The Institute of Caribbean Studies, University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras (UPR-RP), celebrating its 60th anniversary, invites the academic community and the general public to the lecture: “Huracanes y bosques en Puerto Rico y las Antillas Mayores: ¿Qué nos dice un siglo de investigaciones ecológicas?,” by Dr. Tania del Mar López Marrero, Interdisciplinary Center of Littoral Studies, UPR-Mayagüez. Dr.
Indigenous Borderlands of the Americas
An international symposium sponsored by the Center for the Study of the Southwest
Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas,
April 6-7, 2018
Organized by Joaquín Rivaya-Martínez, Jones Professor of Southwestern Studies
Indigenous Landscapes and Colonial Boundaries:
Reading Nature into Colonial Archives
A Public Lecture by Dr. Cynthia Radding, Gussenhoven Distinguished Professor of History and Latin American Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Sponsored by the History Department and the Center for the Study of the Southwest
Texas State University
Thursday, April 5, at 10:30 am
Comal Building, Room 116
The New York Metro American Studies Association is delighted to announce a Salon Talk:
Wednesday May 14
Jill Richardson (Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY)
The Afro-Latin@ Experience in Contemporary American Literature and Culture (Palgrave MacMillan)
New Spaces of Resistance in Latin America: Beyond the Pink Tide
University of Cambridge
19 April 2018 - 20 April 2018
Registration for this conference is now open. Registration closes on Sunday, 15 April.
The principal aim of the conference is to overcome a Eurocentric approach to Atlantic history that considers it as a mere history of the Europeans overseas empires. Instead, the focus of the debate will be on the active role played by Native Americans and Africans in shaping transformations of the period.
The concept of crisis seems to be an intermittent category that, every so often, appears in the field of social thought to describe an era, or a matrix of intelligibility to think about the tensions and conflicts that shape different geopolitical scenarios. But this concept not only has served to think about cyclical aspects of the political economy of different countries or regional blocks, but has also worked with culture in its different manifestations: politics, art, and language, among others.
The American Society for Legal History announces the Peter Gonville Stein Book Award, to be presented annually for the best book in non-US legal history written in English. To be eligible, a book must be published during the previous calendar year (2017). Nominations for the Stein Award (including self-nominations) should be submitted by March 15, 2018.
"Maroons and Indigenous Peoples: Towards a Sustainable Future"
June 20-24, 2018, Asafu Yard, Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica
Bucerius Young Scholars Forum at GHI West (Berkeley)
“Histories of Migration: Transatlantic and Global Perspectives”
October 17 - 20, 2018
Convener: Dr. Andrea Westermann (GHI West)