CLACS K-12 Educator Initiatives You Should Know About

  We are starting off the Summer with two initiatives designed to give educators tool and resources to address timely issues of immigration, language learning, and teaching in times of COVID-19.   CLACS 2020 Teacher Fellowship Program: Teaching About Language, Contemporary Culture and Immigration The Teacher Fellowship Program promotes the development of K-12 curriculum focused on the themesContinue reading “CLACS K-12 Educator Initiatives You Should Know About”

Recap – Coco Fusco on the Art of Intervention: A Screening and Artist Talk (2/24)

On February 24, CLACS hosted renowned interdisciplinary artist Coco Fusco for a screening of her film The Art of Intervention: The Performances of JuanSí González (2016), and a Q&A between Fusco and the audience regarding both the film and contemporary performance art in Cuba. In the film which includes footage and interviews, JuanSí González whoContinue reading “Recap – Coco Fusco on the Art of Intervention: A Screening and Artist Talk (2/24)”

New episode of Rimasun Podcast: Coronavirus Runasimipi Mast’arisqa

Kay rimaymi “coronavirusmanta” mast’arin imayna ama hap’ichikunapaq ima. Julián Roca Aguilar, Perú suyumanta runasimi rimaqmi. Paymi “activista digital” nisqa imaymana rikch’aq rimanapi rimamun runasimi kawsananpaq willakamun ima llapa runasimi rimaq runakunapaq. Este audio explica qué es el coronavirus y qué podemos hacer para evitar la transmisión. Julián Roca Aguilar es quechua hablante de Perú. ElContinue reading “New episode of Rimasun Podcast: Coronavirus Runasimipi Mast’arisqa”

Recap – Boyhood and Masculinity in Contemporary Guyanese Film (2/3)

On February 3rd, CLACS began its Spring programing with the event Boyhood and Masculinity in Contemporary Guyanese Film. The event co-sponsored by the Department of Art & Public Policy at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, featured screenings of Gavin Ramoutar’s short film, Antiman, as well as Mason Richards’ short film The Seawall. In Ramoutar’sContinue reading “Recap – Boyhood and Masculinity in Contemporary Guyanese Film (2/3)”

Recap: Caravans in Context: Central America and the History of Forced Migration (2/10/20)

On February 10th, CLACS hosted its first event of the Spring 2020 calendar titled Caravans in Context: Central America and the History of Forced Migration. The event brought a historical and current affair Central American perspective to the conversation on immigration, through film and conversation. It featured a screening of Casa en Tierra Ajena, followedContinue reading “Recap: Caravans in Context: Central America and the History of Forced Migration (2/10/20)”

Gladyswan Andreswan

Kay rimaypi Chimore llaqtapi Gladyswan tata Renewan parlarichkanku. Ñawpaqtaqa tata rene pichus kasqanta riqsirichikun. Chantaqa imatachus chay UNIBOL jatun yachay wasipi yachachisqanmanta parlarin, astawampis ñawpaq yuyaykuna mana chinkananmanta. Chantataq ima pachapichus sach’a k’utunamanta parlaspa tukuchin. En este diálogo Gladys y don Rene están conversando en Chimoré, un pueblo en Bolivia central. Primero, don Rene daContinue reading “Gladyswan Andreswan”

NYU hosts Indocumentales screenings in November

  The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies NYU, Cinema Tropical, and the World Council of Peoplesfor the United Nations / What Moves You?, will host the latest installation of  “INDOCUMENTALES: A Film and Conversation Series Exploring Latin American Migrant Experiences in the United States,” on Thurs., Nov. 15 and Tues., Nov. 27 6-9pm,Continue reading “NYU hosts Indocumentales screenings in November”

CLACS continues “Latin America’s 1968” series with Tropicália legend Tom Zé

In Latin America, 1968 marked the apogee of the social, political, and cultural transformations that had been unfolding in the wake of the 1959 Cuban Revolution. To mark the 50th anniversary of this momentous year, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) offers a film and lecture series that will explore and celebrateContinue reading “CLACS continues “Latin America’s 1968” series with Tropicália legend Tom Zé”

“Portuñol”: Spanish and Portuguese Language Contact in Northern Uruguay

Posted by Madeline Gilbert – PhD student in Linguistics at NYU For two months this summer, I am doing linguistic research in Uruguay. I am splitting my time between Montevideo, the capital, and Rivera, a city that lies on the border between Uruguay and Brazil. The border between Uruguay and Brazil actually runs right throughContinue reading ““Portuñol”: Spanish and Portuguese Language Contact in Northern Uruguay”

Mayas and Chapinxs at Sundance

By William Ramírez (CLACS ’15) *Watch upcoming screenings of 500 Years at NYU on April 21st and April 23rd , 2018. It had only been about two months since I started my position as Visual Arts Engagement Coordinator at MACLA (Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana) in San José, California when I received the newsContinue reading “Mayas and Chapinxs at Sundance”