Central American Studies

Central American Studies Events

Sexuality, Gender Diversity and Feminism in the Americas

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Venezuela-LGBT-CAS

Guests: Maria Gabriela Del Pilar Blanco  and Paola Martucci Gómez. In Venezuela, there have been considerable rights won and guaranteed for the majority poor and historically marginalized communities especially for women and the LGBTQ community. On October 25th, 1999, former president Hugo Chavez created the National Women’s Institute (InaMujer), to guarantee equal opportunity and promotion of participation of women of all backgrounds. Read more

Mirar Morir

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Mirar Morir

Join us for this public screening of the documentary, Mirar Morir; el Ejército en la Noche de Iguala. Following the death of six people and the disappearance of 43 young students in Iguala, Guerrero, almost two years ago, Read more

Muerte Violenta

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:30pm

Muerte Violenta

Daniel Arnavat, Journalist, Photographer and Samuel Aliven Lizama, Judge, will discuss the book Muerte Violenta, a collection of essays addressing the violence facing El Salvador post Civil War. Read more

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