THE SOCIAL CARTOGRAPHIES OF LATIN AMERICA WORKING GROUP invites you to a talk by Sharlene Mollett “Land grabs” are big news in international development. Investment in large-scale agricultural development is presented both as another tool for poverty reduction and a major factor driving poverty as “poor” people struggle to control access to land, livelihoods and food. This paper complicates prevailing […]
Please join us this Thursday, December 4th for our second meeting of the UNC-Duke Latin American Politics Working Group. Professor Aníbal Pérez-Liñán is discussing his work on Democratic Breakdown and Survival in Latin America.
Ariana E. Vigil reading from her new book War Echoes: Gender and Militarization in US Latina/o Cultural Production This talk will draw upon distinct themes from previous readings (at Balance at Accuracy in Media, for instance). If you can’t come, buy the book and read it. https://www.facebook.com/internationalistbooks?ref=br_tf