Andean Studies Working Group

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Eveyln Saavedra Autry, a post-doctoral fellow at Rutgers is the coordinator the CLAS Andean Studies Working Group. 

Evelyn's works focuses on her book project: Race, Gender, Violence, and Memory in Peruvian Narratives of the Andes.  She received her Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies from the University of Georgia.

The working group, like other CLAS working groups, will focus on fine-tuning events, workshops and networks of support and collaboration among people working on Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia…as well as the diasporas of these countries.  Andean Argentina or Colombia? Of course if you make it so. It will provide forum for faculty and graduate students across disciplines interested in the in the history, culture, and contemporary issues of the multifaceted Andean region.

If interested, please sign up for the email list:

…and send Evelyn a note:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

CONVERSATORIO: Andean Women’s Art and Activism in New Jersey and New York

Sponsored by the Lourdes Casal Project, Rutgers University-Newark

Co-Sponsored by the CLAS; Andean Studies Working Group; Depts. of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Spanish &
Portuguese; SAS- Public Humanities Initiative--Rutgers, New Brunswick, and the Office of the Dean of SASN, Rutgers-Newark

This event brings together three Andean women artist-activists to reflect on the active contributions of Andean women in New York, New Jersey, and the surrounding area. We aim to highlight their critique of settler colonialism and the vision of decolonial and feminist practices that inform Andean values and the relationship to Pachamama.

November 12 from 3 - 5 pm

Express Newark, Room 213
54 Halsey Street, Newark NJ 07102

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