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PLAS Presents: Marcelo Medeiros: Education is No Panacea: Inequality and Poverty in Brazil

Wed, Oct 23, 2019, 12:00 pm

There are important limitations to what education can do to reduce inequality and poverty within a reasonable time frame. Education is a long term investment and it takes half a century to qualify the entire labor force. Primary and secondary education have small effects on inequality, even in a highly optimistic scenario.

Location: 216 Burr Hall

Dolors Marín Silvestre: Escrituras espiritistas en España, entre el librepensamiento y el activismo femenino

Brazil LAB Presents: Amazonian Leapfrogging: Long-term Vision for Safeguarding the Amazon for Brazil and the Planet

Thu, Oct 17, 2019, 2:00 pm

Registration required. Princeton affiliation required.

Location: Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399

Jorge Gaupp Berghausen Pérez- Final Public Oral Examination

Wed, Oct 16, 2019, 4:30 pm

Poetics of Solidarity: The Emergence of Anarchist Mass Culture (Spain, 1898)

Location: 127 East Pyne

PLAS Presents: Dannelle Gutarra Cordero: Scientific Racism in the French Debate about General Liberty during the Haitian Revolution

Wed, Oct 16, 2019, 12:00 pm

This presentation aims to explore the influence of scientific racism in the primary sources of the contemporary transatlantic debate about general liberty during the historical episode of the Haitian Revolution.

Location: 216 Burr Hall

Belonging(s) in Movement

Fri, Oct 11, 2019, 4:30 pm

An evening of performance, spoken word, readings and storytelling that places indigenous and newcomer/immigrant stories from the Americas in conversation with one another.

Location: 010 East Pyne

PLAS Presents: Freya Schiwy: The Open Invitation. Activist Video, Mexico, and the Politics of Affect.

Wed, Oct 9, 2019, 12:00 pm

While earlier revolutionary filmmaking and more recent video activism share an interest in vesting the audiovisual medium from its predominant social, economic, and ideological inscriptions, they tend to incite different effective and political reactions.

Location: 216 Burr Hall

Brazil LAB- Public Security and Democracy in Brazil: Challenges and Opportunities

Thu, Oct 3, 2019, 4:30 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Ilona Szabó and Debora Yashar.

Location: 144 Louis A. Simpson Building

Javier Ávila- “The Trouble With My Name”

Mon, Sep 30, 2019, 4:30 pm
Location: Whitman College Class of 1970 Theatre

PLAS Presents: Fernando Degiovanni: Performing Latin Americanism: Body, Technology, Discipline

Wed, Sep 25, 2019, 12:00 pm

In 1911, the Argentine intellectual Manuel Ugarte started a two-year lecture tour of Latin America and the United States with a crucial question in mind: can Latin Americanism be an embodied practice?

Location: 216 Burr Hall


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