Yuri Herrera, fiction writer, political scientist, editor, and associate professor at Tulane University, will deliver this year's Raimundo Lida Memorial Lecture: "Nuances of the mother tongue: readings on migration, paranoia and erased memories."
This event is sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.
Francisco Goldman, 2018-2019 Radcliffe Institute Fellow, converses about his research, for a novel, into New Bedford, and particularly its large Guatemalan community. Various subjects will be discussed, such as the seafood industry -- the city is the country's largest commercial fishing port -- and the role of Guatemalans and other Central Americans in that industry; the 2007 Bianco plant ICE raid; New Bedford immigration history generally. What differentiates research for a novel from journalistic or academic research is another subject is another subject to talk...
The Latinx Studies Working Group (LSWG) fosters interdisciplinary collaboration between faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students pursuing scholarship about Latinx experiences and intellectual traditions. Our goal is for participants to explore contemporary and historical Latinx topics in local and transnational contexts while building a scholarly community at Harvard University.
Sponsored by the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights and Instituto Cervantes, Observatorio.
Yosimar Reyes is a nationally-acclaimed poet, educator, performance artist, and speaker. Born in Guerrero, Mexico, and raised in Eastside San Jose, Reyes explores the themes of migration and sexuality in his work. The Advocate named Reyes one of "13 LGBT Latinos Changing the World" and Remezcla included Reyes on their list of "10 Up And Coming Latinx Poets You Need To Know."
Prof. Roberto Gonzales will lead the discussion, followed by a spoken word poetry performance by Reyes.
This event is organized by UndocuAllies and co-sponsored by the...