The Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies Latin American Studies Working Group presents:
Polly Lauer, Ph.D. student, Yale’s Department of History: “TBA.”
Polly Lauer is a first-year doctoral student, studying Latin American History. With a focus on Guatemala, she researches indigenous campesino community radio, government repression of indigenous media, and broadcaster resistance in the Cold War era. Broadly speaking, she is interested in indigenous identity, human rights, and grassroots mobilization in twentieth- and twenty-first-century Latin America. She graduated with a B.A. in History and Latin American Studies from the College of William & Mary in 2017. Between graduating and beginning graduate school, she worked with the NGO ‘Cultural Agents’ at Harvard.
The Latin American Studies Working Group (LASWG) welcomes the participation of Yale scholars from all disciplines whose research and scholarship intersect with Latin America. Participants are asked to contact the LASWG at firstname.lastname@example.org to register and request the papers that will be discussed in the meeting.