Events Archive

Events Archive

Open Studio: Nibia Pastrana Santiago, PLAS VISAPUR Fellow

Thu, Aug 30, 2018, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Improvisational Piano Recital with Alfonso Fuentes

Wed, Aug 1, 2018, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

"In the Nation’s Service – How Princetonians Are Strengthening Our Relationship to Puerto Rico"

Film Screening of "Inin Niwe: The Plant Healer"

Wed, May 23, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Hilda Sabato Book Presentation: “Republics of the New World: The Revolutionary Political Experiment in Nineteenth-Century Latin America”

Festa Junina: Brazilian June Party

Sat, May 12, 2018, 4:00 pm

Eddie Palmieri Sextet

Sat, May 5, 2018, 8:00 pm

PLAS Graduate Works-in-Progress

Thu, May 3, 2018, 12:00 pm

Timo Schaefer on “The Origins of Legal Rule in Nineteenth-Century Mexico”

Estéticas Forenses: Notas Sobre Fotografía Y Violencia

The Origins and Future of The Venezuelan Crisis

Daniel Balderston on "Borges's 'El inmortal': Learning from the Manuscript"

Poetics and Politics of Indigenous Women

Wed, Apr 25, 2018, 2:00 pm

Luiz Feldman on “Brazil in the United Nations”

McCarter Presents Jazz of Cuba: Roberto Fonseca Quintet

PLAS 50th Anniversary Symposium "PLAS in Perspective"

Gallery Talk: Material Alchemy

Fri, Apr 20, 2018, 12:30 pm

SENSING THE WORLD THROUGH THE SPIDERWEB: ART AS EXTENDED CONDITION

Feminist Struggles in Latin America: Past/Present

Princeton’s Brazil LAB presents KBELA A film by Yasmin Thayná

Program in Latin American Studies & Program in Latino Studies Open House

Mexico 2018 Elections: Institutional Safeguards and Challenges

Visualizing Migration Intersections of Photography, Art & Social Science

Fri, Apr 13, 2018 (All day) to Sat, Apr 14, 2018 (All day)

McCarter Presents Jazz of Cuba: Chucho Valdés

2018 Latinx Theater Commons María Irene Fornés Institute Symposium

Thu, Apr 12, 2018 (All day) to Sat, Apr 14, 2018 (All day)

Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno presents “Murder, Denial, and Hope in Today’s Colombia”

Cecilia Vicuña Artist Performance & Conversation

The Incorruptible Body

Tue, Apr 10, 2018 (All day) to Sat, Apr 14, 2018 (All day)

Program in Latin American Studies & Program in Latino Studies Open House

Liquid La Habana Exhibition

Mon, Apr 9, 2018 (All day) to Fri, May 11, 2018 (All day)

“Vaya de Fiesta” Concert

Sat, Apr 7, 2018, 8:30 pm

PLAS Conference and Early Music Princeton Concert "De Canciones y Cancioneros: Music and Literary Sources of the Luso-Hispanic Song Tradition"

1521-1815 Spanish Transpacific between East and West

Fri, Apr 6, 2018, 9:00 am to 5:15 pm

Film: The Eyes of the Journey

Thu, Apr 5, 2018, 4:30 pm

Lamento Borincano: Puerto Rican Sites of the Catastrophic, 1968/2018

Dan-el Padilla Peralta on "Athens and Sparta of the New World: The Classical Passions of Santo Domingo"

Latin America: Recent Developments & Economic Outlook

Gabrielle Girard on "Letters Against Amnesty: Searching for Juan Gelman’s Grandchild in Argentina and Uruguay"

LAPES 2018 Symposium: Schooling in Latin America: Reproduction, Resistance, and Revolution

Fri, Mar 30, 2018 (All day) to Sat, Mar 31, 2018 (All day)

Conference: Lina Bo Bardi - Material Ideologies

Princeton’s Brazil LAB presents "Amazonia Today: Challenges and Opportunities for Conservation and Development"

João Biehl, Arcadio Diaz-Quinones & Adriana Petryna in Conversation Unfinished: The Anthropology of Becoming

Alisha Holland on "Creative Construction: The Rise and Corruption of Infrastructure Projects in Latin America"

Immigration Panel

Mon, Mar 26, 2018, 6:30 pm

Graduate Works-in-Progress: Charlie Hankin and Brandon Hunter

Nora Benedict on "Armar Páginas, Corregir Pruebas: Borges as Author, Editor, and Publisher"

Robert Karl on "Colombia’s First Kidnapping Crisis and the Urban Origins of Paramilitarism"

Cuban Filmmaker Miguel Coyula

Fri, Mar 9, 2018, 4:00 pm

"The Future of the Puerto Rican Body" - PART II of Bankruptcy and Citizenship: Puerto Rico, A 21st Century Colony?

