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3rd Meeting CACSC Interdisciplinary Workshop: "Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile"

The UCLA Center for Argentina, Chile and the Southern cone (CACSC) presents "Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile" by Dr. Macarena Gomes-Barris from the Department of Sociology and American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

The UCLA Center for Argentina, Chile and the Southern Cone will host the third meeting of the Center’s Workshop.  The goal of this initiative is to provide an interdisciplinary space at the UCLA campus where scholars working on Argentina, Chile or the Southern Cone, can present their work and interact with each other.  The workshop will include presentations by faculty and doctoral students from UCLA and Southern California, and may also include speakers coming from out of town.
Next week, on Tuesday, June 2, from noon to 1pm, in Bunche 10383, Macarena Gómez-Barris, Assistant Professor in Sociology and American Studies & Ethnicity at USC, will present excerpts of her book ”Where Memory Dwells: Culture and State Violence in Chile.”  This will be the last meeting of the 2008-2009 academic year.
Chapter 1: Ice and Political Heat: Cultural Memory Mediates the Past
Chapter 4: Documenting Absence:Ghostly Screens Unsettle the Past

A light lunch will be provided. Macarena Gmez-Barris book excerpts are available on this website.


Cost : Free and Open to the public

GloriaTovar
(310) 825-4571
gtovar@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Argentina, Chile and the Southern Cone

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