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AGUAKINESIS exhibit: Latinx and Indigenous Ties to Water

October 21st, 2018 - 10:00AM-5:00PM

Location: CSMA (330 East State St)

Join CULTURA Ithaca for Aguakinesis,  CSMA (330 East State St.)!   The Aguakinesis exhibit will be displayed during the the month of October at CSMA  Weekdays 10am-5pm, weekends 10am-6pm Aguakinesis is a project about Latinx and indigenous ties to water.  The project is a transnational collaborative story-based interdisciplinary arts p...

Swipe Left: Activism and Arielismo’s Radical Shift in 21st Century Latin America by Shawn McDaniel, Cornell University

October 22nd, 2018 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: 153

Focusing on student activism and leftist politics in the twenty-first century, this talk examines contemporary reformulations of arielismo—a cultural movement spawned by Uruguayan modernist writer José Enrique Rodó’s Ariel (1900), a spiritual call to arms that fueled youth political protagonism and anti-imperialist projects throughout Latin America....

Everybody Leaves (Todos se van) - LASP Fall 2018 Film Series

October 25th, 2018 - 5:00PM-7:00PM

Location: Simson Hall

Room: G-01

Everybody Leaves (Todos se van), (2015) 100 min Directed by: Sergio Cabrera Drama Cuba, Colombia, United States Spanish with English subtitles *Light snacks provided. Nieve, an eight-year-old Cuban girl, is torn between her artist mother, Eva and playwright father, Manuel, when they divorce and fight over her custody. Through her diary entries, Nieve reveals intimate details of a turbulent...

Mexican Politics and the Future of Mexican-American Relations

October 29th, 2018 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: 153

A Moderated discussion with the Committee on U.S. Latin American Relations (CUSLAR) and Latin American Studies Program (LASP) Light Lunch Provided. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador won the Mexican presidential elections in a landslide this past July. His campaign platform promises challenges to the established order in Mexico and a new era of U.S.-Mexico relations.This moderated panel discus...

International Reserach Travel Grant

October 31st, 2018 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

These grants provide travel support for Cornell graduate students conducting short-term research and/or fieldwork outside the United States. They also provide travel support for professional students engaged in various academic experiences in the international arena. ...

Imaginemos que el neoliberalismo no existe (Let's imagine that neoliberalism doesn't exist) by Luciana Cadahia

November 5th, 2018 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: 153

Author of Mediaciones de lo Sensible: Hacia una nueva economía crítica de los dispositivos. This lecture will be given in Spanish, some form of translation will be available. Abstract: In the face of the current crisis of neoliberalism, both feminization of politics and populism appear as the only two political alternatives to the system of inequality that organize our lives. H...

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS)

November 7th, 2018 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

FLAS Fellowships support undergraduate, graduate, and professional students studying modern foreign languages and related area or international studies. Funding is offered in collaboration with the Einaudi Center’s South Asia and Southeast Asia Programs....

Are Politics local? The Two Dimensions of Party Nationalization in Latin America

November 12th, 2018 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: 153

Scott Morgenstern, University of Pittsburgh, will speak about: Are politics local? Why? Where? When? How do we measure local versus national politics? And what are the effects?  Morgenstern’s book, “Are Politics local? The Two Dimensions of Party Nationalization around the World” provides answers to these questions, within an explicitly comparative framework, including both...

"Moors-Tupiniquins”: An Analysis of the Diverse Identities of the Brazilian Islamic Community

December 3rd, 2018 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Morrill Hall

Room: 404

Thiago De Carvalho will discuss the identities formation, dynamics and plurality of Brazilian Islamic communities and its members. First, based on historical data, the presentation will divide early Islamic communities into four defining moments: (i) the colonizer cultural formation, (ii) Muslim slaves' immigration on nineteenth century, (iii) Syrian-Lebanese immigration and the recent phenome...

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