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entreVistas PODCAST

Chats about Latin American politics, culture, and history, featuring faculty, students, and visitors at the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Chicago.

Episode 6 (September 2020): Surinamese Artist, Marcele Pinas, on His Roots, His Work, and His Community

Marcel Pinas, a Surinamese artist with Maroon roots, traces his professional and personal journey to becoming an internationally-recognized artist as well as a community activist and advocate. READ THE TRANSCRIPT HERE.

Note: We were only able to feature part of the chat in the podcast. You can listen to the full conversation with Pinas here.
Read the full, uncut interview transcript here.

Episode 5 (June 2020): Mareike Winchell on Indigenous Citizenship and Political Action in Bolivia

Winchell, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, discusses her research in Bolivia, where she studies questions of indigeneity and governance and how histories of agrarian servitude have shaped the terms of citizenship and political inclusion in the present. READ THE TRANSCRIPT HERE.

Episode 4 (May 2020): Sarah Osten on Life in Academia after the LACS MA

Osten, Associate Professor of History at the University of Vermont completed the LACS MA program and went on to obtain her PhD in History at the University of Chicago. Here she discusses her time on campus as an MA student, her transition into the History PhD program, and her experience navigating the job market post-graduation. READ THE TRANSCRIPT HERE.

Episode 3 (January 2020): Ryan Jobson and Decolonizing Anthropology

Jobson, Neubauer Family Assistant Professor in Anthropology, discusses issues raised in his article with Jafari Allen, entitled “The Decolonizing Generation: (Race and) Theory in Anthropology since the Eighties.” READ THE TRANSCRIPT HERE.

Episode 2 (July 2018): Yanilda María González and Participatory Security in Latin America

 

González, Assistant Professor in the School of Social Service Administration, discusses her research on participatory security in Buenos Aires, São Paulo, and Bogotá. READ THE TRANSCRIPT HERE.

Note: We were only able to feature part of the chat in the podcast. You can listen to the full conversation with Professor González here.
Read the full, uncut interview transcript here.

Episode 1 (May 2018): Miguel Caballero Vázquez and Monumental Anxieties

Caballero, Collegiate Assistant Professor of Humanities at the University of Chicago, is currently completing a book manuscript, Monumental Anxieties, On the Countroversy Of Monumentality and the Reinvention Of Monuments between the 1920s and 1970s.
READ THE TRANSCRIPT HERE.