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"Global change in the Brazilian Cerrado: The role of fire, biodiversity, and humans"

Feb 24, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

Lassen Fellowship Lunch Lecture
Adam Pellegrini (Princeton, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology)
"Global change in the Brazilian Cerrado: The role of fire, biodiversity, and humans"

Lecture in English
Free and open to the public

“Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis: Economic Collapse in America’s Biggest Colony And What Can be Done About It”

Mar 3, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  TBA

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Juan González (Columnist for The Daily News, co-host of Democracy Now! and 2015 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations at NYU)
“Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis: Economic Collapse in America’s Biggest Colony And What Can be Done About It”
Moderated by: Germán Labrador and Arcadio Diaz-Quiñones

Lecture in English
Free and open to the public

The return as mission: the conversion journey to Dahome of the Luso-Brazilian Catholic priests, the mulattos Cipriano Pires Sardinha and Vicente Ferre

Mar 9, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Junia Furtado (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil)
“The return as mission: the conversion journey to Dahome of the Luso-Brazilian Catholic priests, the mulattos Cipriano Pires Sardinha and Vicente Ferreira Pires (1796-1798)”
Moderated by: Bruno Carvalho

Lecture in English
Free and open to the public

“Planet/Cuba: Art, Culture, and the Future of the Island”

Mar 23, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Rachel Price (Princeton)
“Planet/Cuba: Art, Culture, and the Future of the Island”

Lecture in English
Free and open to the public

“The Idea of Constitutional Exceptions during the Rise of the Christian-Corporatist State in South America”

Apr 5, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  219 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Jorge González Jácome (Universidad Javeriana, Colombia)
“The Idea of Constitutional Exceptions during the Rise of the Christian-Corporatist State in South America.”
Moderated by: Robert Karl

Lecture in English
Free and open to the public

"Borges frente a Góngora"

Apr 6, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Martha Lilia (El Colegio de Mexico)
"Borges frente a Góngora"
Co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures
Moderated by: Marina Brownlee

Lecture in Spanish
Free and open to the public

"Pablo de Tarso y los poetas: la teología política de Rubén Darío"

Apr 13, 2016  ·  12:00 p.m. 1:20 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lunch Lecture
Jorge Brioso (Carleton College)
"Pablo de Tarso y los poetas: la teología política de Rubén Darío"
Moderated by: Pedro Meira Monteiro


Lecture in Spanish
Free and open to the public

“The Cuban Image in an Era of Transition”

Apr 26, 2016  ·  4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.  ·  216 Burr Hall

PLAS Lecture
Juan Carlos Cremata (Cuban film director)
“The Cuban Image in an Era of Transition”
Moderated by: Rachel Price and Javier Guerrero

Lecture in Spanish
Free and open to the public