Winter 2010 Archive
SSH 2203 (Andrews Conf. room)
ARNOLD J. BAUER (History)
Book presentation by the author:
with commentary by Stefano Varese and Andrés Reséndez.
ANDRES CONTERIS, embedded reporter, Embassy of Brazil, HondurasLive interview via SKYPE on President Zelaya's asylum and human rights situation,
with Prof. Ojeda, director of the Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas.Wed., Jan. 27, Noon SSH 1271
THERESA ALFARO-VELCAMP"Migration History in the Americas: Methodological Challenges, An Arab Case Study"
Thurs., Jan. 28, 11 a.m. SSH 1271
with Dr. ZOILA MENDOZA
UCDavis Department of Native American Studies
"Performance in the Andes"
Co-sponsored with the Latin American Cultural Studies Cluster.Thurs., Jan. 28, Noon IGA room, Shields Library
LATIN AMERICAN FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Bill Lacy, Vice Provost, University Outreach and International
Overview - Charles Walker, Director of HIA
UC MEXUS Programs
Wendy DeBoer & Andrea Kaus
Selected Chile-UC Davis Partnerships - Alan Bennett
Fulbright Latin America Programs - Nicole Ranganath
HIA SPEAKER SERIES
RACHEL SARAH O'TOOLE (History, UC Irvine)"The Rule of Slaveholders
and Working Against Slavery's Violence in Colonial Peru"Mon., Feb. 8, 6:30-9 p.m. 2205 Haring Hall
"Sleep Dealer" Film Screening & Discussion with Director Alex RiveraClick here for website and trailer.
Wed., Feb. 10, 4 pm 26 Wellman Hall
JOEL JUAREZ SANCHEZ
Director/Producer of Latin American cinema
Film screening and discussion with the Director
Three award-winning short films.
Reception following. For more information, see posterThur., Feb. 11, 8 p.m. Arena Theater,
Wright Hall Theater and Dance Department
Written and performed by Praba Pilar
Directed by Nitza Tenenblat
Performance artist Praba Pilar has teamed up with director Nitza
create a contemporary interpretation of the ethos of the technocultural era.
BOT I is a situated practice as research performance project exploring the discursive
and practical erasures of the technocultural revolution. See http://www.prabapilar.com/
"Re-activating Insurgent Learning" Interculturality, indigenous autonomy, and grassroots globalization"
A roundtable discussion with:
GUSTAVO ESTEVA (Universidad de la Tierra, Oaxaca)
MANOLO CALLAHAN (Chicana/o Studies, UCSB)
MARISOL DE LA CADENA (Anthropology, UCD)
Free and open to the public.
Sponsored by: DHI and Estudios Culturales en las Américas Research ClusterMonday, Feb. 22, 3 pm 53 Olson Hall
DR. JOAO ALFONSO HANSEN“Letras Luso-Brasileiras Coloniais e Historiografia Literária” (Colonial Luso-Brazilian letters
and literary historiography)
Partial translation to English.Wed., Feb. 24, Noon SSH 1271
CARLOS FRANCISCO JACKSON
"Chicana and Chicano ProtestArte"Click here for poster
Wed., February 24, 4pm
at the Gorman Museum
with the Honorable Consul General of Mexico,Carlos González-Gutiérrez
Wed., March 10, Noon 1291 SSH (Sociology Boardroom)
(Visiting scholar from Catholic University in Lima, Peru)
"Academic Literacy and Inequality: Quechua-speaking Students in Higher Education in Perú"Click for poster
Through March 15th
DESCRIPCIóN DE UN VIAJE:
Arte y narrativa contemporáneos
DESCRIPTION OF A JOURNEY:
Art and contemporary narrative
CN GORMAN MUSEUM
Hours: Monday-Friday 12-5pm
& Sunday 2-5pm (NEW in Fall 08!)
This exhibit will run until March 15, 2010.
This event is sponsored by the Consulate General of
Mexico in Sacramento,
the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas, and the CN Gorman Museum.
for Latin American and Hemispheric Studies Minors, or
those interested in the Minor.
Light refreshments served.
WINTER 2010 FILMS
Meu nome nao e Johnny (Brazil 2008)
The true story of João Guilherme Estrella ("Johnny"), a young middle-class bon vivant who became a big-time cocaine dealer in Rio de Janeiro in the early 1990s.
Cafundó (Brazil 2005)
Cafundó blends both fact and fiction in the life of former black slave, João de Camargo, who works miracles and devotes himself to assisting others in order to attain his freedom. João de Camargo represents the genesis of religious and cultural syncretism in Brazil.
Due to international "region" formatting issues "VIDAS PARALELAS"(Peru 2008) and "LA TETA ASUSTADA" (Peru 2009) WILL NOT be shown, Feb. 5 and 19, respectively. Instead on Feb. 5 "El Regalo" (Chile 2008) will be screened. Our apologies.
El regalo (Chile 2008)
This Chilean box office hit, translated as The Gift, is a comedy staring Nelson Villagra as Francisco, a depressed widower who is given the gift of a short vacation by his best friends. The trip will yield unexpected turns that will change their lives forever.
Carandiru (Brazil 2003)
Based on the real life experiences of doctor Drauzio Varella inside the dreadful State penitentiary
Carandiru, in São Paulo, Brazil, Dr. Varella witnesses a dramatic 1992 rebellion while doing AIDS
related social work. Click for poster
Chega de Saudade (Brazil 2008)
In a decaying dance hall in São Paulo, one evening is all it takes to meet various characters as they remember the past, live the present, ponder about the future, have fun, flirt, fight and, naturally, dance. Click here for poster
La Teta Asustada (Peru 2009)
Fausta suffers from an uncommon disease called the Milk of Sorrow, transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. While living in constant fear and confusion because of her ailment, she must face the sudden death of her mother. She decides to take drastic measures to not follow in her mother's footsteps.