CLALS Events


04/23/2014 Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity

Georgia State University Cinefest Film Theater Click here for more information

02/12/2014 VEM PRA RUA! Popular Reactions and Respinses To Mega-Events Policies In Brazil: Symposium

Lobby of the Rialto Center for the Arts 80 Forsyth Street, NW Atlanta, GA 30303 Click here for more information

11/20/2013 Immigrant's Rights are HumanRights Panel&Discussion

TroyMoore Library Click here for more information

09/25/2013 Cuban Blogosphere: Virtual Citizens

Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Click here for more information

03/24/2013 A bilingual poetry reading followed by discussion

Álvaro Torres-Calderón, PhD Click here for more information


Dr. MarÍa Constanza Ceruti Click here for more information
Click here Conference information.

02/21/2013 From Cooperative Work to Work Cooperatives: Gender, Family, and Labor in the Fair Trade System

Dr. Molly Doane Click here for more information.

11/02/2012 Favelas at the Vanguard: Rethinking Our Assumptions In Sustainable Development

A lecture by Dr. Theresa Williamson : Founders and Director, Catalytic Communities in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Click here for more information.

09/21/2012 Indian Identities In Colonial Latin America

Symposium, Troy Moore Library Click here for more information.

04/05/2012 How to Win or Lose in Venezuela? and October 2012 presidential election :

PHD Antonio Gil Yepes: Director of the best polling firm in Venezuela 12 – 1:00pm(brownbag lunch) and 4:00 pm respectively at Troy Moore Library.- faculty and students interested in voting behavior, as well as Venezuela, about the models he uses in his new book: How to Win or Lose in Venezuela (in Spanish)

04/20/2012 EXPERIMENTS FOR EXPORT? Behavioral Experiments In Latin America

GSU Andrew Young School Of Policy Studies, Rms. 749 & 750 Click here for more information.

03/16/2012 Film Screening on the Jamaican Maroons

6:00pm Georgia State University General Classroom Building(GCB) Room 200 Click here for more information.

03/21/2012 CLALS Symposium on Sports and Nationalism

1-6 pm, Troy Moore Library Click here for more information.

01/25/2012 Readying Rio: The Impact of Preparations for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games on Citizens of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

3:30-6:00p.m. Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor, GCB Atlanta, GA 30303 Click here for more information. Click here to see pictures of the event.

11/16/2011 Inmigration, Education, and The Latino Population in Georgia

12:00 pm Veteran Memorial Hall/Dalberg Hall Click here for more information.

11/08/2011 Are you interested in employment in the public health sector? Are you interested in training opportunities in the public health sector?

A talk by Victoria Hunter and Kenneth L. Domínguez, MD, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2:00pm Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor, GCB Atlanta, GA 30303 Click here for more information.

10/19/2011 A Public Forum on Business in Latin America:

3:30 pm Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor, GCB Atlanta, GA 30303 Click here for more information.

Study abroad program in Argentina-Human Rights in Argentina: From Dictatorship to Democracy (1976-Today)

Is being offered in Maymester 2011. It is co-sponsored by Depts of MCL and Psychology, and by CLALS and the Center for Human Rights and Democracy. Students register for PSYC4650 (Special Topics in Psychology) or SPAN3395.

04/15/2011 Universality and the Construction of the People in Third World Discourses

Lecture starts at noon in 24 Aderhold Click here for more information.

04/14/2011 Interested in Corporate Careers for Latinos?

Ronald Brown Building (Commerce Building)Bennett Brown Room – 18th Floor 34 Broad St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303 Click here for more information.

04/07/2011 Representing Immigration and Race in Contemporary Spanish Culture

Thursday, April 7 - 2:00 pm, Troy Moore Library Click here for more information.

03/24/2011 Representing Violence on Mexico's Northern Border: Film, Photography and Performance

Thursday, March 24 - 2:00 pm, Troy Moore Library Click here for more information.

02/15/2011 Nahuatl Language Revitalization in Mexican Higher Education:The IDIEX project

Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor, GCB Click here for more information.

02/02/2011 - 9AM-5PM Whither Haiti after the Apocalypse? Responses to the Earthquake, the Cholera Epidemic and the Future

Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor, GCB Poster.Click here for more information.

11/15/2010 Careers with the U.S. State Department

Issues Facing Latin American Economies

Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor General Classroom BuildingClick here for more information.

