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Panels Featuring the Kellogg/Notre Dame Community

Wednesday, May 27

8:00-9:45 am

Panel: Apandos: Narrating Imprisonments and Unveiling the Crises of Coexistence in the Americas

Graduate Student John Marchese (Individual submission)
Paper: The Penitentiary and Penitential Rites in Asturias’s El Señor Presidente

Panel: Before and After a Pedagogy of the Oppressed: From Cold War Politics to 21st-Century Social Action

Graduate Student Ryan Clos (Individual submission)
Paper: A Missionary “Pedagogy of the Oppressed”: Finding Freire in the Eastern Nicaraguan Wilds during the Long Sixties

Panel: Visual Art: A Method of Cultural Communication and Education in the Era of New Technology

Faculty Fellow Gilbert Cardenas (Chair)

10:00-11:45 am

Panel: Central American-U.S. Migration and Discourses of “Humanitarian Crisis” - Part 1

Former Visiting Fellow Joseph L. Wiltberger (Session organizer and individual submission)
Paper: Central American Migrant Narratives, Border Security, and Constructions of “Humanitarian Crisis”

Panel: Central America from Behind Bars

PhD Alumnus Robert E. Brenneman (Individual submission)
Paper: Doing the Numbers: Central American Incarceration Rates and Gang Membership Estimates in Comparative Perspective

12:00-1:45 pm

Panel: Central American-U.S. Migration and Discourses of “Humanitarian Crisis” - Part 2

Former Visiting Fellow Joseph L. Wiltberger (Session organizer)

Panel: Social Movement Dynamics: New Perspectives on Theory and Research from Latin America

Faculty Fellow Ann E. Mische (Individual submission)
Paper: Partisan Performance: The Relational Construction of Brazilian Youth Activist Publics

2:00-3:45 pm

LASA Section Presentation: States, Democracy, and Economic Development

PhD Alumnus Andreas E. Feldmann (Individual submission)
Paper: The Anemic State: The Commodity Boom and State Weakening in Contemporary Peru

Former Visiting Fellow Aníbal S. Pérez-Liñán (Discussant)

4:00-5:45 pm

Panel: La escritura de viaje: una práctica emergente entre las mujeres sudamericanas del siglo XIX

Faculty Fellow Vanesa A. Miseres (Session organizer and individual submission)
Paper: “La figura del “guía” en los relatos de viajeras: precariedad, intercambio de conocimiento y políticas discursivas de exclusión”

6:00-7:45 pm

Panel: Decentralization and Local Governments

PhD Alumnus Chad P Kiewiet de Jonge (Discussant)

Workshop: Asylum Advocacy: Building Academic and Professional Support Networks for Immigrants

Former Visiting Fellow Shannon Speed (Presenter)

Panel: The Communal State and the Quest of Inclusion in Venezuela: Theoretical Debates and Empirical Challenges

Former Visiting Fellow David A. Smilde (Discussant)

Thursday, May 28

8:00-9:45 am

Panel: Debating Latin America-China Interactions - Part 1

PhD Alumnus Enrique S. Dussel Peters (Individual submission)
Paper: Experiences and Results of CECHIMEX and RED ALC-CHINA on the Latin America-China Relationship over the Past Decade

10:00-11:45 am

Panel: Latin American Indigenous Futures

Former Visiting Fellow Shannon Speed (Individual submission)
Paper: Indigenous Women Migrants: Navigating the Shadowy Space of Neoliberal Multicriminalism

Panel: History and Fiction in Latin America: A Creative Relationship?

Former Visiting Fellow José Antonio Aguilar Rivera (Individual submission)
Paper: The Present of an Illusion: José Revueltas and the History of Communism

Panel: Participatory Constitution-Making and Democracy in the Andes

Former Visiting Fellow Gabriel L. Negretto Pérez (Individual submission)
Paper: Authoritarian and Democratic Constitution Making in the Andes: The Case of Peru in Comparative Perspective

Kellogg-Sponsored Panel: Authoritarian Successor Parties in Latin America

Visiting Fellow James I. Loxton (Session organizer, chair, and individual submission)
Paper: The Effects of Authoritarian Successor Parties on Democracy: Negative, Positive, or Double-Edged?

