CLACS Events this Week Spotlight Indigenous Film and Women Leaders of our Region

This week from October 27th through the 30th, CLACS will be featuring insightful programming meant to spotlight indigenous film resources and archival research, the healing power of the written word and women of the Caribbean telling their stories, and lessons learned of social change from Indigenous Lideresas in Colombia. All of these events are beingContinue reading “CLACS Events this Week Spotlight Indigenous Film and Women Leaders of our Region”

Quechua Short-film by CLACS Alumna Featured on May Sumak’s Second Day

By Alek Barbour, CLACS MA Candidate Coming off of its successful first day and workshop, the 5th annual May Sumak Quichwa film showcase continues this Friday, October 23rd. Starting at 8 pm ET and live-streamed through YouTube and on their website. The overarching theme for this Friday’s showcase is Ayllukunamata Yuyay (Memories of Community oContinue reading “Quechua Short-film by CLACS Alumna Featured on May Sumak’s Second Day”

Riesgos y necesidades de las comunidades indígenas ante COVID-19

Mikhael G. Iglesias L. – Candidato de Maestría, NYU CLACS   A medida que los casos y muertes diarias aumentan en el mundo, donde Latinoamérica y el Caribe representa un 45% de las muertes, sectores históricamente abandonados por políticas públicas en la  región como las comunidades indígenas y afro-descendientes quienes se ven más vulnerables frente a la pandemia.Continue reading “Riesgos y necesidades de las comunidades indígenas ante COVID-19”

CLACS lanza serie informativa sobre COVID-19 en lenguas indígenas y diaspóricas

Conversemos COVID-19 es una iniciativa producida por el Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos y Caribeños de NYU con el propósito de ofrecer información valiosa sobre la pandemia en las varias lenguas indígenas y diaspóricas más habladas en Nueva York.  La información es provista en video-cápsulas de 90 segundos narradas en 8 lenguas habladas por comunidades migrantesContinue reading “CLACS lanza serie informativa sobre COVID-19 en lenguas indígenas y diaspóricas”

CLACS Launches Indigenous and Diasporic Language COVID-19 PSA Series

The NYU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies has launched “Conversemos COVID-19” (“Let’s Talk COVID-19”), an initiative aimed at offering information about the pandemic in various indigenous and diasporic languages widely spoken in New York.

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”

Veranopi, Peruman Risaqpuni Qhelqasaq Thesisniyta

Posted by Claretta Mills – MA Candidate at NYU CLACS For most of the past Spring semester, I had been repeating this one particular line, especially in my Quechua class examples; “Veranopi, Peruman risaqpuni qhelqasaq thesisniyta.” This translates to, “In the summer, I am going to Peru to write my thesis.”  Sure enough, a coupleContinue reading “Veranopi, Peruman Risaqpuni Qhelqasaq Thesisniyta”

Feeding chickens, attending asambleas and surviving the cold in Chinchero

Posted by Colleen Connolly – MA candidate at CLACS/Global Journalism at NYU Despite a rocky start to my trip to Peru (a lost credit card, a canceled flight, the deathly cold), I have been extremely fortunate with my research here. My first week was spent in Cusco and the next two weeks in Chinchero, aContinue reading “Feeding chickens, attending asambleas and surviving the cold in Chinchero”

Map and territory: LIFE TRANSLATED FOR OTHERS (2)

by Santiago Barcaza S., MFA Student Without wanting to dwell too much on certain aspects proposed by academia, I am surprised that there are two currents of thought: one that regards self-translation as an unusual phenomenon, a marginal activity and another one that supports the opposite. I will not use this space to delve intoContinue reading “Map and territory: LIFE TRANSLATED FOR OTHERS (2)”

Upcoming Events November 6-11, 2017

CLACS has yet another jam-packed week of events for you to attend, engange with, reflect on, and enjoy. If you are unable to attend the event in person, check out our facebook page, because there is a good chance that there will be a live-stream. This week, events range from critically analyzing the aftermath of hurricanesContinue reading “Upcoming Events November 6-11, 2017”