A Critique of Violence in the Immigration Regime: VAWA, DACA, History, and Labor

Inventing Modern Art in Brazil

Wed, Mar 7, 2018 (All day) to Sun, Jun 3, 2018 (All day)

Ronaldo Lemos presents "The Empire Strikes Back: Technology Policy Challenges in Brazil"

Cecilia Fajardo on "The Political body in Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985"

Latin Jazz Concert Featuring: Danilo Pérez

Jazz Migrations and Social Change: A Conversation with Danilo Pérez

All Things Faux

Thu, Feb 22, 2018, 6:00 pm

Andrés Di Tella presents "By the Light of Forgetfulness"

New Rules for Migrants and Refugees: A Model International Mobility Convention

María Inclán presents "Young Radicals or Active Citizens: Political Attitudes of Protest Participants and Non-Participants in Mexico City"

GSS Work-in-Progress Series with Justin Perez

Wed, Feb 21, 2018, 12:00 pm

The Future of Manufacturing-Led Development

Thu, Feb 15, 2018, 12:15 pm to 1:20 pm

Puerto Rican Graphic Arts Exhibition

Thu, Feb 15, 2018 (All day) to Fri, Jun 15, 2018 (All day)

"In The Intense Now" A Documentary by João Moreira Salles

Bandoneon & Guitar Tango Performance and Discussion by Matilde Vitullo & Pino Enriquez

Maria Micaela Sviatschi presents “Making a Narco: Childhood Exposure to Illegal Labor Markets and Criminal Life Paths”

Migration and Material Alchemy

Mon, Feb 5, 2018 (All day) to Tue, Jun 5, 2018 (All day)

“Poisonous Flowers: Radical Women in Latin America” Featuring Licia Fiol-Matta

“Poisonous Flowers: Radical Women in Latin America” Featuring Sayak Valencia

The Last Lecture Before Kingdom Come: A Brief Genealogy of Sunset Studies, on the Occasion of Our Final Sunset

Community Meeting on Puerto Rico

Wed, Dec 13, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

The Last Lecture Before Kingdom Come: A Brief Genealogy of Sunset Studies, on the Occasion of Our Final Sunset

Brazil LAB presents “A discussion of Pedro Meira Monteiro’s new book The Other Roots”

Los Posadas

Fri, Dec 8, 2017, 7:00 pm

The Last Lecture Before Kingdom Come: A Brief Genealogy of Sunset Studies, on the Occasion of Our Final Sunset

PLAS Graduate Work-in-Progress: "Repression and Opposition Strategies in Electoral Autocracies: Lessons from Venezuela"

"Venezuela in Crisis" a Conversation with Opposition Leaders Carlos Vecchio and David Smolansky

Bryan Just presents “Reflections on Course Travel to Chiapas to Explore Art and Politics of the Maya West”

“Dzi Croquettes” Then and Now: A Conversation with Ciro Barcelos

Esteban Rossi-Hansberg presents “The Dynamic Effects of Trade Liberalization: The Case of Latin America”

Brazil LAB presents U.S. premiere of Daniela Thomas' “VAZANTE”

PLAS Graduate Works-in-Progress Presentations

Thu, Nov 16, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Broken Mirrors: Liminal Identity and the Latinx Immigration Law Enforcement Agent

Marcia Ochoa presents “Los Huecos Negros: Cannibalism, Sodomy and the Failure of Modernity in Tierra Firme“

Las Siamesas (Siamese Twins) Written by Griselda Gambaro

Laura Mulvey presents "Time at a Crossroads: Thinking About Temporal Imaginaries Through the Compilation Film"

Las Siamesas (Siamese Twins) Written by Griselda Gambaro

Andre Gaudreault presents "The "Belinographisation" of Videocinema: For an Archeology of the Digital"

Mario Camara presents “Restos épicos: la literatura y el arte en el cambio de época”

“Social Change in Latin America, from 1970 to the Present: What We are Learning Together”

Nobel Laureate Oscar Arias joins Princeton in Latin America (PiLA)

Pedro Luengo presents “Geography of Iberian Identities in the Americas through the Early Modern Arts”

The Migrant Passage: Survival Plays and Clandestine Journeys from Central America

"País Portátil: A Panel on Venezuelan Politics, Culture and Economy"

Arto Lindsay presents “Unpair: Dismantling and Reassembling Music and Lyrics”

McCarter Presents Jazz of Cuba: Alfredo Rodriguez

Bankruptcy and Citizenship: Puerto Rico, a 21st Century Colony?

McCarter Presents Contemporary Dance from Cuba: Malpaso Dance Company

The Enduring Allure of Seashells: Conchology and Art

Unnatural Disasters: Houston, Puerto Rico and Other Sites of Climate Crisis

McCarter Presents Contemporary Dance from Cuba: Malpaso Dance Company

João Biehl presents “The False Saints: Remains of the Fratricidal Mucker War that Shattered Brazil’s German Colonies in the 19th Century”

Aisha Beliso-De Jesús presents “The Iyanifa Debate: Cuban, African, and American Diasporic Heteronationalisms”

Dialogue About Mental Health and Wellness Among Latinx Students

PLAS Live Art Sessions featuring "The Whisperers: Homage to Ricardo Piglia"

PLAS Live Art Sessions

Thu, Oct 12, 2017, 12:00 pm to Sat, Oct 14, 2017, 5:45 pm

“La novela de la poesía”, una conversación con Tamara Kamenszain

Luisa Coleta and the Capuchin Friar: Slavery, Salvation, and the Adjudication of Status (Havana, 1817)

“Nuestro Futuro, a Conversation with Jorge Ramos”

