CLACS Fall 2014 Events

Friday, 9/12: New Perspectives on Guantánamo: Art, Activism and Advocacy. (Conference) Joukowsky Forum, 8 AM - 6 PM. (Co-sponsored with the Watson Institute and Public Humanities.)

Friday, 9/19: "Aproximaciones a la noción de lo andino." Jorge Coronado, Andean Project Lecture Series, Music Room, Rochambeau House, 5:30 PM. 

Tuesday, 9/30: CLACS Fall Reception. North Common Room, Watson Institute, 5 PM.

Tuesday, 9/30: Argentine Tango performance by Buenos Aires-based group CAMBAtango, Featuring Eva Fiori. Grant Recital Hall, 7 PM.

Sunday, 10/5: Launch of Cuban Film Series A "Dolly Back" Through Cuban Film: 50 Years of ICAIC. Film Screenings Por primera vez and La muerte de un burócrata. Location TBA, 6:30-9 PM. 

Monday, 10/6: Cuba: Past, Present, and Future. A roundtable discussion featuring Ricardo Quiza (University of Havana), Víctor Fowler (Independent scholar), Enrique Beldarraín (Centro Nacional de Información de Ciencias Médicas), and Elaine Díaz Rodríguez (University of Havana). Co-sponsored by the Dean of the Faculty, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Department of History, and the Watson Institute for International Studies. BERT 015 (85 Waterman St.)7-8:30 PM

Tuesday, October 7: "Quo Vadis, Latin America? What Lies Ahead for the Region." Lecture by Ricardo Lagos, Former President of Chile and Brown University Professor at Large, Joukowsky Forum, 6 PM. Reception to Follow.

Wednesday, 10/8: Miami boheme Film Screening, and Panel Discussion with Director and Featured Musicians. Avon Theater, 260 Thayer Street, 6:30 PM.

Thursday, 10/9: An All-Star Evening of Latin Pop, Featuring Descemer Bueno, Kelvis Ochoa, and Leslie Cartaya with the Brown University Jazz Band. Granoff Performing Arts Center, 7 PM.

Thursday, 10/16: “The Rise of Ethnic Politics in the Andes.” Raúl Madrid (University of Texas at Austin), Andean Project Lecture Series, McKinney Conference Room, 4 PM.

Monday, 10/27: "Echoes of Violence: Postmemory and Indigenous Voice After the War in Peru." Jonathan Ritter, Andean Project Lecture Series, McKinney Conference Room, 4 PM.

Monday, 11/3: "Vernacular Sovereignties: Indigenous Women and World Politics in Ecuador." Manuela Picq, Andean Project Lecture Series, McKinney Conference Room, 4 PM.

Tuesday, 11/3: Talk by Acclaimed Cuban Novelist Leonardo Padura. Joukowsky Forum, 6 PM.

Friday, 11/14 and Saturday 11/15: Catching Up to the Future? Advances and Challenges in the Politics, Society and Social Policies of Contemporary Brazil. Conference featuring leading scholars of public policy innovations in Brazil, Joukowsky Forum, times TBA.

Monday, 11/17: "Atrocities against Afro-Colombian Communities: Killings, Disappearances and Forced Displacement on Colombia’s Pacific Coast." Max Schoenig, McKinney Conference Room, 4 PM.

Monday, 11/17: Film Screenings Dolly Back and Aventuras de Juan Quinquin. Cuban Film Series, Joukowsky Forum, 6:30-9 PM. 

Thrusday, 12/4: "Endogenous State Weakness: Paramilitaries and Electoral Politics in Rio de Janeiro." Daniel Hidalgo and Benjamin Lessing, location TBA, 5 PM. Co-Sponsored with the Watson Institute's Security Seminar Series. 

Monday, 12/8: Lucia Film Screening. Cuban Film Series, Joukowsky Forum, 6:30-9 PM.