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CLAS Symposium: Histories of Illegality and Violence in Latin America

CLAS invites you to join us at Bolívar House on Friday, March 24 for a symposium on the Histories of Illegality and Violence in Latin America.
The schedule and presentation titles are as follows:
10am - 10:20am: Welcome Breakfast
10:20am - 12:15pm: Panel "Law and/or Justice"
Barbara Weinstein, New York University - "'Lawfare': The Rule of Law and Anti-democratic Politics in Brazil, 1930s to Present"
Pablo A. Piccato, Columbia University - "The Murderer as an Author and the Gap Between Truth and Justice in Modern Mexico"
12:15pm - 1:15pm: Lunch
1:15pm - 3:50pm: Panel "From the Local to the Global"
Ana Raquel Minian, Stanford University - "Unauthorized on Both Sides of the Border"
José C. Moya, Barnard College - "Violence in Latin America in a Historical and Global Perspective"
Marjorie Becker, University of Southern California - "Music, Such Sudden Music: When Mexican Women Altered Space in Time."
3:50pm - 4:20pm: Coffee Break
4:20pm - 6:15pm: Panel "Hidden Violence"
Andrew Konove, UT San Antonio - "Street Fights: Confrontation and Collaboration in Mexico City's Black Market"
Alexandra Minna Stern, University of Michigan - "From Preventative Eugenics to Genetic Justice in Latin America"
6:15pm - 6:45pm: Q&A and Concluding Remarks



Friday, March 24, 2017. 10:00 AM


Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Center for Latin American Studies, Humanities Center


(650) 725-0383


Free and Open to the Public