ILAS

The Institute of Latin American Studies runs fortnightly seminars, and organises conferences and sponsor visits by Latin Americanists from the Spanish, Portuguese and English speaking worlds.

All events are held at the La Trobe University Franklin Street Campus, 215 Franklin Street, Melbourne (opposite Queen Victoria Market) unless otherwise stated.

ILAS Research Seminar: 23 March 2018

Topic:  Australian food multiculturalism and the place of Peruvian cuisine
Speaker:
Dr Lara Anderson (University of Melbourne)
Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm
Venue: Teaching Room 1, 20th Floor, 360 Collins St, Melbourne CBD.

ILAS Research Seminar: 27 April 2018

Topic:  A Geographical Determinist Explanation for Costa Rican Exceptionalism
Speaker:
Tom Rose (PhD candidate, History/ILAS)
Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Venue:
Teaching Room 1, 20th Floor, 360 Collins St, Melbourne CBD.

Wally Thompson Iberian & Latin American Studies Research Series

Topic 1: Más allá de la imagen: Complicidades discursivas en la enseñanza de ELE. (Beyond the image: Discursive complicities in Spanish Language Teaching)
Speakers: Hugo Hortiguera (Griffith University) and Mara Favoretto (University of Melbourne)

Topic 2: Músicas transicionales, música popular y cambio social: el ejemplo de Chile y España. (Transitional musics, popular music and social change: the example of Chile and Spain)
Speaker:
Israel Holas and Ramon Lopez Castellano (Deakin University)

Topic 3: On Rapa Nui [Easter Island] (title TBA)
Speaker:
Dan Bendrups (La Trobe University)

Date: Friday 25 May 2018
Time: 1.00pm - 5.00pm
Venue: Teaching Room 1, 20th Floor, 360 Collins St, Melbourne CBD.

AILASA 2018

Association of Iberian and Latin American Studies of Australasia 25th Anniversary Conference - "Worlding Iberian and Latin American Studies.

Date: 4-6 July 2018
Venue: La Trobe University City Campus, 360 Collins St, Melbourne.

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Launch of Journal/Catalan Colloquium

ILAS will be collaborating with the La Trobe School and the Spanish Program to host and present the launching of the online journal, Journal of Catalan Intellectual History by Professor Pompeu Casanovas Romeu [Professional Fellow, LTULS]
Date: Friday 17 August 2018
Time: 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Venue: Teaching Room 1, 20th Floor, 360 Collins St, Melbourne.

ILAS Research Seminar: 14 September 2018

Charles La Trobe in Mexico, 1834 Annual Seminar - TBC

Wally Thompson Showcase Day

Full details TBA
Date: Friday 19 October 2018

ILAS Food Conference Friday

Date: Friday 23 (&24?) November 2018