Madeline Townsend

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Madeline is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh. She is pursuing a degree in Spanish and Global Studies, with a focus on the Latin American region. She plans to present an honors thesis on visual representations of the internal conflict that occurred in Peru between 1980 and 2000. She also studies Portuguese and Film Studies as minors and works as one of the Panoramas interns.

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Friday, April 18, 2014 - 13:15 0

Last week, Argentina’s president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner faced a general strike from some of the largest unions of the country. Most businesses and...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 13:15 0

In Mexico, the lime has long stood as a staple of popular food and culture. It is used by most Mexicans in everyday cooking and drinks but lately many have been...

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 13:15 0

Venezuelans remain restless as political chaos affects their country and groups have been divided into supporters of President Nicolás Maduro and the opposition...

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 13:30 0

This Friday, April 11th, the University of Pittsburgh will host documentary filmmakers Julio Ramos and Alex Schlenker for screenings and discussions of selected...

Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 13:30 0

Although many families remain physically separated by the U.S.-Mexico border, some have found a different way to cross the fence. A Catholic mass held this past...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 13:45 0

In Colombia, the search for political peace by...

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 12:45 0

In a country that has been battling extreme drug-related violence in a seemingly endless war, mixed opinions regarding the government’s action parallel the...

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 13:00 0

Hoy, el Día de la Memoria, Verdad y Justicia, marca el trigésimo octavo aniversario del golpe de estado en Argentina. Después de la muerte de Juan Perón en 1974...

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 13:00 0

The Problem

Peru is a country that has battled with issues of chronic hunger and malnutrition for many...

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 13:00 0

Memory is what guides our everyday actions: it forms our history, shapes our present, and projects us toward a new future. In the aftermath of trauma, memory...

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