Events

Events

Upcoming Events

Thursday, November 15

"Let's Become Less": Networks and Nationalisms in the Feminist Challenge to 'Mass Sterilization' in Mexico and Brazil
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Presenter:
Rafael de la Dehesa
Location:
602 Cathedral of Learning
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, Dean Twyning and Year of PittGlobal
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Trimm
Contact Email:
ket82@pitt.edu

"Let's Become Less": Networks and Nationalisms in the Feminist Challenge to 'Mass Sterilization' in Mexico and Brazil

Thursday, November 15th
602 Cathedral of Learning
4:00 p.m.

This presentation explores the history of feminist and other societal mobilization around population policy, particularly "mass sterilization," in Mexico and Brazil. Against the transnational backdrop of Cold War geopolitics, it traces the role of social movements, national governments, and transnational networks in these histories.

This event is free and open to the public!

For more information, visit: gsws.pitt.edu

Monday, November 19

Invasion or Asylum?
Desperation and Violence in the Northern Triangle of Central America
Time:
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location:
Alcoa Room, Barco Law Building
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with Ford Institute for Human Security, University Center for International Studies (UCIS), Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) and Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies
Cost:
Free

Join us for a conference on drugs, gangs, violence, and migrants in Central America. The Northern Triangle, made up of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, remains one of the deadliest zones in the world, and a source of outward migration. Come and hear why.

November 19, 2018
Alcoa Room, Barco Law Building; University of Pittsburgh
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Presented by: The Ford Institute for Human Security, the University Center for International Studies (UCIS), the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), GSPIA, and the Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies.

Tuesday, November 27

CLAS Cinema Series: The Candidate
Time:
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with Spanish Film Club
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Diana Shemenski
Contact Phone:
4126487391
Contact Email:
clascinema@pitt.edu

The Center for Latin American Studies presents the CLAS Cinema Series Fall 2018:
September 11 ... The Future Perfect
October 2 ... On the Roof
October 23 ... Eyes of the Journey
November 6 ... Spider Thieves
November 27 ... The Candidate
December 4 ... The Queen of Spain

Tuesdays at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
6:30 P.M. - Pizza
7:00 P.M. - Movie

For more information, visit: https://clascinema.weebly.com/
Free & Open to the Public!
English subtitles provided.

Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies at Pitt, CLAS CINEMA Series, and Spanish Film Club by Pragda

For more information, visit: https://clascinema.weebly.com/

Friday, November 30

What Happened? Religion and Democracy in Brazil's 2018 Presidential Election
Time:
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Presenter:
Amy Erica Smith
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kelsey Trimm
Contact Phone:
4126487391
Contact Email:
ket82@pitt.edu

What Happened? Religion and Democracy in Brazil's 2018 Presidential Election
Lecture by Amy Erica Smith

In October 2018, Brazil’s far-rightist Jair Bolsonaro won the presidency with a wave of support from Evangelical and Pentecostal citizens. Drawing on a recent four-wave online panel study, this presentation will examine the roles of religion and democratic attitudes in shaping Brazilians’ support for Bolsonaro.

October 30, 2018
12:30 p.m.
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh

Free & open to the public!

For more information: ucis.pitt.edu/clas | ket82@pitt.edu

Amy Erica Smith (Ph.D, University of Pittsburgh, 2011) is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Iowa State University, and author of Religion and Brazilian Democracy: Mobilizing the People of God, which is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. Dr. Smith’s work has been published in top political science journals and supported by funders such as the National Science Foundation and Fulbright. She is excited to come home to Pittsburgh.

Tuesday, December 4

CLAS Cinema Series: The Queen of Spain
Time:
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with Spanish Film Club
Contact:
Diana Shemenski
Contact Phone:
4126487391
Contact Email:
clascinema@pitt.edu

The Center for Latin American Studies presents the CLAS Cinema Series Fall 2018:
September 11 ... The Future Perfect
October 2 ... On the Roof
October 23 ... Eyes of the Journey
November 6 ... Spider Thieves
November 27 ... The Candidate
December 4 ... The Queen of Spain

Tuesdays at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
6:30 P.M. - Pizza
7:00 P.M. - Movie

For more information, visit: https://clascinema.weebly.com/
Free & Open to the Public!
English subtitles provided.

Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies at Pitt, CLAS CINEMA Series, and Spanish Film Club by Pragda

For more information, visit: https://clascinema.weebly.com/