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  • En esta charla examino, en primer lugar, la importancia de la literatura para la constitución de las ciencias sociales como práctica y discurso moderno en el Caribe insular hispánico. Mi propuesta consiste en que la antropología y la sociología comienzan a construirse un lugar de enunciación, un campo discursivo diferenciado a finales del siglo XIX y principios del XX, pero en estrecha relación con la literatura de viajes y el cuadro de costumbres. En ese sentido, intento pensar las...

  • Selected by President Obama as the fifth inaugural poet in U.S. history, Richard Blanco is the youngest and the first Latino, immigrant, and gay person to serve in such a role. Author of the memoirs For All of Us, One Today: An Inaugural Poet’s Journey and The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood, winner of the Lambda Literary Prize. His latest book, Boundaries, a collaboration with photographer Jacob Hessler, challenges the physical and psychological dividing lines that shadow the...

  • Jueves 18 con Rey Andújar (via Skype)

    Anglicismos, Spanglish and Neologismos

    -Hola, Sam. ¿Viste este anuncio de trabajo?

    -Yeap, ¡quiero aplicar!

    -Y qué quieres aplicar, ¿pintura o maquillaje?

    ¿Entiendes el diálogo? Si no, ¡ven, acompáñanos y juntxs desenredemos esta maraña!


    4:30pm-6:00pm @ La Casa


    Upcoming Workshops:

    Richard Blanco...


    Application Information

    Dartmouth College invites applications for the César Chávez Dissertation Fellowship. The fellowship supports scholars whose research addresses aspects of Latinx experience and culture. Particular attention will be given to candidates whose work augments and complements current faculty in Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies (LALACS). Applicants will be...


    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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...


    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...

  • 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...