Mexico

2019 Apr 17

From 1910 to the 4th Transformation: Actors, Institutions, and Objectives in Mexico’s Revolutionary Politics

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Graduate School of Design, Sackler 222

cannonSpeakers: Javier Garciadiego, Professor of History, El Colegio de México; John Womack, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History, Emeritus, Harvard University

Moderator: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism,...

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2019 Apr 16

Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series presents: The Mexican Revolution of 1910: A Sociohistorical Interpretation

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge
zapataSpeaker: Javier Garciadiego Dantán, Historian and Author; Director, Academia Mexicana de la Historia; Former President of El Colegio de México

A rigged election and a political crisis among competing elites, middle classes, and rural workers: What could go wrong? The Mexican...

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2019 Mar 25
2019 Feb 01

The Mexico Conference 2.0: Same Challenges, Different Expectations

Fri - Sat, Feb 1 to Feb 2, 2:00pm - 8:00pm

Location: 

Day One (1pm-8pm) Askwith Auditorium, Graduate School of Education; Day Two (9am-6:30pm): Littauer Building, Harvard Kennedy School

Mexico Conference 2.0The MX Conference is a student initiative that seeks to bring Mexico to the forefront. It provides a forum for the learning and debate of Mexico’s challenges and opportunities given its recent transition of power; and in addition; highlight the Harvard community and campus to external attendees. The Conference’...

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2018 Nov 05

Film Screening & Harvard Premier of: Song for Cesar: The Music and The Movement

6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010), 1730 Cambridge Street

Cesar Chavez

Please join us for a film screening followed by discussion featuring:

Davíd Carrasco, Professor, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America, with a joint appointment with the Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Abel Sánchez, Film...

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2018 Nov 01

Día de los Muertos Celebration

4:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

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Remember and celebrate your departed loved ones at this year’s Día de los Muertos altar, savor traditional Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muerto, and enjoy live music. The Catrina/catrín costume contest is at 6:30 pm.

Free and open to the public. ...

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2018 Oct 26

Mexican Literature, Culture, and Film across Borders: Translation, Migration and Frontiers

9:00am to 7:00pm

Location: 

Boston Univeristy, Pardee School of Global Studies, 121 Bay State Road, Boston, MA 02215

“Mexican Literature, Culture, and Film across Borders: Translation, Migration and Frontiers,” a two-day conference organized by the Center of Latin American Studies at Boston University. The central aim of the conference is to bring prominent scholars who will explore cultural and sociopolitical phenomena related to Mexico, often neglected by national histories, and to engage with theories on translation and migration in the field of literary and film studies.

24 scholars from across North America and Mexico have committed to present their work at the conference. Among...

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2018 Oct 23

Can Access to Information Increase Community Monitoring & Service Provision? Evidence from a School Intervention in Mexico

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Ana De la O, Associate Professor of Political Science, Yale University

Ana Lorena De La O is associate professor of Political Science at Yale University, where she is affiliated with the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, the Institution of Social and Policy Studies, and the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Her research relates to the political economy of poverty alleviation, clientelism and the provision of...

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2018 Oct 22

Environmental Health Capacity Building In Latin America

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Chan School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Ave, Building 1, Room 1302, Boston

Presenters:

Douglas Dockery, John L. Loeb and Frances Lehman Loeb Research Professor of Environmental Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Rick Rogers, Principal Research Scientist, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Ramon Sanchez, Director, Sustainable Technologies and Health Program, Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE), Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan...

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2018 Oct 15

Conversations on Journalism & Mexico

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

The New England Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists presents: Conversations on Journalism & Mexico

Featuring: Alfredo Corchado, Marcela Turati, & Maria Garcia

See flyer below for details.

Journalism and Mexico

2018 Oct 02

Changing Course? Understanding Mexico's 2018 Election

12:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S250, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Gustavo Flores Macías, Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University

Moderators: Steve Levitsky, Professor of Government and Fran Hagopian, Jorge Paulo Lemann Senior Lecturer on Government

Gustavo A. Flores-Macías is Associate Professor of Government at Cornell University and the 2017-18 Democracy and Development Fellow at Princeton University. He is the author of After Neoliberalism? The Left and Economic Reforms in Latin America (Oxford University Press, 2012) and editor of the volume The...

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2018 Sep 11

Student Info Session: Mexico January Winternship Programs

1:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Spend January in Mexico! Please come to the Mexico Winternship info session to learn how you could spend J-term in a pre-professional experience. The Winternships program enables you to build your resume, explore the culture and histories of Mexico and Mexico City, improve your Spanish, and enjoy the "Vitamin T" diet (tamales, tacos, tortas). 

The info session will review:

  • Program Overview

  • Internship Offerings

  • Application Details

    ...
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2019 Sep 27

BLIFF: La Camarista (The Chambermaid)

Repeats every day until Sat Sep 28 2019 .
8:05pm

8:05pm

Location: 

Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center

LA CAMARISTA (THE CHAMBERMAID)
Narrative, 102 mins, Lila Avilés, Mexico, 2018

Eve (Gabriela Cartol) works long hours as a maid at a luxurious hotel in Mexico City. A young, single mother who travels far to get to her place of work, Eve has aspirations for the future and hopes that her diligence will get her a coveted spot as the cleaner on an executive floor. She enrolls in the hotel's adult education program in her quest for a better life but quickly discovers that it's not necessarily the most hard-working who get noticed for advancement. Q&A with producer
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