Warisata en Imágenes: The Right to an Emancipatory Education

  ¡Paulo Freire Vive! The Right to an Emancipatory Education, at Risk in Latin America and the Caribbean Discussion and photographic exposition of Warisata: the experience of the indigenous “escuela núcleo” in Bolivia. September 19, 2017 The Ayllu School of Warisata in Bolivia, despite its short operative life (1931-1940), has been one of the mostContinue reading “Warisata en Imágenes: The Right to an Emancipatory Education”

Upcoming Events October 16-22, 2017

CLACS is delighted to present a full week of events, ranging from honoring Mexican literary icons, to analyzing race relations in São Paulo, to highlighting the summer fieldwork conducted by our Tinker grant recipients. If you would like to stay in the loop for CLACS, NYU, or New York City related events, sign up forContinue reading “Upcoming Events October 16-22, 2017”

Next Week at CLACS: PoeTea, NYPL Oral History, CineCLACS and Revolutionary Feminism!

We’ve got amazing events planned for next week here at CLACS at NYU! It’ll be a busy week–from having the New York Public Library’s Community Oral History Project on site to hosting an important discussion on feminism in Latin America–and we want to invite you along! All our events are free and open to NYU studentsContinue reading “Next Week at CLACS: PoeTea, NYPL Oral History, CineCLACS and Revolutionary Feminism!”

Wynnie Lamour on The Sanité Bélair Women’s Empowerment Series

At CLACS at NYU we’ve been celebrating International Women’s Month by hosting The Sanité Bélair Women’s Empowerment Series all this month. So far, we’ve hosted Black Afro-feminist activist Fania Noel and rapper and spoken word artist Theresa Sophia Alphonse. Later this month we’ll be hosting Stephani Saintonge, an award-winning filmmaker & documentarian. To give the CLACS at NYU’s communityContinue reading “Wynnie Lamour on The Sanité Bélair Women’s Empowerment Series”

Event Re-Cap: Trump, Mexico and Latin America

On December 13th, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, in conjunction with Columbia University’s Institute of Latin American Studies and supported by NYU’s Mexican Student Association, hosted a panel discussion that delved into what Trump’s presidency means for Latin America. The discussion was led by Global Distinguished Professor of Politics and Latin American and CaribbeanContinue reading “Event Re-Cap: Trump, Mexico and Latin America”

Event Re-cap: PoeTEA, Quechua & Kreyòl Showcase

This past September 13th, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies celebrated a night of languages and culture. Our Quechua & Kreyòl showcase included presentations by language instructors Odi Gonzales (Quechua) and Wynnie Lamour (Haitian Creole). Students also shared poetry and participants enjoyed a playlist curated by Haitian-American DJ Sabine Blaizin, as well as delicious food and tea.Continue reading “Event Re-cap: PoeTEA, Quechua & Kreyòl Showcase”

Upcoming Event: Peruvian Scissors Dancers Performance

Join us Tuesday, October 18 to witness the wonderful peruvian scissors dancers performance at the KJCC Auditorium! Originating in the southern region of Peru (Ayacucho) during the Andean resistance period (in the middle of the 16th century), ancient Scissors Dancers were prohibited for being considered rebels, heretics and possessed by demons. However, they fought – throughContinue reading “Upcoming Event: Peruvian Scissors Dancers Performance”

Upcoming Event: Journalism in Mexico Now

CLACS is proud to join bring you “Journalism in Mexico Now“, a presentation to highlight the work of two of Mexico’s most prominent journalists: John M. Ackerman, one of Mexico’s leading public intellectuals, and David Brooks, U.S. correspondent for the Mexican daily La Jornada. The panel will be moderated  by Roque Planas, a NYC-based journalist covering latino andContinue reading “Upcoming Event: Journalism in Mexico Now”

NYU’s Kalman Silvert: Engaging Latin America, Building Democracy Event Re-cap

CLACS wants to thank all those who attended our 50th Anniversary Inaugural Reception and book talk that celebrated the contributions of Latin Americanist and founding CLACS Director Dr. Kalman Silvert. Silvert’s family and scholars scholars including Jorge Balán, Abraham F. Lowenthal, Chris Mitchell, Martin Weinstein were among those who joined us in the celebration. The panelists presented the book “KalmanContinue reading “NYU’s Kalman Silvert: Engaging Latin America, Building Democracy Event Re-cap”

Upcoming Event: Constructing Sociolinguistics of the South

CLACS’s Quechua Outreach Program and the Andean Initiative will convene a panel of Quechua and Aymara linguists  to address epistemologies of the South on Tuesday, October 11 at the KJCC Auditorium. Speakers will discuss the construction of sociolinguistics of the South, construyendo una sociolingüística del Sur, as a means of challenging Euro-centric approaches to the study ofContinue reading “Upcoming Event: Constructing Sociolinguistics of the South”