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Friday, February 16, 2018

Wayne State University - "Nuestros Cuentos: Latina/o/x Narratives Amid DACA"


WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY is pleased to announce its call for submissions for its 9th Annual Latiino/a and Latin American Research Conference: “Nuestros Cuentos: Latina/o/x Narratives Amid DACA” on Saturday, April 21. This year’s theme invites participants to explore the historical and contemporary roles of narratives in Latina/o/x identities and to consider the ways in which reclaiming Latina/o/x narratives through self-expression and self-representation politically resists victimizing and discriminatory narratives of Latina/o/x experiences, including but not limited to immigrant experiences and undocumented experiences. The deadline for submissions is Sunday, March 4. For more information, click here.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Borderline: Discussion Hip Hop, Immigration, and International Relations


THE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDY AND NORTHROP present “Borderline: Discussing Hip Hop, Immigration, and International Relations” on Thursday, March 1 at 3:30PM in the Ellie and Tom Crosby Seminar Room of Northrop. This panel discussion will look at the upcoming dance performance from Company Wang Ramirez of Borderlines. The discussion includes examining the role of dance to analyze international relations, issues of immigrations and borders, and hip hop in an international context. For more information, click here.

RIGS Dissertation Writing Retreat


THE RACE, INDIGENEITY, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY STUDIES INITIATIVE is pleased to announce its RIGS Dissertation Writing Retreat. The retreat is from June 4 – 8, 2018 and encourages applications from UMN dissertation writers who are broadly engaged with and/or committed to addressing in their research some of the most pressing socio-economic issues and inequalities of our time. Applications open are due on Monday, April 23. For more information, click here.