Conferences

Conferences

Below you will find a list of conference presentations.  Papers are available upon request.

“Agrarian Reform in the United States: Past, Present, and Future.” (Paper to be presented at the 14th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico. July 2019)

“Transnationalizing Identity and Demands: How Agrarian Reform Came to the United States” (Paper presented at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) meeting, Barcelona, Spain. 2018).

“Radical Rural Democracy and the Claim to Territory: An analysis of the Practice of Food Sovereignty across Movements in the United States” (Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association (WPSA) Meeting, San Francisco, CA 2018).

“The Return of the Rentier State: Royalty Regimes, Neo-Extractivism, and Crisis in Brazil.” Paper to be presented at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) meeting, Lima, Peru. 2017. (Accepted, then Cancelled).

“Transnational Identity Making: How Agrarian Reform Came to the US.”  Paper presented at the American Political Science Association (APSA) meeting, Philadelphia, PA. 2016.

“The Past, Present, and Future of Agriculture in the United States.”  Panel organized for the Conference for the National Association of Small Farmers (Asociación Nacional de Agricultores Pequeños), Havana, Cuba. (Accepted, then Cancelled) 2015.

“The State as Raw Material: Territory, Rent, and Finance in Large-scale Territorial Acquisitions in Brazil.” Paper presented at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) meeting, San Juan, PR. 2015.

“Recentralizing Agricultural Policy: Producing Brazil’s “Family Farmer” through Governmental Exclusion.” Paper presented at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) meeting, Chicago, IL. 2014.

“Contentious Classrooms: Understanding the Brazilian Landless Movement’s Success in Governing Education American Political Science Association.” Paper presented at American Political Science Association (APSA) meeting, Chicago, IL. 2013.

“Dilemmas and Challenges in the MST’s Development of Cooperatives and Agroecology.” Paper presented at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) meeting, Washington D.C. 2013.    

“Participatory and Conflictual Service Provision: MST Governance from Encampment to Settlement.” Paper presented at the Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA) meeting, Champaign, Urbana, IL. 2012.  

“Alternative Service Provision: The Case of the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement.” Paper presented at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) meeting, San Francisco, CA. 2012.

“Between Past and Present: Land Reform and Agrarian Unrest in United States History.”  (In Portuguese.) Paper presented at the Congresso, Direitos Humanos e Acesso à Terra (Human Rights and Land Access Conference, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil. 2011.

“The MST’s Recreation of the Peasant: Resistance within Capital while Constituting a Post-Crisis Political Economy.” Paper presented at the Western Political Science Association (WPSA) meeting, San Francisco, CA.  2010.

“The Foundations of Repeasantization: The Use of Agricultural Subsidies by Rural Social Movements.” Paper presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) meeting. New Orleans, LA.  2010.

“The ABCs of Leadership and Political Struggle: The Brazilian Landless Workers Movement inside and outside the School.” Paper presented at Rethinking Marxism Conference.  Amherst, MA. 2009.

“Subjectivity, Social Movement Institutions and Neoliberalism: A Case Study of the MST in Brazil.” Paper presented at Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) meeting, Chicago, IL.  2009.

“Commodified Authoritarianism: Explaining State Violence by means of Private Security.” Paper presented at International Studies Association (ISA) meeting, NewYork, NY. 2009.

Producing the New-Client/Debtor: A Critical Analysis of Micro-Finance.” Paper presented at International Studies Association (ISA) meeting, San Francisco, CA.  2008.

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