CLACS Spring 2015 Events

Monday, 2/2: En un barrio viejo, Ociel del toa, and La primera carga al machete Film Screenings. Cuba Film Series, Joukowsky Forum, 7:30 - 10:00 PM.

Wednesday, 2/4: “Obama’s Cuba Policy: The Top Secret History Behind the Historic Breakthrough in U.S.-Cuban Relations.” A talk by Peter Kornbluh (National Security Archive). Part of the Counterpoints: Cuba in Transition Series and co-sponsored by the Security Studies Seminar Series. Joukowsky Forum, 12 noon. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, 2/10: Secundaria Film Screening. Followed by Q&A with Director, Co-Producer, Camera, and Editor Mary Jane Doherty. Joukowsky Forum, 6:30 PM.

Monday, 3/2: “Why Do Citizens Vote for Criminals and Human Rights Abusers? Theory and Evidence From Guatemala.” A Talk by Regina Bateson (MIT). Joukowsky Forum, 5 PM. Co-sponsored with the Watson Institute’s Security Series. 

Monday, 3/9: “Decolonization in Plurinational Bolivia.” Nancy Postero, Andean Lecture Series, Joukowsky Forum, 4 PM.

Monday, 3/9: El hombre de Maisinicú Film Screening. Cuba Film Series, Joukowsky Forum, 6:30 - 9:00 PM.

Monday, 3/16: Talk by Leah VanWey (Department of Sociology, Brown University). Part of the CLACS Affiliated Faculty Lecture Series. McKinney Conference Room, 12 noon. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, 3/17: “Infrastructure and Citizenship: The Politics of Transportation Reform in Mexico City.” A Talk by Oscar Sosa (University of California at Berkeley), McKinney Conference Room, 12 noon. Lunch will be provided.

Thursday, 3/19: “Bordering on the Americas.” A Talk by Esther Whitfield (Department of Comparative Literature)  and Patricia Ybarra (Department of Theater Arts and Performance Studies). Part of the CLACS Affiliated Faculty Lecture Series. Joukowsky Forum, 12 noon. Lunch will be provided.

Thursday, 4/2: Lecture by Kris Lane (Tulane University). John Carter Brown Library, time TBA.

Thursday, 4/9: Talk by Joshua Tucker (Department of Music, Brown University). Part of the CLACS Affiliated Faculty Lecture Series. McKinney Conference Room, 12 noon. Lunch will be provided.

Monday, 4/13: ...Y tenemos sabor and De cierta manera Film Screenings. Cuba Film Series, Joukowsky Forum, 7:30 - 10:00 PM.

Tuesday, 4/14: Talk by Keisha-Khan Perry (Department of Africana Studies). Part of the CLACS Affiliated Faculty Lecture Series. McKinney Conference Room, 12 noon. Lunch will be provided.

Friday, 4/24: “Castroism after Castro: Cuba totalitarian self-transition, from power to power.” A Talk by Rosa María Payá. Part of the Counterpoints: Cuba in Transition Series. Joukowsky Forum, 7:30 p.m. Please note that this talk will be offered in Spanish.

Wednesday, 4/29 - Thursday, 4/30: Declining Inequality in Latin America: Are the Good Times Over? Conference on the challenges of equity and distribution facing the region. Joukowsky Forum. Co-sponsored with the Watson Institute.