11/09/2010 9500 Liberty :

free screening of documentary about the disruptive effects of restrictive immigration laws now being adopted in different states.

The screening will be followed by a discussion led by community activists Helen Kim Ho, Executive Director of the Asian American Legal Advocacy Center (AALAC) and Teodoro Maus, Chair of the Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights(GLAHR)Click here for more information.

10/29/2010 - Acclaimed journalist Maria Hinojosa

will be a keynote speaker at the annual conference of the Oral History Association

which will be meeting in Atlanta next week. She will be speaking from 12:45-1:30 in the Capitol Center room at the Downtown Sheraton Hotel, 165 Courtland Street. Her talk is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.

10/18/2010 - Freedom of the Press and Freedom of Expression in Bolivia

A lecture by Ronald Grebe and Raúl Novillo

Troy Moor Library, GCB 9th Floor-This event is free and open to the general public. Click here for more information.

09/24/2010 - Oct 30, 2010 25


25th Latin American Film Festival.Click here for more information.

09/25/2010 Marianas

Discussion of the book: Marianas in Combat:

Teté Puebla & the Mariana Grajales Women's Platoon in Cuba's Revolutionary War, 1956 – 1958. Click here for more information.

6/4/2010 - Rule of Law Symposium

A Symposium of three panels covering conceptualization, measurement, and theory.

Troy Moore Library, GCB 9th F. 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM. Click here for more information.

3/25/2010 Presentation: Cuba Today

Two young Cubans speak and take questions on life and politics today in Cuba.

Classroom South 608, 7:00 PM. Click here to learn more.

03/15/2010 Latin American Democracy and Human Rights Symposium

“The Collective Defense of Democracy in Latin America in the 21st Century”

Rialto Theater, Georgia State University, 3 PM - 7 PM Click here for more information

2/24/2010 Wednesday - Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Visit

“U.S.-Latin American Relations and International Careers in the Federal Government”

Deputy Assistant Secretary Christopher McMullen, 4:30-5:30 pm Troy Moore Library (GCB 939)

2/19/2010 Friday - Dale Somers Memorial Lecture

"Atlantic History as if Africa Really Mattered," by Joseph C. Miller

From 1:30 to 3:00 PM in Troy Moore Library (939 GCB): Information Page.

1/27/2010 Wednesday - Film Screening

"Che. Part One: The Argentine (2008)", starring Benicio Del Toro.

From 7 pm-9:30 PM, in GCB 718. Flyer & Contact Information. Co-Sponsored by CLALS.

11/1/2009 Sunday - Day of the Dead

A Part Of: Through the Lens of Mundo Hispanico: Georgia's Hispanic Community

Noon - 5:00 at the Atlanta History Center.  Click here for more information.

10/29/2009 Thursday - Guest Lecture

"Our History Is Still Being Written: The Story of Three Chinese-Cuban Generals in the Cuban Revolution"

Thursday, October 29, 3:00 p.m. GSU University Center, Room 460/465. More info.

10/6/2009 Tuesday - Public Lecture by Steven Hyland Jr.

“Un Trabajo Patriótico: Arabic-speaking women immigrants, welfare and cultural citizenship in 1930s Tucumán, Argentina”

From 4:30-6:00 at Troy Library, 9th Floor GCB.  Click here for more information.

4/4/2009 Saturday - Latino College Leadership Summit

"Strategies for Emerging Latino Leaders of Tomorrow."

8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. Please click here for more information.

4/2/2009 Thursday - CENCIA Sponsors: Artist Reception and Exhibition

Demetrio Bautista Lazo, Master Weaver and Textile Artisan from Oaxaca, Mexico

5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at the Rialto Center for the Performing Arts; Q & A with the artist from 6:00-7:00.

This event is free and open to the public. Please click here for more information.

4/1/2009 Wednesday - CLALS Symposium

"Latin American Media: Distortions and Resistance."

9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m. in Room 465 Student Center

For detailed information on this symposium, please click here, or contact Dr. Leslie Marsh at

2/26/2009 Thursday -Visit by Colombian filmmaker Luis Ospina  

For information click here or contact Hector Fernandez at

1/31/2009 Saturday - Bent Frequency presents: ¡Que Viva México!, a film by Sergei Eisenstein with music by Brian Mitchell

Free for GSU faculty, students and staff. Begins at 8:00 p.m. at the Kopleff Recital Hall at Georgia State University.

