Fall 2009 Archive
|Oct. 2, Noon
5214 SSH (HIA/CHSC Conf. room)
"The Quality of Employment: A Missing Link in Development Strategies?
The example of the Chilean Labour Market"
See poster here.
Link to some related work by Prof. Sehnbruch.
The Hemispheric Institute on the Americas is pleased to announce its first-ever
(click here for details)
Entries due September 25, 2009
"Trauma as Durational Performance: A Walk Through Villa Grimaldi"
Professor of Performance Studies and Spanish at NYU
Villa Grimaldi was a country estate in suburban Santiago that was turned into
a covert prison and torture center during the Pinochet dictatorship. The property,
mostly leveled, was rescued as something of a museum of memory al fresco in recent years.
Oct. 9, 10 - noon & 1:45 -2:45 p.m. 5214 SSH (HIA/CHSC Conf. room)
HIA Summer Fellows Fieldwork Experiences
This event highlights graduate student summer research in the Americas funded by HIA,
cross disciplines. Drop in to hear what's going on in research in Latin America!
Click on the link above to see schedule.
Oct. 12, 4-6 pm
2203 Social Sciences and Humanities
(Andrews Conference Room)
"Environmental Citizenship in Latin America: Climate Change, Intermediate Organizations and Political Subjects"
BEN ORLOVE, Professor, Environmental Science and Policy, UCD
Oct. 14, Noon
5214 SS&H (HIA conf. room)
Visiting Scholar from Catholic University in Chile
"Public space, urban transformation and the capital city:
the Mapocho River in Santiago, Chile (1885-1920)"
Oct. 22, Noon
3201 Hart Hall
Prof. of Maori and Indigenous Studies, Taradale, New Zealand
"The Politics of Indigeneity: A Maori Perspective"
This lecture is part of the 40 year anniversary celebration of Native American Studies
as an academic program, and 10 years as a graduate program.
Oct. 22, 4-6 p.m.
3201 Hart Hall
MARISOL DE LA CADENA
Assoc. Prof. of Anthropology, UCD
"Taking Indigenous Politics on its Own Terms Requires an Analysis Beyond ‘Politics’"
Sponsored by CULTURAL STUDIES GRADUATE GROUP
and Latin@American Cultural Studies Research Cluster
October 24, 2009
4 - 8 p.m.
412 C Street
Third Annual Dinner for the Women's Bank of the
The bank started in 2007 with 35 women and now has 105 women
benefiting from micro-loans and rebuilding their lives.
Oct. 26, 4-6 pm
2203 Social Sciences & Humanities (Andrews Conf. room)
LAURA GRAHAM, University of Iowa
"Collaborative Ethnography and the making of ‘Owners of the Water’:
a film by David Hernández Palmar (Wayuu/Venezuela),
Caimi Waiassé (Xavante/Brazil) and Laura Graham
viewing to be followed by Q and A with Laura Graham
Oct. 26, 27 and 28, 4-7 pm
SIMPOSIO - Estudios culturales en las Américas:
compromiso, colaboración, transformación
Open to the general public. Symposium to be conducted in Spanish.
Nov. 7, 8:45 am
Garrison room, Memorial Union
5th Annual Colloquium on Latin American and Iberian
Languages, Literatures and Culture
Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Schedule and summaries
Nov. 18, Noon
SSH 5214 (HIA/CHSC Conf. room)
ALMERINDO OJEDA (Linguistics)
"De los Flandes a los Andes: Engraved Sources of Spanish
Issuing mostly from Flanders, European engravings traveled throughout the Spanish Empire,
leaving an indelible mark on every work of art they encountered in their path.
The UC Davis Project on the Engraved Sources of Spanish Colonial Art (PESSCA)
is an ongoing online effort to document the effect of European graphic art
on the art produced in the Spanish colonies--the Andes and beyond (see http://colonialart.org).
Drawing from the large PESSCA Archive, this talk will display a number of
important colonial artworks alongside the European engravings that inspired them.
SSH 5213 (HIA/CHSC Conf. room)
NICK BUXTON and JULIETTE BECK
"What could change look like? Learning from Bolivia"
HIA Photo Contest Results
1st place........Danny Robles (Cuba)
2nd place...... Mika Harrington (Peru)
2nd place...... Jen Binger (Peru)
FALL 2009 FILMS
Cheiro do Ralo (Brazil 2007)
Estamira (Brazil 2004/ Documentary)
Oct. 23, 6 - 9:45 pm
New CINEMA IN CHILE with films by Elisa Eliash, Mami te Amo
Sebastian Moreno, La Ciudad de los Fotógrafos
Roundtable discussion with filmmakers and Carlos Flores Delpino, Director of Chile's Film School
Nov. 6, 7 pm
Las mantenidas sin sueños (Argentina 2005)
... “Kept and Dreamless” keeps the banner of Argentine Independent
cinema flying high in this tale about
a precocious daughter and her junkie mother caught up in the country’s economic crisis.
Co-directors Vera Fogwill and Martin Desalvo make a noteworthy feature film, laced with humor and high drama.
O homem do ano (Brazil 2003)
Maiquel has lost a bet and dyed his hair blond. This little event triggers a head-on collision
with destiny in which Maiquel goes from nobody to hero to outlaw--all in 24 hours.
Mario wants to emigrate to the United States and begin a new life with his son in Miami.
When his visa application is turned down, he plans a robbery to pay for a visa in the black market.
Fate has an unexpected turn for Mario when he meets Blanca, a nightclub dancer looking for a different kind of dream.
in the C.N. Gorman Museum Collectionsfeaturing Salvador Dalí & Florentino Laime Mantilla
Friday, October 2 from 4-6pm
short-term faculty exchange program.
************Opportunity for Spanish Teaching Credential at UC Davis