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April 26, 2018

Border Politics: A Panel Discussion

Students United for Immigrant Equality and the Institute for the Study of the Americas present a panel discussion concerning recent developments in immigration legislation with regard to the construction of a border wall and its implications for both migrants and citizens alike. Panelists include Hannah Gill, director of the Latino Migration Project; Angela Stuesse, assistant professor of anthropology and global studies; and Barbara Sostaita, doctoral student in the Department of Religious Studies. The discussion will be followed by a meet…

Start: April 26, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

April 27, 2018

Elizabeth Schwall, ‘Dance as a Public Good in Cuba: 1959-1980’

This presentation investigates how and why dance became a public good in Cuba in the 1960s and 1970s. This history involved dance leaders developing a nationwide system of dance schools, as well as efforts to create an informed public through dance appreciation initiatives. As a result of these campaigns, hundreds of thousands of Cuban citizens danced and watched dance, consolidating Cuba’s reputation as an island of dancing publics. Elizabeth Schwall earned her doctorate in Latin American and Caribbean history from…

Start: April 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: April 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, DeBerry Board Room 3009
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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