FLEFF/Honors Rapid Response Salon on COVID-19: Insurrections, Perspectives from the Global South Feb. 19th Now Live

11 AM-12:15 PM in Eastern Daylight Time (US and Canada)

In partnership with the Ithaca College Honors program, join our faculty, alumni, and community experts in our latest Rapid Response Salon conversation that focuses on analyzing the January 6 insurrection on the US Capitol from the perspectives of the Global South. 

Moderated by Dr. Jonathan Ablard, History, Ithaca College 



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Dr. Ernesto Bohoslavky 

Dr. Bohoslavsky, professor of history at the National University “General Sarmiento” in Buenos Aires, is an international authority on Latin American far-right political movements. His research on right-wing ideologies, parties, and intellectuals focuses on Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, and their transnational networks. He is the author of four books and numerous articles published in Latin America, Europe, the United States, and Israel.  Dr. Bohoslavsky is currently a visiting scholar at Sorbonne University in Paris.

Dr. Debra Castillo 

Dr. Castillo is Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, Emerson Hinchliff Professor of Hispanic Studies, and Professor of Comparative Literature at Cornell University. She is past president of the international Latin American Studies Association. She specializes in contemporary narrative and performance from the Spanish-speaking world (including the United States), gender studies, comparative border studies, and cultural theory. Her most recent books include South of the Future: Speculative Biotechnologies and Care Markets in South Asia and Latin America (with Anindita Banerjee) and The Scholar as Human (with Anna Sims Bartel). 

Dr. Jonathan Ablard 

Dr. Ablard is professor of History at Ithaca College. He specializes in Latin America and the Caribbean. He is the author of Buenos Aires: Patients, Psychiatrists, and the Argentine State, 1880-1983  (2008). He has published widely on the history of military conscription in Argentina, obesity in Latin America, and history of conspiracy theories in Latin America. He is currently working on a transnational history of fraudulent advertising of quack medicine.   He teaches courses in public health, revolution and counterrevolution, literature and dictatorship, and commodities. ​ 

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