For more information, visit

12/20/2008-12/28/2008 - Winter Break

11/24/2008 Saturday - The College of Education Presents the Dean's Africa Initiative: Research Roundtable

"Race, Ethnicity, and Education -- Impacts and Global Research Perspectives."

9:30a.m. -11:00 a.m. Dept. of Educational Policy Studies Library, 4th Floor College of Education. RSVP required at 404-413-8266

3:00p.m. -5:00 p.m. Room 1030 College of Education Building. RSVP required at 404-413-8266

11/21/2008 Friday - The College of Education Presents the Dean's Africa Initiative: Lecture by Dr. Carlos Moore

4:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. "What Does Africa Really Mean To Us-- All of Us--In Today's World?"

Speaker's Auditorium, Georgia State University Student Center. Free and open to the public. See this page for more details.

11/20/2008 Thursday - Lecture by José Colmeiro

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. “Transatlantic Transculturation: Miguel Barnet and the Galician Diaspora in Cuba.” Troy Moore Library (939 GCB)

Learn more about José Colmeiro and this lecture here.

11/11/2008 Tuesday - The Brazilian Studies Working Group Presents: A Performance of Brazilian Dance, Music, and Capoeira

11:00a.m. - 2:00 p.m., music performance 12:15 - 1:00 p.m. 

Free and open to all. Unity Plaza (in front of the Student Center)

11/08/2008 Saturday - Performance by Son de Madera and Quetzal

8 p.m. "Mexican Strings, Chicano Vibes." The Rialto Center for the Arts

For more on Son de Madera, Quetzal, and this event, click here.

10/18/2008 Saturday - Una Familia Cubana / A Cuban Family, documentary by Roberto Arévalo


High Museum of Art Atlanta, Rich Auditorium 1280 Peachtree street, NE.

For more information about the World Premiere of this work at the Atlanta Latin American Film Festival, click here.

9/25/2008 Thursday - Our History is Still Being Written: Booksigning and Presentation with author and editor Mary Alice Waters and Panelists

6:30 PM at the Auburn Avenue Research Library, Authors' & Writers' Lounge, 3rd Floor
101 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30303-2503
Our History is Still Being Written Book Cover
A panel of researchers will discuss the Chinese-Cuban participants in the revolution: Mary-Alice Waters, Editor of Our History is Still Being Written
and President of Pathfinder Press,  Michele Reid, Research Fellow, Emory University; Assistant Professor of History, Georgia State University, Xavier Kim, Student Activist, University of Georgia Eleanor Hunter, Librarian, Reference and Research Division, Auburn Avenue Research Library Sponsors: Asian Studies Center, Georgia State University andFriends of the Auburn Avenue Research Library

9/16/2008 Tuesday - Celebrate Brazilian Independence

12:30 PM in 305 General Classroom Building South. (Officially, the date of independence is September 7th.)

Enjoy food and film with the screening of Quilombo - a historical film about the last battle to defend the marooned slaves of the Quilombo Palmares during the 18th century from invading Portuguese colonists. Organized by Julia Simões, Leslie Marsh and Viviane Niehoff of the Department of Modern and Classical Languages.

9/5/2008 Friday - Meeting for Center Members

1:00 PM in 804 General Classroom Building

4/25-26/2008- Brazilian American Symposium- Brazilian-Americans in Georgia and Beyond: a Multi-Disciplinary Symposium

Friday,April 25,2008- 9am-6pm (University of Georgia - Georgia Center for Continuing Education, Room Q)
Saturday,April 26,2008 - 12-5pm (Georgia State University – University Center, Room 460/465)

4/2-3/2008-  2008 Spring Symposium "Atlantic Crossings: The Movement of People, Labor & Commodity Between Spain, Africa and the Americas"

Wednesday 4/2
6:30 p.m.- Reception, Troy Moore Library
7:15 p.m.-Film Screening, Poniente (Spain, 2002), Troy Moore Library

Thursday, 4/3
8:30 a.m.- Bagels and Coffee, Troy Moore Library
1st Panel- 9:15-10:45 Troy Moore Library
2nd Panel- 11-12:30 Troy Moore Library
3rd Panel- 1:30-3:00 Troy Moore Library

3/21/2008 Friday- Lecture by Maryse Condé

10:00-11:00 a.m. " Africa in Antillean Writing" 939 GCB ( Troy Moore Library)

2/28/2008 Thursday- Lecture and Q & A by Ivan Monzon, Director, INTRAPAZ, Universidad Rafael Landívar, Guatemala.

