Latin American Committee

The Latin American Committee (LAC)

Date & Time April 19, 2019 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location
Olin 007
Program
Latin American Committee

Panel discussion "Gender Inequality and Gender Rights in Latin America"

The Latin American Committee (LAC) will be hosting a panel on “Gender Inequality and Gender Rights in Latin America” which will explore the current issues faced by women in the region and the movements in response to these challenges. Joining us will be Prof. Kimberly Theidon, who is the Henry J. Leir Professor of International Humanitarian Studies and Co-Director of Gender Analysis and Women’s Leadership Program at Fletcher, Prof. Nina Gerassi-Navarro, Professor of Latin American Literature and Director of Latin American Studies, and Prof.

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Date & Time March 1, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Cabot 206
Program
Latin American Committee

Migration in Latin America

Whether driven by the hope of a better future or forced by conflict, migration is essential to human survival. With the significant changes in migration flows in Latin America within the last decade, it is important to understand the push and pull factors that cause human migration and its effects on individuals, society and the economy as a whole. The purpose of this panel is to help individuals understand migration in the Latin American context.

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Date & Time February 14, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Braker 113
Program
Latin American Committee

LAC weekly discussion: Natural Disaster Migrants

Natural disaster migrants are on the rise. With increasing global temperatures, certain Latin American populations find themselves bracing for increasingly intense hurricanes, tornadoes, and tsunamis. Come join us as we discuss this phenomenon.  This topic will also cover enclaves that suffer forced displacement due to earthquakes. Discussion points will include: climate change; natural disaster preparedness and under-resourcing; migration statistics; policy recommendations; individual narratives.

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Date & Time January 31, 2019 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Breaker 113
Program
Latin American Committee

The Latin American Committee Weekly Meeting

The Latin American Committee (LAC) is an academic-focused student group that promotes discourse about cultural, social, political, historical and economic issues and current events specific to the Latin American region through weekly discussions, panels with guest speakers, and a day-long symposium. LAC seeks to create a space in which students can learn from experts and their fellow students about diverse topics pertaining to Latin America.

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