The Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras (UPR-RP), invites the academic community and the general public to the Keynote Lecture: “In the Shadow of Flora and Katrina: Response to Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Neoliberal Age”, by Dr. Stuart B. Schwartz, George Burton Adams Professor of History; Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies, Yale University. Dr. Juan A.
In Latin American historiography there is still much research to be done in order to recuperate the heterogeneous histories of childhood, not only as an area into which adults have projected utopian hopes of a better future, but also as a field in which the worst forms of dominance, exclusion and violence manifest themselves. Throughout Latin American history, children have often been marginalized subjects exposed to multiple forms of violence – from the microcosm of the family to the macrocosm of society.
This one-day international symposium will address the global dimensions of Latin American Studies, past, present and future. Confident that the field cannot be properly understood merely as a product of the Cold War, this symposium will take the long, global view of the field.
The National Endowment for the Humanities and Carthage College invite you to apply for a professional development opportunity in women’s history this summer.
Come and explore the remarkably understudied stories of how women in the Americas achieved the suffrage. Seventeen specialists from Argentina to Canada will each present a piece of the interconnecting pattern that led to suffrage extensions across the hemisphere.
During this two week NEH summer institute, you are invited to explore the remarkably understudied story of how women in the Americas achieved suffrage. Seventeen specialists from Argentina to Canada will each present a piece of the inter connecting pattern that led to suffrage extensions across the hemisphere. You will receive a stipend to defray the costs of the institute, the opportunity to interact with colleagues from across the Americas and work alongside of some of the leading scholars in the field of women's history. University and community college faculty are invited to apply.
We invite submissions for Volume 6 of the peer-reviewed academic journal Recreation and Society in Africa, Asia and Latin America (RASAALA). Volume 6 is tentatively titled “Race and Inequality in Recreation”. We are particularly interested in articles that explore the ties between race, inequality, and access to leisure through sociological, historical, psychological, economic, political, legal, medical, literary, philosophical, and/or interdisciplinary lenses.
In line with the theme proposed for the 44th annual meeting of the African Literature Association in 2018, “The Environments of African Literature”, the Lusophone/Hispanophone Caucus (LHCALA) invites submissions for roundtables, paper or poster presentations that engage Lusophone and/or Hispanophone perspectives.
North Carolina State University is excited to announce the 2018 Summer in Cuba program, based in Havana with excursions to other regions. The program runs for three weeks, May 19 - June 9, 2018 and is open to students from other universities.
Students may take one or both of the following three credit courses: “Environmental History of Cuba,” (HI 395) and “Cuba Today: Historical and Sociopolitical Perspectives” (HI 295) Both courses are offered in English, and although it is preferred that students have completed two semesters of Spanish, it is not a requirement.
We are pleased to receive manuscripts on homeopathy in Latin America and their transnational networks to be published in the journal História, Ciências, Saúde-Manguinhos (HCSM) (http://www.revistahcsm.coc.fiocruz.br/). The journal is a quarterly publication of the Casa de Oswaldo Cruz (COC/Fiocruz) and publishes original peer-reviewed articles and research notes, documents and images of historical merit, debates, interviews, and reviews of books and online resources, all pertaining to the history of science and health.