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The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) coordinates an event schedule with broad-based programming featuring presenters from diverse disciplines. LACS will organize and sponsors more than 50 public lectures, workshops, performances, and conferences over the course of the academic year.

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  • Book Presentation and Discussion with Pedro Porbén

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    Date: 04/01/2015; 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location: RLL Commons, 4th floor MLB


  • Artist Interview: Gilberto Gil

    Presented by the Brazil Initiative at LACS. Sponsored by University Musical Society (UMS) Read More
    Speaker: Performer: Gilberto Gil
    Date: 04/03/2015; 5:30 PM
    Location: U-M Museum of Art Stern Auditorium (525 S. State St., Ann Arbor)


  • UMS Performance. Gilbertos Samba: Gilberto Gil, vocals and guitar

    Sponsored by University Musical Society (UMS) Read More
    Speaker: Vocals and Guitar: Gilberto Hill
    Date: 04/04/2015; 8:00 PM
    Location: Hill Auditorium


  • “Why do they flee” with Padre Melo

    Organized by: Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice (Latin American Task Force) and the St. Mary Student Parish Read More
    Speaker: Father Ismael Moreno (Padre Melo), Compañía de Jesús, Director of Radio Progreso
    Date: 04/08/2015; 12:00 PM
    Location: 2609 School of Social Work Building, 1080 S. University Ave.


  • History, Health, and Rights in Guatemala

    Sponsors: Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Program in International and Comparative Studies; Human Rights Initiative; Science, Technology & Society Program; Sexual Rights and Reproductive Justice Program Read More
    Speaker: Susan M. Reverby and Victoria Sanford; Moderator: Sueann Caulfield
    Date: 04/08/2015; 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location: 1014 Tisch Hall


  • Film Screening: Body Games. Capoeira and Ancestry

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    Speaker: Matthias Röhrig Assunção, professor of history, University of Essex
    Date: 04/15/2015; 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: University of Michigan Museum of Art, Stern Auditorium


  • Mirrored Mountains: A Panel on Mayan Language, Folktales, and Community around Lake Atitlán, Guatemala

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    Speaker: Judith M. Maxwell, Ajpub' Pablo García Ixmatá, Janice C. Paul
    Date: 04/17/2015; 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Location: Studio 2, Walgreen Drama Center, 1226 Murfin Avenue


  • Area Studies Graduation

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    Date: 05/01/2015; 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: 1636 International Institute/SSWB, 1080 S. University