Roundtable on Hispanic Urban Studies (Online)

Good afternoon,

We would like to invite you to a continuation of a series of events that the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Arizona has launched in Virtual Reality for the academic year of 2015-2016. They will take place at Cibola, the Department’s home in Second Life. Next conversation will be between Malcolm Compitello (The University of Arizona), Susan Divine (College of Charleston), Juliana Luna Freire (Framingham State University), Megan Saltzman (West Chester University) and the new Cibola Manager Laura Vazquez Blazquez (ABD, The University of Arizona). It will be about the relationships between urban studies and Hispanic culture. Everyone is welcome!

This time, exceptionally, we will have it on this upcoming Monday, Dec. 21, at 5:00 p.m. Tucson time (7p.m. EST).

We will be discussing the text Coming Insurrection in order to continue our discussion on Spanish politics, 15-M, Podemos, and the upcoming elections . The texts are available here in English: https://tarnac9.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/thecominsur_booklet.pdf, in Spanish: http://www.rebelion.org/docs/86360.pdf and a summary:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Coming_Insurrection.

For our following meeting we are considering discussing Henri Lefebvre Rhythmanalysis: Space, Time, and Everyday Life.

We hope to see you at the event. In order to access Cibola, you will need to install Firestorm in your computer (http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/cibola/26/180/28). If you need help, please contact any of us.

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