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Please join CLLAS and LAS for the first lecture of the 2014 Transnational Americas Speaker Series
“Contracting Freedom: Coolies in Cuba and Peru in the Age of Emancipation” by Elliot Young
* Wed. January 29, 2014 at 2:00 PM
* Browsing Room, Knight Library
* Refreshments will be served
Elliot Young is an Associate Professor of History at Lewis & Clark College. He specializes in Latin America, the U.S.-Mexico border, and transnational history. His current research focuses on Chinese Laborers in Latin America.
Associate Professor of Spanish Gina Herrman has received two grants this summer in support of her Holocaust research and teaching. The first is a grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture for completion of her forthcoming volume, A Critical Companion to Jorge Semprún: Buchenwald and Beyond. The second is a course development grant from the Holocaust Education Foundation at Northwestern University–for a new course, The Gendered Experience of the Holocaust in the Romance World (winter 2014).
Associate Professor of Spanish Gina Herrmann has published an essay on a Spanish Communist Women resistance fighter in Hispanic Issues 10 (2012), titled “Armed Resistance: Cultural Representations of the Anti-Francoist Guerrilla.” [Full text online]