Guillén Landrián o el desconcierto fílmico: Book Launch Recap

By: Melisa Redondo, CLACS MA Candidate On September 24, CLACS hosted a Zoom event for the launch of Guillén Landrián o el desconcierto fílmico. The book co-edited by Julio Ramos and Dylon Robbins, features essays by various authors on the recently re-discovered work of Cuban filmmaker Guillén Landrián.  Before the event, participants were encouraged toContinue reading “Guillén Landrián o el desconcierto fílmico: Book Launch Recap”

A Visual Journey Through Afro-Latin Soundscapes

During the Fall 2013 semester, Professor Dylon Robbins taught the interdisciplinary seminar Afro-Latin Soundscapes. In the accompanying colloquium series, CLACS hosted a series of musicians and scholars that spoke of the way music crosses cultural boundaries. Without mixers and soundboards the songs have taken on a organic sound that has helped shape hip-hop’s role asContinue reading “A Visual Journey Through Afro-Latin Soundscapes”