Location: 1644 SSWB/International Institute
Friday, March 7, 9-4pm, in 1644 SSWB/International Institute
LACS will be hosting the day-long Race, Religion & Empire: The Aiton Conference in Latin American History, which will consist of a morning panel with Caribbeanists and an afternoon panel with Andeanists. Invited panelists include John Garrigus (History, University of Texas at Arlington), Irene Silverblatt (Cultural Anthropology and History, Duke University), Kenneth Mills (History, University of Toronto), Peter Gose (Anthropology, Carleton University), Alejandro de la Fuente (History, University of Pittsburgh), and Francisco Scarano (History, University of Wisconsin.) Richard Turits (History and CAAS, University of Michigan) and Bruce Mannheim (Anthropology, University of Michigan) will be chairing the panels.
Continental Breakfast - 9:00-9:30am
Caribbean Perspectives Panel- 9:30am-12:00 noon
Lunch - 12:00-1:30pm
Andean Perspectives Panel- 1:30-4:00pm
All are welcome - please RSVP when possible to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 3 in order to better plan the event. *We have set up a Coursetools website for this conference – all who have confirmed attendance should have access to it already. If not, please email email@example.com, or if you are from outside the University of Michigan, and would like to access the site, please visit https://ctools.umich.edu/portal/site/!gateway/page/1091327577219-1420518 and follow the instructions to set up a friend account.
This event has also been co-sponsored by the Departments of History, Anthropology, African and African-American Studies, the International Institute, and the Doctoral Program in Anthropology and History. This conference is also part of the International Institute’s Religious Claims and Crossings Series.