Former Visiting Fellow and PhD Alumnus Timothy J. Power (Individual submission)
Paper: Regime Legacies and Authoritarian Successor Parties: The Contrasting Trajectories of the PDS and PFL in Brazil, 1985-2015

Former Visiting Fellow Steven R. Levitsky (Individual submission)
Paper: Personalistic Authoritarian Successor Parties in Latin America

Former Faculty Fellow and former Kellogg Institute Director Frances Hagopian (Discussant)

Authoritarian successor parties, or parties founded by high-level incumbents of former dictatorships that operate in democratic regimes, have been prominent actors in several Latin American countries since the third wave. What explains the success of such parties, and what are their effects on democracy?

Panel: The Political Dynamics of Taxation in Latin America: Current Reforms and Comparative Perspectives

Former Visiting Fellow Tasha A Fairfield (Individual submission)
Paper: Chile’s 2014 Tax Reform: Breaking with the Past?

12:00-1:45 pm

Workshop: Invited Session - Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Latin American Democratization: Enhanced Citizen Participation or Managed Inclusion?

Former Visiting Fellow Juliet Hooker (Session Organizer and Chair)

Former Visiting Fellow Mala N. Htun (Presenter)

Workshop: The Resilience of the Latin American Right

Former Visiting Fellow and Kellogg Institute Advisory Board member Wendy A. Hunter (Presenter)

2:00-3:45 pm

Workshop: Emotional Economies: Rescuing Precarious Sentiments from the Colonial Archive

Faculty Fellow Karen B. Graubart (Chair and presenter)

Panel: Critical Junctures and Party Systems: Argentina and the Formation of Peronism

Former Visiting Fellow Carlos H. Waisman (Individual submission)
Paper: Argentine Political System

Former Visiting Fellow Pierre Ostiguy (Individual submission)
Paper: The Irruption of Peronism and the Lasting Resignification of the Argentine Party System in the 1940s

Panel: Towards Universal Social Policy Trajectories in Latin America? Reach, Determinants and Implications

Former Visiting Fellow Juliana Martínez Franzoni (Session organizer)

Invited Session: The Study of Religion in Latin America: New Realities, New Approaches

Former Visiting Fellow Daniel H. Levine (Session Organizer)

Former Visiting Fellows David A. Smilde and Benjamin Junge (Individual submission)
Paper: Lived Citizenship and Lived Religion in Latin America’s Zones of Crisis

Former Visiting Fellow Catalina Romero (Discussant)

Panel: New Perspectives on Populism

Former Visiting Fellow Gabriel L. Negretto (Discussant)

Panel: Towards Universal Social Policy Trajectories in Latin America? Reach, Determinants and Implications - Part 3

Former Visiting Fellow Juliana Martínez Franzoni (Session organizer)

Former Visiting Fellow and PhD Alumnus Rossana Castiglioni (Individual submission)
Paper: Why is Policy Change Uneven within Countries? The Case of Chile

Panel: Politics and Policies of Skills in Latin America

Former Visiting Fellow Steven E. Samford (Individual submission)
Paper: The Limits of Knowledge Transfer in Hierarchical Capitalist Economies

Former Visiting Fellow Jessica K. Taft (Individual submission)
Paper: BITten and Biting Back: Assessing the Argentine Experience in Investor-State Disputes

4:00-5:45 pm

Panel: The Major Security Challenges in Colombia in the 21st Century

PhD Alumnus Victor Hinojosa (Individual submission)
Paper: State Terrorism and the Colombian Armed Conflict

Panel: Towards Universal Social Policy Trajectories in Latin America? Reach, Determinants and Implications - Part 2

Former Visiting Fellow Juliana Martínez Franzoni (Chair)

Panel: The Precarious Side of Puerto Rican Diaspora Literature: Understanding the Politics of Inclusion/Exclusion

Faculty Fellow Marisel C. Moreno (Chair and individual submission)
Paper: Precarious Post-9/11 Identities: The Puerto Rican Diaspora in a Play by Quiara Alegría Hudes

Workshop: Invited Session - Collaborative Indigenous and Afrodescendent Knowledge Production - Part 1

Former Visiting Fellow Shannon Speed (Session organizer)

Workshop: Roundtable on Ken Roberts' "Changing Course: Party Systems in Latin America's Neoliberal Era"

Former Visiting Fellow Noam Lupu (Presenter)

6:00-7:45 pm

Workshop: Invited Session - Collaborative Indigenous and Afrodescendent Knowledge Production - Part 2

Former Visiting Fellow Shannon Speed (Session organizer)

Panel: Towards Universal Social Policy Trajectories in Latin America? Reach, Determinants and Implications - Part 1

Former Visiting Fellow Juliana Martínez Franzoni (Session organizer)

Former Visiting Fellow Evelyne S Huber (Discussant)

Panel: Conceptual Debates

Graduate Student Maria Giannini (Chair and Individual submission)
Paper: Ideology as Latin America’s Partisanship 


Panel: Questions of Custody: Puerto Rican Legacies and Collections At Home and Abroad

Faculty Fellow Thomas F. Anderson (Chair and Individual submission)
Paper: A Precarious and Urgent Endeavor: Building a Premiere University Collection of Books and Manuscripts from the Hispanic Caribbean

Panel: Estudios literarios coloniales latinoamericanos: entre el archivo, la memoria y texto. Intervenciones críticas.

