Central American Studies

Central American Studies Events

Faculty Poetry Reading

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

A microphone on a stage.

Join us for a wonderful afternoon of poetry, featuring faculty from CSUN. Reception to follow. Read more

Floridalma Boj Lopez

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Floridalma Boj Lopez

The Central American Studies Writing Speakers Series Presents: Floridalma Boj Lopez - "Guatemalan Maya Youth and Intersectional Organizing" Read more

Poetry Writing Workshop

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Woman writing in journal outside

Bring yourself and something to write on for our very special poetry workshop led by Professor Susana Marcelo from Central American Studies and Professor Sean Pessin from English. Read more

Memory, Culture, and Identity in El Salvador—Carlos Henríquez Consalvi, director and founder of the Museum of Word and Image

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Carlos Henríquez Consalvi,

A presentation by Carlos Henríquez Consalvi, director and founder of the Museum of Word and Image.  Carlos Henríquez Consalvi “Santiago” was born in the Venezuelan Andes. He studied journalism in Caracas. In 1972, he traveled to Managua—destroyed by the earthquake—to help the victims. Later, he got involved as a journalist in the opposition against the dictatorship of Anastasio Somoza. In 1979, after the fall of the dictatorship, he participated in the establishment of alternative media in the region. Read more

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