Events


9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
February 28, 2015
Taller Puertorriqueño, 2557 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA. 19133

The 19th Annual Arturo A. Schomburg Symposium

This year's Schomburg Symposium examines the migratory challenges of Afro-Latinos in the Americas and how societal differences and geographic locations affect politics and civil rights.


4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
March 19, 2015
Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall

This workshop presents two papers that examine the transnational connections that tie the region together, as well as those that bind it to the global economy.  Isabella Alcañiz is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland. Marcella Cerrutti is an adjunct member of the National Commission of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) and a full-time researcher for the Population Studies Center (CENEP) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
March 30, 2015
The Rotungda, 4014 Walnut Street

Adelante shows the heart of Mexico beating strongly, just ouside of Philadelphia, where Mexican newcomers are revitalizing a dying Irish-Catholic parish in Norristown, PA.


1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
March 31, 2015
Arch Building Room 108

Each year LALS provide funding for a series of graduate students whose research requires they to travel to Latin America during the summer months. In 2014 six grants were awarded to students from throught the School of Arts and Sciences to complete field research in Ecuador, Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, and Chile.


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
May 8, 2015
Irvine Auditorium

As the culmination of our year-long examination of the transformations sweeping through Latin America, international scholars gather to discuss the implications for democracy, stable governance and popular wellbeing in the region.


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