Monday, 2 December 2019 - 11:00am to 12:50pm
Western faculty in Latin American Studies will analyze the current conflicts in Bolivia and Chile for the campus community. Blanca Aranda, meridional Andes expert from Bolivia, is Associate Professor in Modern and Classical Languages. Max Barahona from Chile is Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies. Pedro Cameselle is Assistant Professor of Latin American History. Luis Portugal from Bolivia is Director of Western’s Latin American Studies Program. Tamara Lea Spira, a Chile scholar, is Associate Professor of Queer Studies in American Cultural Studies and Fairhaven College. The panel is chaired by Lourdes Gutiérrez Nájera, Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies in American Cultural Studies.