Dominican Republic

2018 Feb 06

Tuesday Seminar Series: Capabilities and Competitiveness: Essential Medicines in the Dominican Republic and Beyond

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Andrew Schrank, Olive C. Watson Professor of Sociology and International and Public Affairs, Brown University

When the Dominican Republic (DR) entered a free trade agreement (CAFTA) with the United States and Central America in the early twenty-first century, the country’s pharmaceutical makers worried that...

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2016 Sep 21

ARTS@DRCLAS Film Series: DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS

5:30pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Join us at the screening of DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS*, followed by a discussion with Juan Mejía Botero, the film's director, and Jake Kheel, the film's co-director and producer. The talk will be moderated by Brian Farrell, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.

*Film in Spanish and Kreyol with English subtitles

About the film
In DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS, Eligio Eloy Vargas, alias Melaneo, a Dominican Park Ranger...

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Lorgia García Peña

Roy G. Clouse Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of History and Literature
A wellspring of hope

A wellspring of hope

October 7, 2014

Harvard students help restore clean water to Dominican mountain town

By Necee Regis, Harvard Correspondent

The relief in Pinalito is palpable. The water is clean again. For the past 2½ years, students in the Harvard University chapter of Engineers Without Borders have been rehabilitating and improving a potable water system in the rural town in the Dominican Republic. After the most recent visit, the students returned to campus in late...

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2014 Nov 10

ARTS@DRCLAS Graduate Student Speaker Series: The Cradle of Racial Humanity: The Caribbean and the Modern World

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250

The Cradle of Racial Humanity: The Caribbean and the Modern World.

Silvio Torres-Saillant, distinguished professor of English and Latin American Studies at Syracuse University, will be a guest speaker in the Spanish 254 course Caribbean Communities taught by Lorgia H. García Peña, Assistant Professor of...

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2014 Mar 28

8th Dominican Student Conference

Fri Mar 28 (All day) to Sun Mar 30 (All day)

Location: 

Science Center

The National Dominican Student Conference is an annual conference that provides the highest quality in educational and workshops, inspirational speakers, art exhibitions, networking events, and parties – all of which serve to educate, uplift, and unite the Dominican student community.

more information: http://www.dominicanstudentconference.com/history

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2014 Apr 08

Migrant Descendants in the DR, Nationals or Foreigners?

3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School, Malkin Penthouse

Speakers: David Baluarte (AU Law School); Bridget Wooding (OBMICA); Dominican Government Representative (TBD)

The Harvard Kennedy School Carr Center for Human Rights, Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Human Rights PIC, and Black Student Union invite you to attend the panel event: "Migrant Descendants in the DR, Nationals or Foreigners?" on April 8, 2014 from 3 to 4PM.  We plan to have panelists with a diversified background (academic, legal, human rights, and government) to speak on the...

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2014 Mar 29

Peabody Museum Family Cultural Event: Dominican Carnival!

2:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

 
Join the Asociación Carnavalesca de Massachusetts, known both for its participation in Latino cultural festivals and as an ambassador of Dominican culture. Carnival participants can celebrate with games, crafts, and traditional tales and join the parade as diablos cojuelos (“limping devils”) cavort indoors in traditional costumes.
Contact: 617-496-1027
Regular museum admission rates apply.

Presented in conjunction with the National Dominican Student Conference. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Dominican Student Association

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