Events

    2023 Mar 08

    Film Screening: "Out of Breath" & Interview with Director, Helena Lemos Petta

    5:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South

    To register for this event, click here.

    Speaker: Helena Lemos Petta, Lemann Visiting Scholar, DRCLAS
    Moderated by: Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair of the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Chair,...

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    2022 Dec 02

    Harvard Film Archive Film Screening: EAMI

    7:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street

    Speaker: Paz Encina, Filmmaker and 2022-23 Radcliffe/Film Study Center Fellow

    AEMI is Directed by Paz Encina | Paraguay/Argentina/Mexico/Germany/Netherlands/France/US, 2022, DCP, color, 75 min. Ayoreo, Guaraní and Spanish with English subtitles.

    Encina’s latest film EAMI is a moving and sensitive portrait of the indigenous Ayoreo Totobiegosode people, among the last tribes living in isolation in the Amazon but now threatened by rampant and illegal deforestation of their ancestral lands. Encina will be joined in conversation with AFVS Visiting...

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    2022 Oct 14

    Argentine Tango Masterclass with Javier Rodriguez & Moira Castellano

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Barker Center Cafe (12 Quincy Street)

    Featuring: Javier Rodriguez and Moira Castellano, world-class tango dancers from Buenos Aires
    Moderated by: Thomas Patrick Wisniewski, Lecturer on Comparative Literature, Harvard University

    Javier Rodriguez and Moira Castellano will give a masterclass on Argentine Tango to current Harvard students. This event event will be followed by a live performance on October 15 (Lehman Hall,...

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    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

    To register for this event, please click here.

    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

    For this session, we will read and discuss the Introduction and Chapter 7 of  Breve historia del antipopulismo. PDFs available below...

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    2022 Oct 05

    Book Launch: Constructing Latin America. Architecture, Politics, and Race at the Museum of Modern Art

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216

    To register for this event, click here.

    Speaker: Patricio del Real, Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University
    Moderated by: José Lira, Professor of Architecture, Univesity of Sao Paulo (FAU-USP) and Visiting Professor 2022-23, Princeton University

    Professor...

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    2022 Sep 23

    Harvard Film Archive Film Screening : CASA ROSHELL

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street

    CASA ROSHELL is Directed by Camila José Donoso | Mexico/Chile, 2017| digital video, color, 71 min | Spanish with English subtitles.

    During a trip to Mexico in 2014, after making Naomi Cambel (2013), the director Camila José Donoso learned about Club Roshell: a private site founded by the trans artist and activist Roshell Terranova in 2004, populated by men looking for somewhere they can assume an alternative gender role and explore their identity. Over six weeks, the filmmaker visited the club, observing, talking to, and generating dialogue with its members, and finally...

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    2020 Feb 29

    HFA Film Series: 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

    HFA Film Series: 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

    HFA Film Series: 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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