Speaker Series Archive

2015

Spring Semester

Wednesday, February 4
Vicky Unruh, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Kansas
"Beyond Immortality: The Cemetery in Contemporary Cuban Film and Fiction"
3:30 pm, American Geographical Society Library (UWM Libraries, Third floor)

Wednesday, March 4
Nicholas Padilla, Geography
"Decolonizing Indigenous Education: Reawakening Mother Nature and Sowing the Seeds of Harmony"
3:30pm, American Geographical Society Library (UWM Libraries, Third floor)

Wednesday, April 1
M. Estrella Sotomayor, History, Women's Studies, and Spanish & Portuguese
"Reproductive Rights and U.S. Imperialism: The Case of Puerto Rico"
3:30pm, American Geographical Society Library (UWM Libraries, Third floor)

All events are co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Center for International Education at UWM.

2014

Fall Semester

Wednesday, September 10
Susana M. Muñoz, Administrative Leadership
"Identity, social activism, and the pursuit of higher education: The journey stories of undocumented and unafraid community activists"
3:00 pm, American Geographical Society Library (UWM Libraries, Third floor)

Wednesday, October 1
Oriol Mirosa, Sociology and Global Studies
"The Global Commodification of Water and the Search for Alternatives in Bolivia"
3:30pm, American Geographical Society Library (UWM Libraries, Third floor)

Wednesday, November 5
Drago Momcilovic, Comparative Literature
"Anthems of the Disempowered: Anglo-European Music and Chilean Cultural Memory after Pinochet"
3:30pm, American Geographical Society Library (UWM Libraries, Third floor)

Tuesday, December 2
Gilberto M. Blasini, Film Studies and English
"The Power of No or History, Larraín style"
3:30 pm, American Geographical Society Library (UWM Libraries, Third floor)

All events are co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the Center for International Education at UWM.

Spring Semester

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
W. Warner Wood, Anthropology, UW-Milwaukee (video)
We are not Conservationists:' Emergent Subjectivities, Ecotourism, and Mangrove Conservation Efforts in Oaxaca, Mexico
New location for this semester: Bolton Hall B60, 3:30pm, UWM Campus

This event is co-sponsored by the UWM Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Center for International Education, Department of Anthropology, and Museum Studies Certificate Program

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Brazil 3000: UWM's Growing Links with Brazil – Connecting with the Land, the Nation, its Universities and Students
Bolton Hall B60, 3:30pm, UWM Campus

A roundtable discussion with UWM faculty and staff:

  • Simone Conceição, Administrative Leadership
  • Lawrence Kuiper, English as a Second Language
  • Ethan Munson, Computer Science
  • Sara Tully, Center for International Education
  • Ricardo Vasconcelos, Portuguese

This event is co-sponsored by the UWM Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies and Center for International Education

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Adriana McCleer, School of Information Studies
Fighting for Intellectual and Cultural Freedom: Current Battles for Mexican American Studies in K-12 Classrooms
Bolton Hall B60, 3:30pm, UWM Campus

This event is co-sponsored by the UWM Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies and Center for International Education

2013

Fall Semester

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Jonathan D. W. Kahl, Atmospheric Science, UW-Milwaukee (video)
"The World's First Atmospheric Science Study Abroad Course: Mexico - Air Pollution and Ancient Cultures"
Lapham Hall 260, 3:30pm, UWM Campus
This event is co-sponsored by the UWM Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies and Center for International Education

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Davorin J. Odrcic, Odrcic Law Group, LLC (video)
"Crimmigration 101: How Our Draconian Immigration Laws Deport Virtual Citizens" (pdf)
This event is co-sponsored by the UWM Roberto Hernandez Center, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, and Center for International Education

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Rachel I. Buff, History, UW-Milwaukee (video)
"Immigrant Rights and the Chicano Movement: Hidden Histories"
Lapham Hall 260, 3:30pm, UWM Campus

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Kristin E. Pitt, Comparative Literature, UW-Milwaukee (video)
"Stories That Are Hard To Tell: Ambiguous Borders, Disappearing Women, and Narratives of Murder on the U.S./Mexico Border"
Lapham Hall 260, 3:30pm, UWM Campus