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Upcoming Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Lecture: Marcia Ochoa, “Queen for a Day: Transformistas, Beauty Queens, and the Performance of Femininity in Venezuela”

Maria Ochia, Feminist Studies, University of California Santa Cruz

The Institute for Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, the Department of African-American Studies, the Department of Anthropology, and the Center for Latin American and Latino/a Studies, announce this year’s Anne L. Harper Annual Lecture, to be delivered by Dr. Marcia Ochoa, … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publications: Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution and The Haitian Declaration of Independence, ed.

Julia Gaffield, Department of History

Prof. Julia Gaffield of the History Department has not one but two recent publications, now available at the GSU Library. The first, Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution (2015), is an account of the aftermath of Haitian … Continue reading

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Guest Lecture on Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas and Sustainable Development

GSU’s Center for Latin American and Latino/a Studies and the Department of Anthropology are sponsoring a lecture by Dr. Theresa Williamson, Founder and Director of Catalytic Communities (CatComm) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Favelas at the Vanguard: Rethinking Our Assumptions in … Continue reading

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