Spring 2010 Archive
EventsJune 2 and 3, 5:30-7:30 and 9 am - 1 pm
ALL OUR RELATIVES: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' EPISTEMOLOGIES IN DIALOGUE
AGR Room, Buehler Alumni Center and Risling Room, Hart Hall
Please see here for poster and http://irca.ucdavis.edu/?p=51 for more details.
June 3, 6 pm
Reunion for LAHS minors and interested persons
Join us to celebrate your peers who are graduating this year with the Latin American and Hemispheric Minor.
For more details contact Julissa at firstname.lastname@example.org
May 26, 4 pm
Documentary film - "Los que se quedan" With the producer/director Juan Carlos Rulfo in Q & A
and authors of the "Migration Watch Mexico 2010" report from Mexico's Bancomer Foundation.
Click here to see trailer, and here for poster.
Sponsored by the Mexican Consulate General's office in Sacramento and the UC Davis, Hemispheric Institute on the Americas.
Free and open to the public.
May 19, 12-2pm
912 Sproul Hall
LUNCH & DISCUSSION WITH VISITING ANTHROPOLOGIST SALVADOR SCHAVELZON
Salvador works on Latin American cosmopolitics, Indigenous Autonomy and Anthropology of the State. He is writing his PhD thesis in Anthropology on the political process in Bolivia, based on ethnographic research about the Constitutional Assembly and the foundation of the Plurinational State. He graduated from University of Buenos Aires; and is doctorate candidate at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro where he also did his master with a dissertation about the State in Argentina.
*Lunch will be provided*
May 12, Noon CANCELED DUE TO ILLNESS.
GUADALUPE ARENILLAS, Visiting scholar (Comparative literature)
De la prisión al museo: Memorias de los ex centros de detención en Argentina/ From Prison to Museum: Memories of Former Detention Centers in Argentina
May 5, Noon
T.M. SCRUGGS, Research Associate, UC Davis, Music Dept.
MUSIC, STREET CHANTS, POLITICS AND RACE IN VENEZUELA
This overview considers how an explosion of hundreds of new community radio stations and other initiatives have begun to change the musical and social landscape in Venezuela.
Prof. Scruggs specializes on the music of Latin America and the Caribbean. He recently returned from a year in Venezuela with a Fulbright grant. Click here for more.
April 30, 8 pm
Sciences Lecture Hall
GUANTANAMO: A CONVERSATION THIS SIDE OF THE WIRE.
Led by Amy Goodman with Brandon Neely, former GTMO guard and Sami ElHaj, former GTMO prisoner.
A benefit on the fifth anniversary of The Guantánamo Testimonials Project
Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas
For more information, click here.
To listen to the audio, watch video or read a transcription of the event, click here.
April 27, 3pm
Hart Hall 3201
PROFESSOR RINA BENMAYOR, (CSU Monterey Bay)
"TESTIMONIO AND ORAL HISTORY: INTERSECTING PRACTICES AND POSSIBILITIES"
Benmayor's talk will explore how the two practices open new possibilities for interdisciplinary research.
Presented by Chicana/ Latina Research CenterApril 23, 10:30am- 2:30pm
Risling Room, 3201 Hart Hall
NAS 40th anniversary celebration event:
Visiting Professor LAURA GRAHAM, will present her film,
Owners of the Water: Conflict and Collaboration over Rivers" (Brazil)
NAS Professor Emeritus, GEORGE LONGFISH, will talk about his most
recent work in a talk titled 'George Longfish: Artist, Healer, Spiritual
Prof. Graham's presentation will be first, followed by lunch, and then
Prof. Longfish's presentation will follow.
April 21, Noon
2203 Andrews Room
OLAYA SANFUENTES (History)
(Visiting scholar from Catholic University of Chile)
"La novedad del Nuevo Mundo. ¿Cómo describir la maravilla americana?"/
"The Novelty of the New World: How to describe the marvelous Americas?"
Click here for poster
April 22, Noon
1271 SSH (HIA Conference room)
Workshop with Olaya Sanfuentes. Open to all students interested in colonial art,
cultural studies, Latin American history
TINKER FOUNDATION FIELD RESEARCH GRANTS
Applications must be received by April 16, 2010.
Please see here for details on application process.
SPRING "WORLD CUP" FILM SERIES
In preparation for the World Cup,
HIA presents four movies on soccer and society in Latin America.
7 pm, 1227 Haring Hall
All films are free and open to the public. English subtitles.
(Please note new venue)*
Linha de Passe (Brazil 2008)
Four half brothers living in poverty must fight to follow their dreams
and escape one of the toughest most tumultuous cities in the world.
Click for poster
Rudo y Cursi (Mexico 2008)
Two brothers battle one another in the world of professional soccer,
but success forces them to face their own personal demons.
Click here for poster.
April 30- FILM CANCELED
Historias de Futbol (Chile 1997)
Through the lives of three young Chilean characters "Historias de Futbol" tells the story of one of the most valuable 20th century rituals. Click for poster
May 14, 7 PM - CANCELLED - OUR APOLOGIES; THIS MOVIE HAS NOT ARRIVED.
1227 Haring Hall
Luna de Avellaneda (Argentina 2004)
This film, "Luna de Avellaneda," tells the story of a social and sports club in a Buenos Aires neighborhood and of those who desperately try to save it from being closed.
Click for poster
Free and open to the public. English subtitles.