Events

    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 12

    Brazilian Democracy Under Attack: 1964 and 2022

    12:00pm to 1:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here. Discussions will occur in English, but simultaneous interpretation will be offered to Portuguese. 

    Speakers: James Green, Carlos Manuel de Cespedes Professor of Modern Latin American History and Portuguese and Brazilian Studies; Director of the Brazil Initiative, Brown University; Rodrigo Patto Sá Motta, Full Professor...

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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 Oct 04

    The Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Fall 2022 Lecture: Una mirada al pasado desde el presente: (Re)construyendo materialidades mesoamericanas entre lo físico y lo efímero

    8:00pm to 9:30pm

    Location: 

    Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City, Mexico

    This event will be livestreamed in Spanish via the INAH YouTube channel. Please email Lorena Rodas if you are interested in attending in-person. Masks will be required at all times during event.

    Speaker: Laura Filloy Nada, Associate Curator of Ancient American Art, The Metropolitan Museum

    The Harvard University Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series celebrates the...

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    2022 Oct 04
    2022 Sep 30

    Emerging Faculty Voices & DRCLAS Annual Open House

    2:30pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South

    To register for this in-person event, click here.

    Following the session, please join us for drinks and snacks on the Concourse! DRCLAS staff will be available to answer any and all questions you may have about events, grants, student programs, etc.

    Celebrate the new academic year with DRCLAS!

    2:30-4pm - Flash Talks
    4-5:30pm - Drinks, snacks, and DRCLAS!

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    2022 Sep 30

    Seminar Series on Afro-Latin American Studies with Poliana da Silva Ferreira

    12:00pm to 2:00pm


    This event will be hybrid and will take place in Portuguese. To register for virtual click here. For in-person, go to 104 Mount Auburn Street 3R.

    Speaker: Poliana da Silva Ferreira, Fellow, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School

    Moderator: Yanilda González, Assistant Professor of...

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    2022 Sep 30

    Empowering Student Views

    11:30am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South

    To register for this in-person event, click here.

    Speakers: Gauri Nagpal, Master in Urban Planning, '23; Master in Design Studies, '22; Idia F. Irele, Harvard Kennedy School MPA 2023; Rangel International Affairs Fellow 2021; Harvard Graduate School of Education, International Education Policy 2018; Victor Rangel, AB 2023,...

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    2022 Sep 29

    Student Info Session: Puerto Rico Winter Institute (PRWI)

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, Room S216

    Join our info session to learn about the Puerto Rico Winter Institute (PRWI), held during January 2023 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with the theme "Entre la tierra y el mar: Agricultura, pesca y cambio climático."

    PRWI is a two-week seminar in collaboration with the College of Humanities at the University of Puerto Rico at Río Piedras (UPR) comprised of twelve students (6 from Harvard and 6 from UPR). The 2023 themes explored in this collaborative seminar will focus on the challenges Puerto Rico faces in their agriculture and fishing industry due to...

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    2022 Sep 28

    AprendoEnCasa - Session 1: Empowering the Instructional Core to Transform Learning

    5:00pm to 6:30pm


    This event is virtual, to register click here.

    Speaker: Katherine Merseth, Professor and expert in critical learning, Harvard University

    AprendoEnCasa.org invites you to a new series of workshops led by Harvard Professor Katherine Merseth in collaboration with leading educational organizations in Latin America.

    During the sessions, you will learn the keys to...

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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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