Events

    2022 Oct 11

    Arts and Humanities Workshop | Breve historia del antipopulismo: A conversation with Ernesto Semán

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

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    Speaker: Ernesto Semán, Associate Professor of Latin American History, University of Bergen
    Moderated by: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University

    Now in its third edition, “Breve historia del antipopulismo” (Buenos Aires, Siglo XXI Editores) is the first study of the vast power of antipopulism movements...

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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...

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    2019 Nov 01

    Arts and Science Workshop Series: Noite americana/de tu lado del mar: a Musical Translation

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    Speaker: Paloma Vidal, Writer, Associate Professor, Universidade Federal de São Paulo
    Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

    Paloma Vidal will present a performance in which poetry and music intersect: a poem by the Brazilian poet Marília Garcia, from her book Câmera Lenta (2017), will be translated into Spanish accompanied by a theme by the Argentinian musician Carlos Aguirre, from the album Calma (2017). The body that translates,...

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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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    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/...

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    2018 Oct 25

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

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 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...

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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, S216, 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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    2017 Nov 30

    Arts and Sciences Workshop: "Media Laboratories: Late Modernism in South America"

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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    Speaker: Sarah Ann Wells, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

    Series co-chaired and moderated by...

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    2017 Oct 05

    Arts and Sciences Workshop: "The Future that Finally Arrived: Latin American Literature and the Global Contemporary"

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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    Speaker: Emilio Sauri, Associate Professor of English College of Liberal Arts,  Director Concentration in Transnational and Multiethnic Literatures, UMass Boston

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

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