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2018 Dec 11

GLAM* Concert Series presents Mesias Maiguashca: The Andean World in Contemporary Music

Tue - Sun, Dec 11 to Dec 16, 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: 

Holden Chapel (Harvard Yard) & Paine Hall (Harvard Music Department)

The Arts and Andes & Southern Cone Program at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Music at Harvard University cordially invite you to a series of concerts and events featuring Ecuadorian composer Mesías Maiguashca, one of the leading figures in electronic and electroacoustic composition in Latin America. Of indigenous heritage, his music often locates Andean perceptions and sounds within the frameworks of Western experimental music...

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2018 Nov 13

Arts & Sciences Workshop: Volverse Palestina: Strategies of Erasure in Palestinian Identity Today

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Lina Meruane, Chilean novelist, Liberal Arts Clinical Associate Professor, NYU

Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

The quest to "return home" is one of the most controversial issues in the Palestinian/Israeli...

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2018 Oct 25

Arts & Sciences Workshop: Sergio Pitol's Strategic Occidentalism: Translation and Literary Worldmaking

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Ignacio Sánchez Prado, Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, Washington University in St. Louis
Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

The seminar seeks to explore the...

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2018 Oct 20

Gallery Discussion of Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115

This joint event between the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Harvard’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies celebrates the exhibition Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu. On view in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art at the MFA Boston, the exhibition includes a newly commissioned sculpture and video installation by Chilean-born, New York-...

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2018 Oct 15

Exhibition Opening and Panel Discussion: Arquitectura del vaivén: Diasporic Building(s) in Central America’s Northern Triangle

5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speakers: Gabriela Poma, Harvard University Doctoral student in Romance Languages and Literatures; Fred Ritchin, Dean Emeritus of the School at the International Center of Photography (ICP) ; Susan Meiselas, Photographer, 2018-2019 Radcliffe Institute Fellow

The event will...

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2018 Sep 27

Arts & Sciences Workshop: The Dictator Novel: Writers and Politics in the Global South

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Magalí Armillas-Tiseyra, Caroline D. Eckhardt Early Career Professor of Comparative Literature and Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at Penn State

Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literature

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2018 Apr 10

Los Ojos del Camino / The Eyes of the Journey

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Belfer Cases Study Room (S-020), 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker:  Rodrigo Otero Heraud, director of the film The Eyes of the Journey and Hipolito Peralta Ccama, protagonist in The Eyes of the Journey

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2018 Mar 30

Latin GSD: Latinin' America Spring Symposium

12:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard GSD, Gund Hall, Stubbins Room and Room 109

The third edition of the annual Latin GSD Spring Symposium will host designers, artists, and historians in the format of interviews, conversations and lecture presentations. The speakers will engage in discussions about deep history, colonial processes, Modernist projects, and contemporary labor networks as the precursors to a variety of state of affairs and cultural clichés that define the contemporary Latin American experience and identity within the realm of...

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2017 Nov 14

Art [...] Architecture: Latin GSD & Women in Design present Ingrid Moye, Daniela Rivera, and Cazú Zegers

6:30pm

Location: 

Piper Auditorium, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Art [...] Architecture is part of the Latin.A series, a collaboration between Women in Design and Latin GSD, and a joint effort with A.Chronology and the FortyK Gallery at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. ...
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2017 Nov 13

Vazante Film Screening

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010), 1730 Cambridge Street

Film screening of Vazante (2017) with director Daniela Thomas.

A critically acclaimed tragedy set in early 19th century colonial Brazil.

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2017 Nov 04

DRCLAS/The Harvard Coop: Isabel Allende in Conversation on In the Midst of Winter

8:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: 

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre / The Sanctuary Theatre, 400 Harvard Steet, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Coop and The David Rockfeller Center for Latin American Studies are pleased to present Isabel Allende, in conversation to discuss her new novel, In The Midst of Winter, with Diana Sorensen and Erin Goodman.

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2017 Oct 30

Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Film: Mami y Yo y Mi Gallito / Mom and Me and My Little Rooster

1:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Director Arisleyda Dilone in person.

Discussant: Lorgia García Peña, Roy G. Clouse Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of History and Literature.

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