Seminar Series on Afro-Latin American Studies

Seminar Series Events

2021 Mar 12

ALARI Seminar Series with Carolina Silva Portero: Challenging the Narrative: Unraveling the Relationship between Race & Law in Latin America

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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This presentation will connect the colonial inception of legal systems across the Latin American region that enforced racialized social hierarchies with present-day local discourses on the legal rights of indigenous and black peoples. Starting with an examination of the politics of social hierarchy during colonial times, I will explore how liberal...

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2021 Feb 26

Democratic Resilience Against Political Violence: A Conversation with Congresswoman Talíria Petrone.

4:00pm to 6:00pm

 

4:00pm ET / 18h Horário de Brasília

This event is virtual and will be held in Portuguese with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

Speaker: Talíria Petrone, Brazilian Congresswoman
Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, DRCLAS

Brazil has been in a state of political turmoil since 2013. Mass protest, a dubiously democratic...

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2021 Feb 24

Affirmative Action in Graduate Studies in Brazil: Possibilities and Challenges

12:00pm to 1:20pm

This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speaker: Anna Carolina Venturini, Postdoctoral Fellow - IPP-CEBRAP
Moderator:  Jennifer Hochschild, Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies, FAS
Discussants: Cristiano dos Santos Rodrigues, Professor of Political Science, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG); and Graziella Moraes Dias da Silva...

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2021 Feb 12

ALARI Seminar Series with Stephanie Noach: "La oscuridad como actor en los grabados de la artista afrocubana Belkis Ayón"

12:00pm to 2:00pm

En esta presentación la historiadora de arte Stéphanie Noach analizará cómo los grabados, Aunque vayamos al cielo, siempre se acordarán de nosotros (1990) y La sentencia (1993), de la artista Belkis Ayón acentúan, simultáneamente, la vitalidad de la oscuridad y su capacidad para proteger conocimientos secretos. Específicamente los de la hermandad religiosa afrocubana Abakuá. A diferencia de investigaciones previas acerca de la obra de...

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