1:00-2:30 p.m. " Intercultural Conflict in Guatemala: Challenges That Must Be Faced". 1020 One Park Pl ace...

3:00-4:30 p.m. The title of his lecture will be "Obstáculos y desafíos en Guatemala para la construcción del Estado Plural y una democracia intercultural".  Sparks 308...( NOTE: This lecture will be in Spanish)

2/25/2008 Monday- Film Screening on the Venezuelan Revolution

3:30-5:30 p.m.Film Screening of ¿Puedo Hablar?, a 2006 documentary on Hugo Chavez. Film is in Spanish with English subtitles .Digital Arts Entertainment Lab , First floor, One Park Pl ace...

2/14/2008 Thursday- Two events with poet & filmmaker Juan Carlos Galeano

11:00-2:00pm Bilingual poetry reading
1:30-3:30pm Documentary screening & discussion for " The Trees Have a Mother." Both events will take place in 804 GCB. Admission is free.

11/19/2007 Monday- Capoeira Angola Mestre Cobra Mansa A History of Capoiera Angola

7:30 p.m. Alumni Hall ( Vetrans Memorial)...

10/25/2007 Thursday - Donna Goldstein, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Colorado-Boulder, "Guns, Gangs, and Global Actors: How Brazil Lost the Gun Ban Referendum."

5:00 p.m. in Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor, General Classroom Building. Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology & the Center for Latin American and Latino/a Studies...

10/18/2007 Thursday - On Aspects of Brazillian Culture: Three Insights About Brazil

2:00-4:00 p.m. in Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor, General Classroom Building. A colloquium with scholars of the Fundacao Casa de Rui Barbosa (FCRB) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

10/03/2007- 10/07/2007- A delegation from UNIVA ( Universidad del Valle de Atemajac/University of the Atemajac Valley) will be visiting Georgia State University. Events include:

Thursday 10/4
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Informal Roundtable meeting- an opportunity for interested faculty and students to meets our guests...

Friday 10/5
Southeastern Eco-Community Conference (Society for Community Research and Action, Division 27, American Psychological Association), hosted by GSU Psychology at the Urban Life Building.

4/13/2007 Friday - Meeting for Center Members

1:00 PM in 804 General Classroom Building

3/21/2007 & 3/22/2007- 2007 Spring Symposium "Reflections on Empire: Latin American Depictions of Colonization Through History, Literature and Cinema"

Wednesday 3/21
7:00PM: Film screenings, Salinas Grandes and Nailed!. Digital Arts and Entertainment Lab, One Park Place, First Floor.

Thurdsay 3/22
9:00AM - 4:15 PM: Research panels Digital Arts & Entertainment Lab, One Park Place, First Floor. Ten international scholars and three filmmakers from the U.S. and Latin America will convene to present their work.
4:30 PM: 2007 World History Lecture, Troy Moore Hall, General Classroom 939.
The event is also associated with the 2007 World History Lecture where eminent scholar Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra will give the keynote speech of the Symposium.
8:00PM: Film screening, A Fronteira . Digital Arts and Entertainment Lab, One Park Place, First Floor.

3/2/2007 Friday - Meeting for Center Members

1:00 PM in 804 General Classroom Building

2/27/2007 Tuesday - Using Democracy to Fight Neoliberalism in Latin America

3:00PM 101 Classroom South.  Ignacio Medina will discuss the results of economic...

2/20/2007 Tuesday -  Women Constructing Automony: Zapatismo, the Other Campaign and Alternative Economy.

4:00-5:00PM One Park Place room 1020

1/26/2007 Friday - Meeting for Center Members

10:00 AM in 804 General Classroom Building

11/6/2006 Monday - Amnesty Program for Colombian Child Soldiers Victims of War

12:00-1:00PM Burrus Auditorium Southern Polytechnic State University Marietta, GA....

