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Americas Latino Festival, Amazing Speakers & Events to Check Out! Nov 16th – 19th


AMERICAS LATINO FESTIVAL  CU Campus, Boulder, Denver, Nov. 16-19th.


Highlighted Events:

Junot Diaz, “Writing the New Americas” Book Reading and Q&A, Nov. 16, Boulder Public Library, 7:30pm

Percussion and Dance workshop for all ages with Barrio E, CU Museum of Natural History, Nov. 17, 3:30pm

Ray Suarez, “Latino Americans: The 500-Year Legacy that Shaped a Nation”, at Boulder Public Library, Nov. 16, 12:30pm

Laura Esquivel, “Testimonies of Encounters: West-East/North-South”, at Boulder Public Library, Nov. 17, 2:30pm

Irene Vilar, “Latina Mental Health, Depressions, and Overcoming Adversity and Stigma”, Old Main, Nov. 17, 4:30pm

“South of the Border” by Oliver Stone, Muenzinger, Nov. 17, 9:00pm

Performance by Guillermo Gomez Pena and Saul Garcia Lopez, Black Box in ATLAS, Nov. 18, 7pm

Coffee Talk: “What is the value of truth?” by Graham Oddie (CU Boulder, Philosophy)

in Hellems 269 (Morris Reading Room), Tuesday, Nov. 12th, 3:30pm

Research/Funding Opportunities

• Call for Applications: Young Scholars Symposium, University of Notre Dame, Deadline: Jan. 15, 2014

Read on for more details. Please let us know if you are aware of any Latin America-related events to announce.

* This event is co-sponsored by LASC, the CU host of the event.

Coffee Talk: “What is the value of truth?” by Graham Oddie (CU Boulder, Philosophy)

Tuesday, Nov. 12th

Hellems 269 (Morris Reading Room)


For more information: www.colorado.edu/philosophy/chps

Young Scholars Symposium, University of Notre Dame

The Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce their inaugural Virgilio Elizondo Distinguished Visiting Professorship named for their esteemed senior ILS colleague, the eminent theologian, Fr. Virgilio Elizondo. The inaugural visiting professor is Dr. Arlene Davila, Professor of Anthropology, Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. Professor Davila’s activities on the Notre Dame campus will include a symposium for advanced doctoral students and pre-tenured professors. They seek applications from young scholars who are working on a dissertation, a book, or another research project. Successful nominees will attend Professor Davila’s public lecture and participate in a symposium at which they will present a dissertation chapter or essay draft for discussion with Professor Davila and ILS faculty fellow. ILS will cover all expenses and offer an honorarium of $500 to each young scholar selected to participate in these events, which will take place April 23-25, 2014 at the University of Notre Dame.

Applicants are asked to submit a CV, one letter of recommendation, and a brief (2 pages or less) application letter that presents (a) a general summery of your dissertation project and/or overall research agenda, (b) a précis of your proposed chapter or essay submission for the symposium, (c) a statement of your progress to date on the overall project and on the proposed chapter or essay submission, and (d) a statement of how specifically Professor Davila’s expertise and mentorship will enhance your research. Please submit your application materials no later than January 15, 2014 to latino@nd.edu.