Central American Studies

Migration, Culture, and Memory - An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 4:00pm to Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 9:00am

Various locations on campus, see schedule below

The Department of Central American Studies celebrates its annual symposium "Migration, Culture, and Memory" on March 13, 14, and 15, 2017.  The event brings together scholars, artists, activists, and students the opportunity to engage in interdisciplinary discussions about the transnational dimensions of Central American culture, war, peace, memory, migration, identity formation, gender, and imaginaries of the future.  The symposium will include an array of international scholars, artists specializing in diverse disciplines, and community activists from Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, and the United States.  This event is free and open to the public.

Satellite photo of downtown Los Angeles during protest

This event is organized by the Department of Central American Studies and the Central American Research and Policy Institute (CARPI), at California State University, Northridge.  It is co-sponsored by the College of Humanities Academic Programming Fund, the Department of Religious Studies, the Educational Opportunities Program (EOP), the Liberal Studies Program, the Art Department, the Department of Communication Studies, the Department of Journalism, the American Indian Studies Program, the Department of Anthropology, the Central American United Student Association (CAUSA), and the American Council of Learned Societies.

Monday, March 13, 20187
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Flintridge Room, USU

Tuesday, march 14, 2017
9:00 am - 5:30 pm - Thousand Oaks Room, USU

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
9:00 am - 5:30 pm - Grand Salon, USU

To read the program please click here.
Please click here for biographies of panelists.