10/27/2006 Friday - Bob Nugent Artist Talk

11:00 AM Welch School of Art and Design.  Bob Nugent, artist, curator and Fulbright Fellow discusses his artwork and ...

10/26/2006 Thursday - Bob Nugent and Daniel Senise: Presentation - Contemporary Art in Brazil

4:00 PM 257 Arts and Humanities Building. Reception to follow presentation...

10/18/2006 Wednesday - Poverty and The Future of Democracy in Latin America
3:00PM Troy Moore Library, 939 GCB.  Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo (2001-2006) speaks on his experience leading Peru after the fall of Fujimori...

10/13/2006 Friday - Meeting for Center Members
12:00 PM in 804 General Classroom Building

09/14/2006 Thursday - Challenging Abortion Law in Colombia
2:30 PM Troy Moore Library. A lecture by Mónica Roa, director of Gender Justice at Women's Link Worldwide (Colombia).

09/14/2006 Thursday - EcoCulture: Art and Enviromental Panel

4:00 PM Student Center Speaker's Auditorium. Artists Jacqueline Bishop and Bog Nugent, ethnobotanist William Balée and atmospheric scientist Athanasios Nenes discuss...

05/05/2006 Friday - Amores Perros or The Agonistics of Racialized Masculinities in Contemporary Mexico

12:00 PM in 1020 One Park Place. Héctor Amayo will present his research...

05/02/2006 Tuesday -  Failing Haiti: film screening with director Rod Paul of Primary Pictures

10:00 AM in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Room 749.  Admission is Free and open to the public

04/04/2006 Tuesday - Lessons from Central America in The 1980s: How the Contra War Laid The Groundwork for The "War on Terror"

4:00 PM place TBA.  Admission is free.  Professor Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is a Native American feminist/indigenous rights activist, who has worked in both the US and Central America...

03/20/2006 Monday - Music, Race, and Nation in Colombia: From Música Tropical to Rap

3:00 PM in the Troy Moore Library, 939 GCB. Admission is free. This talk will explore changing constructions of "Africa" and "blackness" in Colombian popular music...

03/03/2006 Friday - Meeting for Center Members

12:00 PM in 804 General Classroom Building

02/17/2006 Friday - Literatura y sociedad en la América Latina de 2006

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Troy Moore Library, 939 GCB  Argentenian author Mempo Giardinelli will speak about...

02/16/2006 Thursday - Northern Ladies: The Difficulties of Overcoming Machismo

3:00 PM at the Troy Moore Library, 939 GCB A reading, talk and Q&A with Silvana Paternostro...

02/14/2006 Tuesday - GSU Latin American & Latino Symposium : The Caribbean and Globalization

9:30 AM 7th Floor Conference Room, Andrew Young Policy Studies Building, Georgia State University. Admission is Free.Various Speakers will discuss...

01/27/2006 Friday - Meeting for Center Members

12:00 PM in 804 General Classroom Building

01/26/2006 Thursday - The Pacific Rim in The Atlantic World: Imagining Brazil's "Japanese"

10: 00 AM 344 Sparks Hall Following Coffee and Refreshments...

12/16/2005 Friday - Preview screening of "Nailed!"

8:00 PM EYEDRUM ART CENTER 290 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite #8 Atlanta, Georgia Price: $4 Come see Sheldon Schiffer's latest short fiction film...

12/2/2005 Friday - Meeting for Center Members

12:00 PM in 804 General Classroom Building

11/16/2005 Wednesday - The Origins and Cultural Significance of Latin American Popular Dance

4:00 - 5:30 PM at Troy Moore Library, 939 GCB. A lecture by John Chasteen Professor of History North Carolina, Chapel Hill  Admission is free and open to the public...

10/27/2005 Thursday - A Colloquium on Violence and Literature

3:00 PM at Troy Moore Library, 939 GCB Admission is free and open to the public...

10/17/2005 Monday - The Place of Memories in Historical Processes: Contemporary Experiences in South America

3:00 - 4:15 PM in Capital Suite (Room 220) Second Floor – New Student Center...

10/06-11/11/2005 Thursday - Fictions and Other Realities

Liliana Porter y Ana Tiscornia Art exibit M - F / 10 - 5 pm + Sat / noon - 4pm ...

10/03/2005 Monday - Meet Author Carmen Agra Deedy

3:00 PM at Troy Moore Library, 939 GCB Admission is free and open to the public.

