Imagining Latinidades: Articulations of National Belonging

Our Next Event is Right Around the Corner!

Imagining Latinidades in Global and National Perspective

September 19-21, 2019; Iowa City Public Library

In this opening conference for the Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar, six invited scholars of Latina/o/x studies help frame the larger scope of a yearlong conversation about “Imagining Latinidades.” Speakers include the following:

Thursday 9/19

6:30-8:00pm Opening Keynote Address
Anna Sampaio

Friday 9/20

9:00-9:30 Coffee and pastries
9:30-10:45 Valarie Martinez-Ebers
  Caras Latinas en el Espejo: Representation and Latina Elected Officials
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:15 Gina Pérez
12:15-1:30 Lunch on your own
1:30-2:45 Arlene Dávila



Roundtable Discussion with Martinez-Ebers, Pérez, and Dávila

Saturday 9/21

10-30-11:00 Coffee and pastries
11:00-12:15 Natalia Molina
12:15-1:30 Lunch on your own
1:30-2:45 Claudia Milian



Roundtable Discussion with Sampaio, Molina, and Milian

This multi-day event will also coincide with the start of Latina/o Heritage Month (September 15-October 15). All events will be at the Iowa City Public Library. The Iowa City Public Library is conveniently located in downtown Iowa City, with nearby parking and bus stops. Please visit the ICPL’s site for more information about how to get there.