Second Annual Encuentro
The Hemispheric Institute's Second Annual
Encuentro, "Memory, Atrocity, Resistance," was held in Monterrrey, México,
June 14-23. The interdiscipinary seminar brought together artists,
activists, and students engaged in the relation between performance
The daily events ranged from morning workshops
with artists, afternoon academic seminars and panels, and evening performances,
featuring acclaimed performers from all over the Americas.
This was the second of the four annual
encuentros the Hemispheric Institute plans on presenting. The annual
encuentros are hosted by the universities affiliated with the Institute,
which are located in South, Central and North America. Last year's encuentro
was held in Rio de Janiero, Brasil, and next year it will take place in
To read about the encuentro from participants,
see the articles written by Larry La Fountain-Stokes
, Fernando de Ita and Antonio
Prieto Stambaugh.(Articles are in Spanish.)
Also, learn more about the Brazil and
Mexico encuentros through the multi-media presentations in the
"encuentros/seminars" section of our website.
Mexico Meeting of PCA/ACA fall 2001
Planet: Globalization, Modernity, and Cultural Studies
11th Annual Cultural Studies Symposium
at Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
March 7-9, 2002
News compiled by FYI.
FYI: News Items of Interest is a daily
resource compiled by the H-AMINDIAN
staff. It features a sampling of news
stories concerning Native issues in
Canada, the United States and Mexico.
Thousands At Vieques
The two articles published here cover
different aspects of the Vieques struggle and provide links to the Vieques
Indian protesters are demanding repeal
of new economic austerity measures announced by the Ecuadoran government.
Humanities and Social Sciences Online
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organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to developing the enormous
educational potential of the Internet
and the World Wide Web. See this site to learn of news items, or groups
providing information networks, in your areas of interest.
Puerto Rican Theater Group goes online
to protest the US Naval occupation of Vieques. (Article is in Spanish.)
uses the Internet for political activism.
Read about the virtual sit-in for Vieques, the Lufthansa Action, and the
recent protest against the G-8 summit.
Critical Art Ensemble is a collective
five artists of various specializations
dedicated to exploring the intersections
between art, technology, radical politics,
and critical theory.
New York Times article on how these feminist
artists and activists have taken their guerrilla tactics to cyberspace.
Publications and Calls For Submissions
Hemispheric Institute launches web
cuadernos: interactive, multi-media archives for pedagogical
and research purposes.
New Book Release
to Hip-Hop: Puerto Rican Culture and Latino Identity
Cultures, Everyday Lives
by Juan Flores
Reviewed by Jose L. Torres-Padilla
Book on Jamaican
Journal of Caribbean Arts and Letters
Call for submissions.
YOUNG WOMEN OF COLOR ON FEMINISM
Requesting submissions for personal essays
about feminism by young women of color for an anthology to be published
by Seal Press.
of 'Educational Technology & Society'
Call for papers: Theme "Evaluation of
Learning Technologies in Higher Education." This issue will provide a snapshot
of current evaluation research in the sector of Higher Education and will
include papers on current theoretical thinking as well as evaluation case
studies and empirical research.
A new journal coming January 2002 providing
a multi-disciplinary critique of educational issues that impact Latinos.
Traces is a multilingual journal of cultural
theory and translation.
Latina editor with major book publisher
seeking talented Latino-and especially Latina-writers of English language
fiction and non-fiction.
estudios sociales y archivística.
of Urban Spaces: History, Culture, and Design - 2002
Call for submission of articles
The Anuario examines the city and the
process of urbanization from a variety of perspectives, including theory,
history, politics, geography, economics, as well as urban growth and planning.