Events

    2019 Sep 27

    BLIFF: La Camarista (The Chambermaid)

    Repeats every day until Sat Sep 28 2019 .
    8:05pm

    8:05pm

    Location: 

    Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center

    LA CAMARISTA (THE CHAMBERMAID)
    Narrative, 102 mins, Lila Avilés, Mexico, 2018

    Eve (Gabriela Cartol) works long hours as a maid at a luxurious hotel in Mexico City. A young, single mother who travels far to get to her place of work, Eve has aspirations for the future and hopes that her diligence will get her a coveted spot as the cleaner on an executive floor. She enrolls in the hotel's adult education program in her quest for a better life but quickly discovers that it's not necessarily the most hard-working who get noticed for advancement. Q&A with producer
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    2019 Sep 27

    BLIFF: Caballerango (Horse Wrangler)

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center

    Caballerango (Horse Wrangler)
    Documentary, 61 mins, Juan Pablo González, Mexico, 2018
    A family reflects on a young man’s disappearance in a Mexican village under the watchful eyes of the horse who saw him last.
    • Official Selection, 2018 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
    • Official Selection, 2019 True/False Film Festival
    • Official Selection, 2019 Ambulante
    • Official Selection, 2019 Festival Internacional de Guadalajara (FICG)
    • Official Selection, 2019 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

    Trailer: https://youtu.be/2Yl2sJEzkyc...

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    2019 Sep 27

    The U.S. – Central America Immigration Crisis: How it started, why it continues, and what you can do to make a difference

    10:00am to 3:00pm

    Location: 

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

    Speakers
    Jocelyn Viterna, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
    Oscar Martinez, Award winning Salvadoran journalist and author of The Beast
    Elizabeth Oglesby, Associate Professor of Geography and Development, University of Arizona
    Ieva Jusionyte, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Social Studies, Harvard University
    Deborah Anker, Clinical Professor of Law; Founder and Director, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic
    Sabrineh Ardalan, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law; Assistant Director, Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic
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    2019 Sep 19

    Anti-Corruption Efforts and the International Circulation of Ideas

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S030, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speakers: Matthew C. Stephenson, Eli Goldston Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Fabio de Sa e Silva, Assistant Professor of International Studies and Wick Cary Professor of Brazilian Studies, University of Oklahoma
    Moderator: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Affiliated Professor in African and African American Studies; Affiliated Professor in Urban Planning and Design at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

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    2019 Sep 17

    Student Info Session: Mexico Winternships

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    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! Details below.

    Mexico Teo

    Program managers will be in-person to review the internships offered, funding, and all program detials. Past participants will come to...

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    2019 Sep 17

    Hybrid Regimes within Democracies: Argentina's Subnational Rentier States in Comparative Perspective

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Carlos Gervasoni, Associate Professor of Political Science, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
    Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS

    Sitting PresidentBoth democratic and not-very-democratic (or...
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    2019 Sep 10

    Strategies of Redistribution. The Left and the Popular Sectors in Latin America

    12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speaker: Andrés Schipani, PhD in Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
    Moderator: Fernando Bizzarro, PhD student, Department of Government; Graduate Student Associate, DRCLAS

    Andres SchipaniThe study analyzes the different redistributive strategies adopted by presidents...

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    2019 Sep 09

    Open House Celebration

    5:30pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, Concourse Level

    Learn all about DRCLAS programs, events, and student opportunities at the Open House Celebration!  

    DRCLAS Open House 2019

    Get a chance to speak with faculty and staff about DRCLAS opportunities, enjoy some refreshments, and enter a raffle for some fun door prizes!

    2019 Sep 09

    The Confessional Community: Narratives of Violence and Survival in Mexico City’s Anexos

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Tozzer 203

    Speaker: Angela Garcia, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University
    Moderator: Ieva Jusionyte, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Social Studies

    Anthropology Series

    In the past decade, drug treatment centers called anexos (annexes) have proliferated throughout Mexico...

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    2019 Aug 20

    A breakfast conversation with Nicolás Shea: "Cumplo: leading crowdlending platform in Latam"

    8:30am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Dag Hammarskjold 3269, Vitacura

    Speaker: Nicolas Shea

    Nicolas Shea is a Chilean entrepreneur, and the founder of Start-Up Chile, eClass & Cumplo. He is the founding president of the Chilean Association of Entrepreneurs (ASECH), Socialab & TODOS. Former advisor of entrepreneurship & innovation to the Chilean Ministry of Economy. M.Sc. Management from Stanford, M.Sc. Education from Columbia, B.A. in business and economics from the Catholic University of Chile.

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    2019 Aug 09

    Surface Wear in Art, Architecture & Film (Superficies Gastadas)

    9:30am to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Auditorio Fadeu, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Monseñor Carlos Casanueva 0335, Providencia, Región Metropolitana

    Bruno

    Conferencia magistral por: Giuliana Bruno, Emmet Blakeney Gleason Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University

    La profesora Bruno es conocida internacionalmente por su investigación de los cruces entre artes visuales, arquitectura, cine...

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