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LSGS Co-Organizes "Borders, Regimes, Disposability" Symposium with Durham University

Borders, Regimes, Disposability: A Symposium on Migration and State Violence This past summer, LSGS co-organized a workshop with the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University in the UK: Borders, Regimes, Disposability: A Symposium on Migration and State Violence. The gathering... Read More »

In Case You Missed a Talk (Or Two): Stay in the Loop with the LSGS YouTube Channel

Tune into our ever expanding YouTube channel, which features highlights from a number of distinguished speakers who have given public talks sponsored by the Program. Some of our more recent videos include Northwestern University Associate Professor Geraldo Cadava's talk at Duke, "On the Rise and... Read More »

Public Talks: "Histories of the American Latino/a: Lectures, Archives, and the Public"

LSGS's Spring 2017 programming focused on ongoing public talks conceptualized as "Histories of the American Latino/a: Lectures, Archives,
 and the Public," which gave prominence to the diverse and complex histories of U.S. Latino and Latina communities. The two featured historians were Professors... Read More »

Duke LSGS & UNC LSP Form Latin@ Studies Workshop Series

The Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South at Duke University (LSGS) and the UNC Latina/o Studies Program (LSP) have joined analytical forces by starting a Latin@ Studies Workshop Series. The goal of this collaborative undertaking is straightforward: to explore and dynamically... Read More »

Video Hightlights of Juan Felipe Herrera Poetry Reading

Juan Felipe Herrera, the 21st Poet Laureate of the United States, spoke at Duke University on Nov. 17, 2016. The event was sponsored by the Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South. Highlights from Herrera's reading and discussion with the audience are included in the video (on left).

Duke Chronicle Coverage on Juan Felipe Herrera's Poetry Reading

Juan Felipe Herrera, the 21st United States Poet Laureate, spoke about why he values art and poetry at a reading event Thursday. Held in the Rubenstein Library, the event focused on multiculturalism in the modern age and also included question session with Herrera. Herrera read selections from... Read More »