Arts & Humanities Workshop

2017 Nov 30

Arts and Sciences Workshop: "Media Laboratories: Late Modernism in South America"

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Sarah Ann Wells, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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

Series co-chaired and moderated by...

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2017 Oct 05

Arts and Sciences Workshop: "The Future that Finally Arrived: Latin American Literature and the Global Contemporary"

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Emilio Sauri, Associate Professor of English College of Liberal Arts,  Director Concentration in Transnational and Multiethnic Literatures, UMass Boston

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

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2019 Apr 30

Arts and Science Workshop Series: The Archive of the Iberian Slave Trade: Death, Value and Historical Ethics

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Anna More, Professor, Universidade de Brasília

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

The sixteenth- and seventeenth-century slave trade was predominantly Iberian, with the Portuguese controlling much of...

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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 Sep 27

Arts & Sciences Workshop: The Dictator Novel: Writers and Politics in the Global South

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

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Speaker: Magalí Armillas-Tiseyra, Caroline D. Eckhardt Early Career Professor of Comparative Literature and Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature at Penn State

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

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2019 Nov 01

Arts and Science Workshop Series: Noite americana/de tu lado del mar: a Musical Translation

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216

Speaker: Paloma Vidal, Writer, Associate Professor, Universidade Federal de São Paulo
Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Paloma Vidal will present a performance in which poetry and music intersect: a poem by the Brazilian poet Marília Garcia, from her book Câmera Lenta (2017), will be translated into Spanish accompanied by a theme by the Argentinian musician Carlos Aguirre, from the album Calma (2017). The body that translates,...

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2020 Mar 05

Arts and Science Workshop Series: Lo que queda después: la imaginación del futuro y el revés de lo moderno desde la estética Latinoamericana contemporánea hasta la del siglo pasado

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Luz Horne, Professor of Literature at the Humanities Department at Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires. DRCLAS de Fortabat Visiting Scholar 2019-2020

Moderator: Mariano Siskind, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature

This presentation explores the connection between a contemporary global catastrophic imaginary with the one from mid-twentieth century Latin America: that of a territory impregnated with future. Paying attention to this connection will shed light on the...

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