Conference: Politics in the Age of Trump: A Latin American and Latino Perspective (New York, NY, April 14, 2017)

Politics in the Age of Trump: A Latin American and Latino Perspective

Friday, April 14th, 2017

2 PM – 6 PM

328 Milbank Hall, Barnard College
3009 Broadway, NY, NY (enter gate on W. 119th St. crosswalk; Milbank will be on your right)

Resistance and Self-representation from the Streets: Peru and the Neo-populist Challenge

Carmen Ilizarbe, Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya, Peru

Argentina and the United States, before and after Trump

Eduardo Zimmermann, Universidad de San Andres, Argentina

Mexico: New Forms of Resistance

Claudio Lomnitz, Columbia University

The Politics of Immigration & Xenophobia in the U.S.

José Moya, Barnard College

Co-sponsored by the Columbia University Institute of Latin American Studies



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Haitian Migrants in Cuba, or the Workings of US Empire in the Caribbean

Tuesday, April 25th, 6 PM

Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall
3009 Broadway (at W. 117 St. crosswalk) NY, NY

Matthew Casey
Nina Bell Suggs Professor of History
University of Southern Mississippi

Matthew Casey will present from his new book Empire’s Guest Workers: Haitian Migrants in Cuba during the Age of US Occupation, which uses the on-the-ground experiences of Haitian migrants in Cuba to understand how the daily actions of seemingly powerless individuals shaped larger processes of US imperialism, economic penetration, race-making and shifts in global migration policies.