Fri, Oct 6, 2017, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Marcelo Medeiros and Debora Diniz present "Brazil Today: Inequalities & Rights"

Marco Antonio Chávez-Aguayo

Thu, Sep 28, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Jorge Arrate presents “Chile: 25 Years of Democracy”

Wed, Sep 27, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment Seminar on Chile with Marcelo Mena

REVOLUTIONIZING REVOLUTION A Tender Guerrilla On Cis-Architecture

PLAS presents Laura Chinchilla, Former President of Costa Rica

Nestor Siré presents “Informal Media Cultures and Contemporary Art in Cuba”

Latino Graduate Student Association presents Latin American Film Festival

Wed, Sep 20, 2017, 6:00 pm to Thu, Oct 12, 2017, 9:00 pm

Robert Karl presents “The FARC’s First March and the Making of Contemporary Colombia”

Club de Lectura

Tue, Sep 19, 2017, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Luis Pérez Oramas presents “El legado de Aby Warburg en sus campos extendidos: Modernidad, Cinetismo y Humanismo: Pathosformel, forma intermediaria y sobrevivencia antitética”

Latinx Heritage Month

Sun, Sep 10, 2017 (All day) to Wed, Oct 18, 2017 (All day)

“The Sorcerer Intellectual”

Fri, May 19, 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Penguin Cafe / Cole Porter, "Within The Quota"

Joaquín Medina Warmburg to present “Shaping Atmospheres: Early Environmental Approaches in Latin American Architecture”

Opening Celebration of “Creativity in Cuban Thin Shell Structures”

Lena Burgos-Lafuente to present “A La Escucha de la Guerra Fría: El Ojo Acústico de Lorenzo Homar”

Latin American Workshop

Fri, Apr 21, 2017, 4:30 pm

PLAS Graduate Works-in-Progress

Thu, Apr 20, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

“Programmed New World: Environmental Design and Cybernetics in Latin America”

Eduardo Neves to present "Was There Ever a Neolithic in the Neotropics?: A Discussion from the Amazon"

Latin America Workshop featuring Felice Physioc

Fri, Apr 14, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

The Challenges for Democracy in Brazil featuring Dilma Rousseff

Princeton Dream Team Presents: Poetry with Yosimar Reyes

Rosina Lozano presents “Governing Bilingually: A History of Spanish in the US”

Ana María Ochoa presents “The Aural, the Oral, Silence”

Tue, Apr 11, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Department of Spanish and Portuguese Lunch Lecture: “La incidencia de las culturas en el proceso de transformación que vive el Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia”

Fluvial Metropolis Workshop 4

Tue, Apr 11, 2017, 9:00 am

Department of Spanish and Portuguese Presents: “Populismos”

PLAS Graduate Work-in-Progress

Thu, Apr 6, 2017, 12:00 pm

Susana Draper to present "Constellations of 1968 Mexico. Experiments on Freedom and Democracy"

Manuel Barcia presents “White Cannibalism in the Slave Trade: The Curious Case of the Schooner 'Arrogante'”

“A-Fest: Encuentro de escritoras en Nueva York”

Wed, Mar 29, 2017, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Jessica Delgado to present “Sacramental Learning: Confession, Communion, and Laywomen in Colonial Mexico"

Latin America Workshop featuring Teresa Davis

Fri, Mar 17, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

“New Directions in Colombian Cinema”

Fri, Mar 17, 2017, 1:30 pm to 8:00 pm

PLAS Graduate Works-in-Progress

Thu, Mar 16, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez presents “Woke Brown Girl: Surviving WSI”

Eduardo Luis Rodriguez to present on "Tropical Modernity: Neutra, Burle-Marx and Cuba - De Schulthess House"

Latin America Workshop featuring Martín Marimón

Fri, Mar 3, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Race and Religion in the Americas and the Atlantic World

Department of Religion presents “Race and Religion in the Americas and the Atlantic World: A Conference in Honor of María Elena Martinez”

Rubén Gallo to present "Havana in Transition"

Wed, Mar 1, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

The Spanish Theater Group presents "Eva Perón"

Fri, Feb 24, 2017, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Junot Díaz conversation on "Activism & Academia"

Fri, Feb 24, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

PLAS Graduate Works-in-Progress

Thu, Feb 23, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Serge Gruzinski & Jeremy Adelman to discuss “Latin America and Global History"

Latin America Workshop featuring Paula Vedoveli

Fri, Feb 17, 2017, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Sergio Chejfec to present "Documento, Alias Relato"

Wed, Feb 15, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

PLAS Film Screening of: “Beyond Borders”

Mon, Dec 12, 2016, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

PLAS New Trends in Latin American Studies Series: “Translating Latin American Keywords”

PLAS Lunch Lecture “Militias and the Politics of War in 19th Century Brazil”

PLAS Lunch Lecture: “Erotismo e Pornografia”

Tue, Dec 6, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

“Diasporic Body Grammar: An encounter of movements and words”

PLAS Lunch Lecture: “Visualizing social and political processes in Argentina: Reading Princeton’s ephemera materials..."

