Justice, Memory, and Truth: Exploring public spaces of memory in Argentina

This past week our group saw the Madres de la Plaza de Mayo march, visited the Parque de la Memoria, and took a tour of the former ESMA detention center. As you will read below, each of these experiences was extremely emotional for differing reasons. June 16th, Madres de la Plaza de Mayo The mothers of [...]

Social Movements in Buenos Aires

Earlier this week my group visited Argentina’s National Library in Buenos Aires. While the sheer number of books and the greatness of the building would be enough to capture everyone’s attention, what really awed me was the hand-made signs covering the walls inside of the library. When the new government came to power late last [...]

Stranded in Miami: What to do if your flight leaves without you

On Friday, June 9, my journey to Buenos Aires, Argentina began. My flight was scheduled to leave from Tampa International Airport at 7:35 p.m., however, there were difficulties boarding the flight due to technical errors in American Airline’s system. My group and I waited on the plane for almost an hour until the captain announced another [...]