19th Hispanic & Lusophone Studies Symposium: Dimensions of Violence in Luso-Hispanic contexts

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This April 15-16th, the graduate student symposium will explore the distinct literary and cultural manifestations of violence in Luso-Hispanic contexts such as Latina/o, Latin American, and Iberian studies across a wide range of historical periods and academic disciplines. Possible themes include but are not limited to: torture, state violence, terrorism, violence in relation to gender, racial macro and micro-aggressions, economic, social and cultural oppression, trauma and memory, etc. We strive to deepen our understanding of historical changes and contexts that shape particular violent episodes as well as common threads that may unite them across geographic and temporal divisions. Continue reading