Events

    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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      2017 Sep 27

      Breakfast Conversation on Astronomy: The origin of stars

      8:15am to 10:00am

      Con la participación de Mónica Rubio, PHD en Astrofísica, y Profesora Titular del Departamento de Astronomía de la U. de Chile. También fue Presidenta de la Sociedad Chilena de Astronomía y Directora del Programa de Astronomía de Conicyt. Mónica nos comentará sobre su descubrimiento publicado en la revista Nature acerca de las regiones donde nacen las estrellas utilizando el poderoso telescopio ALMA

      2017 Sep 25

      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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      2017 Sep 25

      Harvard-Brazil Dialogues: Policy Roundtable: Making Education Relevant

      2:30pm to 5:00pm

      Location: 

      Instituto Singularidades - R. Dep. Lacerda Franco, 88 - Pinheiros, São Paulo - SP

      At the time of his book launching, One Student at a Time. Leading the Global Education Movement, Professor Fernando Reimers will facilitate a discussion of the role of education leaders in enhancing the relevance of education and the challenges of collective leadership.

      The conversation will be divided in two parts and participants are welcome to attend one or both sessions.  Professor Manuel Palacios, from the Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora and Teca Pontual, Director of Curriculum at the Ministry of Education...

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      2017 Sep 21

      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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      2017 Sep 19

      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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