Faculty Fellow Juan M. Vitulli (Individual submission)
Paper: Cultura barroca y deixis criolla. Intersecciones y problemas en torno al Barroco de Indias

Friday, May 29

8:00-9:45 am

LASA Section Presentation: New Order and Progress? Representation and Governance in 21st Century Brazil

Former Visiting Fellow and Kellogg Institute Advisory Board member Wendy A. Hunter (Discussant)

10:00-11:45 am

Panel: Policing, Public Insecurity, and Human Rights: Challenges for Contemporary Democracies

PhD Alumnus Shannon Drysdale Walsh (Individual submission)
Paper: Institutions, Incentives, and Attitudes: Transforming Police Responsiveness to Violence against Women

PhD Alumnus Krystin Krause (Individual submission)
Paper: Crime, Violence, and Public Support for the Restriction of Human Rights in Latin America

Panel: Identity Documents as a Determinant or Inclusion or Exclusion in Latin America

Former Visiting Fellow and Kellogg Institute Advisory Board member Wendy A. Hunter (Individual submission)
Paper: Overview of Identity Documentation as a Basis of Inclusion or Exclusion: Recent Trends in Latin America

12:00-1:45 pm

Panel: Poverty and Political Participation

PhD Alumnus Chad P. Kiewiet de Jonge (Individual submission)
Paper: Can Campaigns Convince Citizens that Vote Their Choices Can Be Monitored? Experimental Evidence from Central America

Panel: Derecho y política en la historia e historiografía latinoamericana

Former Visiting Fellow Eduardo A. Zimmermann (Session organizer and Discussant)

Panel: Violence in the Americas: Patterns, Causes, and Consequences

Former Visiting Fellow Matthew C. Ingram (Session Organizer)

Faculty Fellow Guillermo Trejo (Individual submission)
Paper: The Victim’s Dilemma: Denouncing Crime When the State Is Infiltrated by Organized Crime

PhD Alumnus Francisco Javier Osorio Zago (Discussant)

2:00-3:45 pm

Panel: Cultural Studies Approaches to Questions of Race, Memory, Nation, and Latinidad

Notre Dame Faculty Jason M. Ruiz (Individual submission)
Paper: Dark Matters: Suburban Crime Dramas on Cable Television and Breaking Bad’s Mexican Problem

Panel: Civil Society and the Judicialization of Politics

Graduate Student Victor Antonia Hernandez Huerta (Individual submission)
Paper: Electoral Justice in Subnational Mexico: The Effects of Judicial Independence in Postelection Disputes

Workshop: La democracia en México tras dos sexenios del PAN y el regreso del PRI

Former Visiting Fellow Soledad Loaeza (Presenter)

Panel: Estéticas de la disidencia: cuerpos, sujetos e identidades en las trasformaciones del campo cultural en el Cono Sur

Graduate Student Javier Mocarquer (Session organizer and individual submission)
Paper: Hacia una nueva intelectualidad latinoamericana desde el género: Gabriela Mistral, Victoria Ocampo y Cecília Meireles en las esferas pública y privada
Affiliate David I. Gregory (Individual submission)

Panel: Order and Violence in Latin America: States, Civilians and Armed Actors

Faculty Fellow Guillmero Trejo (Chair)

Notre Dame Faculty Juan G. Albarracin Dierolf (Individual submission)
Paper: Ruling the “Margins”: State, Criminals and the Construction of Hybrid Local Orders


Panel: Courts and Politics in Latin America

Former Visiting Fellow Matthew C. Ingram (Chair)

Former Visiting Fellow and PhD Alumnus Daniel M. Brinks (Individual submission)
Paper: Inclusion-Exclusion: Designing Judicial Institutions in Latin America since 1975

Graduate Student Sandra Botero (Individual submission)
Paper: Conceptualizing and Measuring Legal Cultures: Insights from a survey of Mexican Judges

4:00-5:45 pm

Panel: Postconflict Challenges and Law in Columbia

PhD Alumnus Patricia M. Rodriguez (Individual submission)
Paper: Social Movements and the Victims and Land Restitution Law in Colombia: Acceptance, Resistance, or Reform?

