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Fall 2021 Events

Fall 2021 Calendar


Wednesday, September 8 1:00pm 
Coffee, empanadas, and good conversation 
Outdoor space between Humanities and Javits

Wednesday, September 15 6:05pm 
Sebastián Reyes (Universidad de Santiago, Chile)
“Cruces de miradas en la frontera entre Chile y Perú” 
LACS Gallery (SBS N-320)

Wednesday, September 15 3:30pm (ET)
John D Blanco (University of California San Diego)
“Frontier Constitutions. Christianity and Colonial Empire in the Nineteenth-Century Philippines”
via Zoom

Wednesday, September 22 4:30 pm
LACS Ciclo de Chile
Eric Zolov and Terri Gordon-Zolov, "¡Chile Despertó!: Political Graphics of the 2019-2020 Social Uprising"
LACS Gallery (SBS N-320)

Thursday, September 23, 12pm (ET)
LACS Ciclo de Chile
Matar el ojo: Essays on/under State violence.
A conversation between two members of colectiva somoslacélula (Ángeles Donoso Macaya -BMCC/CUNY & César Barros A. -SUNY New Paltz) and Lina Meruane (NYU).
Zoom meeting ID: 979 1591 8693
Passcode: 179696
Zoom link:

Tuesday, September 28 4:30pm (ET)
HISB Lecture
Paul Firbas (Stony Brook University)
“Transatlantic and Colonial Media Culture: the Lima Periodical News Sheets 1700-1711”
Co-sponsored by LACS
via Zoom

Thursday, September 30, 4:00-5:00pm (ET)
LACS Graduate Student Research Fellowships (GSRF) Colloquium
via Zoom


Wednesday, October 13, 6pm
Hispanic Heritage Month/Latinx 365 Opening Ceremony
Zuccaire Gallery
Seating is limited. Please RSVP here

Wednesday, October 13, 6pm
LACS at the Movies
Film screening and discussion
Pájaros de verano [Birds of Passage](Colombia, 2018). Directed by Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego
Presented by Michael McMahon
LACS Gallery (SBS N-320)

Thursday, October 14, 4:30pm (ET)
A Panel on the GLQ Issue on Cuir/Queer Américas: Translation, Decoloniality, and the Incommensurable
Lourdes Martínez Echazábal (UC Santa Cruz/Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil), María Amelia Viteri (University of Maryland, College Park), Salvador Vidal-Ortiz (American University), Nicola Chávez Courtright (University of California, Los Angeles), Germán Garrido (Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY), Christina A. León (Princeton University), Rocío Pichon-Rivière (University of California, Riverside), and Joseph Pierce (Stony Brook University)
via Zoom

Monday, October 18, 6pm
LACS at the Movies
Film screening and discussion
El laberinto del fauno [Pan’s Labyrinth] (Guillermo del Toro, 2006)
Presented by PhD candidate Jesús Jiménez Valdés (Hispanic Languages and Literature)
LACS Gallery (SBS N-320)

Friday, October 22, 3pm
Lincoln Cushing
“Cuban Poster Art and the Spirit of Revolution”
Moderated by Eric Zolov
Cosponsored with HISB 

Thursday, October 28, 12pm
LACS Graduate Brown Bag Lunch
José Gabriel Alegría (Hispanic Languages and Literature)
LACS Lounge (SBS N-337)


Monday, November 1, 3-5pm
Announcement of The A. Sanchez Construction Corporation Scholarship for Undergraduate Academic Achievement at the Hispanic Heritage Month Closing Ceremony
SAC Ballroom A

Monday, November 1, 5pm
Día de los Muertos
Screening of the film Coco (Pixar, 2017)
LACS Gallery (SBS N-320)

Wednesday, November 3
Día de los Muertos
12:30pm: Opening of the Altar
1pm: LACS joins Hispanic Languages and Literature for a Día de los Muertos celebration with pan de muerto, tamales and chocolate.
Announcement and reading of the Calaveritas Contest's winner
LACS Gallery (SBS N-320)

LACS TALK -Postponed for Spring '22
Julio Premat (Université Paris 8) 
“Vanguardias anacrónicas en la narrativa contemporánea”
LACS Gallery (SBS N-320)

Wednesday, November 10, 3:30-5:30pm
Carlos Ivan Calaff (Columbia University)
Mia Ruyter (Columbia University)
"Justice in Education: Teaching in Prison"
via Zoom

Wednesday, November 10, 6pm
LACS at the Movies
Film screening and Q&A with Director Ignacio Montenegro Bralic
Folil (Chile, 2020)
Presented by PhD candidate José Baeza (History)
LACS Gallery (SBS N-320)

Thursday, November 11, 6:30pm
Lost in Latinx Brooklyn: Help Reconstruct a Family Photo Album
Organized by Lori Flores (Stony Brook University)
Co-sponsored by LACS and the History Department
LACS Gallery (SBS N-320)

Thursday, November 18, 3pm
Christina H. Lee (Princeton University)
“El Santo Niño y la conquista del Pacífico español”
via Zoom

Thursday, November 18, 5pm
Latin America Today
A conversation on South America’s current political panorama: Colombia, Chile, Perú

Erna Von Der Walde (Universidad Javeriana/Instituto Caro y Cuervo, Colombia), Andrés Estefane (Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Santiago, Chile) andCecilia Méndez (UC Santa Barbara)

Co-sponsored by LACS, Hispanic Languages & Literature and the History Department

Monday, November 22, 6pm 
LACS Graduate Student-led Series
The Politics and Poetics of Inclusive Language.Lenguaje inclusivo como poética de resistencia. Conversatorio con artivistxs y académicxs
Organized by Beatriz Solla; Jeannette Rivera; María Medín-Doce and Mario Henao

Register here

Tuesday, November 30, 5pm (ET)
LACS Graduate Student-led Series
Counterculture in the Andean Countries I: Bolivia. 
Organized by Giovanni Bello and Matías Hermosilla

via Zoom


Wednesday, December 1, 6pm
LACS at the Movies
Film screening and Q&A with Director Lissette Orozco
El pacto de Adriana [Adriana’s Pact] (Chile, 2017)
Presented by PhD candidate Mario Henao (Hispanic Languages and Literature)
LACS Gallery (SBS N-320)

Thursday, December 2, 12pm
LACS Graduate Brown Bag Lunch
María Medín-Doce (Hispanic Languages and Literature)
LACS Gallery (SBS N-320)