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2020 Oct 29

Èṣù's Three-way Crossroads: The Future of Ancestrality in Uncertain Times

6:00pm to 7:30pm


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Speakers: Luiz Rufino, PhD and scholar at UERJ; Sidnei Nogueira, Professor of and Coordinator of the Ilê Ará Institute; Rodney William, PhD, Anthropologist, and babalorixá
Moderated by: Joaquín Terrones, PhD and Lecturer of Literature at MIT

In recent times, a segment of academia has come to the realization that its institutions and disciplines currently produce...

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2020 Oct 06

Human Rights = Public Health With Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

1:00pm to 2:00pm


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Speaker: Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderated by: Guillermo Arduino, Anchor and Correspondent, CNN en Español

The coronavirus pandemic has made clear the disproportionate impact among women, minority groups and impoverished people around the world. Protecting human rights IS a matter of public health. Please join a...

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2020 Oct 08

Resisting Police Violence in the Americas: Mothers on the Front Lines

4:00pm to 5:30pm


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Speakers: Dorothy Holmes, Ronnieman Foundation and Justice for Families, Chicago, US; Débora Maria da Silva, Mothers of May, Brazil; Rute Fiuza, Mothers of May of the Northeast, Brazil; Jacqueline Castillo, Mothers of False Positives of Soacha and Bogotá, Colombia; Cristina Bautista Salvador, Mothers and...

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2020 Oct 07

Channeling Anzaldúa: Navigating the Borders of Gender, Culture, Language, and Sexuality in Sports and Beyond

7:30pm to 8:30pm

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Speaker: Janelly Farías, professional soccer player for Chivas Femenil and the Mexican Women's National Team

Farías is openly gay and was born and raised in Southern California. Soccer was her passion, but when she came out, she felt isolated and...

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2020 Oct 06

Film screening of Jamaica y Tamarindo: Afro-Tradition in the Heart of Mexico, hosted by the Latinx Student Association

6:30pm to 8:30pm


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Speaker: Ebony Bailey, cinematographer and director of film

Join us on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 6:30 PM EST for a special screening of Jamaica y Tamarindo: Afro Tradition in the Heart of Mexico. The jamaica flower and tamarind are iconic ingredients in Mexico,...

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2020 Oct 07

Changing the Game: Mexico and Global Agricultural Innovation in the 21st Century

5:00pm to 6:00pm


This event is virtual and will be presented in English with Spanish translation available. To join click here.

Speakers: Daniel Nocera, Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University; Dilek Dogutan Kiper, Principal Research Scientist, Nocera Lab and Lecturer, Harvard University; Nazario López Cruz, Professor of Chemistry, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de...

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2020 Nov 12

DRCLAS Film Series: ZURITA, VERÁS NO VER by Alejandra Carmona

6:00pm to 7:00pm


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Speakers: Raúl Zurita, Poet, DRCLAS RFK Visiting Scholar 2015-2016; Alejandra Carmona Cannobbio, Filmmaker
Moderated by: Rodrigo del Río, PhD Candidate in Romance Languages and Literatures

A conversation with poet Raul Zurita and filmmaker Alejandra Carmona on the documentary ZURITA VERAS NO VER. The movie will be offered for free through streaming two days before...

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2020 Oct 15

The Mariel Effect: Social and Racial Tensions in South Florida in the Wake of the Boatlift

11:00am


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Speakers: Julio Capó, Jr., PhD, Associate Professor, Department of History and Deputy Director, Wolfsonian Public Humanities Lab, Florida International University; Antonio López, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of English, George Washington...

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2020 Oct 07

Channels of Expression at Times of Change: Music and Dance Across Continents

1:00pm to 2:00pm


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Speakers: Gregory Nagy, Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature and Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University; Emma Dench, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History and of the Classics, Harvard University; Richard Tuck, Frank G. Thomson...

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2020 Oct 07

Amazon 4.0 – Defining a Third Way for the Amazon

4:00pm to 5:00pm


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Speaker: Carlos Nobre, Senior Researcher, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of São Paulo; Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute
Discussant: Vinicius Furuie, Environmental Fellow, Harvard University Center on the Environment
Moderated by: Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures; Co-Chair Brazil...

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2020 Oct 01

In-House Open House

6:00pm


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Join us as we welcome our new faculty director, Steven Levitsky!

Professor Levitsky will be joined by Marcia Castro, co-chair of the Brazil Studies Program and Alejandro de la Fuente, chair of the Cuba Studies Program to discuss ongoing and upcoming initiatives in three priority areas for 2020-21: challenges to democracy, the impact...

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