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‘Disappearing’ Chilean art

‘Disappearing’ Chilean art

November 15, 2016

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. ...

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Crossing borders, building bridges

Crossing borders, building bridges

October 28, 2016

By Adam Zewe

SEAS Dean connects with educational and business leaders during South America trip

Solving important societal challenges requires an innovative approach that is multidisciplinary, and also multinational.

That is one key message Francis J. Doyle III, Dean of the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), shared with business executives, educational leaders, and...

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2017 Mar 21

CANCELLED - On Not Being at Home, Part 3: Los Colores de la Montaña/ The Colors of the Mountain

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium S010

***This event has been cancelled***

Los Colores de la Montaña/The Colors of the Mountain (2010)
90 min., color; Colombia, Spanish (English subtitles)

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Manuel, 9, has an old soccer ball he plays with every day in the...

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2016 Oct 19

DRCLAS/CCVA Talk and Wheat-Paste Workshop - Luz Donoso

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall & CCVA lower level

Speaker: Liz Munsell, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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...

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2016 Oct 11

Tuesday Seminar Series: The Politics of Reproduction. Abortion Reform in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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.  

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2016 Sep 20

Tuesday Seminar: Latin American Party Systems: Institutionalization and Erosion

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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.  

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2016 Oct 28

Talk + Performance - Raúl Zurita and Cristóbal Lehyt: Conceptual Stumblings

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216 1730 Cambridge Street

A panel discussion on the rise and development of Chilean conceptual art will be followed with a performance-lecture by poet and conceptual artist Raúl Zurita (b. Santiago, 1950) and visual artist Cristóbal Lehyt (b. Santiago, 1973). Introduced by Professor Tom Cummins, curator Liz Munsell, Professor Sergio Delgado, and Fellow José Falconi will present and discuss their research undertaken in...

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2016 Oct 27

DRCLAS/CCVA Exhibition Opening and Performance: EMBODIED ABSENCE - Chilean Art of the 1970s Now

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

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...

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2016 Oct 27

Poetry Reading: EL HAMBRE DE MI CORAZÓN - Poems by Raúl Zurita

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

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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2016 Sep 08

DRCLAS - CASA Study Abroad Info Session: Chile & Argentina

3:30pm to 4:15pm

Location: 

DRCLAS, CGIS South, Room S216 (1730 Cambridge St)

Thinking about study abroad? Come to the DRCLAS-CASA info session to learn about how you can gain transfer credit and experience life in Chile or Argentina.  

Info Session begins at 3:30 PM and will cover opportunities in Chile and Argentina specifically.

Please see more information on the flyer below:

2016 Sep 08

DRCLAS Student Programs (January & Summer) Info Session

4:30pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

DRCLAS, CGIS South, Room S216 (1730 Cambridge St)

Interested in Latin America? Come to the DRCLAS Info Sessions to learn how you can get involved in the region over casual refreshments. Gain internship experience, study, or participate in experiential learning through immersive programs offered throughout the year.

• Programs in Spanish-speaking Latin America will be covered from 4:30 - 5:15 PM
• Programs in Brazil (Portuguese) will be covered from 5:30 - 6:15 PM

Please see flyer below for more information.

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