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February 2020

LACLS Film Series

February 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Hija de la laguna (dir. Ernesto Cabellos, 2015)

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The Comic Renaissance in Italy

February 28, 2020 - February 29, 2020
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March 2020

French Film Series

March 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Trop noire pour être française?/ Too Black to be French? (2015) Director and Protagonist Isabelle Boni explores the cracks in  the French universalist ideal.

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LACLS Film Series

March 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Winaypacha (dir. Oscar Catacora, 2018)

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September 2020

“The Hopeless Tricked and the Clever Trickster from Boccaccio to Basile” with Daniela D’Eugenio (University of Arkansas) (‘Comic Relief: Making the Best of Things in the Italian Tradition’ webinar series)

September 18, 2020
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October 2020

“From Prison With Humor: Two Letters by Giovan Battista Marino” with Alessandro Metlica (Università di Padova) (‘Comic Relief: Making the Best of Things in the Italian Tradition’ webinar series)

October 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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November 2020

“Do Comedies All (Have to) End Happily? Scenes from Shakespeare, Machiavelli, and their Contemporaries” with Jane Tylus (Yale University) (‘Comic Relief: Making the Best of Things in the Italian Tradition’ webinar series)

November 13, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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January 2021

“Italian Terrorism in Contemporary Italian Literature: Laughing at History” with David Ward (Wellesley College) (‘Comic Relief: Making the Best of Things in the Italian Tradition’ webinar series)

January 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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LACLS Film Series

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm

The Latin American, Caribbean, and Latinx Studies program hosts a film series each semester! Please see the below flyer for more information on each film showing: LACLS Film Series Spring 2021 These events will take place on Zoom, and registration is necessary. To register, please contact Dr. Micah McKay.

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February 2021

Black History Month Speaker Series – Dr. Matthew Pettway – Cuban Literature in the Age of Black Insurrection

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dr. Pettway will present his recent book, Cuban Literature in the Age of Black Insurrection: Manzano, Plácido, and Afro-Latino Religion, which argues that Black Cuban colonial authors subverted the symbols of Catholicism to create portrayals of African-insipred spirituality. Such literature had aesthetic and political consequences. In 1844, Spanish authorities executed Gabrial de la Conceptión Valdés (Plácido) as the alleged ringleader of "the conspiracy... to exterminate... the white population." The authorities claimed that Plácido had administered "horrendous oaths" to fellow blacks…

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