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...
Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes Associate Professor and Director of Latina/o Studies Program, University of Michigan
Please join us for the launch of the Latina/o Studies Working Group!
Puerto Rican drag queens and transgender women have played a central role in American avant-garde cinema and performance, LGBT activism, and contemporary mass-media entertainment. In this talk I discuss Mario Montez’s pioneering negotiation...