Video Archives

In an effort to encourage the study of topics within Latin American Studies, from local to global contexts, and to help create an active learning experience beyond the classroom, the program promotes relevant events on the University of San Diego campus. Latin American Studies has sponsored or co-sponsored the following events, among many others.

"Itinerarte 2018: El México del más Norte"

This was the fifth annual itinerant celebration of art and literature in Spanish with four acclaimed Mexican writers: Cristina Rascón, Amaranta Caballero Prado, Nadia López García and Ana Fuente Montes de Oca. Itinerarte 2018 was part of FeLiNo 2018, the XVI Festival de Literatura en el Norte, at the Centro Cultural de Tijuana.

"Untimely Futures: Speculative Travels Through Time and Space"

Lecture by Beatriz Cortez, PhD, California State University, Northridge. Cortez is a writer and an artist. Her work explores simultaneity, the existence in different temporalities and different versions of modernity, particularly in relation to memory and loss in the aftermath of war and the experience of immigration, and in relation to imagining possible futures.
 
 
 

"Itinerarte 2017: El México del más Norte"

This was the fourth annual itinerant celebration of art and literature in Spanish with four acclaimed Mexican writers: Hilario Peña, Rocío Cerón, Juan José Luna and Francisco Hinojosa. Itinerarte 2017 was part of FeLiNo 2017, the XV Festival de Literatura en el Norte, at the Centro Cultural de Tijuana.
 

"Day of Indigenous Resistance: (De)Colonizing Universal Thought" (2016)

This roundtable conversation, which took place on October 12, 2016, reflected on the significance of October 12, traditionally known as "Columbus Day" in the United States.  For the Native and other peoples of the Americas, the meaning of the day is problematic, as it reinforces a contested and fictitious narrative of the "discovery" of the American continent. 
 

"Columbus Day or Day of Indigenous Resistance: (De)Colonizing Universal Thought" (2015)

This roundtable conversation, which took place on October 12, 2015, reflected on the significance of October 12, traditionally known as "Columbus Day" in the United States.  For the Native and other peoples of the Americas, the meaning of the day is problematic, as it reinforces a contested and fictitious narrative of the "discovery" of the American continent.