- This event has passed.
Virtual: North Carolina Conference on Latin American Studies (NCCLAS)
February 19, 2021 - February 20, 2021
Join the UNC-Duke Consortium in Latin American & Caribbean Studies and the Latin American Studies Program at UNC-Charlotte for the North Carolina Conference on Latin American Studies (NCCLAS).
The third annual NCCLAS will be dedicated to “Engaging Latin American Realities”. NCCLAS 2021 seeks to bring together scholars, specialists and graduate students in North Carolina engaged in the diverse and multiple disciplinary domains dedicated to Latin American and Latino/a studies, past and present.
Friday, February 19
Plenary Round Table | 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Latin America in Translation Series, featuring Cazar al Cazador: Detectives Tras Criminales de Lesa Humanidad by Pascale Bonnefoy
Key Note Address | 5 p.m.
Feminist Struggles in Latin America: Temporalities of Revolt
Saturday, February 20
Panel 1 | 9 – 10 a.m.
Memoria, Nación y Violencia en la Poesía Peruana Contemporánea
Teacher Workshop | 9 – 10 a.m.
Femmes of Freedom: Women & the Haitian Revolution
Roundtable 1 | 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Writing to Think: Implementing Anti-Racist Approaches to Teach Latin America in Times of Crisis
Panel 2 | 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Marginal Voices in Mexican Media, 1990s – Present
Panel 3 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Violence and Suffering in Latin American Literary Production
Panel 4 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Immigrant and Refugees Globally and in the United States
Panel 5 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Instabilities and Collective Responses: Labor and Housing Rights During the Pandemic
Panel 6 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Historical Communities of Modernism
Roundtable 2 | 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Community, Pedagogy, Interdisciplinarity: Lessons from a Working Group on Gender and Sexuality Studies in Latin America and the Caribbean Before and After COVID-19
Roundtable 3 | 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.
The Final Act: Latin American Migrants and ICE Deportation Machinery
Panel 7 | 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Heritage Languages and Sociolinguistics Among Learners of Spanish at the University at North Carolina at Greensboro
Panel 8 | 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.
Engagement in Latino, Multimedia Texts by Loss Pequeño Glazier, Jaime Cortez and Garvin Sierra
Panel 9 | 4 – 5 p.m.
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Conducting Fieldwork During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Reflections from South America
Panel 10 | 4 – 5 p.m.
Political Dynamics in Latin America
NCCLAS is made possible through funds from the US Department of Education, the Mellon Foundation, the William Wilson Brown Endowment, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Latin American Studies Program.