09/30/2005 Friday - Meeting for center members

12:00 PM in 804 General Classroom Building

09/15/2005 Thursday - Dissecting The Cultural Politics of Memín Pinguín

7:00 PM in the Stern Room, 14th Floor, Commerce Club Building, 34 Broad Street NW Atlanta.  Free and open to the public...

09/08/2005 Thursday - The Mirror Project: Relocating Ethnography Theory and Practice

10:00 AM in 344 Sparks Hall, Second Floor Seminar Room. As part of the Anthropology and Geography Department Speaker's Forum, Colombian-born documentary maker and media educator, Roberto Arévalo, will present...

08/26/2005 Friday - Meeting for center members

12:00 PM in 804 General Classroom Building, first meeting of the 2005-2006 academic year

04/29/2005 Friday - Meeting for center members

12:00 PM in 804 General Classroom Building, last meeting of the 2004-2005 academic year

04/21/2005 Thursday - P.O.V. / American Documentary

2:30 PM at the DAEL Theatre, One Park Place South.  Cynthia Lopez, Latina Public Media Advocate and Vice President of P.O.V./American Documentary,  will present and discuss three film clips  including...

04/20/2005 Wednesday - Neoliberalism, Brazil, and The United States in The 21st Century

4:00 PM in 804 General Classroom Building.  Professor Marcos Antônio Guedes, from the Federal University of Pernambuco, will lecture on...

04/05/2005 Tuesday - Redrawing The Nation: Latin American Comics and The Graphic Construction of National Identity

Annual CLALS Symposium at 3:00 PM at Georgia State University's Troy Moore Library. Admission is free...

03/30/2005 Wednesday - Celebrating World Music & Dance: Argentine Tango & Cuban Rumba

7:30 PM Free and Open to the Public. Presented by Georgia State University's School of Music  and the Office of Student Life and Leadership/Intercultural Relations...

03/28-4/1/2005 Monday - Monday - Intercultural Week

Keep your eyes open for a schedule of activities celebrating Intercultural Week at Georgia State University.

03/24/2005 Thursday - NSHMBA Conference and Career/Job Expo

11:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Georgia State University's Student Center Ballroom

03/22/2005 Tuesday - Fiesta in the Plaza

12:15 AM at Georgia State University's Library Plaza. Join us for music, dancing, food, and more!

02/25/2005 Friday - Walking in Two Worlds: A Presentation by Cuban Musician Pablo Menéndez

12:00 PM in 215 General Classroom Building.  Admission is free and open to the public.  Cuban musician Pablo Menéndez brings great video footage emphasizing areas of Cuban music...

02/21/2005 Monday - Surviving State Terror in Argentina: A Conversation with A Former Desaparecido

A discussion in Spanish with Mario Villani, who was abducted in Argentina's "Dirty War" and is among the few survivors of the ESMA (Navy Mechanics School) concentration camp.  5:00 PM at Troy Moore Library 9th floor GCB. Admission is free...

02/19/2005 Saturday - Paco Peña Flamenco Guitar and Dance

8:00 PM at the Rialto Center for The Performing Arts...

02/07/2005 Monday - Venezuelan Politics and Relations with The U.S.

1:30 PM A lecture by María Pilar Hernández, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs for North America for the Venezuelan government.  Takes place in 215 GCB.  Ms. Hernández was formerly the president of Venevisión, Venezuela's main broadcasting company and part of the Cisneros Group...

02/01/2005 Tuesday - Lunch and Learn

12:15 PM Scholarships / Internship Workshop Admission is free...

01/22/2005 Saturday - Jazz at Lincoln Center's Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra

8:00 PM at the Rialto Center for The Performing Arts, featuring Arturo O'Farrill...

12/8/2004 Wednesday - New National Cinemas in a Transnational Age: Amores Perros and El Chacotero Sentimental

A lecture by Prof. Juan Poblete, from the University of California, Santa Cruz at 3:00 PM in the Troy Moore Library 9th floor GCB. Admission is free...

11/11-14/2004 Thursday - Sunday - La casa de Rigoberta mira al sur

World Premiere written and directed by Aristides Vargas. Thurs. – Sat. 8pm and Sunday 5pm at the 7 Stages Theatre.  Spanish language play with English supertitles. $5 discount on all regular performances to students, seniors, and educators...

