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Latin American Filmmakers Series: Gabriel Mascaro's "Doméstica" (Housemaids)

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 • 5:30 PM

HRC, Prothro Theatre

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Racialized Geographies in Urban Brazil

Saturday, November 8, 2014

BEN 2.104

Colloquium on Brazil's urban life and representation.

Praça Mauá by Sara McTarnaghan

A Prolific Woman Novelist Takes Center Stage for Herself: Sol Ceh Moo

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

A talk by Maya Yukateko novelist Sol Ceh Moo winner of the 2014 Nezahualcoyotl Award

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The Impact of the Mayan "Collapse" on the Lowland Mayan Language

Thursday, October 23, 2014 • 5:00 PM

ART1.120

Dr. Sergio Romero will discuss the changes in the structure and geographic distribution of the lowland Mayan languages resulting from the Maya “Collapse” at the end of the Classic period.

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Reading with Cuban Poet and Essayist Victor Fowler Calzada

Thursday, October 9, 2014 • 5:30 PM

BEN 2.104

Friday, October 9th from 5:30-7:00pm in BEN 2.104 the award winning Cuban poet and essayist Victor Fowler Calzada will conduct a reading from his works.

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"Narrating Narcos" Book Presentation by Gabriela Polit

Friday, September 5, 2014 • 12:00 PM

SRH Unit 1 Benson Latin American Collection.

Friday, September 5, 2014 at 12:00pm, SRH Unit 1 Benson Latin American Collection.

Narrating Narcos

Reflexivity in Iberian Documentary Film.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Samuel Amago, Associate Professor of Spanish & Associate Chair, Department of Romance Languages, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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¡No nos representan!: Performative Documentary as Militant Film, the 15M archive

Thursday, April 10, 2014 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Steven Marsh, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Central American Transits and Latino/a Becomings

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Claudia Milian, Associate Professor, Spanish & Latin American Studies, Duke University

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Spanish and Portuguese XXI Colloquium

Saturday, March 22, 2014 • 8:30 AM

BEN 2.104

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Spanish and Portuguese XXI Colloquium

Friday, March 21, 2014 • 9:00 AM

MEZ 100

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Spanish and Portuguese XXI Colloquium

Thursday, March 20, 2014 • 5:30 PM

MEZ 100

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What the Entrepreneur Sees in Don Quixote

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

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Clica Brasil

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 • 12:00 PM

UNB 3.128

Using Technology to Teach Language and Culture in the Classroom


Summer 2013 Research Award Presentations

Monday, March 17, 2014 • 9:30 AM

BEN 2.104

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Cognitive Semiotics and the Foreign Language Classroom: The Use of Songs

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Prof. Ricardo Gualda, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil


Interlingual phonetic interactions are pliable

Tuesday, February 4, 2014 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Miguel Simonet


Mapuche Nation, Social Movements, and Perspectives, Chile, 1979-2013

Thursday, January 30, 2014 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Pedro Canales




Reading and discussing of the novel "Days of Awe".

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 • 12:30 PM

CLA 1.302B

Achy Obejas

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A Queer State of Things in Cuba: How the Cuban Government Co-Opted the LGBT Movement

Monday, January 27, 2014 • 4:00 PM

CLA 1.302B

Achy Obejas

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Quechua-Spanish bilingualism, prosody and focus: insights from an interactive elicitation task

Thursday, January 23, 2014 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Antje Muntendam



Gender agreement in Afro-Bolivian Spanish: Feature valuation, variation and evolution

Thursday, January 16, 2014 • 4:00 PM

BEN 2.104

Sandro Sessarego



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