Previous Lectures and Events

November 2014
Workshop “La perspectiva pragmática en la instrucción explícita” by Francisco Rosales Varo, of Columbia University

Argentinean novelist, poet and literary scholar, Florencia Abbate
"Formas de captación del presente en la Nueva Literatura Latinoamericana"
(English translation: "Grappling with the Present in New Latin American Literature").

March-April 2013
Spanish Film Festival (sponsored by Pragda and the Spanish Ministry of Culture)

March, 2013
Raúl  Zurita, Poetry reading by Chile's foremost poet

October, 2011
Gina Athena Ulysse - "Because when God it Too Busy: Haiti, me & THE WORLD"

War, Dictatorship, and Memory: An International Symposium on Spain (Amherst, Mt. Holyoke and UMass)

September, 2011
Elizabeth McAlister - "Music, Religion and the Haiti Earthquake"

April, 2011
Mariachi Los Camperos - "The Secret of the Mariachi"

March, 2011
Ana Cristina Maldonado '98 - "With John Lennon in Cuba:  the Case of the Lost Glasses"

Martín Espada and Ilan Stavans - Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry: Reading and Conversation

February, 2011
Pura López Colomé - Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry: Reading and Conversation

December, 2008
Cristina Feijóo - "Una trilogía y 25 años de historia"

November, 2008
Roberto Brodsky - "Writing for Films on Dictatorship and Democracy in Chile"

September, 2008
Pedro Angel Rivera - "Revisiting the Puerto Rican Showcase"

April, 2008
Barbara Browning - "O Corpo Fechado:  Healing Communities"

March, 2008
Doris Sommer - "Becoming Bogotá:  A Program in Creative Civility"

February, 2008
Marjorie Agosin - Threads of Hope"

April, 2007
Alicia Alarcón - "I Write for Changes"

March, 2007
Yolanda Martínez San-Miguel - "Ambisexualidades: Toward a Queer Aesthetic in Contemporary Hispanic Caribbean Narrative"

December, 2006
Ruth Behar - "A Room Named Ruth on Bitterness Street and Other Tales of my Search of My Self and the Jews of Cuba"

October, 2006
Sidonie Smith - "Truth and Consequences:  Ethnicity, Narration, and the Commodification of Suffering"


Barrett Hall