In this artist talk, Pelaez Lopez will discuss the ways in which United Statian settler-law attempts to territorialize the imagination of migrant subjects and the types of intimate domestic struggles that this infringement in the imagination causes. Throughout the talk, the poet will share new and published work (poetry, installation, and visual art) that directly address what an alternative future might look like, centered on their mother's teachings.
Join the Muslim American Studies Working Group and the Latinx Studies Working Group in conversation with Dr. Sara Awartani, who is a Global American Studies Postdoctoral Fellow at the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History and a Lecturer in Ethnicity, Migration, Rights at Harvard University.
Join the Latinx Studies Working group in conversation with Professor Yolanda Martinez San Miguel of the University of MIami whose work centers around Colonial Latin American discourses and contemporary Caribbean and Latino narratives; colonial and postcolonial theory, sexuality and gender studies, migration and cultural studies.
Join us for a lunchtime talk and Q&A entitled "Right Revoked:Denationalization in the Dominican Republic Today" with Javiela Evangelista, Fellow at the Mahindra Humanities Center and Assistant Professor in the African American Studies Department at New York City College of Technology, one of the campuses of the City University of New York (CUNY). We will also talk over video chat with Reconoci.do, a movement of Dominicans of Haitian descent advocating for the right ...