Multiple events at Vanderbilt's Center for Latin American Studies in September, starting today:
Tuesday, September 7
“Immigration in a Time of Economic Crisis: Downturns and Returns in US/Mexico Relations”; featuring CLAS Visiting Resource Professor Jorge Durand; Conexión Américas and the Mexico Institute Woodrow Wilson Center; 5pm reception; 6pm roundtable; First Amendment Center, 1207 18th Avenue.
Wednesday, September 8
Visiting Resource Professor Graduate Workshop: Jorge Durand, professor of anthropology at the University of Guadalajara, Co-Director of the Mexican Migration and Latin American Migration Projects, and visiting resource professor at CLAS, will present a paper in Katharine Donato’s new migration seminar that discusses shifts in outmigration from Latin America. Open to graduate students and faculty. Lunch will be provided. RSVP by Tuesday 9/7 to Norma Antillón at 2-2527; 12pm; 123 Buttrick Hall.
Friday, September 10
Brown Bag Lunch with Patricia Arias: “Revisando Debates: Migración Feminina, economía campesina, solidaridad y ciclo de vida en el campo mexicano.” 12:10pm; Butrick 222. Lunch will be served; RSVP to Norma Antillón at norma.g.antillon@vanderbilt.
Tuesday, September 14
“200 Años de Independencia de México- 200 Years of Mexican Independence”; Play by Destellos Culturales; 6:30pm; Sarratt Cinema.
Wednesday, September 15
CLAS Teacher Workshop: “What Moves Them: Immigration and the Push Factor”; 9am-3pm; Vanderbilt campus. Click here for more info on registration.
Thursday, September 16
Lecture by Leonard Folgarait “Images and Imaginings of the Mexican Revolution: 100 Years and Counting”; 4pm; 134 Featheringill Hall. (see attached flyer, feel free to distribute).
Friday, September 24
Graduate Student Roundtable; 3pm; Buttrick 123
Saturday, September 25
CLAS Storytelling with the Nashville Public Library on Mexican Independence; 11:30am; Nashville Public Library; 615 Church Street.
CLAS VISITNG RESOURCE PROFESSORS
As part of the CLAS Liberation Theology series, Elsa Tamez will be on campus Oct.3-9. Tamez is a native of Mexico who has resided for many years in Costa Rica. She is a major voice in biblical criticism in general and feminist criticism in particular, and author of Bible of the Opressed. Tamez will participate in a roundtable on Monday, October 4 “Understanding Liberation: Theology, Poverty, and Education”; 4pm; School of Divinity Reading Room, with reception to follow at Tillett Lounge.