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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

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

Stephanie Elizondo Griest is the author of the award-winning memoirs Around the Bloc: My Life in Moscow, Beijing, and Havana (Villard/Random House, 2004), Mexican Enough: My Life Between the Borderlines (Washington Square Press/Simon & Schuster, 2008), and the guidebook 100 Places Every Woman Should Go (…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Virtual

The Latin American Studies Minor is an undergraduate minor across disciplines that will allow students to explore the history, culture, government, politics, economy and languages of Latin America and the Caribbean. Qualifying courses can be found in almost every college. LACS is happy to offer engaged and/or…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:00 pm

Virtual

The Nuyorican Poets Café, founded in the 1970s by a group of predominantly Puerto Rican artists on New York’s Loisaida (or Lower East Side), is the birthplace of the nuyorican aesthetic. In a live, virtual, Chats in the Stacks talk, Karen Jaime discusses her new book, The Queer Nuyorican: Racialized Sexualities and…

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

11:25 am

Virtual

Rita Indiana Hernández is a Dominican writer, musician, and performer. In addition to her popularity as a singer-songwriter, she is widely regarded as one of the most important Dominican authors of her generation. Her viral music success has made Rita a household name in the Dominican Republic where she is…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

1:00 pm

Stimson Hall, G01

This presentation will explore various ways in which second generation Holocaust survivors in Argentina have witnessed the wound transmitted by their parents. This talk will consider issues of representation and agency while citing instances where second generation survivors have gained access to that which has…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

12:30 pm

Stimson Hall, G25

"Inquiry-Based Language Learning"
Christina Rocha
ACS Athens

This talk will focus on inquiry-based learning within the language classroom, more specifically WHY it is important as well as HOW we can successfully engage our students to ask more questions, sparking their curiosity and…

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

9:30 am

Virtual

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has strained the world's healthcare systems and compounded challenges for governments and NGOs dealing with global waves of forced and voluntary migration. These movements of peoples across borders have magnified pressing issues ranging from social and economic inequalities…

Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies

Latin American and Caribbean Studies

4:45 pm

Virtual

The LACS summer research grant provides funding for in-country research costs for graduate pre-dissertation work in Latin America or the Caribbean. (The grant does not cover international airfare; students should also apply for an Einaudi Center Travel Grant for airfare.) LACS will offer up to three research grants…

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 supports college graduates conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Applications are due in the fall; students who wish to begin the program immediately after graduation are encouraged to start the process in their junior year.

United States…

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…