Latin American and Latino Studies at Brandeis U

This is the Monthly blog & Tumblr page for the Latin American and Latino Studies Program at Brandeis University.

Entries will include photographs, articles, inspirations, events, and more!


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Sarah Hill on Making a Living, Making a Killing: April 27th at 12:30 PM

Join us for Economic Anthropology in Practice:

Sarah Hill, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Environmental Studies at Western Michigan University.

Hermann Hudde on his Jane’s Travel Grant Research

Please join us for a special Jane’s Travel Grant talk from Hermann Hudde with musical performances.

The talk is titled “Pan Americanism in Action: Latin American Music and Composers at Tanglewood from 1941 to 1965

April 27th, 12PM Slosberg

March 22 - Business in Latin America Student and Faculty Panel

LALS and IBS Present:
A faculty & student led panel discussion of
Business in Latin America: Promises and Challenges
Spotlight: Cuba

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Date: March 22nd
Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Place: Sherman Function Hall
Refreshments served!

Come hear faculty and student experiences of research in Cuba this past winter, the present and prospective regional business climate, and how business affects and is affected by contemporary social issues such as poverty, government, infrastructure, traditional economies, legal issues, powerful elites.

This promises to be a fascinating talk!

Participants:
Dr. Alfonso Canella
Gerson Morales Cutzal
Abigail Katznelson
Marcos Sandler
Nuo Chen

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Latin American and Latino Studies Program Spring Lecture Series Presents:
Arlene Davila (NYU, Anthropology) Latin@s and the Politics of Museum Display
Thursday, March 1st, 4 PM Rappaport Treasure Hall
Coffee, tea, fruit and dessert platters served!

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Latin American and Latino Studies Program Spring Lecture Series Presents:

Arlene Davila (NYU, Anthropology) Latin@s and the Politics of Museum Display

Thursday, March 1st, 4 PM Rappaport Treasure Hall

Coffee, tea, fruit and dessert platters served!

Announcing Jane’s Travel Grant Winter/Spring 2011/2012 Recipients

Latin American and Latino Studies is proud to announce our Jane’s Travel Grant  Winter/Spring 2011/2012 Recipients:

Elise Allan, ‘12

 “Investigating Ventures to Improve Alimentation: Measuring the affectivity of projects to improve the health of Guatemala’s rural, indigenous poor”

 

Bryce Davenport, PhD Anthropology

“Codices and Communities in the Mixteca Alta”

 

Emily Gelfman, MA Anthropology

“Modeling Pluralism, Modeling Discourse: The creation of a pluralistic Jewish space in Buenos Aires”

 

Hermann Hudde, MA Music

“The Untold Story about Latin American Music Composers at Tanglewood”

 

Donald Slater, PhD Anthropology

“Return to the Heart of the Turtle: Final Lab Analysis of Material Recovered by the Central Yucatan Archaeological Cave Project 2009-2011”

Congratulations all on fantastic proposals and projects.