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“Bacurau” | LACLS Film Series

Yellowhammer Room, Gorgas Library 711 Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

In this genre-bending spin on the Western, Bacurau, a fictional small town in the Brazilian sertão, is beset by strange happenings following the death of its matriarch that force the townspeople to band together to protect themselves from villainous outsiders and maintain their community.

Dr. Lisa Pawloski | Fall 2022 Speaker Series

Gallalee Hall, Room 227 514 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

Dr. Lisa Pawloski, professor of anthropology and Associate Dean for international programs, will deliver a talk titled "Nutrition and Health in Nicaragua and Cuba: An Anthropologist’s Perspective." Find more details on upcoming events on the LALCS calendar.

LECTURE: “Black Feminist Worldmaking and the Memory of Slavery in Latin America”

Gordon Palmer Hall, Room 208 505 Hackberry Lane, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Aisha Finch, Associate Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Emory University, will present a lecture titled "Black Feminist Worldmaking and the Memory of Slavery in Latin America." Thanks to the departments of History and of Gender and Race Studies, as well as the Helen Delpar Endowment for […]

“Canción sin nombre” | LACLS Film Series

Yellowhammer Room, Gorgas Library 711 Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

In late-1980s Peru, Georgina, an indigenous Andean woman, gives birth to a baby in a clinic in Lima. The baby is whisked away and never returned. Stonewalled by the legal system, Georgina tells her story to a journalist who uncovers a web of fake clinics and abductions abetted by deep-seated corruption in Peruvian society.

Dr. Michael Steinberg | Fall 2022 Speaker Series

Gallalee Hall, Room 227 514 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

Dr. Michael Steinberg, professor in the Department of Geography and New College, will deliver a talk titled "Mangroves and Fishery Conservation in Belize." Find more details on upcoming events on the LALCS calendar.

Dr. Jenny Shaw | Fall 2022 Speaker Series

Gallalee Hall, Room 227 514 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

Dr. Jenny Shaw, associate professor of history, will deliver a talk titled "The Women of Rendezvous: Writing Histories of Family and Slavery in Seventeenth Century Barbados." Find more details on upcoming events on the LALCS calendar.

“Plaza Catedral” | LACLS Film Series

Yellowhammer Room, Gorgas Library 711 Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

Alicia, who is grieving the loss of her young son, lives in the old quarter of Panama City, a rich colonial enclave surrounded by the city’s poorest neighborhoods. There she meets Chief, a street-smart boy who takes care of cars in front of her apartment and insists on getting paid for his job. Alicia keeps […]

Los lobos — film screening

Yellowhammer Room, Gorgas Library 711 Capstone Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

Please join LACLS for the first screening of our fall 2023 Film Series, featuring Los lobos. Lucía and her sons Max and Leo have just crossed the border from Mexico into the United States in search of a better life. And they share a dream as well: to visit Disneyland one day. But it is not […]