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Agrupación Xangô Event Series. Transnational Movements of African Descendant People in Argentina: Immigration, Race, and Nationalism

Afro-Argentine Organization: Agrupación Xangô
Thursday, October 11, 2018
4:00-6:00 PM
Room 555 Weiser Hall Map
This event will give a brief historical overview of African migrations in Argentina and the current situation of African and Afrodescendant migrants and refugees in Argentina and their main tensions: Racism, Discrimination and Xenophobia.

Agrupación Xangô is a dynamic Afro-Argentine association whose mission is to forge bonds with international groups, promote the visibility of Afro-descendants, enhance global scholarship, and advocate for social justice and human rights in Argentina and throughout the African diaspora.

Free and Open to the Public. Light Refreshments will be served.

For more information, please contact Marisol Fila at

Cosponsors: Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Department of Afroamerican and African Studies, University Library, Language Resource Center, Center for Global and Intercultural Study, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Martin Luther King, Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks (KCP) Visiting Professors Program, Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Africa, Latin America, Social, Social Justice
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Department for Afroamerican and African Studies, University Library, International Institute, Center for Global and Intercultural Study, Romance Languages & Literatures, Language Resource Center, Academic Affairs

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The International Institute’s centers sponsor numerous conferences, lectures, exhibits, and cultural performances throughout the year. These events are designed to educate the university community and the public about global issues and inspire discussion and dialogue. 

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