CLACLS Open House
10/03. 3:00-6:00 pm.
The Graduate Center, Room 5419

Join the Center for Latin American Caribbean & Latino Studies for our Annual Open House at The Graduate Center, CUNY. We invite the GC community to learn more about the center’s research projects, fellowships and events. Come prepared to mingle, chat, eat and have a good time! This event is FREE and open to the public


Radical Poetics of “Escrita Mulher Negra” with Raquel Almeida
10/28. 6:30-8:30 pm.
The Graduate Center, Room 9205

Join the CLACLS for a performance/ Reading in Portuguese. Raquel Almeida, Creative Writer, Activist, Educator and Cultural Producer, Elo da Corrente Collective and Ayó Productions, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Author of Punga (2013), Sagrado Sopro (2015) and Contos de Yonu (Forthcoming December 2019). Followed by a Conversation in English and Portuguese on Intersectional Activism in Brazil: Challenges and Advances. Moderated by Sarah Soanirina Ohmer, Latin American and Latino Studies, Africana Studies, Women’s Studies, CUNY Lehman College.



Sugar, Slavery, and Plantation Space in 19th Century Cuba
11/13. 6:30-8:30 pm.
The Graduate Center, Room 9205

Join the CLACLS for a presentation by Reynaldo Ortiz-Minaya, PhD., a world-historical sociologist and professor at Brooklyn College, on his research on material and visual economies of sugar, slavery and plantation space in 19th century Cuba. Kathleen Lopez, Professor of History and Latino and Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University, will be the discussant.


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