IMU
Associate Professor Rachel Lee
English and Women's Studies, UCLA
"Disaggregating Racial Bodies: Biopolitics and Borderlands in Literature, Theory, and Culture"

Thursday, March 24, 2011
4:30 p.m., Sassafras Room, IMU
Associate Professor David Chang
Department of History, University of Minnesota
"In a World at Sea: Concow Indians, Native Hawaiians, and South Chinese in Indigenous, Global, and National Space"

Thursday, March 10, 2011
4:00 p.m., Georgian Room, IMU
Professor Natalia Molina
Professor of History and Ethnic Studies, University of California, San Diego
"The Complexities and Inconsistencies of Immigration Law: Case Studies of Mexican Deportations in the 20th Century"

Thursday, March 3, 2011
4:00 p.m., Walnut Room, IMU
Professor Gerry Cadava
Professor of History at Northwestern University
"Mexican and Indigenous Borderlands Histories since World War II"

Friday, February 18, 2011
4:00 p.m.
CAHI 1211 E. Atwater Avenue
Professor Frances Aparicio
Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Director of the Latina and Latino Studies Program at Northwestern University.
"Embodying Latinidad: Intralatino/a Subjects in Chicago"

Monday, April 18, 2011
Critical Carceral Studies Workshop
8:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
CAHI 1211 E. Atwater Avenue
"Carceral Studies Across the Disciplines: Scholarship at the Nexus of Art & Action"

February 18-19, 2011
Ethnic Studies Research Workshop
CAHI (1211 E. Atwater Avenue)

Friday, November 12, 2010
Brown Bag Seminar of the Committee on Native American and Indigenous Studies
12:00-1:30 p.m.
Folklore and Ethnomusicology Seminar Room (501 N. Park)
Assistant Professor Lauren Morris MacLean
Department of Political Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, NAIS Committee Member
"Constructing Democracy in America: Tribal Consultation and the Representation of American Indians in Health Policy"

Thursday-Sunday, October 14-17, 2010
The Hispanic Linguistics Symposium 2010
Variation and Linguistic Theory
Indiana Memorial Union

Thursday, September 16, 2010
4:00 p.m.
Ballantine Hall 310
Vicki Ruiz
Dean of the School of Humanities, University of California, Irvine
"Citizen Restaurant: American Imaginaries, American Communities"