Tsai Auditorium, S-010, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
Speaker: Jorge Ramos Jorge Ramos is an award-winning, Mexican-born journalist who has been called the "star newscaster of Hispanic TV" and named one of the Time Magazine's most influential Hispanics in the US. He is the anchor of Univision's "Noticiero Univision" and "Al Punto" and author of 11 books, the most recent of which is A Country for All: An Immigrant Manifesto published by Vintage/Random House.
Sponsored by the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights and the Instituto Cervantes at Harvard (Observatorio) along with the David Rockefeller...
The prestigious Spanish writers Antonio Muñoz Molina and Elvira Lindo will dialogue about Spanish literature, about the relation between literature, history, current affairs and mass media, and about their books. Profs. Tamar Herzog and Luis Fernández Cifuentes will introduce and join the conversation. Q&A in En & Sp. Tapas and Spanish wine will be served.
Los prestigiosos escritores españoles Antonio Muñoz Molina y Elvira Lindo conversarán sobre literatura española, sobre la relación entre literatura, historia, actualidad y medios de comunicación; sobre su propia obra. Los...
Join the Asociación Carnavalesca de Massachusetts, known both for its participation in Latino cultural festivals and as an ambassador of Dominican culture. Carnival participants can celebrate with games, crafts, and traditional tales and join the parade as diablos cojuelos (“limping devils”) cavort indoors in traditional costumes. Contact: 617-496-1027 Regular museum admission rates apply.
Presented in conjunction with the National Dominican Student Conference. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Dominican Student Association
The Peabody Museum Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA
Speakers: Gabriela Uruñuela and Patricia Plunket Nagoda, Professors of Anthropology, Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico
Two thousand years ago, the pre-Hispanic village of Tetimpa was buried by a massive eruption of Mexico’s largest active volcano. People were forced to abandon their houses as walls collapsed under the weight of falling ashen pumice. Many household objects, though, were preserved, including numerous unique family shrines. In this illustrated talk, archaeologists Patricia Plunket Nagoda and Gabriela Uruñuela will discuss how the remarkable...
Thompson Room, Barker Center 110, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Speaker: Achy Obejas, Novelist, Translator and Journalist
We write to invite you to attend this spring’s Distinguished Lecture in History and Literature on Thursday evening, February 20, at 6 p.m. in Barker 110, featuring Achy Obejas, an award-winning novelist, translator, and journalist. In her talk, "Imagining a Secret History: Writing Days of Awe," Obejas will discuss the process that produced her 2001 novel, Days of Awe, a complex exploration of one woman's journey through Cuban, American, and Jewish pasts to uncover her...
Faculty Project: A Latin American and Iberian Studies Course on Gender, Sexuality, and Literature. Faculty Project: New Poetics, New Politics: From Pablo Neruda to the Mapuche Canto Faculty Project: The Other Voices of America
The Other Voices of America
Of the over 1.2 million Mapuches in Chile, over half live within the greater Santiago metropolis. To help maintain a...
Faculty Project: Iberoamerican Film Initiative-ARTS@DRCLAS Faculty Project: Patricio Guzman Film Series/Retrospective (Chile) Faculty Project: A Latin American and Iberian Studies Course on Gender, Sexuality, and Literature.
Faculty Project: Ibero-American Cinema: Entertainment, Experimentation and Politics in a Globalized Age