Speaker: David Carballo, DRCLAS Santander Visiting Scholar & Associate Professor of Archaeology, Boston University Moderator: William Fash, Bowditch Professor of Central American and Mexican Archaeology and Ethnology
Harvard Kennedy School Littauer building 1st floor 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
The 2017 Latin American Conference is the fourth conference organized by Latin American students at the Harvard Kennedy School. It seeks to create awareness about the policies, experiences, and opportunitiesfor future growth and development in the region.
Speakers: Marial Iglesias Utset: Translating Cultures: Lydia Cabrera’s Liminal Worlds; Erwan Dianteill: The French Translation of El Monte (2003): Genesis, Difficulties and Reception of a Cuban Classic; Patricia González Gómez-Cásseres, and Ivor Miller: Translating Lydia Cabrera’s La lengua sagrada de los ñáñigos.
Helena Alviar, Former Dean, Law School at the University of Los Andes; Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor, Harvard University
Since the early 20th century there have been many legal transformations in the region that have promised to redistribute resources across class, gender and race. Nevertheless, Latin America continues to be characterized by high levels of inequality and exclusion. The presentation explores the role that diverse and, at times, contradictory legal regimes play in stalling progressive reforms.