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RACISMS IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE: “INNOCENCE LOST”

CLACS is proud to present “Innocence Lost”,  by Marie Cruz Soto (NYU Gallatin) as part of the Racisms in Comparative Perspective Working Group. Abstract: “Innocent Lost” is the fifth chapter of The Life of Isla Nena: Disposability, Unruliness and the Colonial Order of Things in Vieques, Puerto Rico.  The book manuscript broadly traces the makings of disposability …

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Gold Mining in Colombia: A Conversation with Photographer Stephen Ferry, Author of La Batea

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) presents a conversation with human rights and visual imaging photographer Stephen Ferry author of La Batea. La Batea is the fruit of a six-year collaboration between photographer Stephen Ferry and his sister, the anthropologist Elizabeth Emma Ferry, La Batea book looks closely at small-scale gold mining in Colombia. The title …

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INDOCUMENTALES – THE UNAFRAIDSector to Secure Support

Description The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University (CLACS), Cinema Tropical, and the World Council of Peoples for the United Nations / What Moves You?, present the Spring edition of INDOCUMENTALES – a film and conversation series committed to exploring the multiplicity of Latin American migrant experiences in our country through compassionate …

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INSULAR POSSESSIONS: IMPERIAL LEGACIES OF 1898 WITH A SPECIAL SCREENING OF CALL HER GANDA

Co-sponsored by the NYU Native Studies Forum, the NYU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and Asian/Pacific/American Studies Program in the NYU Department of Social & Cultural Analysis. The year 1898 has conventionally been regarded as the American “imperial moment,” when the United States acquired and occupied a number of island nations, both in the …

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Roundtable Discussion with Members of Musical Groups Brownout and Third Root

CLACS and the Latinx Studies Program at NYU, present a conversation with members of Brownout and Third Root. Brownout and Third Root will speak about the experiences as artists and activists in the present before their performance as Brownout Presents: Fear of a Brown Planet (a tribute Public Enemy’s 1990 album Fear of a Black …

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A CONVERSATION WITH AFRO COLOMBIAN ACTIVIST MIYELA RIASCOS

CLACS is proud to present a conversation with Miyela Riascos moderated by Roosbelinda Cardenas, CLACS Visiting Scholar 2018-19. This event is hosted in collaboration with Witness for Peace. About Miyela Riascos: This amazing woman is a Colombian ethno-educator and anthropologist who works with various social organizations and victims’ groups in the area of territorial and human …

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