Central American Studies

Central American Studies Symposium 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 9:30am to 6:30pm

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Central American Studies Symposium 2019 - Memory and Imaginaries of the Future

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Whitsett Room

SH 451 9:30am - 12:15pm

English Reading Room
JR 319 12:30pm - 6:30pm

Opening Lecture:
Julia Medina, University of San Diego
"Plants in the 2018 Nicaraguan Insurrection: Replanting Revolutionary Imageries"

Poetry Readings:
Susana Marcelo
Carolina Rivera Escamilla

Book Presentation:
Yansi Perez, Carleton College
"Beyond Mourning: Other Ways to Imagine, Feel, and Think Memory in Central America"

Faculty Panel:
Douglas Carranza Mena, "Indigenous Diaspora in Los Angeles: Rethinking the Concept of Experience"
Beatriz Cortez, "The Memory of Plants"
Susan Fitzpatrick-Behrens, "Memory in Post-War Guatemala"

Student Presentations:
Nataly Ascencio
Jason Baek
Irene Cruz
Vanessa Cruz
Kelly de Leon
Rosa Gomez
Maria Gonzalez
Angel Hernandez
Luciano Lemus
Sabina Perez
Elmer Quiju
Guadalupe Salas
Amanda Tzoc
Kelvin Villalta

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This event is sponsored by the Department of Central American Studies