Arts and Humanities

'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.

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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...

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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...

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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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2017 Apr 23

Presencia Latina 2017

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge

Join us for the annual Harvard Latinx showcase featuring the freshman and senior dances, ballet folklórico de aztlán, candela, and much more! 

Presencia Latina

This event is $5 and is open to the general public, including graduate and undergraduate students from outside of the...

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2017 Apr 14

Landscape Design in Latin America: Unpacking Theory, Practice, and Agency

9:30am to 4:30pm

Location: 

Piper Auditorium, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street

Women in Design (WiD) and Latin GSD, in collaboration with the Landscape Architecture
department, present “Landscape Design in Latin America: Unpacking Theory, Practice, and
Agency.” This symposium will provide an opportunity to debate the current and future state of
landscape design in Latin America.
Latin America is formed by a diverse set of territories, offering both challenges and opportunities
to the landscape discipline. This symposium brings together professionals from several countries
to discuss the complex social, political, and environmental realities engaged...

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2017 Mar 13

Workshop Critical Conservation

Mon - Fri, Mar 13 to Mar 17, 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Location: 

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - Campus Lo Contador UC - Avda. El Comendador 1916, Santiago, Chile

El seminario aspira a desarrollar conceptos y estrategias que permitan describir y prefigurar la naturaleza transitoria y dinámica de la arquitectura, el paisaje y la ciudad. Combina la discusión sobre diversos autores de filosofía de la historia y la conservación, con la presentación de diversos casos de estudio en los que las premisas de la permanencia y el sentido estable, sobre las que se funda y con las cuales opera la conservación tradicional, se han...

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2017 Apr 15

Afro-Cuban Musical Traditions: Lukumí Bàtá Concert

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Join the Harvard Ed Portal for an incredible evening with some of today’s greatest players and singers in the Afro-Cuban bàtá tradition! Afro-Cuban bàtá masters from across the country join Harvard's own Director of Jazz Bands Yosvany Terry in a concert and celebration of Cuban tradition. You won't be able to keep from dancing to this percussive, dynamic music! This concert is co-sponsored by the Cuba Studies Program, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; the Harvard University Center for African Studies; the Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center;...

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2017 Apr 14

Rumba Clave Blen Blen Blen: Film Screening + Discussion

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a free screening of Rumba Clave Blen Blen Blen, a compelling, fast-moving film about an exciting genre of music and dance! Highlighting the musical styling of rumba in New York City, the film follows ordinary people and famous musicians through the dances, drums, and clave rhythm of the genre. Learn more about the vibrant Afro-Cuban culture of the city and rumba's African and Andalusian origins. The screening will be followed by a conversation with its director Aristides Falcon-Paradi.

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Displacement Here, Displacement Now: Raúl Zurita, the [({ })] Transborder Immigrant Tool, and Amy Sara Carroll’s The Desert Survival Series

October 27, 2016
Sergio Delgado Moya
In a world so relentlessly defined by utilitarian reasoning, by expedient thinking, by prose language, and by vicious speech, poetry is decisively out of place. Displacement, though, is what accounts for poetry’s extraordinary capacity for meaning. Relieved of the duties of routine language, released from the onerous burden of serving as a utilitarian vehicle of communication, poetry is free to soar and rove, revealing sublime sights (sights of tremendous beauty, sights of great terror)...
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2017 Mar 31

Symbolic Reparations

5:00pm to 7:00pm

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? 

For more information please click here.

 

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