The Iberian and Latin American Studies Seminar meets 2-3 times per Semester. It provides a forum for research across the whole of Hispanic Studies. Papers are invited from current research students and members of academic staff, and from visiting speakers. All meetings are on Tuesdays, except where noted.
Wednesday 4 November, 8pm: 'Comedy and Nation' (John London, Queen Mary University of London)Wednesday 11 November, 8pm: The Sound of Catalan: Music and Language (Writer, translator and musician Laia Malo in conversation with Isabel Crespí)Wednesday 25 November, 5pm: 'Analysing policy from the starting point of vulnerability: Nation, nations and historical memory in Spain' (Koldo Casla, University of Essex)Thursday 3 December, 8pm: 'Laughter in entremeses of the siglo de oro' (Juanjuan Guo, Queen Mary University of London)
Wednesday 10 March, 8pm: ‘Ibn Hazm of Córdoba: Understanding the Nature of Language’ (Sahin Baykal, Queen Mary University of London).Wednesday 24 March, 5pm: ‘Decolonising Science in Latin American Art’ (Dr Joanna Page, Cambridge Wednesday 7 April, 8pm: ‘Friendship as a Way of Life: the Subcultures of Lesbian Love’ (Sara Torres, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona)Wednesday 21 April, 8pm: The Billiken Centenary Project: the history and future of Argentina’s iconic children’s magazine (Dr Lauren Rea, University of Sheffield) Wednesday 19 May, 8pm: ‘Partos poco comunes: The Politics of Childbirth in “Mexican Anthology Television”' (Rebecca Ogden, University of Kent)
Tuesday 16 January 2018. "Lengua sagrada para definir el mundo: sistemas de significación de la cultura maya" by Dr. Michela Craveri (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan, Italy).