CLACS Fall 2016 Events

 

Tuesday, 9/20 “Maya Hieroglyphic Writing as a Paradigm for Mesoamerican Scripts,” Marc Zender (Tulane University), McKinney Conference Room, 5 p.m.  Part of the Pre-Columbian Dialogues: Comparative Perspectives from Indigenous Latin America, a series co-sponsored by CLACS.

Monday, 9/26 "Measuring Inequality: Internet Uses and Strategies Among Young Artists in Buenos Aires," Sarmiento Fellow Jimena Ponce de León, McKinney Conference Room, 4 p.m.

Thursday, 9/29 Ivy League Rumba film screening as part of the Providence Latin American Film Festival (PLAFF), Joukowsky Forum, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, 9/30 “Rehearsing Change: Empowering Locally, Educating Globally,” presentation on a fair trade study abroad program in Ecuador featuring Daniel Bryan, Executive Director of the Pachaysana Institute and students from Brown and American Universities. Location TBD, 3 p.m. Co-sponsored with TAPS.

Tuesday, 10/4 “Evading the Patronage Trap: Organizational Capacity and Demand-Making in Mexico” Brian Palmer-Rubin (Harvard Kennedy School), McKinney Conference Room, 4 p.m.

Friday, 10/14 Screening of “Embrace of the Serpent” (Colombia, 2015) – Q&A with director Ciro Guerra followed by reception (Granoff Center). Co-sponsored with the Cogut Center for the Humanities and the Department of Hispanic Studies.

Saturday, 10/15 “Under the Southern Stars- Seeing from the Global South” Symposium. Cogut Center for the Humanities, Co-sponsored with the Cogut Center for the Humanities and the Department of Hispanic Studies.

Friday, 10/21 “Fronteras de cristal en las Américas,” a symposium on the cultural history of migration, identities and diversity between the U.S., Mexico and Cuba. The Alumnae Hall Crystal Room, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Co-sponsored with the Transatlantic Project.

Thursday, 10/20, "Soundscapes, Sound Archives, and the ‘Sounded City,'" Alejandro Madrid, Cornell University/ Harvard University.  Orwig Music Building, Room 109, 6:30 p.m. Co-sponsored with the Music Department.

Wednesday, 10/26 "Ifá Tradicional Nigeriano: Women, Batá, and the Polemics of 'Re-Yorubized' Spirituality in Cuban Sound," Ruthie Meadows, University of Pennsylvania. Joukowsky Forum, 4 p.m.

Friday, 10/28: Book Launch: Grenada: Revolution and Invasion with Patsy Lewis (Brown University), Merle Collins (University of Maryland) and John Cotman (Howard University). Joukowsky Forum. 5 p.m. Co-sponsored by the Watson Security Program.

Friday, 11/4 "The Dialectic of Latin American Democracy," Peter Smith (University of California, San Diego), McKinney Conference Room, noon.

Monday, 11/14 CLACS Back from the Field Graduate Student Presentations by Tinker Field Research Grant Recipients. Reception and Poster Session. Watson Institute Lobby, 4-6 p.m.

Monday, 11/28 “Moche Murals and Archaeo-Art History,” Lisa Trever (University of California-Berkeley). McKinney Conference room, 5 p.m. Part of the Pre-Columbian Dialogues: Comparative Perspectives from Indigenous Latin America, a series co-sponsored by CLACS