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Friday, April 6

Documenting Diasporas: Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Latinos
1:00 pm to 5:30 pm
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with University Center for Int'l Studies (UCIS), Africana Studies, the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures and and The Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
Luz Amanda Hank
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Documenting Diasporas: Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Latinos
Symposium 04/06
1:00-6:00 p.m.
4130 Posvar Hall

Features Panelists:
Dr. Sherwin Bryant, African American Studies, Northwestern University
Dr. Kia Lilly Caldwell, African American Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill
Dr. Jennifer A. Jones, Sociology, Notre Dame University
Dr. Solsiree Del Moral, American Studies, Amherst College

African-descended populations in Latin America total over 150 million and nearly one quarter of the 57 million Latinos in the U.S. identify as Afro-Latino. This symposium highlights the range of sources – archival, literary, oral, digital, and visual – that researchers engage to analyze historical and contemporary diasporic experiences of Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Latinos.

For more information, email: pittmrv@gmail.com or lavst12@pitt.edu