Latin America

  • Founded
    1971
  • Seminar Number
    515

This seminar is devoted to developing a better understanding of the region, presenting current research and thinking in disciplines that range from anthropology to economics, history, human rights, political science, religion, literature, and the arts. In addition to scholars affiliated with the academic community, speakers are invited from the private sector, international organizations, and governments. The seminar, whose membership also reflects a broad range of disciplines, offers the framework for a lively exchange of ideas on Latin America, its past, present, and future.


Chair
Dr. Christopher Sabatini
cs2773@columbia.edu

Rapporteur
Maria Jose Meza Cuadra Bedoya
mm4935@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

10/05/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
THE ECOLOGICAL TURN IN LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND FILM
Jorge Marcone, Rutgers University
Abstract

Closing remarks by Jean F. Cappello,



11/02/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
POPULAR SUPPORT FOR DEMOCRACY IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
Mitchell A. Seligson, Vanderbilt University
Abstract




12/07/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Race and Inequality in the New Cuba
Katrin Hansing, Baruch College, CUNY
Abstract




02/01/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Frank Tannenbaum’s Thought and Work
Barbara S. Weinstein, New York University
Abstract




03/01/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
The Economics of Colombia’s Peace Process
Jose Antonio Ocampo, Columbia University
Abstract




04/05/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
National Sovereignty and Foreign Policy in Latin America
Iliana Rodriguez Santibañez, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico City
Abstract




05/03/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Security and Police Reform in Central America
Mark Ungar,
Abstract