Past Conferences

“Thinking of the Future”

February 23rd, 24th, and 25th, 2018
Keynote Speaker: Sara Uribe, poet and scholar, author of Antígona González
“Una vez fui el futuro de todos: cuerpo, violencia y desmontaje en tres poetas mexicanas recientes”

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“Knowledge and Power”

January 27th, 28th, and 29th, 2017
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Cassandra White
Leprosy (Hansen’s Disease), Migration, Politics, and Power in the Americas”

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“Liberalism and Its Discontents”

January 28th-30th, 2016
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Elliott Young, Lewis and Clark College

“Mobilizing at the Margins: Citizenship, Identity, and Democracy”

February 5th-7th, 2015
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Lara Putnam, University of Pittsburgh
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“Border Encounters in the Americas”

February 13th-15th, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rosanne Adderley, Tulane University
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“Decolonizing the Americas”

January 17th-18st, 2013
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nelson Maldonado-Torres, Rutgers University
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“Balancing Societies: Social Justice and Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean”

January 19th-21st, 2012
Keynote Speaker: John Gibler, Author of Mexico Unconquered: Chronicles of Power and Revolt
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“Agents of Change: Resistance and Resilience in Latin America”

October 28th-30th, 2010
Keynote Speaker: Anderson Sá and Grupo Cultural AfroReggae
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“Space and Identity: The Politics of Expression in Latin America”

December 4th-5th, 2009
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jean Franco, Columbia University
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“Violence and Desire: Performance and Movements”

November 14th-15th, 2008
Keynote Speaker: Dr. John Beverley, University of Pittsburg; Guest Performer: Ephniko