This panel will explore Latin America’s cultural interactions within the southern hemisphere and the implications of “the global South” as a category for the study of the continent. Originally coined in the 70s, the geo-political term “global South” has been gaining traction in postcolonial and transnational studies for the last two decades. Avoiding teleological narratives of development, it provides new means of entry into globalization debates. In the Latin American context, the term offers new critical angles for the study of nontraditional cultural encounters (e.g.
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Many authoritarian leaders want nuclear weapons, but few manage to acquire them. Autocrats seeking nuclear weapons fail in different ways and to varying degrees—Iraq almost managed it; Libya did not come close.
"Voting Rights for Women: Past, Present, & Future"
Keynote speaker, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes
Free and open to the public
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 26, 2017
829 W. Main Street in Louisville
We seek submissions for the Volume 7, Issue 1 of Landscapes: The Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language (ISSN: 1448-0778) a fully refereed interdisciplinary, multimedia online journal based at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia.
Call for papers for a roundtable at the 2018 Northeast Modern Language Association conference in Pittsburgh, April 12-15.
Deadline for Submission: September 30, 2017.