SFS history professor John Tutino recently published New Countries: Capitalism, Revolutions, and Nations in the Americas, 1750–1870, a volume focusing on independence and associated political economic development in the Americas.
On Friday night four well-recognized figures of the world of writing and translation spoke after performing their pieces at the Mortara Center as part of a Georgetown University Center for Latin American Studies event titled “The Art of Poetry and Politics.” Translator Forrest Gander, and poet Valerie Mejer performed pieces inspired by Mejer’s experiences of her home country, México.
Meghan Birch, PhD candidate in Spanish Linguistics in the Department of Spanish, talks about her experience and views after attending a CLAS event featuring Ambassador Michael A. Hammer.
Monica Arruda de Almeida is an adjunct professor at the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at Georgetown University. Her research focus is on illicit economies, with an emphasis on anti-money laundering efforts. From 2005 to 2008, she was a faculty fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Naomi Glassman is a recent graduate student from the Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), where she pursued Master’s degree in Latin American Studies and her Juris Doctor (J.D.) through a Dual Degree Program. She completed her studies May 2018.
Eric Salgado is recent graduate from the Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), where he completed a Master’s degree in Latin American Studies with distinction. A 2015 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellow, Eric is now working as a Foreign Service Officer (FSO) overseas. Eric completed his degree May 2017.
Monica Arruda de Almeida, Ph.D. arrived in the U.S. in 1994 in Brazil. Before pursuing her academic career, she was a journalist in Rio de Janeiro and then the United States. Dr. Arruda de Almeida was recently interviewed by BSFS fellow, Rocío Mondragón Reyes (SFS’19, Culture and Politics Major, Portuguese Minor).
Angelo Rivero-Santos, Ph.D. was born and primarily raised in Venezuela. He currently serves the Georgetown community as a Professor and Academic Advisor to the M.A. program in Latin American Studies. His work in academia intersects with various other factors of his values and prior work experiences as an educator and Venezuelan diplomat.
Fr. Matthew Carnes publishes “The Challenges of Formalizing Labor in Latin America.” and is interviewed by the Dialogue’s online publication, the Latin American Advisor.
Dr. Anna Deeny Morales is a literary critic and translator and an adjunct professor at the Center for Latin American Studies. She received her doctoral degree from the University of California, Berkeley. On October 2016, Northwestern University Press published Dr. Deeny’s latest translation, a book of poems written by Raul Zurita titled Sky Below: Selected Works.
Tuesday, September 13 Dr. Erick Langer was inducted into the Academia Boliviana de la Historia at the Campo Ferial Chuquiago Marka in La Paz, Bolivia. El Diario de Bolivia published an article covering the award ceremony.