Venezuela at a Crossroads: Critical Perspectives
2/21. 6:00-8:00 pm.
The Graduate Center, Room 9206/9207

Join us for a conversation about the current juncture in Venezuela with a panel of engaged scholars with extensive research experience in the country. How can we make sense of the current crisis? What is the context of what has unfolded in the recent days and what is at stake? How did we get here and where do we go from here?

MARCH 2019


My Political Life
3/1. 6:00-8:00 pm.
The Graduate Center, Proshansky Auditorium

In association with the University of the West Indies, the CLACLS and IRADAC are pleased to extend a special invitation for you to join us at the New York Book Launch and reception for “My Political Life,” written by former Jamaican Prime Minister P.J. Patterson. RSVP required: info@heisconsults.com.


Black Histories, Museums and the Landscape of Memory in Brazil
03/06/2019. 6:00-9:00pm.
The Graduate Center, Room 9206

Join us for a conversation with Marcelo Abreu, Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the Federal University of Ouro Preto’s Institute of Human and Social Sciences.


Expert Witness Workshop
03/12/2019. 10:00am-3:00pm.
The Graduate Center

Join the CLACLS for a full day workshop on the Nuts and Bolts of being an Expert Witness. We will be joined by immigration attorneys, seasoned expert witnesses, and immigration scholars. While attendance is free, registration is required. This event is cosponsored by the Social Anatomy of the Deportation Regime Working Groups.


Soldiers of the Nation: Military Service and Modern Puerto Rico, 1868-1952
03/21/2019. 6:00-9:00pm.
The Graduate Center

Join us for a discussion with author, Harry Franqui-Rivera, Associate Professor of History at Bloomfield College, and Aldo Lauria Santiago, Professor in the Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies & Department of History, Rutgers University



APRIL 2019

Indigenous New York Series, Spring Workshop
04/9/2019. 6:00-9:00pm.
The Graduate Center

The Indigenous Migration NY workshop Series seeks to support stronger connections across the metropolitan area between and among different indigenous leaders, activists, and community members. The workshops will range from language activism to performance and arts, from food justice and public health to transnational practices of remembering. The series is co-sponsored by the Endangered Language Alliance.More details forthcoming.

MAY 2019

Grassroots Politics in Venezuela
05/09/2019. 6:00-9:00pm.
The Graduate Center, Room C198

In the face of convoluted times in Venezuela, what types of grassroot politics and organization have appeared? What role have these organizations historically played in the country?

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