ReVista launch: Upstairs, Downstairs, Winter 2022 issue


Thursday, April 21, 2022, 1:00pm to 2:15pm

This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speakers: Ximena del Carpio, World Bank; James Ferreira Moura Jr.; Federal University of Ceará, Brazil; Amaru Rance, Bolivian/British independent scholar; David Parker, Queen’s University in Canada; Sebastián Carassai, DRCLAS Visiting Scholar; German Alejandro Alarco Tosoni, Universidad del Pacífico in Lima, Peru; James Almeida, Harvard University; Fernanda Valienti, International Federation of Domestic Workers (IDWF); Meylin Gonzales Huaman, Harvard University; Valentina Montoya Robledo, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia; Laura Patricia Ramos Rico, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia; Sofia Trevino, Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO); Adriana Paz, International Domestic Workers Federation; Santiago Creuheras, Harvard Alumni Association Board
Moderated by: June Carolyn Erlick, DRCLAS

Join ReVista authors for the launch of "Upstairs, Downstairs", ReVista's latest issue, as scholars and practitioners from Latin America, Canada and the United States examine social mobility with a focus both on the region's middle class and on domestic workers.

Ximena V. Del Carpio is Practice Manager for Poverty & Equity Global Practice, Latin America and the Caribbean, at the World Bank Group in Washington DC.

James Moura Jr., is a CNPQ Productivity Fellow and a professor at University for International Integration of Afro-Brazilian Lusophony and at the Postgraduate Program in Psychology at Federal University of Ceará.

Amaru Villanueva Rance is a Bolivian/British sociologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Essex.

David Parker, Professor of History at Queen’s University in Canada, is author of The Idea of the Middle Class: White-Collar Workers and Peruvian Society, 1900-1950 (Penn State Press, 1998). His latest book is on the legalization of dueling in Uruguay.

Sebastián Carassai, DRCLAS Visiting Scholar, is professor of Introduction to the Knowledge of Society and the State at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and a Researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research. His most recent book is Lo que no sabemos de Malvinas. Las islas, su gente y nosotros.

Germán Alarco is a professor and researcher at the Universidad del Pacífico in Lima, Peru. He has published more than 20 books as author, co-author and editor, and has written more than 60 articles for an international audience.

James Almeida is a Ph.D. Candidate in Latin American History at Harvard University.

Fernanda Valienti is Program Officer for Latin America at the International Federation of Domestic Workers (IDWF). She is Argentine, Bachelor of Social Communication, translator, literary editor and writer.

Meylin Gonzales Huamán is a Ph.D. student in Sociology at Harvard. Her current research project examines the gendered outcomes of job search among Venezuelan immigrants in Latin America.

Valentina Montoya Robledo is a professor at the Universidad de los Andes Law School and Director of the transmedia Project Invisible Commutes. She holds a S.J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Laura Ramos Rico is a literary writer and Master of Journalism at the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá.

Adriana Paz is the IDWF regional coordinator for Latin America and OSF Fellow. Paz is a labor rights organizer and popular educator with 18 years of experience working in social justice and labor rights with low wage and migrant workers (farmworker, domestic workers, maquila workers and women’s rights groups) for grassroots organizations, trade unions and NGOs.

Sofia Trevino is Global Networks and Advocacy Strategist at Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) and Sustainable Development Consultant for the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF).

Santiago Creuheras is an Elected Director of the Harvard Alumni Association Board of Directors. He has earned graduate certificates and degrees from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Extension School and Harvard Business School.

June Carolyn Erlick is the Editor-in-Chief of ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America and Publications Director coordinating Faculty Voice podcasts. She is the author of Natural Disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean: Coping with Calamity (Routledge 2021), Telenovelas in Pan-Latino Context (Routledge, 2018), translated as Telenovelas en el Mundo Latino (Editorial Universidad del Pacífico, 2018) ,as well as Disappeared: A Journalist Silenced, the Irma Flaquer Story (Seal Press, 2004), translated as Desaparecida (Sophos, Guatemala, 2012) and A Gringa in Bogotá: Living Colombia's Invisible War (University of Texas Press, 2010) and Una Gringa en Bogotá (Santillana, 2007). She teaches journalism at Harvard Extension and Summer Schools and coordinates the journalism capstone and internship programs there.

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