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Events

To further the engagement of global topics outside of the classroom, the Walker Institute hosts many events for the USC and Columbia communities to enjoy. 

 

Upcoming Events

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Latin American Studies: "The Construction of Hispanic and Latino/a Identities in US Public Life"

Date: February 22, 2024

Time: 4:30 pm

Speaker: Dr. Andrew Eugene Lynch, professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, University of Miami

Location: Gambrell Hall, Room 429

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Russian and Eurasian Studies: "Ukrainian Culture and the War Response: Ideas, Memories, Hopes"

Date: February 23, 2024

Time: 3:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Vitaly Chernetsky, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Kansas

Location: Gambrell Hall, Room 429

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March Palmetto Forum: “Unveiling the Global Effects of Deep Fakes and AI”

Date: March 13, 2024

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Marcel Schäfer, Senior Program Coordinator at Fraunhofer USA Inc.

Location: The Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter St. Columbia, SC 29201

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European Studies: "A space of interrogation: a feminist geo-legal analysis of asylum adjudication"

Date: March 13, 2024

Time: 4:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Marlene Jacobsen. NUAcT fellow in Geography, Newcastle University, UK

Location: Gambrell Hall, Room 429

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2024 Barnes Symposium: "Undoing the Folded Lie" Mapping Responsibilities and Memories in Law and War"

Date: March 21, 2024

Time: 6:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Nathan French, Comparative Religion, Miami University

Location: Close-Hipp, 8th Floor

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Latin American Studies: "Fernando Ortiz’s Cuban Mestizaje and the Notion of African Cultural Survivals"

Date: March 26, 2024

Time: 4:00 pm 

Speaker:  Dr. Miguel Arnedo-Gomez, Senior Lecturer in the School of Languages and Cultures at Victoria University of Wellington

Location: Virtual Event

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Asian Studies: "The Gendered Contours of North Korean Migration: Violence and Belonging in a House Divided"

Date: April 4, 2024

Time: 3:00 pm

Speaker: Dr. Joowon Park, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Director of Asian Studies Program, Skidmore College

Location: Gambrell Hall, Room 412

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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