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  •  Técnicas de observación creativa

    La observación como herramienta imprescindible para la escritura.

     

    ¿De vez en cuando te visitan las musas? ¿Se te escapan? ¡Llegó la hora de atraparlas!

    ¡Ven, acompáñanos! ¡Será un taller divertido y súper interactivo!

     

    w/ Aurora Arias

    Thursday, February 1st

    4:30pm-6pm...

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  • Cuban José Martí narrated his 1880 travels in New York in English, while Filipino Antonio Luna commented on his 1889 travels in Madrid in Spanish. The texts chronicle the shifting and wary gazes of colonial intellectuals toward Spain’s waning imperial rule and the rise of U.S. expansionism. Luna and Martí employ imperial languages to express anti-colonial messages, thus staging cultural, intellectual, racial, and gender power struggles within the very form of the chronicles. The texts’...

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  • Ricardo Liniers Siri, better known by the name Liniers, is a writer, publisher and illustrator. His work has been compared to that of cartoonist legends Charles Schultz (Peanuts) and Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes). This Winter Term the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Dartmouth College has welcomed Liniers to teach Spanish 43.05: Drawn to Resist: The Latin American Comics...

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  • Esta charla examina la relación entre vida y utopía durante las primeras décadas del siglo XX en México. La Revolución de 1910 trajo consigo una renovación política y cultural que generó diversas imágenes utópicas relacionadas con la transformación radical de la existencia biológica del ser humano. La eugenesia y la plasmogenia, tal como aparecen en la obra de Eduardo Urzáiz y Alfonso Herrera, fueron dos discursos biopolíticos que alimentaron la promesa utópica de controlar y optimizar los...

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  • El Remolino, a small village by the river in Chiapas, Mexico, is yearly affected by heavy floods. There, Pedro, a transgender farmer, tries to defend his identity and his dreams while Esther, his sister, strives to give her daughter a better future by filming their daily lives with a small camera. To them, life is like a swirl that spins them across the journey of their internal cycles and of the greater natural cycle of the river.

    Q&A to follow with Director, Laura Herrero Garvin...

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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

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    Upcoming Workshops:

    Richard Blanco...

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  • CÉSAR CHÁVEZ PREDOCTORAL DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP

    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...

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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! 

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