Events and Lecture Series

Spring 2014 Senior Capstone Presentations
Monday, April 28, 2014 & Wednesday, April 30
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Weidensall Hall Room 402


2013 - 2014 Lecture Series

All events are at 6:30 pm
Location is McCreary Hall Room 115, Bowen Auditorium

FALL 2013


September 9:

Juan M. Obarrio, Assistant Professor Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University

“Customary Citizenship: Limits and Potentials in Africa and Latin America”



September 23:

Nieves Zúñiga Garcia Falces, Department of Government at University of Essex (UK) and Visiting Scholar at The John W. Kluge Center Library of Congress

“Disputing Indigenous Recognition: Indigenous Critiques of Evo Morales´s Decolonization in Bolivia”



October 7:

Mark Padilla,Associate Professor, Department of Global & Sociocultural Studies, Florida International University

“Tourism and the Political Economy of Sexuality and HIV/AIDS in the Dominican Republic”



October 28:

Megan Ferry, Director of East Asian Studies and Associate Professor of Chinese and East Asian Studies, Union College

“To Dam or Not to Dam: Global Development Strategies in China and Latin America”





March 3:

Jossianna Arroyo-Martínez, Associate Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese and Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, University of Texas-Austin

"Writing Secrecy in Caribbean Freemasonry"


March 24:

Michael Lee, Associate Professor of Theology, Fordham University

"Canonizing Liberation Theology? Oscar Romero, the Politics of Sainthood, and the Future of Roman Catholicism in Latin America"


April 14:

José Del Valle, Professor of Hispanic Linguistics, CUNY Graduate Center

“Tongue-tied Academies: Linguistic Conflict in the Panhispanic Cultural Field”