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Ten scholars, eight topics

September 18,. 2013

Ten Colorado State University scholars will speak five brown bag lunch events -- 'Latin American Studies Scholars: A colloquium featuring CSU researchers.' The events are being held in conjunction with CSU's celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Fernando Valerio-Holguin, professor of Latin American Literature,  will talk about 'the representation that Dominican writers in the U.S. make of their culture of origin and of their adopted country.'Thursdays
Noon to 1 p.m.
Morgan Library Event Hall

Feed your mind with an exciting brown bag series hosted by the CSU Libraries: "Latina(o) / Latin American Studies Scholars: A colloquium featuring CSU researchers."

The series is a part of the 2013 National Hispanic Heritage Month celebration and  will highlight ten scholars on campus who are researching topics in Latina(o)/Latin American studies.

Free, no registration required

Two research topics will be featured at each session. Coffee and tea will be provided.

This program is free, open to the public, and no registration is required.

Upcoming programs

Thursday, September 26

Anita Alves Peña - “Latino farmworkers in the United States: What data tells us about this special population and implications for agricultural labor policy”

Anita Alves Pena, associate professor of economics, will reveal what data tells us about Latino farmworkers working in the U.S.Gillian Bowser & Kate Wilkins - “Framing ecological research: Campesinos, Bofedales and the Cordillera Blanca Mountains of Peru”

Thursday, October 3

Kim Bundy-Fazioli - “Abuelos Cuidando a Nietos: A literature review of Latino grandparent caregivers”

Nereida Perdigon - “The experience of Latina students during their first year of attendance at a four-year college”

Thursday, October 10

Marcela Velasco - “Hydroelectricity, environmental injustice and Afro-Colombian governance in the Anchicaya River”

Francisco Leal - “Cocaine against ‘magic realism’ and the Latin American literary boom”

Contact: Jimena Sagas
Phone: (970) 491-5422