TALKS AND EVENTS
May 3: Fabio Lanza is giving a talk at the University of California San Diego on “Production, Gender, and the Everyday: the Urban Commune Movement in Beijing”.
May 3: History Faculty Retreat! Chavez 406A, 10-1.
May 4: Paul Milliman is presenting a paper on “A Natural History of Medieval Pleasure and Leisure” as part of the 15th International Symposium on Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Arizona.
May 10: The SBS Undergraduate Convocation Recognition Ceremony, at McKale, 6 pm.
May 11: The SBS Graduate Convocation Recognition Ceremony, Fox Theatre, 9 am.
May 11: The Department of History Commencement Reception and Ceremony, Arizona Historical Society, 949 E. 2nd St., Tucson, 1-4 pm. (RSVP to Vicki byMay 4!)
May 17: First meeting of the new Latin America Book Club (organized by Reed Battles and Jadwiga Pieper), with regular meetings to take place about once a month. Yummy tidbits will be provided! A convenient campus location will be announced shortly! The May 17th meeting will focus on 2666, by Roberto Bolaño. Convene for a rousing discussion at 6 pm!
May 17: Katherine Morrissey’s talk, “Visual Legacies along the U.S.-Mexico Borderline”, is today’s intellectual feast at the Rachel Carson Center Lunchtime Colloquium Series, in Munich.
May 23: Alison Futrell will be talking about “Sex and the Arena” as part of Pompeii After Hours at the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix, 7 pm.
May 26: Marco Macias will present on “Musical Folk Hero: The Legacy of Francisco ‘Pancho’ Villa’s Myth in Corridos; 1910-2010” at the Latin American Studies Association in Barcelona, Spain.
July 5: Katherine Morrissey will give a talk on “Transborder Environmental Issues”, at the America-Institute in Munich.