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

Feb 10, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  219 Burr Hall

PIIRS Director’s Book Forum & PLAS Lunch Lecture
Rachel Price (Princeton)
“Object of the Atlantic: Concrete Aesthetics in Cuba, Brazil, and Spain”

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

Feb 17, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Álvaro Fernandez-Bravo (CONICET)
“El autor como traductor: representaciones asiáticas en la literatura latinoamericana contemporánea”
Lecture in Spanish

Pablo Landa on “Mario Pani, Architecture in Process”

Feb 24, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Pablo Landa (Princeton)
Discussant: Lilia Schwarcz (USP/Princeton)
“Mario Pani, Architecture in Process”

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

Mar 3, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  127 East Pyne

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Lucia Serrano Pereira (APPOA)
"O estranho – o tema da criação e a instauração da vertigem"
Lecture in Portuguese

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

Mar 5, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lecture
"Mathematics Meets the Humanities: A Conversation with Fernando Codá moderated by João Moreira Salles and Pedro Meira Monteiro”
Fernando Codá (Princeton), João Moreira Salles (Filmmaker), Pedro Meira Monteiro (Princeton)

PLAS & RACA Conference: Listening and Seeing: An Homage to Eduardo Coutinho

Mar 6, 2015  ·  1:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  ·  TBA

PLAS & RACA Event
Listening and Seeing: An Homage to Eduardo Coutinho
Featuring Eduardo Escorel, João Moreira Salles, Carlos Nader, Sandra Kogut, Robson Pereira, Lucia Serrano Pereira, João Biehl, Lilia Schwarcz, Eduardo Cadava, and Tom Levin
First screening of Carlos Nader’s Eduardo Coutinho, 7 de outubro (Brazil, 2014) in the United States.
Organized by Pedro Meira Monteiro and Bruno Carvalho (Princeton) as part of the Race and Citizenship in the Americas Network

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

Mar 10, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Alberto Manguel (Canadian Writer, Translator, Editor and Critic)
"The Secret Sharer: Borges and Conrad"

Stanley Katz on “Prospects for Change in Cuba”

Mar 25, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Stanley Katz (Princeton) & Rachel Price (Princeton)
“Prospects for Change in Cuba”

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

Mar 31, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Frank Graziano (Duke University)
“Miracles, Miraculous Images, and Votive Offerings in Mexico”

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

Apr 14, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Miguel Díaz-Barriga & Margaret Dorsey
“Border Walls, Sovereignty, and Militarization in the 21st Century”
Co-sponsored by Latino Studies, Anthropology and Mellow Urban Studies

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

Apr 15, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Burr Hall

PLAS Lecture
Robin Blackburn (Princeton)
"The 'Second Slavery:' a New Approach to an Old Institution."

RACA Conference: Poetry, War, and Citizenship: The 70th Anniversary of Carlos Drummond de Andrade’s A Rosa do Povo

Apr 17, 2015  ·  9:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

RACA Conference
Poetry, War, and Citizenship: The 70th Anniversary of Carlos Drummond de Andrade’s A Rosa do Povo
Sponsored by the Princeton-Universidade de São Paulo Network “Race and Citizenship in the Americas.” Organized by Pedro Meira Monteiro (Princeton) and Vagner Camilo (USP)

April 17 - 18
Friday and Saturday
9:00am – 6:00pm
216 Burr Hall

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

Apr 21, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Ronaldo Lemos (ITS, Rio de Janeiro)
“Feet on the Ground: Politics, Internet Policy and Cultural Challenges in Brazil”

PLAS & RACA Workshop: “La deuda y la cultura/ A dívida e a cultura”

Apr 21, 2015  ·  4:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS & RACA Workshop
Germán Labrador (Princeton) & José Miguel Wisnik (USP)
“La deuda y la cultura/ A dívida e a cultura”
Lectures in Spanish and Portuguese

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

Apr 28, 2015  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Malcolm McNee (Smith College)
“Amerindian Perspectivism” and other Turns to the Native in Contemporary Brazilian Poetry

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

May 14, 2015  ·  8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.  ·  TBA

Anthropology, Global Health Program, Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, and the Race and Citizenship in the Americas Network
OIKOS: Affects, Economies, and Politics of House-ing
International Seminar organized by João Biehl (Princeton) and Federico Neiburg (Museu Nacional, Brazil)