Seminar Series on Afro-Latin American Studies

Seminar Series Events

2019 Nov 19

Jean Wyllys Santos: "Podres poderes: Lawfare, (des)informação, discursos de ódio e o assassinato de Marielle Franco na erosão da democracia no Brasil“

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

TSAI Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Jean Wyllys Santos Talk Poster

Jean Wyllys Matos de Santos: Combining the long experience (eight years) as a victim of fake news and hate speech due to sexual orientation, including communication strategies and policies thought of as antidotes during this experiment, his research aims to understand, through...

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2019 Nov 08

Luis Gilberto Murillo: “Climate Change Crisis and Tropical Forest and Biodiversity Conservation: An Afro-Colombian Perspective"

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

104 Mount Auburn Street 3R

Luis Gilberto Murillo-Urrutia

Luis Gilberto Murillo

Luis Gilberto Murillo-Urrutia is a Former Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia and a very well-known national political figure in that country. He is a policy expert with nearly 30 years of experience in public...

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2019 Oct 11

Ana M. Silva (University Of North Carolina-Chapel Hill): Through The Gate At Media Luna: Slavery And The Geographies Of Legal Status In Colonial Cartagena De Indias

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

104 Mount Auburn Street 3R
Ana SilvaAna María Silva is a historian of race, gender, and the law in colonial Latin American cities. She is a Carolina Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She earned her Ph.D. in History at the University of Michigan in 2018 and holds B.A.s from Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia.

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2019 Sep 13

Welcome Lunch/Opening Seminar Series

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

104 Mount Auburn Street 3R

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."

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2019 May 13

Celebrating Afro-Cuban HipHop: A Panel and Listening Session

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

104 Mount Auburn Street 3R, Hiphop Archive

 

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,...

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2019 Apr 18

Intersectionality, Black Feminism and Social Research: Reading & Discussion Group

Registration Closed
Repeats on the third Thursday of April until Thu Apr 25 2019 .
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

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.

Discussions will be lead by...

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