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Discover Latin America: State of Affairs of the Continent

Discover Latin America: State of Affairs of the Continent
170 St. George Street, JHB Room 100
Time: Feb 10th, 10:00 am End: Feb 10th, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: Spanish & Portuguese (FAS), Political Science, Latin American, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), Cinema, 2000-

The Latin American Studies Program presents

Discover Latin America: State of Affairs of the Continent

This event is free and open to all. Registration is required. For further information, please contact the Latin American Studies Program at 416 946-7980.

An all-day symposium to shine a spotlight on the current state of affairs of various Latin American countries. Friendly round-table discussions and break-out sessions on the following:

10:00 AM - Colombia
Discussants: Luis van Isschot (History) and Donald Kingsbury (Political Science)

11:00 AM - Launch of Kawsaxkuna: Journal of Latin American Studies
Presenter: Natalia Valencia

11:30 AM - Honduras
Discussants: Neesa Medina (Centro de Derechos de Mujeres) and Chiara Marcazzan (Cuso International)

12:15 PM - Lunch  - Please register below if you will join us for lunch!

1:00 PM - Venezuela
Discussants: Donald Kingsbury (Political Science) and Victor Rivas (Latin American Studies)

2:00 PM - Cuba
Discussants: To be confirmed

2:40 - Brazil
Discussant: Hudson Moura (Politics and Public Administration, Ryerson University)

3:15 PM - Dominican Republic
Film Screening: After Trujillo, a new documentary on dictatorship, space, and memory in the Dominican Republic.
Discussants: filmmakers Lisa Blackmore and Jorge Dominguez Dubuc, joined by Kevin Coleman (Historical Studies, UTM)


We are proud to collaborate with the following students' organization at the University of Toronto:
* Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS),
* Spanish Student Organization (SSO),
* Latin American Political Science Students Association (LAPSSA),
* Brazilian Student Association (BRASA),
* and Global Brigades

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We are grateful for the support of Cuso International for the visit of Neesa Medina.
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