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HIA Noon Talks

12:00pm-1:30pm 3201 Hart Hall

This year and next year, HIA will be hosting a Noon Talks series. UC Davis has recently hired a number of excellent scholars working on the Americas. This series allows them to feature their work. Be sure to mark your calendars if you would like to attend any of remaining lectures by the new professors. Refreshments will be served. All of these lectures will take place from 12pm to 1:30pm in 3201 Hart Hall.

Wednesday, May 9: "From the Kitchen to the Living Room: Percussion and Racial Democracy in Bahia (Brazil)" Presented by Juan Diego Diaz (Music)

Wednesday, May 23: "Averroes: The Pictorial After-lives of an Andalusian Philosopher " Presented by Tarek Elhaik (Anthropology)

In 2018-19 we look forward to hosting Christina Moya; Jeffrey Kahn; Fianna C di Montezemolo, Claudia Sánchez-Gutierrez; Diania Aramburu; Susy Zepeda; Javier Arbona; John López; and Omar García-Ponce.

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The Hemispheric Institute on the Americas is an interdisciplinary group bringing together faculty and graduate students that focus on the study of transnational processes in the American Hemisphere.

Our Goal includes promoting research to challenge the boundaries of disciplinary specialization and culture area studies, exploring the connections throughout the social, cultural, and economic landscape of the Western Hemisphere from an array of perspective and redirecting and redefining the study of Latin America from a broadly hemispheric viewpoint.

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Chuck Walker, Director Stephanie L. Ivory, Program Coordinator 

Phone: 530-752-3046
Fax: 530-752-5655 

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Schedule your appointment with a staff advisor today! Be sure to select "Latin Amer & Hemispheric Std (Minor) (Economics, History, EAS)" 

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