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

Nov 4, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Yumi Park Huntington (Jackson State University)
“Engraved Head Motifs on Cupisnique Ceramics: Emblems of Cultural Identity and Ethnicity in Early Andean Art”

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

Nov 4, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  ·  Chancellor Green 103

Co-sponsored by the Program in Latin American Studies and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures
Sylvia Molloy (New York University)
“Una torpe estatuilla de barro” Figuración de Alejandra Pizarnik

LOCATION OF EVENT IS CHANCELLOR GREEN 103

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

Nov 11, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Brodwyn Fischer (University of Chicago)
Unequal Ties: Gilberto Freyre’s Recife and the Challenges of Urban History in the Global South

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

Nov 12, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  McCormick 106

PLAS Lecture
Lilia Schwarcz
Mestizo Histories: Mixing Art and Politics in Brazil

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

Nov 14, 2014  ·  1:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.  ·  Friend Center Convocation Center

PLAS-SPO Event
"Teaching Spanish and Portuguese Today: Global perspectives."
Co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures

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

Nov 18, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Juan Villoro (Mexican Author)
Un puñado de sal: La construcción de un modelo intelectual en la relación padre-hijo

Eduardo Kohn on "How Forests Think"

Nov 18, 2014  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  219 Burr Hall

PLAS Lecture
Eduardo Kohn (McGill)
How Forests Think
(Note: J. Biehl will introduce)

Marcelo Ridenti on “Protests in Brazil, 2013”

Dec 2, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Marcelo Ridenti (UNICAMP, Brazil)
“Protests in Brazil, 2013”

Graciela Mochofsky on "The rise of a new Judaism in Latin America"

Dec 3, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Graciela Mochofsky
The rise of a new Judaism in Latin America

Pedro Meira Monteiro and Alma Guillermoprieto on "A Conversation on The Cuban National Arts Schools: Two Generations Talk"

Dec 4, 2014  ·  1:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

Inclass Lecture for LAS 503
A Brief History of AfroCuban Rhythm by Drummer Dafnis Prieto
Following his talk, a conversation on The Cuban National Arts Schools: Two Generations Talk by Pedro Meira Monteiro and Alma Guillermoprieto will follow.
Open to the Public

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

Dec 5, 2014  ·  1:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m.  ·  East Pyne 339

PLAS Lecture
The Limits of Fiction: A Conversation with Ricardo Lísias (Brazilian Writer)
Co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures

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

Dec 9, 2014  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Andrew Hamilton (Council of the Humanities)
“The Dumbarton Oaks Tunic: A Sartorial Statement of Inca Imperial Power”