Panel: Venezuela en crisis

Former Visiting Fellow Miriam Kornblith (Chair)

Graduate Student Laura Gamboa-Gutierrez (Individual submission)
Paper: How We Fight: Opposition Strategies against Presidents in Hybrid Regimes

Panel: New Political Economy Perspectives on Extractives in Latin America

Visiting Fellow Thea N. Riofrancos (Chair and Individual submission)
Paper: State-Making, Corporate Strategies, and the Politics of Resource Extraction in Post-Neoliberal Ecuador

Former Visiting Fellow Tulia G. Falleti (Discussant)

LASA Section Presentation: Mujeres y militancia en el Cono Sur: De la calle a la letra y la imagen

Faculty Fellow María Rosa Olivera-Williams (Session organizer and Individual submission)
Paper: Desde la militancia y la experiencia concentracionaria al reclamo ético de justicia social en postdictadura: el caso Pilar Calveiro

6:00-7:45 pm

Panel: Cultura y Modernidades Latinoamericanas

Faculty Fellow Ben A. Heller (Individual submission)
Paper: Latin American Identity and the Dark Side of the Baroque

Panel: The Impact of Armed Groups on Civilians

PhD Alumnus Francisco Javier Osorio Zago (Individual submission)
Paper: Support for Torture: Experimental Evidence from the Mexican War on Drugs

Saturday, May 30

10:00-11:45 am

Panel: SITES OF POWER II: Congresses Rule in Latin America after Independence

Former Visiting Fellow Eduardo A. Zimmermann (Chair)

Panel: Las múltiples facetas de la representación política en América Latina

Graduate Student Carlos E. Meléndez (Session organizer, chair, and individual submission)
Paper: El “mal menor.” El anti-aprismo y el anti-fujimorismo como identidades políticas negativas en el Perú actual

LASA Section Presentation: Post-Mobilization Indigenous Politics

Panel: Living on the Edge: Youth Struggles for Inclusion in Twentieth Century Latin America

Former Visiting Fellow Jessica K. Taft (Individual submission)
Paper: Seeking Dignity and Citizenship: Advocacy and Activism in the Peruvian Movement of Working Children

Workshop: Invited Session: Asia and Latin America: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue on Approaches, Methodologies, and Challenges

PhD Alumnus Enrique S. Dussel Peters (Presenter)

Panel: Beyond Individual Moral Transformation? Assessing the Pentecostal Impact on Neoliberal Violence in Latin America and the Caribbean

PhD Alumnus Robert E. Brenneman (Discussant)

12:00-1:45 pm

Panel: De-Centering Violence in Post-Revolutionary Mexico

Faculty Fellow Jaime Pensado (Individual submission)
Paper: Agents Provocateurs and Political Violence in Mexican Universities during Echeverria’s ‘Democratic Aperture’

LASA Section Presentation: Re-Thinking the Latin American Presidency in the 21st Century

Former Visiting Fellow Aníbal S. Pérez-Liñán (Session organizer)

Panel: Presidential Leadership and Ideological Parties

Former Visiting Fellow Noam Lupu (Individual submission)
Paper: Education and Leader Quality Reconsidered: Evidence from Brazil, the US, and Beyond

2:00-3:45 pm

Panel: Competitive Authoritarianism and Clientelism in Latin America

Former Visiting Fellow Mariela L. Szwarcberg (Individual submission)
Paper: Clientelism and Political Networks in Argentina

4:00-5:45 pm

Panel: Precariedad soberana: Excepción y naciones sin estado en los Andes y la Amazonía - Part 1

PhD Alumnus Peter Baker (Individual submission)
Paper: Acerca de una definición de la indigeneidad emergente: el caso boliviano

6:00-7:45 pm

Panel: Precariedad soberana: Excepción y naciones sin estado en los Andes y la Amazonía - Part 2

PhD Alumnus Peter Baker (Chair)

Panel: Re-Elected Presidents: The Legacies of Long Executive Power

Former Visiting Fellow Margarita López Maya (Individual submission)
Paper: Legados del Segundo Gobierno de Hugo Chaverz (2007-2013)

Panel: Party Systems in Latin America

Graduate Student Rodrigo S. Castro Cornejo (Individual submission)
Paper: Campaign Effects and Party System Institutionalization


 

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