Explore Chiapas! Sustainability, Culture & Gender in Indigenous Communities
Date(s) - Thursday, 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
- Adriana Fabiola Sánchez – Founder of Xanvil A.C.: Culture and Ecology
- 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.
Name: Mario Lucero
Phone: (312) 996-3095
UIC Latino Cultural Center