Events

    2017 Oct 06

    Student Info Session: Mexico January Winternship Programs

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    How do you plan to spend J-term break? Come to the Mexico winternship info session to learn how you could spend J-term building your resume, exploring a mega-city, improving your Spanish, and eating delicious food! 

    Mexico Teo

    Program managers, Rachel & Ariana, will be in-person to review the internships offered, funding,...

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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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    2017 Oct 05

    The Struggle for the Past: How We Construct Social Memory

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speakers: Elizabeth Jelin, Senior Researcher, CONICET Argentina and Professor Doctoral Program in the Social Sciences IDES-UNGS ; Kathryn Sikkink, Professor of Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Kimberly Theidon, Henry J. Leir Professor of International Humanitarian Studies, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

    Moderator: Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor of Brazil Studies, Harvard Kennedy School

    Noted sociologist and pioneer of studies about historical memory human rights and politics Elizabeth Jelin...

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    2017 Oct 01

    Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Film / BLIFF 2017: I Dream In Another Language

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    West Village F Room 020 at Northeastern University

    I Dream in Another Language  (Narrative, 101 mins)

    Ernesto Contreras Mexico/Netherlands 2016

    Co-presented by the Independent Film Festival of Boston and in collaboration with the ARTS@DRCLAS Series Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Film and Video Art (Fall 2017 – Spring 2018) A young linguist travels to the jungle of Mexico to research a language on the verge of disappearing. Once there he discoverers its last two speakers clashed 50 years ago and have refused to speak to each other since. Attempting...

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    2017 Sep 30

    DRCLAS/BLIFF Film Screening: Tempestad

    6:15pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    West Village F Room 020 at Northeastern University

    Tempestad Documentary 104 mins Tatiana Huezo México 2017

    Co-presented by Intercultural Productions and The Global Cinema Film Festival of Boston

    Tickets must be purchased through the BLIFF Eventbrite page.

    Two women their voices echoing over the landscape and highways of Mexico from north to south as they tell how official corruption and injustice allowed violence to take control of their lives desires and dreams. An emotional and evocative journey steeped not only in loss and pain but also in love dignity and resistance. Official Selection 66th Berlin...

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    2017 Sep 29

    Boston Latino International Film Festival

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

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

    DRCLAS is pleased to co-sponsor several screenings of the 2017 Boston Latino International Film Festival (BLIFF). In its 15th year the festival remains committed to its mission of "using the power of film to break stereotypes bring cultures and communities together and reveal the complex issues that affect the Latino community in the United States and Latin America." The 2017 programming is aligned with this mission and expands the festival’s scope.

    The festival runs from Thursday Sep 28 through Sunday Oct 1 with screenings taking place at DRCLAS on Thursday Sep 28 and Friday...

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    2017 Sep 29

    Boston Latino International Film Festival

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

    Location: 

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

    DRCLAS is pleased to co-sponsor several screenings of the 2017 Boston Latino International Film Festival (BLIFF). In its 15th year, the festival remains committed to its mission of "using the power of film to break stereotypes bring cultures and communities together and reveal the complex issues that affect the Latino community in the United States and Latin America."

    The 2017 programming is aligned with this mission and expands the festival’s scope. “This year in addition to showcasing films by submission BLIFF will also include many award-winning feature-length films never...

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    2017 Sep 28

    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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    2017 Sep 28

    Student Info Session: Finding & Funding International Opportunities

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S050, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Join Harvard area studies centers and the Office of Career Services at an information session about Wintersession opportunities during the Jan break for Harvard undergraduates. Questions? Please email: ocs_summerfunding@fas.harvard.edu or rachelmurray@fas.harvard.edu

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    2017 Sep 27

    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

    2017 Sep 27

    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

      2017 Sep 27

      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

      2017 Sep 27

      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

      2017 Sep 27

      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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