PREVIOUS TALKS

Spring 2013

Date, Time and Location* Speaker Title
(Area)
Abstract
January 28 Steven Marsh (UIC)
Turns and Returns, Envois/Renvois: Postal Effects in  Recent Spanish Filmmaking  PDF
April 23 Rosie Hernandez (UIC) What do Religious Images Want?  PDF
April/May Margarita Saona (UIC)
(Latin American / Gender Studies)  

 

Fall 2012

Date, Time and Location* Speaker Title
(Area)
Abstract
September Gabriel Riera (UIC) Del “comunismo literario” a la farsa democrática: avatares y destino de lo “teórico” (Theory)  PDF
October Ryan Szpiech (University of Michigan) (Medieval)  
November Nena Torres (UIC) (Political Science)  
December Roundtable    

Spring 2012

Date Speaker Title
(Area)
Abstract
January 27 Dianna Nyebilsky (UIC)    
February 16 Xabier Granja, Andres Aluma-Cazorla, Ana Baez (UIC)    
March 8 Javier Durán (University of Arizona) Ethical and Bio-Political Dimensions of Migrancy, Life and Death in Mexico’s Southern Border Abstract
April 19 Daniel Noemi (University of Michigan) Últimamente todos los libros hablan de eso: realismos y memoria en la narrativa latinoamericana reciente Abstract

Fall 2011

Date Speaker Title
Abstract
September 29 Cristián Roa (UIC)    
October 6 Ignacio Sánchez Prado (Washington University in St. Louis) Niñas mal y la culminación del cine comercial en México Abstract
November 10 Agnes Lugo Ortiz (University of Chicago) Cultura Material, Esclavitud y Gobernabilidad en la Cuba Colonial Abstract
December 1 Roundtable    

Spring 2011

Date Speaker Title
(Area)
Abstract
January 27 Martín Ponti, Melissa Huerta, Raúl Gutiérrez
(UIC)
   
February 24 Tatjana Gajic
(UIC)
Between Two Worlds: The Political and the Poetic in Dionisio Ridruejo Abstract
March 3 Alejandro Madrid
(UIC)
The Location of Pleasure and Enjoyment: Danzón Dancing between Cuba and Mexico Abstract
April 21 Frederick de Armas
(University of Chicago)
Don Quixote among the Saracens Abstract