Arts and Humanities

Alejandro  de la Fuente

Alejandro de la Fuente

Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics
Professor of African and African American Studies, FAS
Director, Afro-Latin American Research Institute

Co-Chair, Cuban Studies Program

A historian of Latin America and the Caribbean who specializes in the study of comparative slavery and race relations Read more about Alejandro de la Fuente

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'Landscape as Urbanism in the Americas' publica archivo digital enfocado en el paisaje como urbanismo

March 11, 2017

En las últimas dos décadas el paisaje ha sido reivindicado como modelo y medio para la ciudad contemporánea. El discurso y las prácticas del paisaje como urbanismo se pueden encontrar en Europa, América del Norte y Asia. Durante este tiempo, una serie alternativa de prácticas arquitectónicas y urbanistas han surgido en América Latina, apostándole a las implicaciones ecológicas y territoriales del proyecto urbano.

2017 Apr 08

Dialogues and Challenges in the Study of the African Diaspora in Latin America

8:00am

Location: 

CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Graduate students from the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at Harvard and Afro-Colombian graduate students from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst invite peers to the first annual Afro-Latin American Graduate Student Conference. The signature themes of the conference are intersectionality; activism in academia; and race, racism, and blackness in art and literature. The conference will examine the dialogues and discourses that inform black political forms, expressive culture, aesthetic ideologies, transnationalism, transculturation, and ethno-racial identity formations in the Read more about Dialogues and Challenges in the Study of the African Diaspora in Latin America

2017 Apr 07

Dialogues and Challenges in the Study of the African Diaspora in Latin America

8:00am

Location: 

Dudley House, Lehman Hall 201, 53 Dunster Street, Cambridge, MA

Graduate students from the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at Harvard and Afro-Colombian graduate students from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst invite peers to the first annual Afro-Latin American Graduate Student Conference. The signature themes of the conference are intersectionality; activism in academia; and race, racism, and blackness in art and literature. The conference will examine the dialogues and discourses that inform black political forms, expressive culture, aesthetic ideologies, transnationalism, transculturation, and ethno-racial identity formations in the Read more about Dialogues and Challenges in the Study of the African Diaspora in Latin America

2017 Apr 01

Symbolic Reparations

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Room 133, Barker Center, Harvard University

 

Symbolic comes from the domain of culture; reparations from the domain of law. How can these terms be conjoined to promote processes of healing, justice and social transformation? 

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