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Sunday, April 13
Monday, April 14
Alan Stahl on "What Can We Learn From Medals and Orders?"
PLAS Lunch Lecture
What Can We Learn From Medals and Orders?
Presenter:  Alan Stahl, Curator of Numismatics will speak on the largest and most comprehensive collection of Latin American Medals and Orders; which was recently donated to Princeton.

Scheide-Caldwell 209  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.
Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures
A Panel on Venezuela
PLAS will co-sponsor/SPO

Margarita López Maya is Professor of Political Science at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. She has published several celebrated books, articles, and edited volumes focusing on social movements in Latin America.  She has been a Tinker Foundation fellow, an Andrés Bello fellow at Oxford University, and a visiting fellow at the Helen Kellogg Institute among many other distinctions. Her publications include: “The Venezuelan Caracazo of 1989: Popular Protest and Institutional Weakness” (JLAS: 2003), Venezuela: confrontación social y polarización política (Medófilo Medina & Margarita López Maya, Bogotá, Aurora: 2003), Del Viernes Negro al Referendo Revocatorio (Caracas, Grupo Alfa: 2006 & 2007), “Examining Participatory Innovations in Bolivarian Caracas, (Quarterly Bulletin of Third World Studies: 2008), Ideas para debatir el socialismo del siglo XXI, vols 1 & 2 (Margarita López Maya, editor, Caracas, Editorial Alfa: 2007 & 2009),  “Venezuela: once años de gestión de Hugo Chávez y sus fuerzas bolivarianas 1999-2010” (Temas y debates N°20, Buenos Aires: 2010).
 
Luis Lander is Professor of Political Science at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He has published more than 70 articles, and edited volumes focusing on oil politics and suffrage in Venezuela.  Currently, he is the director of Observatorio electoral venezolano. His publications include: Decisiones misteriosas. Las circunscripciones electorales y la elecciones de septiembre (2010); Las injusticias consagradas. ¿Qué pasó el 26 de septiembre en Venezuela? (2010); Venezuela´s Presidential Elections of 2006: Toward 21st Century Socialism? (2011, coauthored with Margarita López Maya), among many others.

Chancellor Green 105  ·  4:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 15
Cailo Tavares presents: “O dia que durou 21 anos”
Cailo Tavares (film director) - “O dia que durou 21 anos” - film screening
Followed by a Q&A with director Tavares in conversation with Bruno Carvalho (Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures and Robert Karl (Department of History)
Co-sponsored by the Program in Latin American Studies

Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture  ·  7:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 16
Thursday, April 17
International Seminar Venezuela Today: Beyond Polarization
International Seminar Venezuela Today:  Beyond Polarization
Organized by Magaly Sanchez
http://venezuela.princeton.edu
Co-sponsored by the Program in Latin American

Carl A. Fields Center, Room 104  ·  9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Friday, April 18
RACA Conference: Photography and Race in the Americas: Beyond Fixity
RACA Conference
Photography and Race in the Americas: Beyond Fixity
Co-sponsored by the Program in Latin American Studies, Department of Anthropology, Center for Human Values, Lewis Center for the Arts, Center for African American Studies, Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures, Art History
Org. by Rachel Price and Carolina Sá Carvalho (GS)

219 Burr Hall  ·  12:00 p.m.12:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 19