Princeton Lecture Series: "Olympic Urbanism and Contested Futures in Rio de Janeiro"

PLAS Lunch Lecture: “La lucha, a Cuban Form of Life”

Wed, Nov 30, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

"Flávio de Carvalho: Body, Architecture, and Performance"

Thu, Nov 17, 2016, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

PLAS Lunch Lecture: "What Defines an Intellectual? Afro-Brazilian Trajectories Among Knowledges"

PLAS New Trends in Latin American Studies Series: "Dancing Jacobins: A Venezuelan Genealogy of Latin American Populism"

PLAS Lunch Lecture: “O Brasil pós-impeachment: uma conversa com Jean Wyllys”

PLAS and the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, Present: “Adventures in Muralism..."

PLAS Lunch Lecture: ""El Archivo Biográfico: Notas en torno a la escritura de Coronel Lágrimas"

PLAS Lunch Lecture: “New Cuban Literature and Criticism: A Panel Discussion with Three Visiting Writers”

Wilson Lecture Series: Musical Performance by Gaby Moreno (Best New Artist Winner of 2013 Latin Grammys)

PLAS New Trends in Latin American Studies Series: "Forests Lost and Found: Agrarian, Urban and Forests transitions in Latin America"

PLAS Lunch Lecture: "House of Cards: Explaining Brazil's Unfolding Political Crisis"

PLAS New Trends in Latin American Studies Series: “Museo del Consumo: Archivos de la Cultura de Masas en Argentina”

PLAS Lunch Lecture: “The Colombian Peace Agreement: A Lost Opportunity for Social Transformation?”

PLAS Fellows Series: “Enrique Vila-Matas in conversation with Antonio José Ponte, moderated by Rubén Gallo”

PLAS Lunch Lecture: "Why Border Enforcement Backfired"

Wed, Sep 28, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Wilson Lecture Series: “Border Cantos”

Tue, Sep 27, 2016, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

"The Poet Laureate of the United States: A conversation with Juan Felipe Herrera"

PLAS Fellows Series: “A Panel Discussion with Enrique Vila-Matas and Antonio José Ponte, moderated by Rubén Gallo”

“The Cuban Image in an Era of Transition”

Tue, Apr 26, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

“Literatura e Cobertura Política na América Latina”

Tue, Apr 19, 2016, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

"Pablo de Tarso y los poetas: la teología política de Rubén Darío"

"Borges Frente a Góngora"

Wed, Apr 6, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

“The Idea of Constitutional Exceptions during the Rise of the Christian-Corporatist State in South America”

“U.S./Cuba Relations—Past, Present, and Future”

Tue, Mar 29, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

“Planet/Cuba: Art, Culture, and the Future of the Island”

Wed, Mar 23, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

The return as mission: the conversion journey to Dahome of the Luso-Brazilian Catholic priests, the mulattos Cipriano Pires Sardinha and Vicente Ferre

“Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis: Economic Collapse in America’s Biggest Colony And What Can be Done About It”

"Global change in the Brazilian Cerrado: The role of fire, biodiversity, and humans"

“Me encuentro en la ficción”

Tue, Feb 9, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Ricardo Torres on “Logics of economic transition in Cuba”

Thu, Dec 10, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

“Political Timing Specific”

Thu, Dec 3, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Antonio José Ponte on "Jama y carcomilla: gastronomía y revolución en Cuba"

Mario Vargas Llosa on “The Charlie Hebdo Terrorist Attacks: Freedom of Speech in the Age of Radicalism.”

Paulo Tavares on "Over the Ruins of Amazonia"

Wed, Nov 18, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Abel Sierra Madero on "El trabajo os hará hombres"

Wed, Nov 11, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

William LeoGrande on "Contemporary U.S.-Cuba relations"

Thu, Oct 15, 2015, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Wendy Guerra on "Cuba después del 17 de diciembre Perspectivas de una escritora"

Arturo Infante on "Realidad y Utopía en la Cuba de Hoy"

Wed, Oct 7, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Barbara Weinstein on "Is White the Color of Modernity? Race, Region, and Nation in Twentieth-Century Brazil"

Juan Villoro on "La función de la literatura en la consolidación del sentimentalismo mexicano"

SALALM LX Conference “Brazil in the World, the World in Brazil: Research Trends and Library Resources”

OIKOS: Affects, Economies, and Politics of House-ing

Thu, May 14, 2015, 11:45 am to Sat, May 16, 2015, 1:30 pm

Graduate Conference: "Early Modern Print Culture: Practices, Relationships and Circulation"

“Rethinking Intersectionality in a Latin American Perspective”

Malcolm McNee on "'Amerindian Perspectivism' and other Turns to the Native in Contemporary Brazilian Poetry"

Eugenia Palieraki on “Looking at the Colonels’ Greece in the Chilean Mirror: A Transnational Approach to the Greek Anti-Dictatorial Movement.”

PLAS & the Race and Citizenship in the Americas Network Workshop: “La deuda y la cultura/ A dívida e a cultura”

Ronaldo Lemos on “Feet on the Ground: Politics, Internet Policy and Cultural Challenges in Brazil”

The Race and Citizenship in the Americas Network Conference "Poetry, War, and Citizenship: The 70th Anniversary of Carlos Drummond de Andrade’s..."

