Issue 2, spring 2001
FEATURE STORY 

Performance Activism:
Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping


 

Activist Websites
Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO)

Fair: Media Activism

Political Activism Resources

ZNet


NOT IN THE NEWS

Bogota Women Run City for a Night
By WILL WEISSERT
 .c The Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Leaving their husbands and boyfriends at home, Bogota's women danced on tables and in the streets, sang their hearts out at rock concerts and partied into the wee hours at the city's central park.

Havana Healing: Castro's Minority Scholarship Plan
The jefe maximo reprimanded the US for failing to take care of its poor and disadvantaged, and offered to provide six years of free medical education and training in Cuba for hundreds of low-income minority students in the US.

WebActive
A website providing news sites offering critical and alternative views that highlight political issues in the U.S.
http://www.webactive.com/
 

 

CONFERENCES * SYMPOSIUMS * SUMMER PROGRAMS

Hemispheric Institute's Annual Conference
Summer 2001, Monterrey, México "Memory, Atrocity, and Resistance"

Hispanic Internet Summit: "The Leadership Forum for Hispanics in the New Economy"
April 26 - 29, 2001

Ecuador Summer Field School: The Andes and the Amazon
This is a summer program for undergraduates hosted by Arizona State University. Summer 2001 dates:
1st session - June 6 - 30, 2001
2nd session - July 2 - 25, 2001

This course is a field study of the oral history, literature, art, and religious life of the Quichua Indian people. It provides immersion in the Quichua language and practical training in contemporary field work methods. Members of these communities serve as co-teachers in the courses.
 

Racial (Trans)Formations: Latinos and Asians Remaking the United States
 

"Eighteenth Century Native Communities of New England in the Context of Colonial Change"
Location: Connecticut, United States
Sponsor: The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, Mashantucket, CT
 

Museums, Libraries and Archives: Summer Institute for Knowledge Sharing
August 6-10, 2001
Sponsored by UCLA's Department of Information Studies in the Graduate School of
Education and Information Studies.

Popular Culture Association, October 18-20,2001, Universidad de las Americas, Puebla-Cholula, Mexico
 

NEW PUBLICATIONS * CALL FOR PAPERS *  RESEARCH WEBSITES


NEW PUBLICATIONS

Teatro: Obras Argentinas Premiadas en New York
Argentores, a union of writers in Argentina, and the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York,  co-sponsored
a playwriting contest and haved published the chosen plays in this collection. The plays fall into three categories: under 40 pages; 40-60 pages; and over 60 pages. A female and male writer were chosen from each category.

Publisher: Fundación Autores, Argentina 
ISBN987-98727-0-3

The Hispanic American Historical Review
May 2001
http://www.yale.edu/hahr/

Race & Class
A Journal for Black and Third World Liberation



CALL FOR PAPERS

Women and Performance: a Journal of Feminist Theory
 Issue # 25: "The Labor of the Question: Dramaturgy"

"Movimentos Sociais: História e Historiografia" (Social
 Movements: History and Historiography)

The "Humanas" Review, a publication of the Humanities Sciences Center of the
 State University of Londrina, invites scholars to publish articles and reviews in
the next number dedicated to History.



RESEARCH WEBSITES

Latin American Colonial Economic History
This site is dedicated to the study of the Economic History of Colonial Latin America and the Atlantic World.

American Council of Learned Societies
http://www.acls.org/welcome.htm