Free Latin American studies conference to feature O.C. educators
• Pedro Acuña of UC Irvine will speak during a panel Friday about “Historical Perspectives on Race, Gender and Culture.”
• Benamou, Carlos Vargas
, Cecilia Joulain
and Claudia G. Pineda
– all of UC Irvine – will participate in a panel Friday featuring film screenings and discussions called “Latina/o Youth At Risk: An Interdisciplinary, Transnational Dialogue.”
• Deysi Espinoza of Cal State Fullerton will take part Saturday in a panel titled “Going Home to Study Abroad: Latino/a Student Educational Delegations to Latin America.”
• Nathan Jones, Diana Kapiszewski, John Seth Alexander, Katja S. Newman, Robert Nyenhuis and Eric Mosinger – all of UC Irvine – are taking part in a panel Saturday titled “Who is in Control: Latin America’s Response to Weak Capacity.”
We’re told there is no charge to attend the conference.
The Pacific Coast Council on Latin American Studies is “an interdisciplinary organization composed of academics, professionals, students and other persons interested in promoting scholarly research and dialogue between the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean.”
For more information on the group, click here.