ONLINE ROUNDTABLE ON HISPANIC URBAN CULTURAL STUDIES

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 is launching again in Virtual Reality. 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 Larson (Texas Tech University), Susan Divine (College of Charleston), Juliana Luna Freire (Framingham State University), Megan Saltzman (West Chester University), Matt Feinberg (Baldwin Wallace University), and Laura Vazquez Blazquez (ABD, The University of Arizona). During these meetings we will discuss the relationships between Urban Studies and Hispanic Culture. Everyone interested is welcome!

For Tuesday, 3/7, we will go over “¡La naturaleza no existe! La sostenibilidad como síntoma de una planificación despolitizada” by Erik SwyngedouwIf you need the text, please let us know. We will meet at 5:00 p.m. Tucson time (7p.m. EST).

We hope to see you at the event. In order to access Cibola, you will need to install the latest version of Firestorm Viewer in your computer http://www.firestormviewer.org/downloads/ (http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/cibola/26/180/28).

If you are using  Mac, go on this website  https://secondlife.com/support/downloads/ and try to download the SL viewer on Mac. After dowloading it, it should appear on your applications on “Launchpad”.

Again, everyone is welcome to attend and participate. If you need help, please contact any of us.

Online roundtable on Hispanic Urban Cultural Studies

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 is launching again in Virtual Reality. 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 Larson (Texas Tech University), Susan Divine (College of Charleston), Juliana Luna Freire (Framingham State University), Megan Saltzman (West Chester University), Matt Feinberg (Case Western Reserve University), and Laura Vazquez Blazquez (ABD, The University of Arizona). During these meetings we will discuss the relationships between Urban Studies and Hispanic Culture. Everyone interested is welcome!

For Tuesday, 2/21, we will go over Wendy Brown’s Intro and Chapter 1 of Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution. If you need the text, please let us know. We will meet at 5:00 p.m. Tucson time (7p.m. EST).

We hope to see you at the event. In order to access Cibola, you will need to install the latest version of Firestorm Viewer in your computer http://www.firestormviewer.org/downloads/ (http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/cibola/26/180/28).

Again, everyone is welcome to attend and participate. If you need help, please contact any of us.