Hispanic Heritage Month (September/October)

Immigrant Families

Posted: August 4, 2023 at 3:00 pm

This topic focuses on immigration trends in the US and the experiences of immigrant families, especially in terms of parenting and education. Strategies for understanding and working with immigrant families across a number of sectors will be offered.

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector

Colleen Vesely

Andes, Quinoa

Posted: June 22, 2021 at 6:00 pm, Last Updated: September 13, 2021 at 7:07 pm

Speaker will discuss the impact of global demand for quinoa on the culture, development, and agrarian lives of Quechua quinoa cultivators in the Andes.

Linda Seligmann

Lives in Ruins: Life in the Archaeological Site of Chichén Itzá

Posted: October 11, 2019 at 1:34 pm, Last Updated: May 30, 2023 at 4:48 pm

While millions of international tourists a year visit the World Heritage site of Chichén Itzá in southern Mexico and eagerly bask in its ancient wonder, few people appreciate the contemporary significance of the archaeological site. Using archival and ethnographic research, I discuss 1) how modern science and modern Maya people came to view this “ancient […]

A/V requirements: Laptop, Screen

Lisa Breglia

Mexico-U.S. Relations

Posted: June 12, 2019 at 2:14 pm, Last Updated: September 13, 2021 at 7:08 pm

A/V requirements: Internet Access, Laptop, LCD Projector, Screen

Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera

Peru, Indigenous Populations, Conflict

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 1:39 pm, Last Updated: September 13, 2021 at 7:08 pm

Speaker will discuss current and past conditions and livelihoods of Quechua-speaking indigenous peoples in Peru.

A/V requirements: Laptop, LCD, Screen

Linda Seligmann

Latin American Film

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 8:16 pm, Last Updated: September 13, 2021 at 7:06 pm

Professor Rabin can lecture on Latin American film of the twentieth century, including the “New Cinema” of the 1960s-1980s. She can also lecture on the 20th-century history of US educational documentaries for global education projects in and outside of the traditional classroom.

A/V requirements: Internet, Laptop with DVD player, LCD, Screen

Lisa Rabin

Andean Markets

Posted: September 9, 2014 at 8:32 pm, Last Updated: September 13, 2021 at 7:07 pm

Speaker will address the markets of the Peruvian Andes, with special attention to gender relationships and the impacts of neoliberal economic policies, tourism, and decentralization. Addresses intersection of informal and formal economies.

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen

Linda Seligmann