Robin Blackburn on "The 'Second Slavery:' a New Approach to an Old Institution"

Miguel Díaz-Barriga & Margaret Dorsey on “Border Walls, Sovereignty, and Militarization in the 21st Century”

Screening of "The Music According to Antonio Carlos Jobim" by Nelson Pereira dos Santos

Henrique Espada Rodrigues Lima Filho on "The invention of free labor in Brazil: slavery, contract, and law"

Conference: "Learning from/in Latin America." Part Two: Symposium

"Learning from Latin America"

Fri, Apr 3, 2015, 8:00 am to Wed, Jan 28, 2015, 5:00 pm

Conference: "Learning from/in Latin America." Part One: Roundtable at MoMA

Architecture’s Empire

Thu, Apr 2, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Frank Graziano on “Miracles, Miraculous Images, and Votive Offerings in Mexico”

Fluvial Metropolis Workshop

Fri, Mar 27, 2015, 10:30 am to 6:00 pm

Stanley Katz & Rachel Price on “Prospects for Change in Cuba”

Mauricio Lissovsky on "The Brazilian Dictatorship's 50th anniversary: a battle of images"

PLAS Lunch Workshop: "Donald Pierson e os estudos sobre raça no Brasil e nos Estados Unidos (1930-1950)" Featuring: Gustavo Rossi

PLAS Round Table: "Debate on the Current Crises in Argentina and Brazil"

Alberto Manguel on "The Secret Sharer: Borges and Conrad"

Tue, Mar 10, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

PLAS & the Race and Citizenship in the Americas Network Event "Listening and Seeing: An Homage to Eduardo Coutinho"

"Mathematics Meets the Humanities: A Conversation with Fernando Codá moderated by João Moreira Salles and Pedro Meira Monteiro”

Lucia Serrano Pereira on "O estranho – o tema da criação e a instauração da vertigem"

Diálogo com Rachel Bertol e André Bittencourt “A nova geração de autores indígenas no Brasil”

Pablo Landa on “Mario Pani, Architecture in Process”

Tue, Feb 24, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

The City Lost & Found Film Series: Contemporary Brazil "Neighboring Sounds"

Álvaro Fernandez-Bravo on “El autor como traductor: representaciones asiáticas en la literatura latinoamericana contemporánea”

Urban Studies Research Seminar: “History and Memory”

Fri, Feb 13, 2015, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Rachel Price on "Object of the Atlantic: Concrete Aesthetics in Cuba, Brazil, and Spain"

Vivi Tellas on "Found Theatre

Wed, Dec 10, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Andrew J. Hamilton on "“The Dumbarton Oaks Tunic: A Sartorial Statement of Inca Imperial Power”

Book launch for " Pigmentocracies: Ethnicity, Race and Color in Latin America by the Project on Ethnicity and Race in Latin America"

A Conversation with Ricardo Lísias on "The Limits of Fiction"

PLAS Musical Event

Thu, Dec 4, 2014, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Graciela Mochkofsky on "The Rise of a New Judaism in Latin America"

Marcelo Ridenti on “Protests in Brazil, 2013”

Tue, Dec 2, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Eduardo Kohn on "How Forests Think"

Tue, Nov 18, 2014, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Juan Villoro on "Un puñado de sal: La construcción de un modelo intelectual en la relación padre-hijo"

PLAS-SPO Event: "Teaching Spanish and Portuguese Today: Global perspectives."

Lilia Schwarcz on "Mestizo Histories: Mixing Art and Politics in Brazil"

Brodwyn Fischer on "Unequal Ties: Gilberto Freyre’s Recife and the Challenges of Urban History in the Global South"

Martin Murphy & Christopher Schmidt-Nowara on “The Blanco White Brothers, the Crisis of the Spanish Monarchy, and Spanish-American Independence”

Sylvia Molloy on “Una torpe estatuilla de barro” Figuración de Alejandra Pizarnik

Yumi Park Huntington on “Engraved Head Motifs on Cupisnique Ceramics: Emblems of Cultural Identity and Ethnicity in Early Andean Art”

Erin Fitz Henry on "Now the Country Belongs to All of Us!: Toward a 'Post-Neoliberal' Ecuador"

Henrique Espada Lima on "Wages of Intimacy: Domestic Workers’ Disputes over Compensation in the Higher Courts in Nineteenth-Century Brazil"

Lunch Discussion: Choosing a President, Round Two

Thu, Oct 16, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Dylon Robbins on “Regarding the Political Economy of the Obscene”

Jose Ricardo Ayres on “Public Health Challenges in an Ever-Changing Brazil”

Stanley Stein on "How Colonialism Works: Mexico, A Case Study"

Daniel Schavelzon on “El manejo de recursos culturales en una sociedad que no protege el patrimonio: la arqueología de Buenos Aires”

Edward Telles on “New Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in Latin America”

A Conversation with Graciela Iturbide and Fabienne Bradú

Tue, Apr 29, 2014, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Kevin Casas-Zamora on "The OAS and the diplomatic architecture hemisphere"

RACA Conference: Photography and Race in the Americas: Beyond Fixity

International Seminar Venezuela Today: Beyond Polarization

Thu, Apr 17, 2014, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Cailo Tavares presents: “O dia que durou 21 anos”

Tue, Apr 15, 2014, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures

Mon, Apr 14, 2014, 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Alan Stahl on "What Can We Learn From Medals and Orders?"

