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LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES (LAS) ~ California State University-Los Angeles


Día de los muertos (Day of the Dead) Fall 2012




Fall Quarter Performance

Thursday November 29,


More information: Cynthia Reifler Flores (Cynthia.Flores22@calstatela.edu)


"Solidarity Baby:"

Central American/Immigrant Family Narratives of Pupusas, Puentes and Pasión  

A Reading & Film Screening with Maya Chinchilla

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 King Hall B 3016, 3:15-­‐4:10 p.m.


Maya Chinchilla is a Central American/Guatemalan poet, performer, video artist, and educator.  She is a founding member of the performance group “Las Manas" and has curated artistic events investigating and celebrating the intersection of politics, media and art for more than 15 years. Her most recent short film "SOLIDARITY BABY" is the poetic journey of her experience as a child of the Central American solidarity movement based on a poem of the same name and powerful imagery of the times to build bridges between her family history and present day immigrant rights struggles.

SPONSORED BY Latin American Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies,	 Chicano Studies, and Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio	Social (MALCS) de CSULA

More information: despino@calstatela.edu


Sowing Struggle: Urban and Rural Social Movements in Tlaxcala, Mexico

Luz Rivera Martinez

Lead Organizer with the Consejo Nacional Urbano


provided by a MSN representative


SPONSORED BY Latin American Studies Program and

the Mexico Solidarity Network (MSN) & Latin American Studies Society


Young Mexico in Revolt: Student Unrest and State Response during the Long Sixties

Jaime Pensado, University of Notre Dame

May 23, 6:15 - 7:45 P.M. King Hall C 4075

Jaime Pensado is Assistant Professor of History and Fellow of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and the Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) at the University of Notre Dame. He specializes in contemporary Mexican history, student movements, youth culture, and the Cold War. Professor Pensado is currently completing, Young Mexico in Revolt: Student Unrest and State Response during the Long Sixties. His publications include "Between Cultured Young Men and Mischievous Children: Youth Transgression and Protest in Late Nineteenth Century Mexico," in The Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, and the forthcoming articles, "El movimiento politécnico de 1956: la primera revuelta estudiantil en México de los sesentas," in Renate Marsiske, ed., Movimientos Estudiantiles en la Historia de América Latina: Volumen IV, and ""To Assault with the Truth": The Revitalization of Conservative Militancy in Mexico During the 1960s," in The Americas. â€¨Professor Pensado received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Chicago and his B.A. and M.A. in Latin American Studies from CSULA.

.For more information, contact Enrique Ochoa (eochoa3@calstatela.edu)



Mexican film director show her last documentary

followed by a Q & A with the audience

May 17 at 4pm (in Spanish w/English subtitles)

Venue: CSULA, Golden Eagle Ballroom, free event.


Alejandra Sánchez previously directed Bajo Juarez (a beautiful documentary on the murders of girls and women in Ciudad Juarez). 

Mrs. Sanchez teaches film in Mexico City and has produced educational programs for Mexican television on women’s rights and sexual diversity.

This event is sponsored by the Latin American Studies Program, the Association of Students of Spanish, Women’s Studies, and the Department of Modern Languages at CSULA.

Ancient Mesoamerican civilizations—
a journey from Teotihuacan to Tenochtitlan

Two-day conference to feature

Alfredo López Austin and other distinguished scholars

Friday, February 10 (State Playhouse) and

Saturday February 11 (Golden Eagle Ballroom).


.To pay homage to international Mesoamerican scholar Alfredo López Austin, the Art History Society of California State University, Los Angeles is hosting a conference to explore the culture, history and art of ancient sites in Mexico—the cities of Teotihuacan, Xochicalco, Cholula, Tula and Tenochtitlan.

The conference—entitled “Teotihuacan to Tenochtitlan: Cultural Continuity in Central America”—features topics that range from archaeology to ulama, an ancient Mesoamerican ballgame. Other sessions will cover topics, such as Aztec and Teotihuacan new discoveries, codices, cosmology, architectural buildings, paintings and feather mosaic, and buried offerings.

The two-day conference will also feature distinguished scholars in the field of Mesoamerica: Eduardo Matos Moctezuma of the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Mexico and founder of the Templo Mayor Project; Diana Magaloni-Kerpel, director of the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico; Leonardo López Luján, current director of the Templo Mayor Project; David Carrasco, professor of Mesoamerican Religion at Harvard University; John Pohl, adjunct professor of anthropology and art history at UCLA; Karl Taube, professor of anthropology at UC Riverside; and Kevin Terraciano, professor of history at UCLA.

For more information, contact Manuel Aguilar Moreno (MAguila2@calstatela.edu)

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