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Adolescents in the Americas: Negotiating Identities in an Interconnected World

  • 10/3/2013 | 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Location: Moulton Union, Lancaster Lounge
  • Event Type: Symposium

Adolescents in the Americas: Negotiating Identities in an Interconnected World

This two-day symposium (Oct. 3-4) examines the myriad ways in which the activities and voices of youth impact contemporary politics, public culture, and social and interpersonal relationships. 

Participants include leading scholars in Anthropology, Education, Sociology, Latin American and Latino Studies, Africana Studies, and Gender and Sexuality Studies who conduct research in the United States, Canada and Latin America. For more information and the complete list of participants and schedule of events, click here.

ALL PANELS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean for Academic Affairs, the Departments of Education and Sociology and Anthropology, and by the Latin American Studies Program.

Thursday, October 3

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. "Claiming Belonging: Dilemmas of Identity among Adolescents in the Americas"

Friday, October 4

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. "Youth Refiguring Gender and Sexuality: Institutional Contexts, Interpersonal Dynamics"

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. "Political Engagement and Social Activism among Youth: Opportunities and Possibilities, Present and Future"