Central America & the Caribbean

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS) Announces 2022-23 Visiting Scholars and Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professors

May 20, 2022

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies announces its 2022–2023 Visiting Scholars and Fellows and Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professors, a group of scholars and practitioners who bring multidisciplinary perspectives to the challenges facing Latin America, the Caribbean and Latinx communities in the United States....

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2022 Mar 02

The New Neoliberal Experiment in Latin America: Honduran ZEDEs or Private Cities

5:00pm to 6:30pm


This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish with simultaneous English interpretation.  To register, click here.

Speakers: Venessa Cardenas Woods, Vice President of the Crawfish Rock Governing Council; Member of the Coordinating Board for Territorial Defense of the Bay Islands in Honduras; Lucía Vijil Saybe, researcher and analyst at Centre for the Study of...

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2022 Mar 09

DRCLAS Film Series: Sand Dollars by Laura Amelia Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas

5:00pm to 6:00pm


For a recording of this event, please click here.

Speakers: Laura Amelia Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas, filmmakers
Moderated by: Laura Pérez Muñoz & Adri Rodríguez Ríos, PhD Candidates in Romance Languages and Literatures (Latinx & Spanish Track), Harvard University

A conversation with filmmakers Laura Amelia Guzmán & Israel Cárdenas on the film Sand Dollars (2014). The...

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2022 Apr 05

Health Justice in the Americas: The Role of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

12:30pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Introduction: Carmel Shachar, Executive Director, Petrie-Flom Center; Laura Clérico, Independent Researcher, Argentine National Scientific and Technical Council (CONICET), Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Buenos Aires, and Honorary...

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2021 Oct 22

Conversatorio: Migraciones Haitianas Contemporáneas: Fronteras, detenciones y violencias raciales

12:00pm to 2:00pm


This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish. To register, click here.

Speakers: Jean Eddy Saint, Professor of Sociology, former Founding Director of the CUNY Haitian Studies Institute; Elisa Ortega-Velázquez, Investigadora Titular, Instituto de Investigaciones Jurídicas de la UNAM; Juan Arturo Gómez Tóbon,...

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2021 Oct 15

ALARI Seminar Series with Nohora Arrieta: Poéticas amargas: estéticas y políticas de la plantación de azúcar en Brasil y el Caribe (1990-2018)

12:00pm to 2:00pm


This event is virtual and will be held in Spanish.  This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speaker: Nohora Arrieta Fernandez, 2020-2021 ALARI Research Associate; PhD Candidate in Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, Georgetown University; CLS/Mellon Dissertation Completion fellow (2020-2021)

La plantación de azúcar ha sido una...

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2021 Dec 01

Globalizing Patient Capital: The Political Economy of Chinese Finance in the Americas

4:00pm to 5:30pm


This event is virtual, to register click here.

Speaker: Stephen Kaplan, Associate Professor of Political Science and Economic Affairs, George Washington University

This book explores how China’s state-led capitalism affects national level governance. China, as the world’s largest saver, has more than doubled its overseas banking presence since the 2008 global financial crisis...

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2021 Oct 21

DRCLAS Film Series | Brincando el charco by Frances Negrón-Muntaner

5:00pm to 6:15pm


For a recording of this event, please click here.

Speaker: Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Filmmaker and Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
Moderated by: Laura Pérez Muñoz, PhD Candidate Romance Languages and Literatures, Latinx and Spanish Track, Harvard University

A conversation with filmmaker Frances Negrón-Muntaner on the film Brincando el Charco (1994). The movie will be offered...

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