Latin American Studies Research Workshop
May 31 and June 1, 2012.
Multipurpose Room, Liu Institute for Global Issues
Provisional program, subject to change:
May 31, 2012
9:00am Coffee and Introductions
9:30-10-30am: Jorge Izquierdo (French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies), “Propuesta de tesis: Arte auto-crítico en América Latina (1920-1930)”. Commenter: Serge Guilbaut (Art History, Visual Art, and Theory, UBC).
10:45-11:45am: Tal Nitsan (Anthropology), “Guatemalan Feminists’ Anti Violence Performances”. Commenter: Hannah Wittman (Sociology, SFU)
1:15-2:15pm: René Bautista (French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies), “‘Nuestra América’ de José Martí a la luz de ‘Nuestro ideal: la creación de la cultura americana’ de Andrés Bello”. Commenter: Alejandra Bronfman (History, UBC).
2:30-3:30pm: Barbara Fraser (French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies), “Intimate Multitudes: Femininity and Collective Eros in Gioconda Belli’s Sobre la grama and Linea de fuego”. Commenter: Max Cameron (Political Science, UBC).
June 1, 2012
10:30-11:30am: Ana Vivaldi (Anthropology), “Stopping in Buenos Aires: In and Out of the Villas“. Commenter: Alec Dawson (History, SFU).
1:00-2:00pm: Rafael Wainer (Anthropology), “When Children ‘Start to Live their Last Days’: Two Dying Trajectories for Children with Hematological Conditions”. Commenter: Jon Beasley-Murray (French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies, UBC).
2:00-3:00pm: Sara Koopman (Geography), “Making Space for Peace: International Protective Accompaniment in Colombia”. Commenter: Onur Bakiner (International Studies, SFU).
3:00-4:00pm: Wrap-up and general discussion.
Convenors of this event: Jon Beasley-Murray and Alejandra Bronfman, with Oralia Gómez-Ramírez
This workshop is kindly sponsored by the Liu Institute for Global Issues and the UBC and SFU Latin American Studies programs.