A printable version of the Fall 2013 schedule of events is available below.
Calendar of Events, Fall 2013
Tuesday, 9/10: “Brazilian Foreign Policy in Changing Times: The Quest for Autonomy from Samey to Lula,” Gabriel Cepaluni (UNESP/ São Paulo State University- Brazil), McKinney Conference Room, 12 noon.
Wednesday, 9/11: Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the Coup in Chile: Nunca más: An Evening of Music, Politics and Remembrances, Grant Recital Hall, 105 Benevolent Street, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, 9/18: Chilean Poetry Reading, Co-sponsored by the Department of Hispanic Studies and the Literary Arts Program, McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown Street, 6 p.m. Reception to follow.
Thursday, 9/19: Presentation of Flowers in the Desert, a book of photographs and articles on human rights in Chile with Paula Allen and Victoria Saavedra, McKinney Conference Room, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, 9/24: “Strong Constitutions: Constituent Power in Latin America,” Maxwell Cameron (University of British Columbia, Canada), McKinney Conference Room, 5 p.m.
Wednesday, 9/25: Fall Reception, North Common Room, 4-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 9/25: Screening of Patricio Guzmán’s film Nostalgia de la luz (Nostalgia for the Light, a film about human rights work and astronomy in Chile's Atacama Desert), Joukowsky Forum, 6 p.m.
Tuesday, 10/1: Classical music performance by Chilean pianist María Teresa Sepúlveda with special guest Fernando Apan, Grant Recital Hall, 105 Benevolent Street, 7 p.m.
Wednesday, 10/2: Performance of Between Hope and Freedom, a dramatized reading of a piece-in-progress about art and resistance in Chile by Joanne Pottlitzer, Granoff Arts Center, 154 Angell Street, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, 10/2: Performance by PALO!, Miami's Afro-Cuban Funk Band, The Spot Underground, 101 Richmond Street, Free 18+, 9 p.m.
Thursday, 10/3: Special screening of the film No (Pablo Larraín, 2012) with panel discussion featuring former President of Chile Ricardo Lagos, The Avon, 260 Thayer Street, 6 p.m.
Friday, 10/4: Conference on Social Media and Political Change in Latin America and the Middle East: Comparative and Historical Perspectives, Joukowsky Forum, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Tuesday, 10/8: “The Fleeting, the Original, the Monstrous: Early Nineteenth-Century Latin American Media and Modernization,” Victor Goldgel-Carballo, (Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Wisconsin-Madison), Music Room, Rochambeau House, 5:30 p.m. Reception to follow. (Co-Sponsored with the Depts. of Hispanic Studies and Modern Culture and Media.)
Wednesday, 10/9: Conference on Brazil: Amnesty, Transitional Justice, and the Legacies of the Brazilian Dictatorship, Joukowsky Forum, 4-8 p.m.
Wednesday, 10/9: “Serial Logic in the Fiction of Felisberto Hernández,” Sarah Ann Wells, Music Room, Rochambeau House, 5:30 p.m. Reception to follow. (Co-sponsored with the Depts. of Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature)
Thursday, 10/10: Conference on Brazil: Amnesty, Transitional Justice, and the Legacies of the Brazilian Dictatorship, Joukowsky Forum, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday, 10/10: “Renewing the Developmental State in Brazil: What Role for the Environment?” Kathryn Hochstetler (University of Waterloo), McKinney Conference Room, 5 p.m.
Tuesday, 10/15: Screening of Gold Fever, a film about the effects of transnational mining in Guatemala, Joukowsky Forum, 5 p.m.
Thursday, 10/17: “Water Networks: Political Coalitions and Policymaking in Urban Mexico,” Veronica Herrera (University of Connecticut), McKinney Conference Room, 5 p.m.
Wednesday, 10/23: Screening of the film Los autos de Caracas with Director Christopher Moore, Joukowsky Forum, 5 p.m.
Wednesday, 10/23: “Transparent Force: Nihilism and the Built Environment of Buenos Aires,” Justin Reed (Dept of Romance Languages and Literatures, SUNY Buffalo), Rochambeau House, 5:30 p.m. Reception to follow. (Co-sponsored with the Dept of Hispanic Studies and the Urban Studies Program).
Monday, 10/28: “Processes of Social Change in Bolivia,” Felix Muruchi, Bolivian Union Leader and Activist, McKinney Conference Room, 5 p.m.
Wednesday, 10/30: Gina Chavez (Latin Folk Rock Performance), Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, 154 Angell Street, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, 11/19: “New South American Populist Leaders: Rabble-Rousers or Strategists? The Cases of Argentina, Venezuela, Bolivia and Paraguay,” Maria Esperanza Casullo, Cogut Visiting Professor of Latin American & Caribbean Studies, Joukowsky Forum, 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 11/20: Lecture on Mexico's Solidarity Networks, Edith López Ovalle, Joukowsky Forum, 5 p.m.
Thursday, 12/5: “Executive Organization and Crisis Economic Policy-Making in the Americas,” Alejandro Bonvecchi (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires), McKinney Conference Room, 5:00 p.m.