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Courses Spring ’12

LALC Courses

  • LALC 201  Introduction to Latin American Studies  TF 1:30  Ruhl
  • LALC 490  Latin American Interdisciplinary Research TBD  Borges

LALC Electives

AFST 100  Introduction to Africana Studies  TR 9:00-10:15  Thompson
AFST 235  Introduction to Caribbean Studies  TR 10:30 Moonsammy
AFST 310-01  Caribbean & African Diaspora   W 1:30-4:30 Moonsammy
AFST 310-11 Literature to the Rescue: The Case of Haiti MR 3:00-4:15 Brindeau

ECON 214  Cuba: Sustainability  R 1:30-4:30 Koont & Rose
ECON 236  Latin American Economies   MWF 9:30-10:20 Koont

HIST 131  Latin American History II   TR 9:00-10:15  Borges
HIST 283  Latin American-US Relations   TR 1:30-2:45  Borges

SOC 230  Cuba: Sustainability    R 1:30-4:30 Koont & Rose

WGST 300-02  Border Feminisms    MR 3:00-4:15  Garcia

PORT 242  Brazilian Cultural & Social Issues  MWF 10:30 Castellanos

SPAN 321  Late Colonial & 19th C LA Literatures  MR 1:30 Delutis-Eichenberger
SPAN 400  The Pen, the Sword & Pillars of Salt  W 1:30-4:30 Frohlich

FREN 364 Literature to the Rescue: The Case of Haiti MR 3:00-4:15 Brindeau


LALC Research Colloquium 2012

Spring 2012

Thursday, February 2, 5 p.m., Old West 1

  • Patricia van Leeuwaarde Moonsammy: Rapso Music in Trinidad

Thursday, March 1, 5 p.m., Old West 1

  • Margaret Frohlich:  The Discourse of Nature in XXY and El niño pez by Lucía Puenzo

Thursday, April 5, 5 p.m., Old West 1

  • Mark Ruhl: Political Corruption in Central America

Thursday, May 3, 5 p.m., Old West 1

  • TBD


Fall 2011

Thursday, November 27, noon, HUB side room 205

  • Héctor Reyes Zaga: The “Disposable” Human: Literature and Drug Trafficking in Contemporary Mexico (Estética del desecho: Literatura y narcotráfico en el México contemporáneo)

Thursday, December 1, 4:30 p.m., Old West 1

  • Carolina Castellanos: Regulating Male Bodies: Homosexual and Homoerotic Relationships in Caio Fernando Abreu’s Morangos mofados

Dickinson in South America

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Spring 2013

Cuenca, Ecuador

Mendoza, Argentina

News From the Field

Spring 2012 LALC Events

Monday, January 30, 2012 @ 6:30pm in Stafford Auditorium

  • Marvin Victor (Haitian Writer)

Monday, February 13, 2012 @ 7:00pm in Stern Great Room

  • Jessica Taft (Davidson College), author fo Rebel Girls: Youth Activism and Social Change across the Americas

Friday,  March 2, 2012 @ 3:30pm in Althouse 106

  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Gender Violence: Challenges and Strategies with Cuban Guest Speaker Professor Magela Romero Almodovar and Clotilde Proveyer Cervantes from  the Universidad de La Habana

Monday, March 19. 2012 @ 7:00pm in Althouse 106

  • Jadwiga Pieper (University of Arizona), author of The Politics of Motherhood: Maternity and Women’s Rights in Twentieth-Century Chile


Thursday, April 12, 2012 TBA

  • Bruce Paddington (Filmmaker and founding director of the Trinidad and Tobago Film  Festival)

Thursday, April 26, 2012 @ 6:00pm in Althouse 106

  • Senior LALC Thesis Presentations

A Talk by Shedra Amy Snipes

Now scheduled for Oct. 28th, 2011– 3:30-4:30 Bosler 208, Dickinson College, Carlisle Pa. 17013

“A Healthy Dose of Culture: Using Cultural Ethnography to Create Meaningful Ways to Protect Mexican Immigrant Farmworkers”