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UChicago CLAS entreVistas

May 5, 2020

Sarah Osten is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Vermont. She earned her MA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies in 2004 and her PhD in History in 2010, both from the University of Chicago. Here she discusses her time on campus as an MA student, her transition into the History PhD program, and...


Jan 23, 2020

What does decolonization mean within the academic sphere generally and within anthropology as a discipline? What does the decolonizing agenda include? Should we expand the canon to include actors whose voices were never integrated, or should we avoid canonization in general? In this episode of EntreVistas, CLAS MA alum...


Jul 9, 2018

Participatory security—in which local citizens play an active role in shaping security practices in their communities—is key to how governments address public safety today. In Latin America, the idea of community participation in crime prevention has become ubiquitous. But not all participatory security models are...


May 18, 2018

What are monuments and why are they significant? What do monuments mean to the people who build them and to the communities in which they are placed? These questions seem especially relevant at a time when we in the US are grappling with issues related to confederate monuments and debate whether they should be...