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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 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.

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.

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.”

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. 

Note: We were only able to feature part of the chat in the podcast. You may listen to the full conversation with Professor González here.

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

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