Graduate Student Mini-Conference

Graduate Student Mini-Conference

Event Date

Andrews Conference Room

We are excited to invite the HIA community to a one-day conference featuring the work of some of the students who benefited from the HIA Summer Fellowship (2021) and who organized events with HIA funds. They are working on a variety of topics exploring the diversity of Latin American and Caribbean history, culture, and arts. 


10:00 - 10:25  I Am Who I Say I Am: Reclaiming Native American Identity Through Visual Sovereignty.      Haley Rains (Native American Studies)

10:25 - 10:50  An Elusive “Spiritual Conquest”: Contesting Native Idolatry and Conversion in Early New Spain, 1522-1585.        Alejandro Renteria (History) 

10:50 - 11:15  Anastasis Corporal, a Zoom theatre process with female victims of Colombia's armed conflict.     Sara Hart (Performance Studies)

11:15 - 11:40  Memory, Documentary, and the Peruvian Internal Armed Conflict.      Claudia Huerta (Spanish & Portuguese)

11:40 - 12:05  Masculinity and Alternative Sexuality in Contemporary Peruvian Novels.      Arcadio Bolaños Acevedo (Spanish & Portuguese)

12:05 - 12:30  Performing otherness in Guyanais dancehall.       Rashana Lydner (French & Francophone Studies)

12:30 - 1:00  Lunch