Events

Ainhoa Montoya (London): Dispossession through Juridification: Irregular Uses of Law and the Defense of Territory in Honduras

17:00 - 18:00 02 December 2020

Part of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies research seminar series 2020/21. This is an online event. Details on how to access it will follow soon. This talk will be online. Here is the link: https://zoom.us/j/93328853287 Abstract: The Honduran political regime that emerged following the 2009 coup has promoted its extractive..

“O Alienista": The Quixotic Science

17:00 - 18:00 09 December 2020

This paper aims to examine notions of science and madness in O Alienista (1881) by Machado de Assis. It focuses on how the plot structure of the novella satirises the progressive philosophy of history and science in Comtean Positivism. Simultaneously, the narrator approximates Bacamarte, the alienist of the title, to Don Quijote de La Mancha (..

Nicole Bonino (UoM): “Cities on the Edge: Urban Migration, Art, and Eco-Hybridity in the Southern Cone”

17:00 - 18:00 10 February 2021

Part of the University of Manchester's Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies' research seminar series. This event will be via Zoom. Details on how to view it will follow. Abstract: Theorists Néstor García Canclini, Homi Bhabha, and Edward Said investigate the phenomenon of “cultural hybridization” describing it as the emergen..

Pablo Alabarces (Universidad de Buenos Aires/ CONICET): 'Pospopulares: las culturas populares después de la hibridación'

17:00 - 18:30 10 March 2021

Part of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies research seminar. This event will be online. Details to follow soon. Abstract: Pospopulares: Las culturas populares después de la hibridación es un balance profundo de los debates que, desde hace treinta años, organizaron los estudios sobre las culturas populares latinoamericanas...

Gabriel Neiva (Manchester): Amerindian traditions in fictional writings: A literary panorama of the Guianas

17:00 - 18:30 24 March 2021

Part of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies research seminar series 2020/21. This is an online event. Details on how to access it will follow soon.

Ernesto Bassi (Cornell): tbc

17:00 - 18:30 21 April 2021

Part of the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies research seminar series 2020/21. This is an online event. Details on how to access it will follow soon.

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