MLLI Associate Professor Sara Poggio, as the co-chair of the International Immigration Section of the Latin American Studies Association, will organize a pre-conference for the Latin American Studies Association Congress titled, “International Migration,” at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago on Wednesday, May 21. This complete day event is sponsored by the Office of the Provost at UMBC. Additional information can be found here.
Denis Provencher, an associate professor of MLLI, gave the keynote address at an event series, “Rethinking Homosexuality in Islam”, organized by the College of Arts and
Science at Boston University on April 21. Provencher is currently finishing a new book based on language, sexuality, Islam, and Maghrebi cultures in France. He also participated as a speaker at an event organized by the University of Miami in April honoring the work of the Moroccan writer and filmmaker Abdellah Taďa.