Events

    Language and Cognitive Development of Children in Brazil: Salvador and Natal

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speakers: Gigi Luk, Associate Professor of Education, Harvard University and Nadine Gaab, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard University

    The study of child development in Brazil offers an opportunity to broaden our understanding on cultural variations. In this talk, we will share our past and ongoing projects conducted in Brazil on language, cognition, and literacy. Their work has focused on using behavioral and neuroimaging methods to examine language and literacy in children.

    Nadine Gaab received a PhD...

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    Guiñadas Gráciles: Exhibition Reception and Curator-Led Walkthrough

    5:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, Second Floor, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Please join us for the exhibition reception of Guiñadas Gráciles: Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Video Art. The curator, Joaquin S. Terrones (PhD '09) Lecturer in Literature and Women's and Gender Studies at MIT, will lead a walkthrough of the exhibition followed by a discussion and refreshments....

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    Varieties of Capitalism and Sub-Types of Populism: Reflections on Latin America and Europe

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Kenneth Roberts, Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government at Cornell University

    Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government at Harvard University

    Many scholars have drawn distinctions between left-leaning, so-called “inclusionary” populism in Latin America and right-wing “exclusionary” populism in Europe. The recent rise of left populisms in the aftermath of Southern Europe’s financial crisis, however, has strong parallels to the Latin American experience, and it casts doubt on any...

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    Portuguese Language Tables

    3:00pm

    Practice your Portuguese and discuss Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking countries and cultures at this informal round table. Everyone is welcome!

    For more information: Everton Vargas da Costa, edacosta@fas.harvard.edu

    Legacies of Revolution: Peasant Militias and the Rule of Law in Mexico

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Mariano Sánchez-Talanquer, Academy Scholar, Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies

    Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University

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    Info Session: Study Abroad Program in Cuba

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Office of International Education, 77 Dunster Street, Cambridge

    The DRCLAS Study Abroad Program in Cuba introduces students to critical issues in Cuban culture and politics through a semester of coursework at Universidad de la Habana. To learn more join us at the OIE 77 Dunster Street or email cubanstudies@fas.harvard.edu.

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    2018 Latina Empowerment & Development (LEAD) Conference

    8:00am to 9:30pm

    Location: 

    Northwest Labs

    The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies is pleased to support Latinas Unidas de Harvard and the 2018 LEAD Conference. The Latina Empowerment & Development Conference also known as LEAD is an annual conference hosted at Harvard University by Latinas Unidas. LEAD is about empowering Latinas and other minorities who plan on fulfilling leadership and other professional career-oriented paths. Since its inception in 2007 LEAD has brought together hundreds of college Latinas and professionals from all over the country. The 11th annual LEAD Conference will be on Feb 2 - Feb 3...

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    2018 Latina Empowerment & Development (LEAD) Conference: Check in and Reception

    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Northwest Labs

    The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies is pleased to support Latinas Unidas de Harvard and the 2018 LEAD Conference. The Latina Empowerment & Development Conference also known as LEAD is an annual conference hosted at Harvard University by Latinas Unidas. LEAD is about empowering Latinas and other minorities who plan on fulfilling leadership and other professional career-oriented paths. Since its inception in 2007 LEAD has brought together hundreds of college Latinas and professionals from all over the country. The 11th annual LEAD Conference will be...

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    International Photo Contest Reception

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    The Forum Room Lamont Library

    Join us for the International Photo Contest Reception! Take a tour around the world through the eyes of Harvard students who have studied worked interned or done research abroad. Hosted by the Office of International Education Learn more about the International Photo Contest. Everyone is welcome. Bring your friends!

    Qianyun Shi '15

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