Upcoming Events

Upcoming Andes & Southern Cone Events

2020 Feb 28

Patricio Guzman's Chile Trilogy

7:00pm to 10:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street
7:00pm
The Cordillera of Dreams (La Cordillère des songes)
Directed by Patricio Guzmán
Chile/France, 2019, DCP, color, 85 min.
 
9:00pm
The Pearl Button (El botón de nácar) 
Directed by Patricio Guzmán France/Spain/Chile/Switzerland , 2015, DCP, color and b&w, 82 min.
 
Details at: https://harvardfilmarchive.org/programs/patricio-guzmans-chile-trilogy

Presented in collaboration with Harvard Film Archive

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2020 Feb 29

Patricio Guzman's Chile Trilogy

7:00pm to 10:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street
7:00pm
The Pearl Button (El botón de nácar)
Directed by Patricio Guzmán
France/Spain/Chile/Switzerland, 2015, DCP, color and b&w, 82 min.
 
9:00pm
Nostalgia for the Light (Nostalgia de la luz)
Directed by Patricio Guzmán France/Germany/Chile, 2010, 35mm, color, 90 min.
 
Details at: https://harvardfilmarchive.org/programs/patricio-guzmans-chile-trilogy

Presented in collaboration with Harvard Film Archive

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2020 Mar 03

On the Origins of Polarization in Venezuela

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Alejandro Velasco, Associate Professor, Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

While the literature on urban Latin America has examined the relationship between politics and space, the particular impact of political polarization on urban space and vice versa has received scant attention. In this sense, Caracas is an exemplary case. On one hand, it is marked by long standing spatial segregation, considerably deepened in the...

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2020 Mar 05

Arts and Science Workshop Series: Lo que queda después: la imaginación del futuro y el revés de lo moderno desde la estética Latinoamericana contemporánea hasta la del siglo pasado

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Luz Horne, Professor of Literature at the Humanities Department at Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires. DRCLAS de Fortabat Visiting Scholar 2019-2020

Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature

This presentation explores the connection between a contemporary global catastrophic imaginary with the one from mid-twentieth century Latin America: that of a territory impregnated with future. Paying attention to this connection will shed light on the structural tie between the current...

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2020 Mar 27

Arts and Science Workshop Series: Dance for Me when I Die: cuerpo y performance en la crónica de América Latina.

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Cristián Alarcón, Chilean writer and journalist

Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature

¿Qué sentidos construye un narrador que somete su propio cuerpo a la experiencia etnográfica? A partir de esta pregunta en torno a la investigación y escritura de este libro, recientemente editado por Duke University Press, el autor hará un recorrido por las huellas de la performance en la literatura de no ficción latinoamericana hasta sus propias experimentaciones más recientes en lo que llama “...

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