Event Title

From Margins to Center: The Story Behind the Story to Close Down the School of the Americas

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Description

When and who created the movement to close the School of the Americas (SOA)? This talk will critically explore the commonly accepted narrative and look at the movement’s historical roots in Latin America. This story of the SOA--along with the movement's recent expansion into South America, will examine these omissions and discuss the complex racial and gender dynamics of transnational social movements.

About the Lecturer: Ralph Armbruster, Assistant Professor, Sandoval Department of Chicano Studies, UC Santa Barbara

Document Type

Event

Start Date

26-5-2010 12:00 PM

End Date

26-5-2010 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

School of the Americas, Transnational social movements

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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May 26th, 12:00 PM May 26th, 1:15 PM

From Margins to Center: The Story Behind the Story to Close Down the School of the Americas

Fairhaven College Auditorium

When and who created the movement to close the School of the Americas (SOA)? This talk will critically explore the commonly accepted narrative and look at the movement’s historical roots in Latin America. This story of the SOA--along with the movement's recent expansion into South America, will examine these omissions and discuss the complex racial and gender dynamics of transnational social movements.

About the Lecturer: Ralph Armbruster, Assistant Professor, Sandoval Department of Chicano Studies, UC Santa Barbara