Mon, Apr 14, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Coloquio: Islas y Diásporas del Caribe Hispano en el Siglo XXI

Thu, Apr 10, 2014, 4:30 pm to Fri, Apr 11, 2014, 7:00 pm

Aperture Cuba: Bringing the Reality of Cuban Daily Life Into Focus Beyond the Hyphen: Approaching a Postgeographic Cuba

Luis Felipe Fabre on "Sor Juana y otros monstruos"

Tue, Apr 1, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Penser Sade Aujourd’hui: une conversation avec Annie LeBrun

Tanya Hernandez on "Racial Equality Across the Americas Co-sponsored with Program in Law and Public Affairs"

Helena Ribe on ""Social Protection in Latin America and the Caribbean: "The Evolution of Policies to Reduce Poverty and Improve Equity"

Tanya Hernandez on “Thinking about Race on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act: Looking Backwards, Forwards, and at the Present”

Serge Gruzinski on "The Eagle and the Dragon"

Mon, Mar 10, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

“Film and Terrorism” featuring filmmaker Olivier Assayas

Álvaro Enrigue presents "Muerte súbita"

Tue, Mar 4, 2014, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Olivier Assayas presents: "Carlos"

Mon, Mar 3, 2014, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Jorge Volpi on "The Spy Who Founded the IMF: a Novel About Harry Dexter White and the Crisis of Capitalism"

Rafael Rojas & Gustavo Pérez Firmat on "T. S. Eliot en La Habana. Poetas norteamericanos en las revistas literarias cubanas (1929-1959)"

Health and the City: Rights, Difference, Belonging

Thu, Feb 20, 2014, 12:00 pm to Sat, Feb 22, 2014, 12:00 pm

Author João Paulo Cuenca presents “Cultural Interchange between Latin America and ‘the Orient’ in Contemporary Brazilian Literature”

Alfredo Corchado on ""Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent into Darkness

Susan Meiselas on "Reframing History: Nicaragua Revisited"

Mon, Dec 2, 2013, 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Pablo Ortiz Monasterio on "Mexican Portraits"

Mon, Nov 25, 2013, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Andrés Jaque on "Modern Spanish-American Literature - Architecture and Literature: Perverse Spaces"

Alonso Cueto on "La redención y la violencia como instrumentos de la ficción. La Hora Azul y la novela peruana "

Enrique Krauze on "Will the New Administration Change the Future of Mexico: The struggles of a young democracy"

Gian Paolo Minelli on "La piel de las ciudades/The skin of the cities"

PLAS Conference "Revolution and Peace-building in Central America: Incomplete Transitions in Nicaragua and El Salvador"

The Task of the Novelist: Mario Vargas Llosa in Conversation with Efraín Kristal

Gina Zabludovsky on "Patrimonialismo y burocracia: el rescate de Max Weber en América Latina"

Rosângela Rennó on "Going Analog in the Digital Era"

Mon, Nov 4, 2013, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Kenneth Maxwell and Bruno Carvalho on "Franklin, Jefferson and the Minas Conspiracy: An Atlantic history of imagined nations (1778-1789)"

Horacio Castellanos-Moya on "Roque Dalton: la otra cara del poeta"

Beatriz Preciado on "Pornotopía: La arquitectura de Playboy"

Tue, Oct 15, 2013, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Wendy Guerra on "Una vida contada en diarios"

Mon, Oct 14, 2013, 12:20 pm to 3:00 pm

Politics and Culture in Latin America: Mario Vargas Llosa in Conversation with Enrique Krauze

Book Presentation "Democracy in Latin America: Between hope and despair"

Tatiana Bilbao on "Recent Works by the Tatiana Bilbao Studio"

The Itinerant Languages of Photography Exhibition

Sat, Sep 7, 2013, 1:00 am to Sun, Jan 19, 2014, 1:00 am

James Green on Exiles within Exiles: Herbert Daniel, Gay Brazilian Revolutionary

Memories of Development: Albert O. Hirschman in Latin America

A conversation about Sexto Piso, a new publishing house in Latin America with Diego & Eduardo Rabasa (Editors)

Robert Karl on "Reading the Cuban Revolution from Bogotá"

Tue, Apr 16, 2013, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Nuria Amat on "Ramón Mercader y la guerra civil"

Tue, Apr 2, 2013, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Irene Small on Passion of the Same: Cacique de Ramos and the Multitude

Serge Gruzinski on Writing History in XVIth Century New Spain or Universalizing European History in a global context

Bryan McCann on Favela Politics and Democratization in Rio de Janeiro

PLAS Roundtable on "Historias de vida en tiempos de muerte - La construcción del testimonio en la guerra contra el narcotráfico en México"

Guadalupe Nettel in Conversation with Jorge Volpi

Tue, Feb 26, 2013, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Odile Cisneros and Marília Librandi-Rocha on Echo- and Eco-Criticism

Luis Felipe Fabre on La sodomía en la Nueva España

Tue, Feb 12, 2013, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Mauricio Artinano on "El papel de los miembros electos en el Consejo de Seguridad de las Naciones Unidas"

