Presentation by Mauricio Romero atProfessor Kimberly Theidon’s class, Introduction to Legal Anthropology
Introduction to Legal Anthropology introduces students to anthropological approaches to the study of law. This includes a survey of the historical development of the anthropology of law, and current research concerns in the field, including disputes and adjudication; legal institutions and practices; transitional justice; legal pluralism; and law and human rights. Using both classic and contemporary texts we explore the...
Please join us for the opening of the ARTS@DRCLAS/HAM Spring exhibition: David Taylor: Working the Line. The artist, David Taylor, and the curator, Michelle Lamuniére, will give a guided tour of the exhibition during the Opening night celebration. The event is free and open to the public.
Presentation of the 2013 Conaculta prize winner. Join us for a talk by Marco Ruiz Rios, representative from Reaccionacapulco on the project and how it addresses the group's mission to promote the social, cultural and economic betterment of the city of Acapulco.
Reception to follow. Co-sponsored by Cultural Agents, ARTS@DRCLAS and the Mexico and Central America program at DRCLAS
Felipe Michelini is a human rights law professor at the University of the Republic of Uruguay, as well as a member of Parliament in Uruguay. He served as a consultant to the General Secretariat of the United Nations Truth Commission (Republic of El Salvador) in 1992 and 1993, and to the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights in 1994. He directed the Center for Justice and International Law for the Southern Cone in 1993 and 1994. Between 2005 and 2009, Michelini was the Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Human Rights and in this capacity chaired Uruguay's...
Practice your Portuguese and discuss Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking countries and cultures at this informal roundtable. Everyone is welcome! For additional information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Co-sponsored by the DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program and the Portuguese section of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard.
Thompson Room, Barker Center 110, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Speaker: Achy Obejas, Novelist, Translator and Journalist
We write to invite you to attend this spring’s Distinguished Lecture in History and Literature on Thursday evening, February 20, at 6 p.m. in Barker 110, featuring Achy Obejas, an award-winning novelist, translator, and journalist. In her talk, "Imagining a Secret History: Writing Days of Awe," Obejas will discuss the process that produced her 2001 novel, Days of Awe, a complex exploration of one woman's journey through Cuban, American, and Jewish pasts to uncover her...