Ondjaki is one of the most prominent names of a new generation of Angolan writers. The internationally award-winning author was born in Luanda, Angola, in 1977, and holds a PhD in African Studies (L’Orientale, Napoli/Italy). His body of work includes five novels, four collections of short stories, six collections of poetry and six children’s...
Thu, Nov 29, 2018 (All day) to Sat, Dec 1, 2018 (All day)
Reading Matters calls on an interdisciplinary group of distinguished scholars to respond to contemporary political problems in their many social, textual, material, and embodied manifestations by considering reading as a collaborative, engaged and generative practice.
The purpose of this paper is to study the persistence of the economic legacies of internal conflict through one specific mechanism: rebelocracy. Rebelocracy is the social order non-state armed groups establish in the territories they control.
Join PLA's service and activism committee ALAS as they host a panel surrounding the effects of Hurricane María on Puerto Rico and Puerto Rican sovereignty.
Panelists will include COS lecturer Alan Kaplan, Professor Danelle Gutarra Cordero, and Latin American Studies Librarian Fernando Acosta-Rodrigues.
The far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has been elected the new President of Brazil, the world’s fourth largest democracy. Economist Arminio Fraga (former president of the Brazilian Central Bank) will discuss the challenges that a Bolsonaro government poses for democratic institutions, political and social rights, and sustainable development....