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Spring 2010









Spring 2010

Highlights
Violence, Narco-Culture and the Ethics of Representations Lecture  Series

"Un oasis de horror en un desierto de aburrimiento:" Apocalyspe now
Dr. "Favelas: Violence, Visibility, and Agency"
Dr. Beatriz Jaguaribe, Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Visiting Fellow in Latin American Studies at Princeton University
Tuesday, April 27th

"Outside Law: the Huallaga Cocaine Boom, of Story and image"
Dr. Richard Kernaghan, Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Fordham University
Tuesday, April 13th

"Media and Violence in Colombia: From la Violencia to the Drug Wars"
Dr. Mary Roldán,Dorothy Epstein Professor of Latin American History, Hunter College
Tuesday, March 9th

This lecture series is sponsored by the Mellon Faculty Grant for interdisciplinary studies. the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute and the Department of Modern Languages and Literature
"Brazil: Regional Power and/or Challenger to Asia?"
Dr. David Bruce, Professor of International Business at the Institute of International Business, Georgia State University Modern Languages Conference
Tuesday, April 20th, Rose Hill, Faber Hall 5th Floor, 6:00PM
"Tremors across Hispaniola: Haiti and the Dominincan Republic Before and After the Earthquake"
Distinguished speaker Michele Wucker (Executive Director, World Policy Institute), will discuss the current Haitian crisis and the future of Haitian-Dominican relations.
Thursday, March 11th Sponsored by the Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Dean of Fordham College-Rose Hill, the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute and the Department of Modern Languages and Literature
Book presentation: Viviane Mahieux
Viviane Mahieux (Spanish) discusses her latest book Una Pequeña Marquesa de Sade: Crónicas Selectas (1921-1948), about Mexican writer Cube Bonifant. Joining Dr. Mahieux in a discussion on the work are Cynthia Vich (Modern Languages) and Anke Birkenmaier (Spanish and Portuguese, Columbia).  This event is part of the Modern Languages Lecture Series, co-sponsored by  LALSI.
Wednesday, February 17th
OTHER EVENTS
"Interracial Images in Contemporary Music, Sports and Primetime Television"
Fordham alumna and sociologist, Dr. Erica Chito Childs (Hunter College) discusses her recent research on the subject.
The Talk is based on her new book, Fade to Black and White: Interracial Images in American Popular Culture
Wednesday, March 24th
LALS End of Year Honors Ceremony and End of Year Reception
LALSI toasts its students and their hard work and celebrates their graduation. Thursday, May 6th
The Latin American Film Series

Rudo y Cursi (2008)
Modern Languages Conference Room | Faber Hall 5th floor
Rose Hill Campus
To view the trailer, please click here
New York Times Review
Monday, April 19th

O Ano em Que Meus Pais Saíram de Férias (The Year My Parents Went on Vacation, 2008)
Modern Languages Conference Room | Faber Hall 5th floor
Rose Hill Campus
Tuesday, March 23rd

Diarios de Motocicleta
(The Motorcycle Diaries, 2004)

South Lounge | Lincoln Center Campus
To view the trailer, pleaseclick here
New York Times Review
Monday, March 1st

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