Thursday, February 3, 2011

2011 Latin American Studies Conference, California State University San Bernardino


FRIDAY 22, California State University, San Bernardino

Coffee and Registration 9:00 Upper Commons
Welcome 9:15 Upper Commons
Eri Yasuhara, Dean of College of Arts and Letters


Session 1 9:20 - 10:20 Pine Room
Graduate Student Roundtable----CSULA
Chair: Angela Vergara, Department of History, CSULA
Desire for Oppression: Semiotics Behind Argentina’s Dirty War, Patrcick Benjamin
_ e Aesthetic Praxis of Liberation, Jimmy Centeno
Panama’s US educated Elite and the maintanence of a dual allegiance power structure,
Maria Samaniego

Session 1B 9:20 - 10:20 Panorama Room
Graduate Student Roundtable----CSULA
Chair: Michal Kohout, Geography, CSUSB
Radical Activism through Theater: Teatro Jornalero sin fronteras, Xochitl Quintero
Origins and Continuance of women’s participation in Mariachi and the Cultural and
Transnational implications: California, Cindy Reifl er Flores
Los mensajeros de narco tráfi co, Carla Villanueva


Keynote 10:40 - 11:50 SMSU Th eater
Introduction: Paul Amaya, Director of Center for International Studies and Programs
“MADRE: PERILOUS JOURNEY WITH A SPANISH NOUN”
Liza Bakewell, Brown University



Session 2 12:00 - 1:00 Pine Room
Graduate Student Roundtable-----Soka University
Labor and Migration in the San Diego/Tijuana Border
Chair: Tomas Crowder Taraborrelli, Soka University
Taeko Iwamoto, Heather Hallahan, Maiko Miura, María Valdovinos, Martha Valle


Session 2B 1 2:00 - 1:00 Panorama Room
Graduate Student Roundtable-----California State University, Fullerton
Chair: Michal Kohout, Geography, CSUSB
Ana Rosa Ramírez, “The Changing Structure of Cuban Agriculture”
Juan Antonio Tavárez, “Sor Juana: El vuelo del águila”

Lunch 1:00 - 2:00 Obershaw Dining Room
Introductions: Antonieta Gallegos-Ruiz, World Languages and Literatures, CSUSB
Ballet Folklorico de CSUSB with Janette Peña, María Paredez, Ana Rosa González,
Veronica Resendez, Cristina Ruiz, Rocío Ruiz, and Edgar Astorga

Session 3 2:00 - 3:00 Pine Room
Indigenous Cultures-----CSUSB
Chair: Nena Torrez, Language Literacy and Culture, CSUSB
Universidad Intercultural: Seven years later, Robin Larsen, Professor Emeritus and
Antonieta Gallegos-Ruiz, World Languages and Literatures



Sponsored by
College of Arts and Letters
Center for International Studies and Programs
International Institute
NEH Humanities Institutional Grant
World Languages and Literatures


Article in the newspaper El (The) Chicano Weekly about the Conference and our presentation: