Nov 10

Explore Chiapas! Sustainability, Culture & Gender in Indigenous Communities

November 10, 2016

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center, the Department of Anthropology, the Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Program, and the Study Abroad Office

Learn how indigenous communities in Chiapas are sustaining their cultural heritage, and advocating for gender equity and environmental conservation. Join us for a panel discussion to learn about research, culture, and life in Chiapas today—a major zone for intercultural interaction!

This program on cultural anthropology, archaeology, sustainability, and tourism will highlight the upcoming LALS Chiapas study abroad in San Cristobal de las Casas in June 2017.


  • Professor Joel Palka


  • Ian Hollingshead  Executive Director of of Xanvil
  • Christopher Hernandez  Northwestern University, Anthropology, PhD Candidate

All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting the number above.

Poster: Explore Chiapas! Sustainability, Culture & Gender in Indigenous Communities [PDF]

Admissions: Free

Location: 803 S. Morgan St. LCB2 Chicago, IL 60607



Mario Lucero

Date posted

May 23, 2018

Date updated

Jun 14, 2018