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Middle Eastern Communities in Latin America

The objective of this symposium is to initiate a discussion at UCLA on multiple facets of Middle Eastern communities in Latin America with the objective of elaborating a broader research project.

Thursday, May 15, 2008
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095


  • John Tofik Karam, DePaul University, “Another Arabesque: Syrian-Lebanese Ethnicity in Neoliberal Brazil”
  •  Camila Pastor, UCLA, The Mashreq in Mexico: Making Class in the Postcolonial World”
  •  Christina E. Civantos, University of Miami, Between Argentines and Arabs: Argentine Orientalism, Arab Immigrants, and the Writing of Identity”

Cost : Free and open to the public

(310) 825-4571

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Latin American Institute

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