Events

    Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Film / BLIFF 2017: Chavela

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center

    Boston Latino International Film Festival 2017 presents: 

    Chavela

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    Documentary, 92 mins, Catherine Gund & Daresha Kyi, USA, 2017

    Co-presented by Bright Lights Series at Emerson College, the Wicked Queer Festival and the Independent Film Festival of Boston; also, in collaboration...

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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

    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

      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

      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

      VASI: Amazonian Vision for an Integrated Sustainability: Building Long Term Opportunities for Collaborative, Community-Based Research in the Amazon

      12:00pm to 2:00pm

      Location: 

      CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

      Speakers: Edgardo Gomez Pisco, VASI's Local Facilitator; Nancy M. Dammann, PhD, VASI's International Facilitator

      Moderator: Ned Strong, Executive Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

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      The Maritime Dispute Before the International Court of Justice: The Bolivian Arguments

      4:00pm to 6:00pm

      Location: 

      CGIS South, S020, 1730 Cambridge Street

      Speaker: Carlos Diego Mesa, Former President of Bolivia (2003-2005); International Spokesman of the Bolivian Maritime Cause in The Hague

      Moderator: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University 

      For more than a century the diplomatic relationships between Bolivia and Chile have been conditioned by the Pacific war (1879-1883) where Bolivia and Peru confronted Chile. As a product of the war Bolivia lost access to the Pacific Ocean. This country has not renounced to the right of regaining sovereign access...

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      Economic Reforms and Perspectives for Brazil

      12:00pm to 2:00pm

      Location: 

      CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

      Speaker: Fabio Kanczuk, Secretary of Economic Policy, Brazilian Ministry of Finance 

      Moderator: Frances Hagopian Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government Harvard University

      Fabio Kanczuk is Electronic Engineer “Magna cum Laude” from ITA (Aeronautic Technological Institute) holds a Ph.D. in Economics from UCLA and a post-doctorate from Harvard University. His academic work was published in international journals as Journal of International Economics Review of Economic Dynamics Journal of Development...

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      GLAM Concert Series* presents FONEMA CONSORT

      8:00pm

      Location: 

      Harvard Music Department, Paine Hall

      Free and open to the public

      *A newly created collaboration between the Harvard Music Department and the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), the GLAM (Group for Latin American Musics) Concert Series is designed around the promotion of Latin American music on the Harvard campus and broader Boston community through an annual concert and associated master class. GLAM is an initiative of Harvard’s Music Department graduate students Daniel Walden, Julio Zúñiga, Diane Adamek Oliva, and Felipe Ledesma Núñez, under the mentorship of Carol Oja...

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      Student Programs Info Session: January 2018 Opportunities

      4:00pm to 5:30pm

      Location: 

      CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

      Join us at the information session for the DRCLAS January programs in Chile and Mexico and learn about the various opportunities available for Harvard students in health, government, microfinance, women’s rights, economics, documentary film, entrepreneurship, venture capital and more.

      Light refreshments will be served.

      For more information, please...

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      Air Quality and Climate in the Central Amazon

      12:00pm to 2:00pm

      Speaker: Scot T. Martin, Gordon McKay Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering; Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University

      Moderator: Frances Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government, Harvard University

      Professor Martin leads a research group at Harvard University that addresses scientific problems engineering challenges and technical breakthroughs in the atmospheric sciences especially as related to the roles of particulate matter in air quality climate and atmospheric...

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      Film Screening: Between Neighborhoods

      4:00pm

      Location: 

      CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010), 1730 Cambridge Street

      Speakers: Seth Fein, Film Director; Vincent Brown, Charles Warren Professor of History and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University, Winner of the Founders Choice Award for Documentary at the Queens World Film Festival 

      Between Neighborhoods is an experimental documentary that nonlinearly examines the present and past of the worlds that orbit the world's biggest rendering of the world Unisphere "theme center" of the 1964-1965 New York Word's Fair which still stands in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queen. An audiovisual...

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      DRCLAS - CASA Study Abroad Info Session: Chile & Argentina

      2:00pm to 3:00pm

      Location: 

      Office of International Education, 77 Dunster Street, Cambridge

      Thinking about study abroad? Come to the DRCLAS-CASA info session to learn about how you can gain transfer credit and experience life in Chile or Argentina. You will also have the chance to meet the Program Managers from each country: Pilo Mella (Chile) and María José Ferreyra (Argentina) as well as talk to former participants. Info Session begins at 2:00 PM and will cover opportunities in Chile and Argentina specifically.

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