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2017 Apr 14

Landscape Design in Latin America: Unpacking Theory, Practice, and Agency

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

Piper Auditorium, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street

Women in Design (WiD) and Latin GSD, in collaboration with the Landscape Architecture
department, present “Landscape Design in Latin America: Unpacking Theory, Practice, and
Agency.” This symposium will provide an opportunity to debate the current and future state of
landscape design in Latin America.
Latin America is formed by a diverse set of territories, offering both challenges and opportunities
to the landscape discipline. This symposium brings together professionals from several countries

2017 Apr 06

Arts and Sciences Workshop: La desarticulación: crisis, soberanía e historicidad

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Speaker: Sergio Villalobos Ruminott, Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan

Series co-chaired and moderated by Mariano Siskind, Professor and Chair, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and Brian D. Farrell, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; Professor, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

2017 Mar 13

Workshop Critical Conservation

Mon - Fri, Mar 13 to Mar 17, 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Location: 

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - Campus Lo Contador UC - Avda. El Comendador 1916, Santiago, Chile

El seminario aspira a desarrollar conceptos y estrategias que permitan describir y prefigurar la naturaleza transitoria y dinámica de la arquitectura, el paisaje y la ciudad.

2017 Mar 01

Arts and Sciences Workshop: Fuera del estilo. Alternativas para pensar el arte latinoamericano más allá del canon

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Speaker: Andrea Giunta, Writer and curator; Professor of Latin American and International Art, Universidad de Buenos Aires; Tinker Professor at Columbia University, Spring 2017

Series co-chaired and moderated by Mariano Siskind, Professor and Chair, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and Brian D. Farrell, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; Professor, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

2017 Feb 23

Arts and Sciences Workshop: After Human Rights. Latin American Art and Literature in the Last Turn of the Century

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Fernando J. Rosenberg, Professor of Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature, Brandeis University 

Series co-chaired and moderated by Mariano Siskind, Professor and Chair, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and Brian D. Farrell, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; Professor, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

2017 Feb 10

Music Concert: Miguel Zenón

7:00pm

Location: 

Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, 85 W Newton St Boston, MA 02118

Multiple Grammy nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow, Miguel Zenón celebrates the release of his album “Típico.” Organized by Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción (IBA)

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2017 Feb 03

Cuba Studies Program: Diago: The Pasts of This Afro-Cuban Present

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Cooper Art Gallery, Hutchins Center, 104 Mt. Auburn Street

Speaker: Roberto Diago, independent artist

Moderator: Alejandro de la FuenteRobert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics, Professor of African and African American Studies and of History, and Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University

2017 Feb 02

Mirage. The Films of Ana Mendieta

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street

Exiled from Cuba to the United States in 1961, artist filmmaker Ana Mendieta (b.1948) never forgot the ache of leaving her home, family and native soil. Running through her Super 8, 16mm and video work, this theme of displacement speaks directly to Harvard Art Museums’ current exhibition Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning.

2017 Jan 28

Memory and Hope: The Paraguayan Cinema of Paz Encina

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Landlocked and sparsely populated, Paraguay is a small country with a small national cinema. Hemmed in by Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil, the nation’s geographic isolation has been aggravated by almost two centuries of authoritarian rule, culminating in the Alfredo Stroessner dictatorship that lasted from 1954 to 1989.

2017 Jan 27

Memory and Hope: The Paraguayan Cinema of Paz Encina

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Landlocked and sparsely populated, Paraguay is a small country with a small national cinema. Hemmed in by Argentina, Bolivia and Brazil, the nation’s geographic isolation has been aggravated by almost two centuries of authoritarian rule, culminating in the Alfredo Stroessner dictatorship that lasted from 1954 to 1989.

2016 Dec 13

Talk + Tour - On Curating: Displacement

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St / Carpenter Center, Level 3, 24 Quincy St

Contending with issues of ephemerality and loss within the geopolitical sphere of late-20th century South America, the artworks on view in Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now find deep resonance in the groundbreaking display next door at the Harvard Art Museums’ exhibition Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning. Curators Mary Schneider Enriquez and Liz Munsell will tour the two exhibitions in tandem, discussing issues of endurance, temporality, and the political power of the artist within Latin America then and now.

The tour and discussion will begin at the Harvard Art Museums in the Calderwood Courtyard and continue on to the Carpenter Center’s Level 3 Sert Gallery. Space is limited, please RSVP here.

2016 Nov 17

Arts and Sciences Workshop: Indisciplinarity: Analyzing Literature and Visual Culture in Turn of the Century Latin America

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Alejandra Uslenghi, Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literary Studies, Northwestern University. 

Series chaired and moderated by Mariano Siskind, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

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2016 Nov 17

DRCLAS/CCVA Exhibition Walkthrough: EMBODIED ABSENCE

5:30pm

Location: 

CCVA, level 1, 24 Quincy Street Cambridge MA

Liz Munsell, curator of Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now, will give a talk and tour to provide conceptual and historical context to the exhibition. Munsell is Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art & Special Initiatives at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and a visiting curator at Harvard University’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies. PLEASE MEET GROUP ON LEVEL 1 at 5:30pm

2016 Nov 02

Opening Celebration—Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street Cambridge MA

To celebrate the opening of the special exhibition Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning, on view November 4, 2016 through April 9, 2017, the Harvard Art Museums will present a discussion between Doris Salcedo and Elaine Scarry, the Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and General Theory of Value at Harvard.

2016 Oct 27

DRCLAS/CCVA Exhibition Opening and Performance: EMBODIED ABSENCE - Chilean Art of the 1970s Now

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CCVA, Level 1 and 3, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now brings works of art and documentation from this historic period into dialogue with new performances and collaborations with contemporary Chilean artists of a younger generation.

2016 Oct 27

Poetry Reading: EL HAMBRE DE MI CORAZÓN - Poems by Raúl Zurita

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, second floor lobby, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Raúl Zurita, 2015-16 Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor, DRCLAS
The celebrated Chilean poet, Raúl Zurita will read fragments of Canto a su amor desaparecido which is on display at DRCLAS as part of the exhibition El HAMBRE DE MI CORAZON, an installation of poems curated by Prof. Sergio Delgado Moya which will be on view at DRCLAS until March 1, 2017.

2016 Oct 19

DRCLAS/CCVA Talk and Wheat-Paste Workshop - Luz Donoso

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall & CCVA lower level

Speaker: Liz Munsell, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Liz Munsell will present an in-depth lecture Urban Art Interventions,1970s Chile at 3:30 pm as part of the Cultural Agents course at Harvard University in the Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall (Room 110). She will then introduce the hands-on workshop which will take place at the CCVA  (24 Quincy Street, Level 1) at 5:30pm.

2016 Oct 12

DRCLAS Noontime Concert: Momenta Quartet

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

John Knowles Paine Concert Hall, 3 Oxford Street Cambridge MA

Momenta Quartet is comprised of four musicians with eclectic vision: Stephanie Griffin, Emilie-Anne Gendron, Adda Kridler, and Michael Haas. The four in motion are driven to a common intent, thus the plural of momentum - Momenta. The quartet is based in New York City, performing both contemporary and classical works.  Emilie-Anne Gendron and Alex Shiozaki, violins; Stephanie Griffin, viola; Michael Haas, cello

Noontime Concert organized by DRCLAS and the Harvard Music Department. Proposed by visiting Professor Alejandro Madrid.

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