Events Archive

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 5:00pm
Drawing from history, journalism, philosophy, and medicine, this virtual interdisciplinary symposium​ delves into the ethnoracial disparities of the COVID-19 pandemic public crisis at the regional, national, and global levels. Questions of citizenship and governmental action/inaction; viral... Read More »
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 5:00pm
Fredric Jameson Gallery - Friedl Building
This exhibit casts light on a new generation of artists who visually reflect on U.S. Central American lives and experiences in the era of social media. These new voices from the Central American diaspora have built a creative community that transcends state lines and borders. Their practices range... Read More »
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 3:00pm
Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall, Smith Warehouse, Bay 4, C105
Listening to LatinX aims to engage scholarly and media perspectives on questions of identity and belonging, specifically the ways in which Latino/a/X communities construct themselves, and are imagined—nationally, socially, and politically—through sound. The symposium keynote will be provided by... Read More »
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 1:25pm
226 Allen Building
Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué will read from Losing Miami (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2019). "My third full-length poetry book, Losing Miami, is a bilingual experiment in grieving the potential sinking of Miami due to climate change and rising sea levels. What are we losing if we lose Miami, a seemingly... Read More »
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 12:00pm
Washington Duke Inn
Celebrating our LSGS Certificate graduates and their many accomplishments!  Juan J. Jiménez-Lizardi (B.A. Literature), Samantha Nicole Villalobos (B.S. Engineering), Erick Daniel Aguilar Ramos (Program II in Public Policy and Geography)
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 4:00pm
Location TBA
From the Puritan Errand to the Errant Latin(x):  Language, Race, and American Memory How does Latina/o/x Studies exert pressure on the memory-work of U.S. American cultural history, and especially on its figurations of racial identity? Reaching back to the early eighteenth century, this talk... Read More »
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Divinity Alumni Memorial Common Room (Langford 152)
An Aymara in Filadelfia: Vicente Pazos Kanki and Early Latino/a/x Literature In 1818, the newspaper writer and editor Vicente Pazos Kanki published a pamphlet in Philadelphia defending Spanish-American revolutionaries against the aggression of the United States. This talk traces how Pazos Kanki,... Read More »
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 4:00pm
York Room, Duke Divinity School
Colonial Xenoforming and the Latinx Archive Trump’s border wall is another in a long series of attempts to control the border, or rather the people of the border, migrants and longtime residents alike, for economic and geopolitical advantage. This presentation focuses upon the ecological... Read More »
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Von der Heyden Studio Theater
Ramiro Gomez is a Los Angeles-based artist widely recognized for his re-imaginings of David Hockney’s  iconic paintings as well as other classic images that give us "the look" of Southern California . Gardeners, pool cleaners, housekeepers , nannies —or ,  faceless, dark-skinned , disposable bodies... Read More »
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
Fredric Jameson Gallery
Scholars from across the nation distill the LatinX present, sharing their perspectives on the LatinX category as well as LatinX knowledge and cultural production.  Participants will include Rodrigo Lazo (UC-Irvine), Marissa K. López (UCLA), Maria Windell (U. Colorado-Boulder), María DeGuzmán (UNC-... Read More »