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  • AT / Drill Instructor Workshop Winter 2018

    Who is eligible?

    Students in courses numbered 9 or above (e.g. Spanish 9, Portuguese 20)

    Returning LSA/LSA+/FSP students

    Majors and minors in Hispanic, Romance and Lusophone Studies

    Dartmouth students with demonstrable proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese (e.g. students who placed out of the language requirement, native and heritage speakers)

    When is the training taking place?

    Wednesday...

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    On Saturday, November 11th, 2017, Adjunct Professor Kianny N. Antigua received the Premio Arte 2017’s Outstanding Writer of The Year Award. Premio Arte annual awards recognize the artistic trajectories of individual Latinx artists and artistic institutions in categories such as music, dance, theater, fine arts and literature. ¡Enhorabuena, profesora Antigua! 

  • This course follows the history of a select number of Latin American paradigms of using theatre for social change. Students in this class will learn about Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed, guerilla theatre in forms used throughout Latin America (Yuyachkani, Teatro de Los Andes, Enrique Buenaventura), and activist performance (Violeta Luna, Katia Tirado, Denise Stoklos). In order to give coherence to this broad field, the readings will focus on plays that have as their central theme ...

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  • Ricardo Liniers Siri, better known by the name Liniers, is an acclaimed Argentine comic artist, writer, publisher and illustrator. His work has earned him comparisons to cartoonist legends Charles Schultz (Peanuts) and Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes). He has illustrated 6 New Yorker covers between 2014 and 2016.

    This course is designed as a workshop, where students will approach

    the world of comics from a historical and practical point of view. It will cover the most...

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  • Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian art developed by enslaved Africans and their descendants in colonial era Brazil.  It blends elements of martial art, dance, music, song, history and culture. 

    Eric "E" Johnson (Instrutor Frade) began training capoeira in his native Chicago with Mestra Marisa in 1996.  He earned his blue Instrutor cord in 2016.  He taught classes in Chicago at Old Town School of Folk for 10 years before moving to Vermont with his family in 2014.  He began...

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    Batería: A military fort that lies in ruins on the outskirts of Havana has become a clandestine venue for gay cruising. Its walls and rubble serve as a refuge, not only for gay Cuban men but also for a culture of socialisation and resistance.

     

    Born in Havana, Cuba in 1986, Damián Sainz earned an undergraduate degree in Audiovisual Media from the University of the Arts (ISA) in Cuba (2010) and...

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  • Roberto Rey Agudo has been appointed as a DCAL Faculty Fellow through the 2017-18 academic year. As DCAL Faculty Fellow, he will take responsibility for organizing professional development programs and events for faculty. The first event will be a talk by Professor Mary Coffey titled “Teaching with Digital Orozco”.

    The theme for the activities will be digital...

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  • A group of specialists examine the close relationship that some key figures of Spanish culture have had with the United States and México, particularly in the field of architecture and the plastic arts. The exploits of Rafael Guastavino (Valencia 1842), Antoni Gaudí (Reus 1852), Joan Miró (Barcelona 1893), and Félix Candela (Madrid 1910) will be explored in this one-day symposium. Their transatlantic involvement will exert significant influence on American cultural texture and on some...

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  • Professor Emeritus at the U. of Illinois Chicago, and the U. of Houston, Marc Zimmerman studied one year at Dartmouth, but then left for the west coast, eventually earning his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature. Working mainly in Latino community and university programs in California and the Midwest, he eventually founded LACASA Chicago Publications directing its series on Latin American and Latino cultural studies. Among his thirty-plus academic books and editions are his U.S. Latino...

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