Javier Guerrero on “All My Terrors: Reinaldo Arenas in Princeton"

Tue, Dec 4, 2012, 12:00 pm to Wed, Sep 26, 2012, 1:00 pm

Javier Guerrero on “All My Terrors”: Reinaldo Arenas in Princeton

The Latin american Photobook Symposium

Sat, Dec 1, 2012, 10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Alejandro Portes (Sociology)

Tue, Nov 27, 2012, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Jorge Volpi on "Caudillos culturales de la transición mexicana: intelectuales y poder en México, 1999-2012"

Marjorie Perloff on "Avant-Gardism in a Different Key: The Case of Karl Kraus’s Last Days of Mankind"

Laura Gandolfi on "El “Zócalo” de Tina Modotti: los tranvías y el anarcosindicalismo mexicano"

Giancarlo Mazzanti on "Architecture as a Means of Social Transformation"

Enrique Krauze on "Redeemers: Ideas and Power in Latin America"

Mariano Plotkin on "Las particularidades del liberalismo económico argentino"

Claudio Lomnitz on "The Criminalization of Mexican Political Society During the Porfiriato"

Álvaro Enrigue on "The Art and the Court: Tennis, Art, and Literature in Early Modern Times" **Lecture in Spanish**

**CANCELLED ** Cassio Luiselli on "Latin America Today: Integration or Fragmentation?"

Pablo Piccato on "Pistoleros as Authors: Some Reflections on History and Violence in Twentieth Century Mexico"

Javier Sicilia and Juan Villoro on "Mexico and Violence"

Wed, Oct 3, 2012, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Isaac Campos on "Home Grown: Marijuana and the Origins of Mexico’s War on Drugs"

A Conversation between Alma Guillermoprieto and John Loomis

Tue, Sep 25, 2012, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Timothy J. Smith on From Indifference to Passion: Elections, Violence, and the Dignity of Truth in Guatemala"

Fernando Acosta-Rodríguez (Librarian) presents the PLAS 2012 Reunions event: "Archiving the Intellectual History of Latin America"

“Moods of Thoughts II: Thinking Presence as Event”

Tue, May 1, 2012, 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Carl Fischer (Spanish and Portuguese GS) on "La batalla de Chile: Masculinities Struggling for a Utopian Present"

Rafael Rojas (Princeton) on "Nombrando el huracán. Waldo Frank y su retrato de Cuba"

Nestor Braunstein (National University of Mexico) on "Las memorias del psicoanálisis"

Angelo Bucci (Architect) on SPBR Recent Projects

Tue, Apr 17, 2012, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

René Zenteno on "Mexican Policy Challenges and New Perspectives on Migration"

Valeria Luiselli (Columbia University) on "Afterlives of a novel: fragility and power of imagination"

"Histories without Borders. Translating Cultures in the Renaissance."

Lars Hedin (Director, Program in Environmental Studies) on "Pablo Neruda, Climate Change, and Latin American Forests"

PLAS Sophomore Open House

Tue, Apr 3, 2012, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

PLAS conference: "Routes of Modernity: China-Iberia-Philippines"

Mónica Gabriela Moreno Figueroa (PLAS Visiting Scholar) on "Displaced Looks: on being beautiful, ordinary, ugly or insignificant..."

PLAS Film Screening: "Asaltar los cielos [Storm the Skies]" (1996)

Jason McMann (Politics GS) on "Information-Scarce Preference Formation: Explaining Individual Preferences for Economic Integration in Latin America"

Ruben Oliven on "The Imaginary of Brazilian Popular Music"

Thu, Mar 8, 2012, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Philippe Olle-Laprune on "Literature and Exile: The Case of Casa Refugio Citlaltépetl in Mexico City"

PLAS conference: Freud Otherwise

Fri, Mar 2, 2012, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Heriberto Yépez (Autonomous University of Baja California) on "Escribir (en más de) una frontera entre(s) Méx. y Co-Esta2 Uni2"

Workshop: "Between Revolution and Democracy: José Aricó, Marxism, and Latin America"

Serge Gruzinski (PLAS Visiting Scholar and École de Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris) on "El aguila y el dragón: México y China..."

Maria del Carmen de Lara on "Cine hecho por mujeres en México"

Carlos Eire (Yale University) "On Learning to Die in Miami"

Thu, Feb 16, 2012, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Lilia Schwarcz (PLAS Visiting Scholar & Universidade de São Paulo) on "The Sun of Brazil: Nicolas Taunay and the Difficult Images of a Tropical..."

Ambassador Ricardo Luna (PLAS Visiting Scholar) on "Tropical Delusions: The Origins, Essential Differences, and Fragile Links of a Shared Ideology..."

