CLAS Symposium: Histories of Illegality and Violence in Latin America

Friday, March 24, 2017

10:00 am

Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row

Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies, Humanities Center

CLAS invites you to join us at Bolívar House on Friday, March 24 for a symposium on the Histories of Illegality and Violence in Latin America.

The schedule and presentation titles are as follows:

10am - 10:20am: Welcome Breakfast

10:20am - 12:15pm: Panel "Law and/or Justice"

Barbara Weinstein, New York University - "'Lawfare': The Rule of Law and Anti-democratic Politics in Brazil, 1930s to Present"

Pablo A. Piccato, Columbia University - "The Murderer as an Author and the Gap Between Truth and Justice in Modern Mexico"

12:15pm - 1:15pm: Lunch

1:15pm - 3:50pm: Panel "From the Local to the Global"

Ana Raquel Minian, Stanford University - "Unauthorized on Both Sides of the Border"

José C. Moya, Barnard College - "Violence in Latin America in a Historical and Global Perspective"

Marjorie Becker, University of Southern California - "Music, Such Sudden Music: When Mexican Women Altered Space in Time."

3:50pm - 4:20pm: Coffee Break

4:20pm - 6:15pm: Panel "Hidden Violence"

Andrew Konove, UT San Antonio - "Street Fights: Confrontation and Collaboration in Mexico City's Black Market"

Alexandra Minna Stern, University of Michigan - "From Preventative Eugenics to Genetic Justice in Latin America"

6:15pm - 6:45pm: Q&A and Concluding Remarks

Friday, March 24, 2017
10:00 am – 6:45 pm
Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row

Free and Open to the Public


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