Events Archive

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 »
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 5:00pm
East Duke Parlors
The Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South at Duke University presents a talk by Emilio Sauri:  “Imperial Decay: Literature after the End of Modernization in the Americas.”   Professor Sauri is Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. His research focuses... Read More »
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
East Duke Building, Pink Parlor
The Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South is pleased to present a reading by the author, Stephanie Elizondo Griest, on Friday, 28 September.  Ms. Griest is Associate Professor of Creative Nonfiction at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Her works include the three travel... Read More »
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:00am
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the LSGS Certificate Program at Duke. To celebrate the occasion, the Program is hosting a two-day conference on Thursday and Friday, 22-23 March 2018. The event will bring together scholars and cultural producers from around the country... Read More »
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 1:25pm
Friedl 225
Antonio López (Trinity ’16) returns to Duke University on Thursday, 28 September, as part of our Lunchtime Talks with LSGS Alums. His presentation is entitled, “Shahada y Testigo: Poetry as Bearing Witness to the Brown Threat,” and will take place in Friedl 225, at 1:25p. Lunch will be provided.... Read More »