11/11/2004 Thursday - The Mirror Project: A New Approach to Social Documentary

This is a 7:00 pm event at the Georgia State University's Student Center Auditorium, featuring a panel discussion with director Roberto Arévalo. Admission is free...

11/08/2004 Monday - Latin American Culture in The United States: Autonomy and Pluralism

Prof. Ignacio Medina Núñez, from ITESO Guadalajara, will lecture at the Foro Latino at 6:00 pm at the Student Center's Speaker Auditorium. Admission is free...

10/29/04 Friday - Latinas: Women of Latin America

8:00 pm at the Rialto Center for The Peforming Arts, featuring Totó La Momposina (Colombia), Belô Velloso (Brazil), and Mariana Montalvo (Chile)...

10/26/2004 Tuesday - Violence as A Public Health Issue: The Viva Rio Story

A lecture by Dr. Maria Helena Moreira, Director of International Programs, Viva Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, at 2:30 pm in Room 170, Urban Life Building...

10/15/2004 Friday - Balé Folclórico da Bahia

8:00 pm at the Rialto Center for The Performing Arts...

5/5/2004 - 5/7/2004 - Symposium on Mexican Immigration to the US Southeast

As part of our annual symposium series (CLALS Symposium 2004), scholars from Mexico and the United States will have the opportunity to share their studies, experience and opinions on the trends that characterize Mexican Immigration to the Southeast...

3/29/2004 Monday - Flores de Septiembre ("Flowers of September")

Documentary in Spanish with English subtitles. Personal commentary by Alejandra Naftal (a survivor of the "Vesubio" concentration camp in Argentina...

3/26/2004 Friday - Representing Dignity's Rebellion: How Indigenous Documentaries Subvert The Master Narrative, A Lecture by Glen Kuecker

This multi-media presentation compares American and indigenous documentaries about the Zapatista rebellion in Southern Mexico. It juxtaposes documentaries made by...

3/1/2004 Monday - La desazón suprema, a documentary by Luis Ospina

La desazón suprema is a biographic documentary on controversial Colombian writer Fernando Vallejo, author of Our Lady of the Assassins...

12/3/2003 Wednesday - Lecture by Jamil Mahuad: Ousting Latin American Presidents, The Case of Ecuador

Jamil Mahuad is former president of Ecuador and currently a visiting fellow at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Public...

11/17/2003 Monday - Presenting Dr. Holly Barnet-Sanchez: "Chicano Art: Re-Defining American Art"

Professor Barnet-Sanchez is a nationally recognized authority on Chicano art and art criticism...

10/16/2003 Thursday - Presenting Dr. María Socorro Tabuenca Córdoba: "On The Feminicide at Ciudad Juárez"

A lecture by Dr. María Socorro Tabuenca Córdoba, to be held October 16, 2003 at 5:00 PM at the...

10/14/2003 Tuesday - Presenting Lalo Alcaraz: "A Cartoonista in the USA"

Lalo Alcaraz, creator of the nationally syndicated comic strip La Cucaracha, will be lecturing on his experience as "A Cartoonista in the USA"...

4/16/2003 Wednesday - Sponsored Lecturer: Ana María Shua

On Globalization in Latin America and Its Side Effects: An Argentine Writer's Perspective. Argentine novelist Ana María Shua will discuss the...

4/10/2003 Thursday - CLALS Symposium 2003: War & Peace in Colombia

The annual CLALS Symposium presents a discussion by international scholars, diplomats, and political activists on a topical...

4/3/2002 Wednesday - CLALS Symposium 2002: Brazilian Popular Culture

A full afternoon of lecture and discussion dedicated to the study and appreciation of Brazilian popular culture...

10/27/2001 Saturday - Planning for Cuba Trip

Four members of CLALS travel to Cuba to plan for the Cuba May-mester trip and the spring...

4/19/2001 Thursday - CLALS Symposium 2001: Cuba Today

As part of our annual symposium series, Cuban government figures, critics, and scholars, as well as American scholars, meet to discuss...

3/22/2000 Wednesday - CLALS Colloquium 2000: Media, Culture, and Identity in Contemporary Latin America

Wednesday March 22, 2000 - 2:00-7:00 PM Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor, General Classroom Building (corner of Decatur...