Seminar Series on Afro-Latin American Studies

2021 Oct 11

Artist Talk: Afro-Latin American Art

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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About this event

Artists Talk #5 is a continuation of the Darryl Chappell Foundation's Artists Talk Series where emerging and established artists share their career life experiences, highlight obstacles along their path and demonstrate how they were able to confront and overcome those obstacles. Artists also frequently depict their latest work of art.

The October 11 Artists Talk Series brings together Cuban artists Esterio Segura, Roberto Diago, Haitian artist Mildor Chevalier and artist and educator María Magdalena Campos-Pons in a lively...

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2021 Nov 19

Book Presentation: Ediciones El Puente and the Gaps of the Cuban Literary Canon - Post-revolutionary cultural dynamics

12:00pm to 2:00pm

This event is virtual, to register click here.

Author: María Isabel Alfonso, Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Modern Languages at St. Joseph’s College 
Discussant: César A. Salgado, Associate Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese and Graduate Adviser in the Program in Comparative Literature at the University of Texas at Austin
Moderated by: Doris Sommer, Ira...

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2021 Sep 17

ALARI Seminar Series Inauguration Lecture with Aurora Vergara: Estudios Afrocolombianos en el año de la libertad (2021)

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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ESTUDIOS AFROCOLOMBIANOS EN EL AÑO DE LA LIBERTAD (2021)

Resumen

El 2021 fue declarado como el Año de la Libertad por el Ministerio de Cultura de Colombia. Se conmemoran 200 años de la ley de libertad de vientres y 170 años de la abolición de la esclavitud. Esta coyuntura coincide con el segundo año de la pandemia del COVID19 y con una ola de movilizaciones sociales que ocurrieron entre abril 28 y julio 28 aproximadamente. En esta conferencia analizaremos la importancia que tienen estos eventos...

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2021 Feb 26

Democratic Resilience Against Political Violence: A Conversation with Congresswoman Talíria Petrone.

4:00pm to 6:00pm

 

4:00pm ET / 18h Horário de Brasília

This event is virtual and will be held in Portuguese with simultaneous English translation. To register, click here.

Speaker: Talíria Petrone, Brazilian Congresswoman
Moderated by: Steven Levitsky, Professor of Government, Harvard University; Director, DRCLAS

Brazil has been in a state of political turmoil since 2013. Mass protest, a dubiously democratic...

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2021 Feb 24

Affirmative Action in Graduate Studies in Brazil: Possibilities and Challenges

12:00pm to 1:20pm

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Speaker: Anna Carolina Venturini, Postdoctoral Fellow - IPP-CEBRAP
Moderator:  Jennifer Hochschild, Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies, FAS
Discussants: Cristiano dos Santos Rodrigues, Professor of Political Science, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG); and Graziella Moraes Dias da Silva...

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2020 Nov 10

The Uneven Racial and Ethnic Impacts of COVID in Latin America

12:00pm to 1:20pm

This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.

Speakers: Veronica Figueroa, Profesora Asociada del Instituto de Asuntos Públicos, Universidad de Chile; Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Senior Fellow at the Center for Democracy Development and Rule of Law, Stanford University; Marcia Castro, Andelot Professor of Demography; Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University; Edward Telles, Distinguished Professor of...

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2020 Sep 10

Libertades literarias: Afrolatinoamérica escribe

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Sep 17 2020 . Also includes Thu Sep 24 2020, Thu Oct 08 2020, Thu Oct 15 2020, Thu Nov 05 2020, Thu Nov 12 2020, Thu Nov 19 2020.
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Via Zoom

Coordinado con el seminario "Libertades literarias: Afrolatinoamérica escribe," facilitado por la profesora Doris Sommer, este ciclo de conversaciones virtuales explora técnicas y estrategias literarias con brillantes autores. Sus creaciones inspiran a soñar, pensar, reflexionar y recordar porque, por definición, el arte es irreverente con la realidad y por eso es capaz de alentar cambios. El valor agregado de estas conversaciones a las importantes entrevistas ya realizadas sobre...

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2021 Mar 12

ALARI Seminar Series with Carolina Silva Portero: Challenging the Narrative: Unraveling the Relationship between Race & Law in Latin America

12:00pm to 2:00pm

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This presentation will connect the colonial inception of legal systems across the Latin American region that enforced racialized social hierarchies with present-day local discourses on the legal rights of indigenous and black peoples. Starting with an examination of the politics of social hierarchy during colonial times, I will explore how liberal...

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