Category: Event Announcements

Stand Up Against Oil Extraction: Solidarity with Indigenous-led Labor Struggles in Colombia (06.28.22)

Join us at the Pardee School (121 Bay State Road) or via Facebook Live (https://www.facebook.com/laspbu) on Tuesday, June 28, at 4:30 PM, for a conversation with human rights activist Sonia Milena and union organizer Luis Hernández. Learn more about the negative impacts of oil companies, including Sierracol Energy, on indigenous communities, peasants, trade unionists, and […]

The Challenges Facing Colombia Today (06.08.22)

Join us on Wednesday, June 8, at 4:30 PM, for a meeting with Colombian Congresswoman-elect Karmen Ramírez Boscán, a Geneva-based indigenous Wayúu woman who was elected to represent Overseas Colombians in the Congress. Karmen Ramírez Boscán is founder of Fuerza Mujeres Wayuu and a member of the coalition Pacto Histórico.  RSVP: edamrien@bu.edu.

“Só a antropofagia nos une”: Devouring of Tradition as a Creative Practice in Brazilian Art and Culture (04.29.22)

Join us on Friday, April 29, for a talk by Carolina Rodrigues Freitas:“Só a antropofagia nos une”: Devouring of Tradition as a Creative Practice in Brazilian Art and Culture. Carolina is a Ph.D. Researcher at the University of Brasília and a Visiting Researcher at the Center for Latin American Studies. Carolina’s research investigates the potential […]

Caminos, resistencias e identidades: Vivencias e investigaciones que conectan Brasil y México (April 2022)

Día 01 (14 de abril de 2022  /  5 p.m- 7 p.m)  – Resistencias – los movimientos de autonomía y otras prácticas de existencia en México  Mediación:  Profa. Dra. Estela Scheinvar (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) Andar preguntando por los caminos de Chiapas: comparticiones sentipensadas sobre la autonomía zapatista – Sebastián Granda Henao […]

A Conversation with Juan Carlos Pinzón, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States (04.19.22)

Join us in person on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 12 PM for a conversation with Juan Carlos Pinzón, Ambassador of Colombia to the United States. The subject of the Ambassador’s remarks will be The Bicentennial of the U.S.-Colombia Relationship: Continued Opportunities for Partnership and Growth. To commemorate the bicentennial of diplomatic relations between Colombia and […]

“Then You Don’t Want Me”: Canonizing Gayl Jones (May 13-15, 2022)

Join us May 13-15, 2022 for an all-virtual symposium: “Then You Don’t Want Me”: Canonizing Gayl Jones. The website is now relaunched and registration is now open! Register and view program information at: http://tinyurl.com/GJS2022 Co-sponsors are listed at: https://www.gayljonessymposium.org/sponsors Accessibility info is listed at: https://www.gayljonessymposium.org/accessibility