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The Central American Studies Lecture Series presents: Alma Ruiz

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Alma Ruiz

Organizing the 20 Bienal de Arte in Guatemala City: What It Takes and What It  Means. Alma Ruiz was born in Guatemala City, and is a renowned contemporary art curator in the City of Los Angeles. She is former senior curator at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles where she worked for over 30 years, and where she curated numerous exhibitions on the postwar period in the United States, Italy, and Latin America, and exhibited artists such as Lygia Clark, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Magdalena Fernández, Carlos Garaicoa, Ernesto Neto, Ana Mendieta, Hélio Oiticica, and Gabriel Orozco, among others Read more

Queer Migrations

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 11:00am

Queer Migrations

The presenters will discuss their work as it relates to the criminalization experiences of LGBTQ immigrants... Read more

Media Images of Black Masculinity & Womanhood

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 9:30am to 11:30am

"stereotypical" black male with a ton of gold jewelry

Spring 2016: Bi-Annual Men/Women of Color Enquiry & Student Research Poster session.

Join us as we explore the topic of Media Images of Black Masculinity & Womanhood at this semester's Bi-Annual Men/Women of Color Enquiry & Student Research Poster session with featured speaker Dr. Elwood Watson. Read more

Dr. Deepak Lamba-Nieves - Perspectives and Proposals: Puerto Rico's Economic Crisis

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Deepak Lamba-Nieves

Puerto Rico is over $72 billion of debt and the island has no resources to make any of its payments or restructure the debt. Unemployment is over 12 percent, the poverty rate is 45 percent, and half of P.R. residents are on Medicaid. This presentation addresses Puerto Rico's debt crisis as it relates to a legacy of colonialism. Read more

Poetry Writing Workshop

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 11:00am to 2:00pm


Facilitated by Sean Pessin (English Department) and Susana Marcelo (Central American Studies). RSVP required. Read more


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