MCA Past Events

MCA Past Events

2016 Nov 29

Under the Wall: Infrastructure as Security and as Threat on the U.S.- Mexico Border

5:30pm to 7:30pm


CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Ieva Jusionyte, Assistant Professor, Anthropology, Harvard University

Moderator: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Chair, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Harvard Graduate School of Design.

2016 Oct 30

Day of the Dead Family Celebration 2016

12:00pm to 4:00pm


Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue

Live mariachi music helps to make this a joyful event designed to remember and welcome back the spirits of loved ones. Decorate a sugar skull, make papel picado(cut-paper banners) and other artwork, and write a message to place upon the Día de los Muertos altar. View the community altar artwork by students from the Amigos School in Cambridge.

2016 Oct 29

Day of the Dead Evening Celebration

7:00pm to 10:00pm


Peabosy Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave
Celebrate the Day of the Dead with a festive evening of music, food, and community. Remember departed ones in front of this year’s Día de los Muertos altar, savor traditional Mexican food, and enjoy lively Mexican music.
Please note: This is a special event. Advance tickets are required. Tickets available online starting October 4. $20 members/$25 nonmembers.
2016 Sep 21




Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Join us at the screening of DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS*, followed by a discussion with Juan Mejía Botero, the film's director, and Jake Kheel, the film's co-director and producer. The talk will be moderated by Brian Farrell, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.

*Film in Spanish and Kreyol with English subtitles