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UChicago CLAS entreVistas

Sep 28, 2020

Full, uncut interview from episode 6 with Surinamese artist Marcel Pinas.

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Sep 25, 2020

Marcel Pinas, a Surinamese artist with Maroon roots, traces his professional and personal journey to becoming an internationally recognized artist as well as a community activist and advocate. Pinas sits down with Olivia Gomes da Cunha, from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, to discuss his early years...


Jun 5, 2020

Bolivia’s 1953 Agrarian Reform Law sought to disperse land ownership, break up large holdings, and abolish unpaid labor. What followed—when high expectations were confronted with the limits of what the government would achieve—helps explain the skepticism of indigenous agriculturalists toward ongoing efforts at...


May 5, 2020

Sarah Osten, who earned her PhD from the University of Chicago in 2010 and an MA in Latin American Studies from CLAS in 2004, is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Vermont. Osten came to campus this spring to present her book, The Mexican Revolution's Wake: The Making of a Political System,...


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...