Graduate And Professional

A Conversation with Former Buenos Aires Mayor and Presidential Candidate Horacio Rodriguez Larreta

The Jackson School of Global Affairs will host a conversation with Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, former mayor of Buenos Aires and Argentine presidential candidate. He will discuss his path from Harvard into politics and how that experience influenced the consolidation of an evidence-based management model in Buenos Aires, as well as the challenges of building a centrist majority option in the current Argentine and Latin American context.

Black and Indigenous Mobilization and Politics in 20th Century Colombia

Dr. Laura Correa Ochoa is a social historian of modern Latin America and the Caribbean, with a focus on Colombia. She specializes in histories of race, ethnicity, political violence, and Afro-Latin American and Indigenous social movements and politics. Her work explores how ideas of race and ethnic difference have shaped political conflicts and how Indigenous and Black people have mobilized in the face of persistent discrimination and violence.

Le Ojer Tzij: Teaching Maya K'iche' Language in Historical Context

Manuela Tahay is a Maya K’iche’ educator from Nahualá, Guatemala. She teaches Maya K’iche’ language and culture, with over a decade of experience working with beginning to advanced students. She currently teaches K’iche’ language and culture at UT-Austin (academic year) and Tulane University’s Maya Language Institute (summer); she previously taught at Vanderbilt University.

Lunch will be served.

Part of the Latin American History Speaker Series.

***Please Note: The location of this event has changed to HQ 134***

The Mismeasure of Inca Skulls: American Anthropology's Peruvian Foundations

Dr. Christopher Heaney (YC ‘03) is an assistant professor of Latin American History at the Pennsylvania State University (University Park). He is the author of two books: Empires of the Dead: Inca Mummies and the Peruvian Foundations of American Anthropology (Oxford University Press, 2023), and Cradle of Gold: The Story of Hiram Bingham, a Real-Life Indiana Jones, and the Search for Machu Picchu (Palgrave MacMillan, 2010), a history of the conflict between Peru and Yale over the excavation and possession of the burials of Machu Picchu.

Lunch will be served.

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