Exhibition opening at the Afro-Latin American Research Institute, 104 Mount Auburn Street, 3R, Cambridge MA 02138
An exhibition of photographs by Leonardo Finotti and Alophus Opara of landscapes of orisha devotion in Salvador da Bahia and Osogbo will be mounted in the Neil L. and Angelica Zander Rudenstine Gallery at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, and will open in October 3, 2019. These photographs, which will focus on different types of sacred groves, will help articulate the spatial conditions of the groves.
ALARI is happy to inaugurate the Academic Year 2019-2020 with a Welcome Lunch for faculty, students, fellows, and friends of the Afro-Latin American Studies. The Seminar Series on Afro-Latin American Studies will initiate with Pedro Perez Sarduy's lecture on "The Symbolism of Race in Cuba Today."
Pablo D. Herrera Veitia is an Afro-Cuban Hiphop producer who has also managed urban musicians and music-related projects in Cuba for over twenty years. He is arguably Cuba’s most influential beat-maker and a pioneer of the Cuban Hiphop sound, which is highly influenced by Afro-Cuban music and culture. To his credit as a cultural producer goes the coordination of the Black August Collective showcases in Havana. Black August has brought to Havana's International Hiphop Festival presentations by Mos Def and Talib Kweli’s Black Star, Hi-Tek,...
Repeats on the third Thursday of April until Thu Apr 25 2019 .
12:00pm to 1:30pm
104 Mt. Auburn Street 3R, Seminar Room
The purpose of the group is to promote discussion on the idea of intersectionality both as a political concept originated from the debates within black feminism and as an analytical concept of growing interest and importance in the Social Sciences. The discussions will be based on the reading of texts by authors of feminist critical theory and contemporary social scientists.