Professor Paul Firbas
Geographies of the Strait of Magellan in Early 17th Century
(Monday 14th, Apr. 2014/Special Collections/7:30 p.m.)

Forensic Archivist Kate Doyle
“Granito: How to nail a dictator” Directed by Pamela Yates
(Monday 1st, Apr. 2014/Ostrove Auditorium/7:00 p.m.)

Professor Robert Samet
The Republic of Victims: Crime and Denunciation in Venezuela
(Monday 10th, Mar. 2014/Diamond 122/4:00 p.m.)

Professor Kurt MacMillan
True Hermaphroditism? The Story of an Intersex Woman in Chile, 1929-1958
(Thursday 27th, Feb. 2014/ Smith Room, Roberts Hall/ 4:00 p.m.)

Playwright Lili Lugo Herrera
Independent Theatre: New Strategies in the Cuban Theatrical Scene
( Friday 21st, Feb. 2014/Lovejoy 215/ 4:00 p.m.)

Nancy Sanchez
Women and the Evolving Conflict in Southern Colombia
(Tuesday, Nov. 5 2013/Diamond 123/ 7:00 p.m.)

David Carey Jr.
Historicizing Human Rights in Guatemala
(Friday, Nov. 1 2013/Diamond 122/ 3:00 p.m.)

Timothy Dee, 08′  &  Stephanie Alvarado, 08′
Latin American Studies Alumni Night
(Wednesday, Oct. 16 2013/Robbins Room/5:30-8:00 p.m.)
R.S.V.P to Megan Fossa at mevigue@colby.edu

8th Walker Symposium
(Saturday, Oct. 5)
Symposium Program

Authors Alfredo Corchado & Shannon O’Neil
Mexico: A Conversation Between Authors
(Monday, Sept. 30 2013/Diamond 122/7:00 p.m.)



Professor Jorge Olivares
Censorship & the Cuban Revolution: The Case of Reinaldo Arenas

Professor John D. Charles
Education as Conquest

Professor Ryan Jones
Raiding La Lucha Bar:
Working-Class Queer Life, Nation, and Identity in Mexico City in the 1940s and 1950s

Artist Favianna Rodriguez
Art & Activism

Professor Daniel H. Sandweiss
Archaeology of el Niño

Sponsored Events

 Safe Passage

abUSed: The Postville Raid


Bicentennial Day

Alternative Spring Break in Nicaragua


Walker Symposium

Click here to listen to the 2011 Walker Symposium

Peter DeShazo: “US-Latin American Relations: Continuity Trumps Change.”

Amor y Revolucion with Monica Palacios.

Biannual Walker Symposium- Gendering Latin America.

Amelia Kiddle: In Mexico’s Defense: Dueling and the Foreign Service, 1876-1940.

Alan Knight: War, Violence, and Homicide in Modern Mexico.


Kiado Cruz

Click Here to Listen to the Lecture on Sustainable Agriculture and Social Justice

Karen Melvin: Medicine, Mystics, and Religious Transformation in Colonial Latin America

Dr. Andrew Selee: Violence and Rule of Law in Mexico

Dr. Ito-Adler: Eskimo Snow in Brazil

Dr. Greg Grandin: United States-Latin American Relations in the Age of Wikileaks