PILAS CONFERENCE 2022


“Repair, Resistance, and Resilience in Latin America”
7 - 8 July 2022
University of Cambridge, UK
In-person and online

 

Keynote Speakers

Prof Joanna Page

University of Cambridge

 

 

Joanna Page is a Professor of Latin American Literature and Visual Culture at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of several books on contemporary literature, cinema, graphic fiction, and the visual arts in Latin America. Many of her research projects focus on the relationship between science and the arts, but she has also worked on questions of memory, modernity, capitalism, posthumanism, new materialism, decoloniality and environmental thought. Her most recent monograph is Decolonizing Science in Latin American Art (2021).

 

Dr Cecilia Palmeiro

Institute for Advanced Study

Cecilia Palmeiro received her MA and PhD from Princeton University -Department of Spanish and Portuguese (2009) and a repatriation postdoctoral degree from CONICET- University of Buenos Aires (2012). She was a visiting professor at Birkbeck (University of London) and a member of the Institute for Advanced Study. She is a professor of contemporary Latin American Cultural Studies and Gender Theory at New York University in Buenos Aires and at National University of Tres de Febrero (UNTREF), where she coordinates the Research Center on Gender Studies (CIEPOG). She has published the research books Desbunde y felicidad. De la cartonera a Perlongher (2011, 2021 EDUERJ, Brazil), Néstor Perlongher. Correspondencia (2016) and the novel Cat Power. La toma de la Tierra (2017). Together with Fernanda Laguna, she is the curator of the living-archive, exhibition and book High on the Tide: Diary of a Feminist Revolution.

Attendance Registration

All participants (presenters and attendees, in-person and online) are required to register on Eventbrite by June 19th in order to confirm their attendance. Please register according to the format of your presentation or participation and be careful to select the correct option. If for any reason you booked a ticket that does not correspond to the format of your participation in the conference, please let us know at your earliest convenience.

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Conference Programme


Panels and Presenters

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Photo: Molly Avery. Street art in Xela (Quetzaltenango).