Events

    2020 Sep 22

    Populist Coalitions in Latin America

    12:00pm to 1:20pm


    This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

    Speaker: Rodrigo Barrenechea, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
    Discussants: Thea Riofrancos, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Providence College; Aaron Watanabe, PhD Candidate in Government, Harvard University
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    2020 Sep 17

    DRCLAS Film Series: Ficción Privada (2020) by Andrés Di Tella

    6:00pm to 7:00pm


    This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register click here.

    Speaker: Andrés Di Tella, Filmmaker
    Moderated by: Ignacio Azcueta, PhD Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures

    A conversation with filmmaker Andrés Di Tella on his latest feature-length film, Ficción Privada (2020). The movie will be offered for free through...

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    2020 Jul 30

    -NESS Talks: Landscape as Urbanism in the Americas

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    This event is virtual. E-mail hello@nessmagazine.com for the zoom link.

    Keynote: Charles Waldheim, Director, Office for Urbanization, Harvard Graduate School of Design

    Moderators: Mercedes Peralta, Office for Urbanization, Harvard University; Jeanette Sordi, Universidad Adolfo Ibañez and New York Institute of Technology; Florencia Rodriguez, Editorial Director and Co-founder, Lots of Architecture-publishers

    Join us for the online launch of NESS....

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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 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 23

    Patricio Guzman's Chile Trilogy

    4:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street
    4:00pm
    Nostalgia for the Light (Nostalgia de la luz)
    Directed by Patricio Guzmán
    France/Germany/Chile , 2010, 35mm, color, 90 min.
     
    7:00pm
    The Cordillera of Dreams (La Cordillère des songes) 
    Directed by Patricio Guzmán
    Chile/France , 2019, DCP, color, 85 min
     
    Details at: https://harvardfilmarchive.org/programs/patricio-guzmans-chile-trilogy
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    2019 Oct 23

    Curating Architecture Across the Americas: Spaces of Contact MX-US

    4:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speakers: 
    José Esparza Chong Cuy, Executive Director and Chief Curator, Storefront for Art and Architecture
    Ruth Estévez, Co-founder, Executive Director and Curator, LIGA and Senior Curator-at-Large, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University
    Julieta González, Artistic Director, Museo Jumex
    Sarah Herda, Director, Graham Foundation
    Michelle Millar Fisher, Curator, Contemporary Decorative Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    Zoë Ryan, John H. Bryan Chair and...

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    2019 Oct 16

    A PROVOCATION: Joyelle McSweeney, Urayoán Noel + Ronaldo V. Wilson

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Forum Room, Lamont Library, 11 Quincy Street

    Speakers: Joyelle McSweeney, author of TOXICON
    Urayoán Noel, author of BUZZING HEMISPHERE/RUMOR HEMISFÉRICO
    Ronald V. Wilson, author of POEMS OF THE BLACK OBJECT

    A reading by three of the most dynamic and provocative performers in the genre: Joyelle McSweeney (author of TOXICON), Urayoán Noel (author of BUZZING HEMISPHERE/RUMOR HEMISFÉRICO), and Ronald V. Wilson (author of POEMS OF THE BLACK OBJECT). 

    Presented in collaboration with ...

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    2019 Oct 09

    ERRE: A conversation with Mexican artist Marcos Ramírez

    6:30pm

    Location: 

    Senior Common Room (Standish Hall), Winthrop House

    Speaker: Marcos Ramírez (ERRE), Artist

    Moderators: Doris Sommer, Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies; José Falconi, Lecturer in Fine Arts, Brandeis University

    Artist Marcos Ramírez (ERRE) in conversation with Professor Doris Sommer, Ira and Jewell Williams Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of African and African American Studies and José Falconi (Lecturer in Fine Arts, Brandeis University)

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    2019 Sep 27

    BLIFF: La Camarista (The Chambermaid)

    Repeats every day until Sat Sep 28 2019 .
    8:05pm

    8:05pm

    Location: 

    Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center

    LA CAMARISTA (THE CHAMBERMAID)
    Narrative, 102 mins, Lila Avilés, Mexico, 2018

    Eve (Gabriela Cartol) works long hours as a maid at a luxurious hotel in Mexico City. A young, single mother who travels far to get to her place of work, Eve has aspirations for the future and hopes that her diligence will get her a coveted spot as the cleaner on an executive floor. She enrolls in the hotel's adult education program in her quest for a better life but quickly discovers that it's not necessarily the most hard-working who get noticed for advancement. Q&A with producer
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    2019 Sep 27

    BLIFF: Caballerango (Horse Wrangler)

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center

    Caballerango (Horse Wrangler)
    Documentary, 61 mins, Juan Pablo González, Mexico, 2018
    A family reflects on a young man’s disappearance in a Mexican village under the watchful eyes of the horse who saw him last.
    • Official Selection, 2018 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
    • Official Selection, 2019 True/False Film Festival
    • Official Selection, 2019 Ambulante
    • Official Selection, 2019 Festival Internacional de Guadalajara (FICG)
    • Official Selection, 2019 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

    Trailer: https://youtu.be/2Yl2sJEzkyc...

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    2019 Apr 30

    Arts and Science Workshop Series: The Archive of the Iberian Slave Trade: Death, Value and Historical Ethics

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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    Speaker: Anna More, Professor, Universidade de Brasília

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

    The sixteenth- and seventeenth-century slave trade was predominantly Iberian, with the Portuguese controlling much of...

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    2019 Apr 25

    A Conversation on Poetry and Gender with Angélica Freitas and Glória Sofia

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Freitas & MonteiroAngélica Freitas (Pelotas, Brazil, 1973) is the author of two books of poetry, Rilke shake (Phoneme Press), translated by Hilary Kaplan and winner of the Best Translated Book Award and of the National Translation Award in 2016, and Um útero é do tamanho de um punho...

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    2019 Apr 19

    Central America and the Caribbean Film Series presents: Puerto Rico: Trouble in Paradise

    5:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Trouble in Paradise: Puerto Rico After Maria

    A look at 21st century Puerto Rico, especially in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and the preexisting crisis. Conversation about the status quo and communities standing up when faced with social abandonment.


    Presented in collaboration with Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA), Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico School of Law, Consulado General de México en Boston, Boston Latino International Film Festival (BLIFF) and The Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard

    Opening remarks:...

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    2019 Apr 13

    Memories on/for a future reconciliation

    1:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Authors:
    Renato Cisneros, author of “La distancia que nos separa”
    José Carlos Agüero, author of “Los rendidos: Sobre el don de perdonar” (via Skype)
    Lurgio Gavilán, author of “Memorias de un soldado desconocido”

    Respondents: 
    Alexandra Hibbett, Universidad Católica, Perú
    Alberto Vergara, Universidad del Pacífico, Perú

    The wounds inflicted by the protracted civil war Peru faced between 1980 and the early 2000s have proven hard to heal. After twenty years...

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