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Events

Our events include: the LACS seminar series, public issue forums, LACS distinguished annual lecturer, and films from LACS (free) or Cornell Cinema (ticket required) or a joint showing (free).

View recordings of some past events.

Upcoming Events

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

1:00 pm

G-01 Stimson Hall

For many Cubans, Fidel Castro’s Revolution represented deliverance from a legacy of inequality and national disappointment. For others—especially those exiled in the United States—Cuba’s turn to socialism made the prerevolutionary period look like paradise lost. Michael J. Bustamante unsettles this familiar schism…

East Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

12:00 pm

Virtual

In this moment of hyper-politicized border and migration issues, questions of representation are crucial. This roundtable of scholars, journalists, and practitioners will address the needs and challenges of producing stories about complex border issues along with the potential for different stories to effect real…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

Is the Einaudi Center's International Relations minor for you? Here's a chance to find out. Graduates go on to successful careers in fields like international law, economics, agriculture, trade, finance, journalism, education, and government service.

Contact:…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

6:00 pm

Uris Hall, G08

IXCANUL (“volcano” in the Kaqchikel language)

Time: 6-8 PM | Place: G08 Uris Hall

This year’s LACS Film Series will screen movies from all over the region, highlighting the program’s recent focus on the Caribbean. During the Fall semester we’ll watch and discuss movies from North America (Mexico),…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

1:00 pm

G-01 Stimson Hall

Thirty years after his impressive electoral triumph and twenty years since he resigned the Presidency from abroad, Alberto Fujimori’s political legacy still haunts Peruvian society. However, despite the major transformation in Peru in the 1990s, which marked the violent entrance of the country into the Neoliberal…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides full funding for graduate and professional students conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Open to U.S. citizens only.

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad program supports doctoral students conducting research…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

1:00 pm

G-01 Stimson Hall

Often seen solely as a calamity, El Niño Southern Oscillation has impacted the Peruvian Andes for hundreds of years and has (re)shaped the means of agrarian life for Indigenous and campesino peoples. Based on archival and ethnographic work, this presentation discusses how El Niño and its “disasters” — floods,…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

"Acquisition vs. Learning in 2021"
Karen Lichtman
Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics and Director of Educator Licensure in the Department of World Languages & Cultures, Northern Illinois University

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Stephen Krashen put forward a model of…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

This session will provide PhD students with information on the Einaudi Dissertation Proposal Development Program. The program offers seminars, workshops, and faculty mentoring to PhD students in the social sciences and humanities who are developing research projects abroad or domestic research projects on topics…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies

Comparative Muslim Societies Program

East Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Institute for African Development

Institute for European Studies

South Asia Program

4:45 pm

Virtual

Learn about the Laidlaw Undergraduate Research and Leadership Program. Open to first- and second-year students, this 2-year program provides generous support to carry out internationally-focused research, develop leadership skills, engage with community projects overseas, and join a global network of like-minded…