Explore Chiapas! Sustainability, Culture & Gender in Indigenous Communities

Date/Time
Date(s) - Thursday, November 10, 2016
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

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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 todaya 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.

Moderator:

  • Professor Joel Palka

Panelists:

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

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

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.

Contact Info

Name: Mario Lucero
Phone: (312) 996-3095
Email: lcc@uic.edu

Co-Sponsors

Location
UIC Latino Cultural Center

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