Arts and Humanities

2017 Feb 23

Arts and Sciences Workshop: After Human Rights. Latin American Art and Literature in the Last Turn of the Century

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Fernando J. Rosenberg, Professor of Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature, Brandeis University 

Series co-chaired and moderated by Mariano Siskind, Professor and Chair, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, and Brian D. Farrell, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; Professor, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

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2016 Oct 31

El Pulpo, la Araña y la Flota del Rebuzno: Bogotá y el Desplazamiento / The Octopus, the Spider and the Braying Fleet: Displacement and Bogota

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Azriel Bibliowicz was born in Bogotá in 1949. He studied sociology at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, and holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University.  He’s been a visiting professor and lecturer in various universities in Europe and the United States. He was a columnist at El Espectador. In 1981, he was granted the Simón Bolívar National Prize for Journalism. In 2004 he was awarded the Academic Merit Award from Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He’s a founding faculty of the School of Film and Television, and director and founder of the Masters in Creative Writing....

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2016 Oct 27

The Falklands/Malvinas Islands. The Invisible Story and the Peace Path, Step by Step, in a New Framework: The MAFALDAPP

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216, 1730 Cambridge Street

19 de Mayo 1982. El conflicto. De una victoria diplomática a una derrota militar.La traición en la Argentina. Sus responsables. Es posible la Paz?. The road ahead.

Speakers: Wenceslao Bunge, former DRCLAS Visiting Scholar (2015-16); Lucas Urbisaia, Harvard College 2018; Nick Wood, Harvard College 2017.

Moderator: Ned Strong, Executive Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University

The event is co-sponsored by the...

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2016 Oct 28

Talk + Performance - Raúl Zurita and Cristóbal Lehyt: Conceptual Stumblings

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S-216 1730 Cambridge Street

A panel discussion on the rise and development of Chilean conceptual art will be followed with a performance-lecture by poet and conceptual artist Raúl Zurita (b. Santiago, 1950) and visual artist Cristóbal Lehyt (b. Santiago, 1973). Introduced by Professor Tom Cummins, curator Liz Munsell, Professor Sergio Delgado, and Fellow José Falconi will present and discuss their research undertaken in...

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2016 Oct 27

DRCLAS/CCVA Exhibition Opening and Performance: EMBODIED ABSENCE - Chilean Art of the 1970s Now

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CCVA, Level 1 and 3, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now brings works of art and documentation from this historic period into dialogue with new performances and collaborations with contemporary Chilean artists of a younger generation. During the opening of the exhibition, the public will have the opportunity to participate in...

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2016 Oct 27

Poetry Reading: EL HAMBRE DE MI CORAZÓN - Poems by Raúl Zurita

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, second floor lobby, 1730 Cambridge Street

Speaker: Raúl Zurita, 2015-16 Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor, DRCLAS
The celebrated Chilean poet, Raúl Zurita will read fragments of Canto a su amor desaparecido which is on display at DRCLAS as part of the exhibition El HAMBRE DE MI CORAZON, an installation of poems curated by Prof. Sergio Delgado Moya which will be on view at DRCLAS until March 1, 2017.

After the reading Zurita will participate in a workshop with...

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2016 Oct 12

DRCLAS Noontime Concert: Momenta Quartet

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

John Knowles Paine Concert Hall, 3 Oxford Street Cambridge MA

Momenta Quartet is comprised of four musicians with eclectic vision: Stephanie Griffin, Emilie-Anne Gendron, Adda Kridler, and Michael Haas. The four in motion are driven to a common intent, thus the plural of momentum - Momenta. The quartet is based in New York City, performing both contemporary and classical works.  Emilie-Anne Gendron and Alex Shiozaki, violins; Stephanie Griffin, viola; Michael Haas, cello

Noontime Concert organized by DRCLAS and the Harvard Music Department. Proposed by visiting Professor Alejandro Madrid....

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2016 Sep 21

ARTS@DRCLAS Film Series: DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS

5:30pm

Location: 

Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Join us at the screening of DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS*, followed by a discussion with Juan Mejía Botero, the film's director, and Jake Kheel, the film's co-director and producer. The talk will be moderated by Brian Farrell, Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.

*Film in Spanish and Kreyol with English subtitles

About the film
In DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS, Eligio Eloy Vargas, alias Melaneo, a Dominican Park Ranger...

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Raúl Zurita obtiene el Premio Iberoamericano de Poesía Pablo Neruda 2016

June 21, 2016

El poeta recibirá 60 mil dólares, lo que sitúa el premio como uno de los galardones más relevantes de Iberoamérica.

Desde la casa porteña del poeta Pablo Neruda, La Sebastiana, el Ministro de Cultura, Ernesto Ottone, levantó el teléfono para anunciarle a Raúl Zurita su más reciente reconocimiento: el Premio Iberoamericano de Poesía Pablo Neruda 2016. Desde el otro lado, un emocionado Zurita agradeció el nombramiento: “Estoy sin palabras. Muchas gracias a cada uno de los miembros del jurado y a usted Ministro, es realmente muy, muy emocionante”.

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