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PLAS Presents- Amy C. Offner: Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas

Wed, Mar 4, 2020, 12:00 pm

Sorting Out the Mixed Economy argues that many of the tools that took apart midcentury welfare and developmental states came, ironically enough, from the repertoire of midcentury statebuilding itself. The book takes readers through half a century of US and Colombian history, offering a transnational history of state formation and...

Location: 216 Burr Hall

Climate Change and Colonialism: Lessons from the Puerto Rican Environmental Movement

Sat, Feb 29, 2020, 10:00 am

10-12PM Panel: Climate Justice and Decolonization

Ruth Santiago (Comité Diálogo Ambiental)
Arturo Massol Deyá (Casa Pueblo)
Rafael Cox-Alomar (David A. Clarke School of Law)
Discussants: To Be Announced

12-1PM: Lunch

1-3PM: Workshop: Climate...

Location: 010 East Pyne

Pablo Jarauta (IED Madrid)- Hestia y Hermes. El diseño como ejercicio utópico

Thu, Feb 27, 2020, 4:30 pm
Location: 105 Chancellor Green

PLAS Presents: Latin America Today: Upheavals and Repression, Part II

Mon, Feb 24, 2020, 4:30 pm

This roundtable conversation explores the current political landscape in Latin America. With a focus on Puerto Rico, Colombia, and Mexico, discussants will address the roots of social unrest and state of repression, and offer insight into the major challenges facing each nation.

Location: 219 Burr Hall

PLAS Presents: Crossovers: Chilean Singer Claudia Acuña in Conversation

Wed, Feb 19, 2020, 12:00 pm

Claudia Acuña
Chilean Jazz Vocalist

César Colón-Montijo
Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Spanish and Portuguese

Gabriela Nouzeilles
PLAS Director

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Location: 219 Burr Hall

Dr. María Iñigo Clavo (UOC)- Return to Modernity: 1992 Spanish Colonial Nostalgia; 2010 Decolonial Bicentennials

Mon, Feb 17, 2020, 4:30 pm

Dr. Iñigo Clavo will review two historical moments that are fundamental to considering the relationship between Spain and Latin America and its modern discourses. 1. The ostentatious celebration of the “Discovery” in 1992, as a Spanish strategy to present its recent entrance into the European Community from a perspective of imperial nostalgia....

Location: 233 East Pyne

Brazil LAB- Cooperation and Conflict Inside and Outside the Capoeira Roda

Fri, Feb 14, 2020, 12:00 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Ernesto Batista Mané Júnior and Mauricio Acuña.

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building

Vicente Rafael (UW)- Castilian, or the Colonial Uncanny in Philippine Colonial History

Wed, Feb 12, 2020, 12:00 pm

This presentation will examine the origins of nationalism in nineteenth century Philippines through cultural translation practices.

Lunch will be provided

Location: Prospect House

PLAS Presents Andrés Di Tella: Diaries, Notes & Sketches

Wed, Feb 12, 2020, 12:00 pm

Talk and screening by Andrés Di Tella

Diaries, notebooks, sketches, working papers. Provisional, unfinished, circumstancial forms that converge in one of the most vibrant currents of contemporary cinema. Note-taking and the diary conceived not only as a working method but also as an art form in itself. A cinematic language in potential...

Location: 216 Burr Hall

Brazil LAB- Forest Mathematics: Unstable Sets in Indigenous Amazonia

Thu, Feb 6, 2020, 4:30 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Aparecida Vilaça and Fernando Codá Marques.

Location: 219 Aaron Burr Hall


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