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Oct 24, 2014 12:10 PM, 457 Schermerhorn Extension

A Long Strange Trip: Latin America's Global Drugs

Speaker: Paul Gootenberg, Stony Brook Univeristy 

This event is part of the Americas South Seminar: Dominant, Residual, and Emergent Political Forms.

Oct 27, 2014 4:30 PM,

Mexican Mondays

Join us for the next Mexican Mondays meeting, a series hosted by the Center for Mexican Studies and the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures to discuss new publications, current affairs, and more.

October 27: Carmen Boullosa, “Defensa imaginaria de una Texas imaginada”

Oct 29, 2014 1:00 PM, Avery Hall, Columbia University

The Politics of Inequality at Brazil's Satellite Launch Center

Speaker: Sean T. Mitchell 

The Latin Lab Brown Bag Series (LBS) are happenings where international scholars introduce issues on Latin American spatial practices.

Oct 29, 2014 6:00 PM,

Brazil After the Elections

Speaker: Albert Fishlow, Professor Emeritus, Columbia University

With the end of the electoral race in Brazil, the focus now shifts to the new administration starting on January 1. Professor Emeritus Albert Fishlow will offer his insights about the challenges and opportunities for the upcoming years. This session is part of the course of Political, Social, and Economic Development in Brazil (instructor Sidney N. Nakahodo)

 

Oct 30, 2014 12:10 PM, 457 Schermerhorn Extension

Legislating Dissent: Race, Republicanism and the Public Sphere in Post Independence Nicaragua

Speaker: Justin Wolfe, Tulane University 

This event is part of the Americas South Seminar: Dominant, Residual, and Emergent Political Forms.

Oct 30, 2014 5:00 PM, Room 104, Jerome Greene Hall (435 West, 116th St)

The Argentine Supreme Court: A View from the Chief Justice

SpeakerDr. Ricardo Lorenzetti, The Honourable Chief Justice of Argentina

Dr. Ricardo Lorenzetti is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Argentina and a tenured Professor at the University of Buenos Aires. He holds several Doctor Honoris Causa awards from Argentine and Latin American universities, and is the author of more than 35 books and more than 150 articles in specialized law reviews. Amongst other distinctions, Lorenzetti serves as the Co-President of the United Nations Environment Programme´s World Congress on Justice, Governance and Law for Environmental Sustainability.

Oct 30, 2014 6:00 PM, Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd floor, Barnard Hall

Arts in the Cuban Diaspora

Drawings by: Arturo Rodriguez

Related Poetry by: Jose Kozer, Bruce Weber & Laura Tartakoff

Visual Presentation by: Alejandro Anreus

Afro-Cuban Jazz by : David Virelles 

Nov 03, 2014 3:30 PM,

Mexican Mondays

Join us for the next Mexican Mondays meeting, a series hosted by the Center for Mexican Studies and the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures to discuss new publications, current affairs, and more.

November 3: Soledad Loaeza, “The Cuban Revolution and the Failed Rehabilitation of the Mexican Revolution”

Nov 05, 2014 9:30 AM,

What is Happening with the Media in Venezuela?

Speaker: Sergio Dahbar, Journalist and Writer

A conversation in Spanish and English with Sergio Dahbar about the situation of the media in present day Venezuela.  Dahbar is a journalist, writer and former editor of El Nacional, one of Caraca's principal newspaper. 

Nov 05, 2014 11:00 AM, Avery Hall, Columbia University

Brazil's Electricity Reform and the Overlooked Developmental State

Speaker: Amanda Bradshaw

The Latin Lab Brown Bag Series (LBS) are happenings where international scholars introduce issues on Latin American spatial practices.