Jimena Canales (Harvard University) on "Other Histories: A Tenth of a Second"

Martín Caparrós (Argentinean writer) on "Gigantium humeris? Un recorrido por la narrative latinoamericana tristemente actual"

Nadya Guimarães (Universidad de São Paulo) on "Care and Care work in Brazil, France, and Japan"

Antonio Sérgio Guimarães (Universidad de São Paulo) on "Race, Skin Color, and Color - U.S., European, and Brazilian Ways of Racial Classification"

Felipe Cala Buendia (graduate student in Spanish and Portuguese) on "Cultural Goods Recycled: The Moral Economy of Eloísa Cartonera"

Laura Gandolfi (graduate student in Spanish and Portuguese) on "Antigüedades mexicanas: William Bullock y Eugène Boban"

Antonio Jose Ponte (Cuban writer) on "José Lezama Lima en 1937: Madrid-La Habana-Moscú"

**CANCELLED** Sarah Hirschman (Founder, People and Stories/Gente y Cuentos) on "Conversations Between Literary and Community Voices"

Conference: Did Modern Photography Begin in Mexico?

Fri, Nov 18, 2011, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Gustavo Pérez Firmat (Columbia University) on "The Havana Habit"

Kelly Baum (Art Museum) on "Toughs of the Tender Left: Militancy, Masculinity, and the Situationist International"

Ruth Behar '80 *83 (University of Michigan) on "The Freedom to Travel Anywhere in the World: Stories from Cuba"

Roberto González Echevarría (Yale University) on "Alegoría e historia en De donde son los cantantes"

Fabrizio Mejia Madrid (Mexican writer and journalist) on "Utopía, violencia y éxtasis. Owen, Bierce y Burroughs en México"

Iwa Nawrocki (grad student in History) on "Claiming the Pope: The Local, National, and Global Politics of Pope John Paul II’s 1980 Visit to Brazil"

PLAS film screening of "Pecados de mi padre"

Mon, Oct 24, 2011, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

John Hemming (explorer and scholar) on "Monuments of the Incas"

Rachel Price (Spanish and Portuguese) on "Waldemar Cordeiro (1925-1973) and the First Brazilian Digital Art"

Jessica Delgado (Religion) on "Women as Witnesses: Gossip, confession, and the local impact of the Mexican Inquisition"

PLAS film screening of "Los que se quedan" (2008)

Mon, Oct 10, 2011, 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

John Mraz (PLAS visiting fellow) on "Historicizing Photographs"

Juan Villoro (PLAS visiting fellow) on "Letanías del polvo"

Tue, Sep 27, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

PLAS Freshmen Open House

Wed, Sep 14, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Edward E. Telles (Sociology) presents the PLAS 2011 Reunions Event: "Race in Latin America"

Celi Regina Jardim Pinto (Universidad Federal de Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)) on "Brazil 'Taking Off' and the Challenges of a Female President"

Fernando López-Alves (University of California, Santa Barbara) on "The Nation in Post-Neoliberal Urban Centers: Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Lima"

**Cancelled** PLAS Film Screening of "Suite Habana" (2003)

Tue, Apr 26, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Christopher Dunn (Tulane University) on "Maluco Beleza: Counterculture and Authoritarian Modernization in Brazil, 1968-1974"

PLAS Film Screening of "Profundi Carmesi" (Deep Crimson) (1996)

"A Gringa in Bogotá: Citizenship in Colombia"

Wed, Apr 13, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

"Friends in High Places"

Tue, Apr 12, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

"Delicate Art: Art of Delicateness"

Fri, Apr 8, 2011, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm

"Thinking Global and the Birth of the Global Sphere in the Iberian Worlds"

"Escrituras privadas: las correspondencias de Onetti, Cortázar y Puig"

"El derecho de nacer. Legitimidad, historia y literatura en Cuba. 1952–1976."

"Ramón Mercader: el hombre que amaba a los perros"

Tue, Mar 29, 2011, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Roundtable on Deportations and National Security

Mon, Mar 28, 2011, 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

"King and Clown: Mimesis in Pre-Columbian Maya Art"

Thu, Mar 24, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Nueva York 1613–1945, the Exhibit: A Conversation with Mike Wallace

PLAS Film Screening of "Abused: The Postville Raid" (2002)

Mon, Mar 21, 2011, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

PLAS Film Screening of "Japan" (2002)

Mon, Mar 21, 2011, 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

"Afro-Latin@ History and Culture in the United States"

Thu, Mar 10, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

‘Voz humana’, una novela sobre canto y tecnología

Tue, Mar 8, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

"If You Want to Truly Understand Something, Try Changing It"

"Native History for Natives: The colonial-era evolution of Mexican indigenous annals"

"Separate and Unequal: Immigrants in the Shadows"

Mon, Feb 28, 2011, 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

PLAS Senior Thesis Workshop

Mon, Feb 28, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Information meeting for prospective PLAS certificate students

Tue, Feb 22, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

PLAS Lunch Seminar with Graduate Students

Thu, Feb 17, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

"Mexico: Human Rights and Failed Law"

Wed, Feb 16, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

"Técnicas de conversación con los difuntos"

Tue, Feb 15, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:50 pm

"When Politicians Become Artists"

Wed, Feb 9, 2011, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

A Lecture by Tania Bruguera (Cuban Artist)

Wed, Feb 9, 2011, 4:30 pm to Mon, Jan 10, 2011, 5:30 pm

"Los Bostonians, Yucatán y los primeros pasos de la arqueología estadounidense 1875-1910"

'Voz humana’, una novela sobre canto y tecnología

Tue, Feb 8, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

"Artist's Talk"

Thu, Feb 3, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:50 pm