Events

    2021 May 03

    Transcending Borders: A Conversation with LGBTQ+ Refugees & Organizers

    3:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    We strive to speak with 6 different LGBTQ+ migrants and migrant-rights activists who are affiliated with Casa Arcoíris in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, and San Diego, California. Given the difficulties that have arisen as a result of increased discrimination and violence towards LGBTQ+ peoples, many Central American refugees have sought asylum in Mexico and the United States. After their journeys...

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    2021 Apr 29

    Carnival in the Caribbean: Pleasure, Healing, and Liberation

    3:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here

    The West Indies, and the Caribbean as a whole, are well-known for Carnival, a beautiful and cultural celebration. However, beyond the surface, there is so much there: cultural pride and affirmation, healing, community-building, solidarity, and so on. In particular, we are looking at how Carnival can be an affirming community and space for LGBTQ+ peoples as its celebrations, embracing of diversity...

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    2021 Apr 16

    Liberation Literacies: At the Intersection of Language, Race, and Power

    5:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    We are planning a series to bring together academics to talk about the connection between identity development and language. Our goal is to bring in scholars, educators, and students to talk about how important it is for students of minoritized backgrounds--emphasizing Latinx students, to engage with curricula that affirms their linguistic heritage. These...

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    2021 Apr 11

    Brazil Conference at Harvard & MIT

    Repeats every weekday until Sat Apr 17 2021 .
    4:15pm to 9:00pm

    4:15pm to 9:00pm
    4:15pm to 9:00pm
    4:15pm to 9:00pm
    4:15pm to 9:00pm
    4:15pm to 9:00pm


    This event is virtual, for more information click here.

    A Brazil Conference ocorrerá entre os dias 11 e 17 de Abril. Com o intuito de levantar debates pertinentes para a sociedade brasileira como um todo, anualmente trazemos palestrantes especializados nos assuntos em questão, que divididos em diversos painéis contribuem para uma discussão organizada e com potencial para gerar frutos reais para o nosso país.

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    2021 Apr 08

    Colombian Conference 2021

    Thu Apr 8 (All day) to Sat Apr 10 (All day)


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    In a broader sense, disruption is an interruption to the current state of things. It can also mean creating solutions for problems that have been historically overlooked, ignored, or have affected neglected populations. By focusing on unattended or previously non-existing problems, disruption leads to questioning conventional thinking and practices. In Colombia, both the pre-pandemic...

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    2021 Mar 31

    Walkout Film Screening and Panel Discussion

    6:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here

    Join us for a film screening and panel discussion about the historic 1968 East LA Walkouts by Latinx/Chicanx students in the Los Angeles Unified School District and their enduring impact on educational equity for Latinx youth. View the "Walkout" film asynchronously (access details provided upon registration), and then join us for a panel discussion about...

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    2021 Mar 24

    ¡... a la calle! Art, Design, and Discourse in times of turmoil in Latin(x) America

    7:30pm to 9:00pm


    This event is virtual and will have simultaneous translation to both English and Spanish. To register click here.

    Speakers: Regina José Galindo, Performance Artist, Guatemala; Noemí Segarra Ramírez, Performance Artist, Puerto Rico; Ronald Rael, Architect, USA; eLight Lab, Audio-visual artists and designers, Chile
    Moderated by: Hansy Better Barraza,...

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    2021 Feb 26

    The Mexico Conference 2021

    Fri Feb 26 (All day) to Sun Feb 28 (All day)


    For a recording of the sessions, click here.

    The MX Conference 2021 is the fourth edition of the student conference organized by the Harvard University Mexican Association of Students (HUMAS).

    The objective of the conference is to expose our conference attendees, most of whom are Mexican students at Harvard and other major universities, to the leading and often missing voices about the interdisciplinary...

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    2021 Feb 20

    Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International and Global History (Con-IH) "GENDER AND EMPIRE"

    3:00pm to 5:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speakers: Maria Pautassi Restrepo (Tulane University), "'Amidst the Charms of Porto Rico:' Framing the 20th-Century Caribbean Venus in the Underwood 1901 Stereographic Tour of Puerto Rico"; Katie Ligmond (UC Santa Cruz), “Wearing Resistance: The Role of Elite Women in the Creation of Andean Empires”
    Commentators: PhD...

