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Two lectures by Professor Leonor Arfuch

May 2nd, 2013 | Posted in: Events | by ilagos

The Latin@american Cultural Studies Research Cluster is proud to present two lectures by Dr. Leonor Arfuch, Professor, University of Buenos Aires

A PRESENTATION OF HER BOOK: Memoria y autobiografía: exploraciones en los límites

Wednesday, May 15th, 2:00-3:30 p.m., 912 Sproul (EN ESPAÑOL)

A PRESENTATION: “Trauma and Memory: Surrounding the Unspeakable with Words”

Wednesday, May 15th, 4:30-6:00 p.m., 912 Sproul (IN ENGLISH)

Dr. Leonor Arfuch is Professor at the University of Buenos Aires where she is Director of Research on Cultural Studies at the Gino Germani Research Institute. She works on questions of subjectivity, identities, memory, and narrative in the fields of literature, arts, and the media, taking a multidisciplinary approach that combines discourse analysis, literary critique, semiotics, and aesthetics. She is also the author of several books, including: La entrevista, una invención dialógica (1995, 2nd edition 2010); Diseño y Comunicación. Teorías y enfoques críticos (Co-Author), 1997); El espacio biográfico. Dilemas de la subjetividad contemporánea (2002); Crítica cultural entre política y poética (2008); andMemoria y autobiografía. Exploraciones en los límites (2013). As an editor, she has participated in the compilation of the following collective volumes: Identidades, sujetos y subjetividades (2002); Pensar este tiempo. Espacios, afectos, pertenencias (2005); with G. Catanzaro Pretérito Imperfecto. Lecturas críticas del acontecer (2008); with V. Devalle, Visualidades sin fin. Imagen y diseño en la sociedad global (2009).

This event is generously co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, The Hemispheric Institute of the Americas, the Graduate Group in Cultural Studies, and the Human Rights Initiative.

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Re-activating Insurgent Learning

January 27th, 2010 | Posted in: Events | by ilagos

RE-ACTIVATING INSURGENT LEARNING: interculturality, indigenous autonomy, & grassroots globalization

Date: February 22
Time: 12 noon
Location: 126 Voorhies Hall UCD


  • Gustavo Esteva, Universidad de la Tierra OAXACA
  • Manolo Callahan, Chicana/o Studies UCSB
  • Marisol de la Cadena, Anthropology UCD


SPONSORED BY: DHI & Estudios Culturales en las Américas Research Cluster

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Dialogue with Zoila Mendoza

January 2nd, 2010 | Posted in: Events | by ilagos

Performance in the Andes

Speaker: Zoila Mendoza, professor, Native American Studies, UC Davis
Day: January 28, 2010
Time: 11:00 am
Place: TBA

Join us for a dialogue with Native American Studies Professor Zoila Mendoza. She will be presenting her latest research in Peru.  Cluster members can review the material posted in SmartSite prior to the meeting.

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