Past Events

CANCELED: Eavesdropping on Souls - a Journey into Haitian Arts

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 7:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240

Dir. Jean-Baptiste, JacQueline (2017) 51 minutes Documentary challenging stereotypical perceptions of Haiti found throughout the media. Free and open to the public. Food and beverages available.

CANCELED: Chronic Health Conditions Storytelling Group

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 6:00pm

***Due to the COVID-19 virus and since most of our participants have a chronic illness, we want to ensure their safety, and since discussion is a huge part of the workshop, we have decided to cancel this workshop for the remainder of the semester.... Read More »

Film Series | Homage to Juan Padrón, the great Cuban filmmaker

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 5:00pm

Join us on zoom for an homage to Juan Padrón, the great Cuban filmmaker! Juan Padron, born in 1947 in Matanzas, died on March 24, 2020, in Havana, Cuba. Known as the most prolific and important film animator in Cuba, Padrón received international... Read More »

Abolitionist Organizing on the US-Mexico Border

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 3:05pm

Nina Ebner, an advocate with the Detained Migrant Solidarity Committee (DMSC)/Fronterizx Fianza Fund, will unpack recent developments in Juarez/El Paso during an hour-long workshop. In it, she will discuss her work with DMSC, an abolitionist... Read More »

Canceled: One hour conversation in French

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 5:30pm
Brodhead Center - Great Hall - Chapel -JB's

Canceled: Wednesday from 5:30pm-6:30pm, Brodhead Center by JB's Roasts and Chops. Come join us weekly for an hour of conversation in French, all levels welcome! Look for the table with the French Flag.

*CANCELED* Trade, Improvement and Survival: An Indigenous Approach to the Current Immigration "Crisis"

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 5:00pm
Rubenstein Library Carpenter Conference Room 249

This talk will address the theme of migration from an indigenous perspective within a larger context of racial oppression. Dr. Velasquez states: "My argument stems from a recognition of the need to reflect on issues of migration, race and indigenous... Read More »

Canceled: One hour conversation in Portuguese

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 10:05am
Brodhead Center - Commons

CANCELLED: Come join us for a conversation in Portuguese! Wednesdays 10:05am-11:00am in at the Cafe in the Brodhead Center, look for the Portuguese Program banner Welcome beginners, intermediate and advanced levels, native speakers, professors,... Read More »

POSTPONED: Migration Crises in the Americas: Origins and Policy Responses

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 4:30pm
Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room

**Event Postponed until Fall** A discussion with Andrew Selee, President of the Migration Policy Institute Latin Americans are on the move like never before, as a series of crises have pushed people from their homes across the hemisphere. Over 4 1... Read More »

*CANCELED* Archiving the "Obscene": Sexuality, Desire, and Memory in México

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 3:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240

Zeb Tortorici is a Professor at NYU's Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Free and open to the public.

CANCELED - The Kingdom of Impunity

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 7:00pm
John Hope Franklin Center, Ahmadieh Family Conference Hall, Room 240

Dir. Arnold Antonin (2013) 65 minutes "During the 29 years of the Duvalier's rule, mass crimes were committed at different times, in different parts of the country against people of all classes and social groups, political or religious affiliations... Read More »