Carpenter Center exhibit examines art created during the Pinochet regime, and adds fresh elements to it
By Jill Radsken, Harvard Staff Writer
In the years following Augusto Pinochet’s military coup, Chilean artists created works in fear and solidarity, and out of defiance. Many of those creations, from street art in Santiago to dance performances abroad, were ephemeral, making them difficult to historicize.
A new exhibition at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts aims to stem the loss of those important works. ...
Liz Munsell will present an in-depth lecture Urban Art Interventions,1970s Chile at 3:30 pm as part of the Cultural Agents course at Harvard University in the Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall (Room 110). She will then introduce the hands-on...
Speaker: Cora Fernandez Anderson, Assistant Professor of Comparative Politics, Mount Holyoke College
Argentina, Chile and Uruguay share general social, economic and cultural characteristics but they differ radically in their abortion policies. The presentation examines the strength of the campaigns for abortion reform, their relationships with leftist parties in power and the context of church-state relations to provide an explanation for the status of abortion policies in these countries during the last fifteen years.
Speaker: Scott Mainwaring, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Kennedy School
Latin American party systems cover most of the spectrum among the world’s democracies in institutionalization: from moderately highly institutionalized (Uruguay, Mexico, and Chile) to very low institutionalization (Guatemala, Peru). This presentation will reconceptualize party system institutionalization (PSI), present indicators for contemporary Latin America about levels of PSI, and offer some evidence about why weak PSI is problematic for democracy.
CCVA, Level 1 and 3, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA
Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now brings works of art and documentation from this historic period into dialogue with new performances and collaborations with contemporary Chilean artists of a younger generation. During the opening of the exhibition, the public will have the opportunity to participate in...
CGIS South, second floor lobby, 1730 Cambridge Street
Speaker: Raúl Zurita, 2015-16 Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor, DRCLAS The celebrated Chilean poet, Raúl Zurita will read fragments of Canto a su amor desaparecido which is on display at DRCLAS as part of the exhibition El HAMBRE DE MI CORAZON, an installation of poems curated by Prof. Sergio Delgado Moya which will be on view at DRCLAS until March 1, 2017.
After the reading Zurita will participate in a workshop with...
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