Art, Film, & Culture

2019 Mar 11

Central America & the Caribbean Film Series: Cárcel de árboles / Prison of Trees (Guatemala, 2015)

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Carcel ImageA film by Guillermo Escalón y Rodrigo Rey Rosa

Chained and tortured, dozens of youths from the United States and from prominent Guatemalan families were held captive in the depths of the Guatemalan jungle in the 1970s and 1980s. With the complicity of the military high command that governed Guatemala at the time...

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2018 Dec 14

The Last Dream: Stories Created and Performed by the Children of TPS

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Join the Harvard Ed Portal, Comité TPS, and Boston Experimental Theatre for a performance of The Last Dream: Stories Created and Performed by the Children of TPS. The play features the children of parents with Temporary Protected Status, a federal immigration status in danger of being canceled. The production is a dramatic representation of the struggles and joys of children of immigrants, including members of the Harvard community, and the pain of threat to one’s way of life.

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2018 Dec 11

GLAM* Concert Series presents Mesias Maiguashca: The Andean World in Contemporary Music

Tue - Sun, Dec 11 to Dec 16, 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: 

Holden Chapel (Harvard Yard) & Paine Hall (Harvard Music Department)

The Arts and Andes & Southern Cone Program at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Music at Harvard University cordially invite you to a series of concerts and events featuring Ecuadorian composer Mesías Maiguashca, one of the leading figures in electronic and electroacoustic composition in Latin America. Of indigenous heritage, his music often locates Andean perceptions and sounds within the frameworks of Western experimental music...

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2018 Nov 13

Arts & Sciences Workshop: Volverse Palestina: Strategies of Erasure in Palestinian Identity Today

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Lina Meruane, Chilean novelist, Liberal Arts Clinical Associate Professor, NYU

Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

The quest to "return home" is one of the most controversial issues in the Palestinian/...

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2018 Oct 25

Arts & Sciences Workshop: Sergio Pitol's Strategic Occidentalism: Translation and Literary Worldmaking

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Ignacio Sánchez Prado, Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies, Washington University in St. Louis
Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

The seminar seeks to explore...

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2018 Oct 20

Gallery Discussion of Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115

This joint event between the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Harvard’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies celebrates the exhibition Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu. On view in the Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art at the MFA Boston, the exhibition includes a newly commissioned sculpture and video installation by Chilean-born, New York-based artist Cecilia Vicuña, in dialogue with five ancient quipus on...

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2018 Oct 15

Exhibition Opening and Panel Discussion: Arquitectura del vaivén: Diasporic Building(s) in Central America’s Northern Triangle

5:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speakers: Gabriela Poma, Harvard University Doctoral student in Romance Languages and Literatures; Fred Ritchin, Dean Emeritus of the School at the International Center of Photography (ICP) ; Susan Meiselas, Photographer, 2018-2019 Radcliffe Institute Fellow

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