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    2021 Feb 17

    La minería y su impacto social en el Perú: Reflexiones alrededor del documental "Máxima"

    5:00pm

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    Speakers: Claudia Sparrow, Productora del documental "Máxima"; Dr. Mirtha Vasquez, Presidenta del Congreso abogada; Doña Maxima Acuña Activista y protagonista del documental; Luis Novais, periodista y especialista en el tema minero
    Moderated by: Mayra Delgado, Estudiante de Maestría en Administración Pública en Desarrollo Internacional, Harvard...

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    2020 Dec 17

    Anti-Migrant Militarization & Pro-Migrant Movements along the Northern and Southern Mexican Borders

    2:00pm to 3:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Join us for an important discussion about xenophobia and activism along the Northern and Southern Mexican borders. To what extent has the Mexican state perpetuated xenophobic policies towards Central American and Haitian refugees? What roles does the Mexican state play along the northern border in conjunction with CBP? And, more importantly, what are groups doing about it? In this discussion, we'll hear from Krys Méndez Ramriez, a...

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    2020 Dec 14

    Screening & Discussion: Las Madres de Berks

    6:00pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Michelle Angela Ortiz, Film Director

    Join us on Monday, December 14 at 6 PM EST for a screening of moving documentary about 4 Central American mothers who were detained with their children. After the documentary, we would like to engage in a conversation about art, activism, and the film with the director, Michelle Angela Ortiz. This event is organized in honor of International Migrants...

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    2020 Oct 29

    Èṣù's Three-way Crossroads: The Future of Ancestrality in Uncertain Times

    6:00pm to 7:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register, click here.

    Speakers: Luiz Rufino, PhD and scholar at UERJ; Sidnei Nogueira, Professor of and Coordinator of the Ilê Ará Institute; Rodney William, PhD, Anthropologist, and babalorixá
    Moderated by: Joaquín Terrones, PhD and Lecturer of Literature at MIT

    In recent times, a segment of academia has come to the realization that its institutions and disciplines currently produce...

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    2020 Oct 07

    Channeling Anzaldúa: Navigating the Borders of Gender, Culture, Language, and Sexuality in Sports and Beyond

    7:30pm to 8:30pm

    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Janelly Farías, professional soccer player for Chivas Femenil and the Mexican Women's National Team

    Farías is openly gay and was born and raised in Southern California. Soccer was her passion, but when she came out, she felt isolated and...

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    2020 Oct 06

    Film screening of Jamaica y Tamarindo: Afro-Tradition in the Heart of Mexico, hosted by the Latinx Student Association

    6:30pm to 8:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Ebony Bailey, cinematographer and director of film

    Join us on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 6:30 PM EST for a special screening of Jamaica y Tamarindo: Afro Tradition in the Heart of Mexico. The jamaica flower and tamarind are iconic ingredients in Mexico,...

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    2020 Apr 24

    Taller de racismo y antirracismo en contextos de mestizaje

    Repeats every week every Friday until Fri May 01 2020 .
    1:30pm to 3:00pm

    1:30pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Registration is closed. 

    Conferencista: Dra. Gisela Carlos Fregoso

    Gisela Carlos Fregoso es Doctora en Investigación Educativa; Maestra en Promoción y Desarrollo Cultural y Licenciada en Letras Hispánicas. Su trabajo se enfoca en el estudio del racismo en contextos de mestizaje, blanqueamiento, el antirracismo y el racismo en la educación superior. Trabajó en el proyecto “Antirracismo Latinoamericano en tiempos post-raciales” en la Universidad de Cambridge y forma parte de la Red sobre Identidades, Racismos y...

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    2020 Apr 21

    COVID y Equidad de Género: Cuidado, Violencias y Participación

    6:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    Conferencista: Juliana Hernández, fundadora de Nosotras Ahora, una iniciativa que busca incrementar la participación de las mujeres en política

    Moderadora: Valentina Montoya, Harvard SJD candidate and expert on gender and domestic work

    El Coronavirus, como todas las pandemias, afecta de forma diferencial a las mujeres por varias razones: las mujeres asumen una carga desproporcionada en labores de cuidado; la violencia machista aumenta en cuarentena; más mujeres están en la economía informal; las trabajadoras domésticas son casi...

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    2020 Apr 08

    Transparência e resposta à COVID-19 no Brasil

    6:00pm to 7:15pm

    Location: 

    Zoom Webinar

    This event is virtual. To register for this event, please click here

    Speakers: Fernanda Campagnucci, Executive Director of Open Knowledge Brasil;  Manoel Galdino, Executive Director of Transparência Brasil

    O Brazil Caucus, uma organização de estudantes da Harvard Kennedy School, com o apoio do David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), convida para o debate com Fernanda Campagnucci, Diretora Executiva da...

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