Maria A. P. Woolson

 RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS


 "Memoria, cuerpo y espacio. Las metáforas políticas del teatro de Griselda Gambaro." LASA Southern Cone 2017, Montevideo, Uruguay, July 19-22.


LASA 2018 Panel: “Teaching Ecocriticism & the Global South. El Sueño del Celta as an entry to sustainability discussions in the 21st century.”

 The XXXVI International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association: Barcelona, May 23-26


ASLE 2017 Panel: “Decoding Coloniality, Encoding Memory. The language of water and ancestral cultures, in The Pearl Button."

Presented at The Twelfth Biennial Conference, Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery, June 20 – 24, 2017, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
 

 Invited Speaker:  “University and Interdisciplinarity: Contemporary Challenges - Universidad e Interdisciplina: Desafíos Contemporáneos. 

Universidad Kennedy, August 16, 2016. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

ISCN 2016: “New Challenges for 21st Century Education. Actionable pathways for the SDGs and the role of higher education.” Invited Panel Presenter
ISCN 2016: “Partnering Faculty, Students and Community: Envisioning SDG 17.” Working Group Presenter.

The International Sustainable Campus Network 2016: Leadership for a Sustainable Future. June 13-15, 2016. Siena, Italy.

LASA 2016 Panel: “Biocultural Diversity. Transdisciplinary Conversations.” Presenter
LASA 2016 Workshop: “Emerging Problems in Environmental Research.” Presenter

The XXXIV International Congress of Latin American Studies Association. New York. May 27-30, '16.

NECLAS 2015 Panel: “Nostalgia de la luz. One Film's Poetic Dialogue between Science and Culture Brings New Light to Chile's Recent Past.”  Presenter

The New England Council of Latin American Studies Annual Meeting, Tuffs University, Nov. 7, 2015, Medford, MA.

LASA Souther Cone 2015 “Silenced Voices, Forgotten Wisdom." Voces silenciadas, sabiduría olvidada: limitaciones discursivas de la representación cultural frente a la globalización.” Presenter

Science & Culture In Latin America: The Aesthetics of Uncertainty: Transcending Boundaries of Science through Creative Works. Presenter

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS 
 

I Simposio de la sección de estudios del Cono Sur, Universidad Católica de Chile, August 5-7, 2015, Santiago, Chile. 
The International Symposium “Science and Culture in Latin America: Transmission, Circulation, Exchange”, April 18, 2015, Trinity College, University of Oxford, UK,. 

LASA 2014 Workshop: "Nuevos desafíos para la educación del siglo XXI en el Cono Sur: la sustentabilidad como espacio de diálogo en el contexto de las democracias contemporáneas." Organizer/ Chair/ Presenter
LASA 2014 Panel: "Sustentabilidad como pilar de una sociedad democrática: Visiones desde el Cono Sur para siglo XXI." Organizer/ Discussant/ Presenter.

Presented at the XXXII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Assoc., May 21- 24, 2014, Chicago, IL.

Transforming the Border, Transforming the Migrant. Biometrics and the Ubiquitous Borderization of a Public’s Imagination. 

Presented at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Association of Borderland Studies, 2-5 April, 2014, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Received conference award.

Sustainability as Core Principle in Liberal Arts Education: experiences from the field of Latin American Studies.

Presented at the 2014 International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, 22-24 January, 2014, The University of Split, Split, Croatia.

LASA 2013 Workshop: Emerging Issues in L.A. Environmentalism
LASA 2013 Panel: "Silenced Voices, Forgotten Wisdom. Rapa Nui as a Cultural Mirror of Colonized Discourses in Environmental Politics"

Presented at the XXXI International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association, LASA 2013: Towards a New Social Contract?, May 29 - June 1 2013, Washington, DC.

Rapa Nui And Canary Islands: A Political Ecology Approach To Understanding Water Governance.

Presented at the Rohatyn Center For Global Affairs
First Annual International Conference, Middlebury College. March 14-16, 2013, Middlebury, VT.

AASHE Curriculum Convocation: Sustainability a Learning Platform"Meeting Today’s Generation of Learners"

AASHE Advanced Track: Sustainability Unbound"Creativity, Imagination and Today' Generation of Students"

Two presentations at AASHE 2012, The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, October 14-17, 2012, Los Angeles, CA.

The Social/Environmental Imagination as a Collective Production of Meaning: Latin American Artworks at the Turn of the 21st Century.

Presented at the 5th Biennial Conference of EASLCE, European Association for the study of Literature, Culture and Environment, June 27-30, 2012, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canarie Islands, ES.

Resignifying Environmental Epistemology through Latin America’s Artistic Representation: A Perspective from the Humanities

Presented at the Eight International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, January 10-12, 2012, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA.

Sustainability as a Pedagogical Project

- Presented jointly with University of New Hampshire, at the Eight International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, January 10-12, 2012, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA
- Presented at AASHE 2011, The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, October 9-12, 2011, Pittsburgh, PA.

Curriculum Convocation, AASHE 2011

Facilitator for Curriculum Convocation Workshop: Advancing sustainability education through the development of dynamic and academically rich curriculum. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, October 9-12, 2011, Pittsburgh, PA

Sustainability as Analytical Framework: an Ecocritical Observation of Luis Sepulveda’s 'Un Viejo que leía novelas de amor'

Presented at Literature and Environmental Conservation: Responsibilities, September 2-4, 2011, Trinity College, Dublin.

Middleverse de Español in Second Life a Virtual Social Space for Language Acquisiton

Presented at New Media Consortium Summer Conference (NMC), June 14-18, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

ASLE Panel: Sustainable Development as Postcolonial Ecocritical Alternative in Latin America’s Contemporary Literature

ASLE Workshop: Installations by Mexican Sculptor Helen Escobedo: Cultivating Socio-Environmental Understanding through Aesthetics

Presented at The Ninth Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) June 21-26, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN.

Securitization as a force central to transforming contemporary border significance between Mexico and United States

Presented at the 17th International Conference of the Society for Philosophy and Technology (SPT), May 26-29, 2011, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

Constructing Immersive Virtual Spaces for Language Acquisiton

Presented at the Northeast Association for Language Learning Technology (NEALLT): “Transcultural Collaborations, Language Learning in Virtual and Physical Spaces”, April 1-3 2011, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Education for a Sustainable Future

Presented at Sustainable Campuses Conference(Conferencia Campus Sustentable), organized by CONAMA (Comisión Nacional de Medioambiente, Chile), June 16-18, 2010, Universidad Católica, Santiago, Chile.

Science & Culture In Latin America: The Aesthetics of Uncertainty: Transcending Boundaries of Science through Creative Works. Presenter

LASA Souther Cone 2015 “Silenced Voices, Forgotten Wisdom." Voces silenciadas, sabiduría olvidada: limitaciones discursivas de la representación cultural frente a la globalización.” Presenter