Mapping Connections: Program

Thursday, 16 July 2015

9:00-11:00

Music, Arts, and Film

Gai Bryant. “Arranging by Necessity: Cuban Composition as a Consequence of, and Despite, Significant De-stabilising Factors

David Corbet. “South: A Nomadic Curatorial Project”

Alfredo Martinez-Exposito. “Representation Regimes of Male Homosexuality in Mexican Cinema since the 1960s”

Kevin Murray. “Sorry about the Relationship between Australia and Latin America”

11:00-11:30

Morning Tea

11:30-1:30

Multicultural Australia and Latin America – Part I

Robert Mason.  “Debating Contemporary Mexico in Multicultural Australia”

Fernanda Peñaloza.  “Screening Latin America: The Sydney Latin American Film Festival”

Sarah Walsh.  “Pacific Imagination: Memorializing Latin America in Australia”

1:30-2:30 Lunch

2:30-4:30

Multicultural Australia and Latin America – Part II

Michael Jacklin.  “Tracing Australian Writing in Spanish in Tabaré, the Monthly Newsletter of the Uruguayan Club in Melbourne”

Vek Lewis.  “From Cuates to Mates: Symbolic Networks and Representations of Friendship, Affect and Masculinity in Mexico and Australia”

Catherine Seaton.  “The Latin-American Crónica in Spanish-language Newspapers in Australia”

4:30-5:00

Afternoon Tea

5:00-6:00

Keynote

Barry Carr. “The ‘tequila effect’ or ‘how the taco won Australia’: the appropriation of Mexican and Latin American Culture in Australia”

7:00-9:00

Conference Dinner

Friday, 17 July 2015

9:00-11:00

The Economics of the Global South

Anthea McCarthy-Jones.  “Why Latin America Matters to Australia in the Asia-Pacific Century”

Irene Strodthoff.  “Shifts in the South-South Visibility: Economic Progress and Dissent in the Transnational Projections of Chile and Australia”

11:00-11:30

Morning Tea

11:30-1:30

Communities Connecting Across the Pacific

Sara C. Motta.  “Decolonising Epistemologies across Borders: Women in Movement in Colombia and Australia”

Cristina Rocha.  “Pentecostal Transnational Connections between Australia and Brazil”

Robin Rodd.  “Political Memory and the Moral Economy of Citizenship in Uruguay, Argentina and Australia.”

1:30-2:30

Lunch