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Thurs., October 2, 2014 - 12-2pm
In the Church and at Home:
Approaches to Saints in Early Latin America

Part of the Americas South Series
with Caterina Pizzigoni (Columbia University) and Discussant: David Klassen (New York University) Location: Room 457 Schermerhorn Extension, Columbia University(map)

Mon., October 6, 2014 - 6:30pm
Fierce: The Work and Life of Manuel Ramos Otero
On the Occasion of the Columbia University Libraries Acquisition of the Archives of Manuel Ramos Otero
With: Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé, Magali Garcia Ramis, Luis Negrón, and Frances Negrón-Muntaner
Location: Butler Library 522/523 - 535 West 114th Street (map)

Fri., October 17, 2014 - 8:30am-7pm
Reworking Freedom
Graduate Student Workshop on Re-Centering the Enslaved in Histories of the Americas
Institute for Research in African-American Studies, Columbia University Location: TBA

Thurs., October 23, 2014 - 4pm
Indigenous Forum Speaker Series 5
Indian Education for All: Race, poverty, power and politics in our education system.

Denise Juneau
Montana State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Location: 420 Hamilton Hall (map)

Fri., October 24, 2014 - 12-2pm
A Long Strange Trip:
Latin America’s Global Drugs

Part of the Americas South Series
with Paul Gootenberg (Stony Brook University) and Discussant: Fernando Montero (Columbia University) Location: Room 457 Schermerhorn Extension, Columbia University(map)

October 23-24, 2014
Are the Gods Afraid of Black Sexuality?
Religion and the Burdens of Black Sexual Politics
Location: Earl Hall, Columbia University and First Corinthian Baptist Church, Harlem See more.

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September 8, 2014
CSER home to MA program in American Studies
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September 5, 2014
Volunteer Opportunities at the World Conference on Indigneous Peoples
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July 10, 2014
Mae Ngai Provides Critical Context for the History of Immigration and Labor in U.S.
Read more here

June 19, 2014
Ed Morales interviews Frances Negrón Muntaner on "The Latino Media Gap" report.
Read the exchange here

June 18, 2014
The New York Times
"Latinos on Screen, Conspicuously Few"

Read the full article here

June 17, 2014
El Nuevo Herald
"Donde están los Latinos en los Medios en Ingles?"

Read the article in Spanish here

June 16, 2014
Columbia Study Finds Marginal Latino Presence Across U.S. Mainstream Media, Despite Growing Population
Read press release here.
Read report here.

April 11, 2014
Prof. Jacoby Wins Guggenheim Fellowship
CSER congratulates Professor Karl Jacoby on his recent Guggenheim Fellowship award.
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