Past Events

May 2, 2021 - 6:00pm
Hispanic Languages & Literatures Graduation 2021
April 9, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
"Negritud y Derechos Humanos en Argentina: Avances y Desafíos" with Miriam Gomes "Negritud y Derechos Humanos en Argentina: Avances y Desafíos" with Miriam Gomes Read More >
March 22, 2021 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Flipping the Script: Post Anthropocentric Turns in the Production of Latin American Critical Thinking with Riccardo Badini Flipping the Script Read More >
March 10, 2021 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Presentation of Betina Gonzalez's American Delirium Book Presentation: Betina González's novel, American Delirium Read More >
October 16, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Alumni Lecture Series: Jairo Hoyos, ¡Veloz! Maples Arce: la eugénica vanguardia del cuerpo eléctrico Jairo Antonio Hoyos is the Director of the Latina/o Studies Program, and Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Puget Sound. flyer Read More >
October 2, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
CANCELLED: Lecture: Natalia M. Rivera Morales flyer (pdf) Read More >
May 14, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
CLAS Film Series Presents: Bixa Travesty Discussion will be led by Dr. David Tenorio, Assistant Professor, Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures.  Registration is required:  https://pitt.zoom.us/j/92875361201  A limited number of viewing licenses are available.  flyer Read More >
April 25, 2020 - 9:15pm to June 25, 2020 - 9:15pm
Seniors Not Pictured: Graduation 2020 Caitlyn Gibbs:  Majors: Russian and Spanish Minor: Portuguese | Future Plans: Army Military Intelligence | U.S. House of Representatives Panoramas Good Neighbors Chile | Future Plans: I am pursuing a career in international relations, public policy, or international affairs (think tanks, NGOs, etc.) Alexis Takoushian:  Majors: Political Science, Spanish Minor: Portuguese | Internship:U.S House of Representsatives Panarams Good Neighbors Chile | Future Plans: I am pursuing a career in international relations, public policy, or international affairs (think tanks, NGOs, etc.) | Study Abroad: CLAS seminar & field trip, 2018, Mexico spring semester abroad, Chile   Read More >
April 13, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm
De endriago a CEO: 701, el Chapo Guzmán como marca registrada ​Lecture by Sayak Valencia: Transfeminist intellectual from Tijuana will speak about violence, narco-culture, and gender dynamics in Mexican Cultural Production. Read More >
April 3, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Maritime Philosophy of the Wayuu indigenous people Anthropologist and Maritime Historian of the Caribbean, Weildler Guerra, himself a Wayuu, will argue how the ancestral cosmovision of the sea of the Wayuu and other Amerindians is based on an ontology which is very relevant for our Anthropocene predicament.  Read More >
February 12, 2020 - 1:15pm to 3:15pm
Workshop with Claudia Salazar Jiménez and Daniel Balderston Discussion of a work in progress, an anthology of LGBTQ+ themed writing from Latin America, 1880-1950. The anthology is being prepared by Daniel Balderston and Claudia Salazar Jiménez for the Serie S of the Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana. flyer Co-sponsors: Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, Center for Latin American Studies, Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies Program Read More >
February 11, 2020 - 1:30pm
Lecture by Claudia Salazar Jiménez: "Construcciones del sujeto lésbico en la escritura peruana del siglo XX" Claudia Salazar Jiménez is a Peruvian writer and critic who studied at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and then did her Ph.D. at New York University. She is the author of two well-regarded novels. La sangre de la aurora (2013) concerns the roles played by various women in the Sendero Luminoso conflict; it won the Premio Las Américas in 2014. Her novel 1814: año de la independencia was published in 2017, and her book of stories Coordenadas  temporales  in  2016.  She   is also the editor of Voces para Lilith: Literatura lésbica en Sudamérica and has been anthologized and translated widely. She currently teaches at City University of New York. Co-sponsors: Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, Center for Latin American Studies, Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies Program Read More >
February 10, 2020 - 2:00pm
Career Workshop: Become a Court Reporter Are you fluent in at least two languages? Do you want to learn more about the legal interpreting? Are you interested in how to become a qualified interpreter for the Pennsylvania Courts? Chase Emanuel will be giving a workshop on how to become a court interpreter in the Pennsylvania court system. flyer   Read More >
December 12, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:00pm
Critial Theory between Language and the Image: A Colloquium Featuring the students of the 2019 Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory Seminar: 10:30-11:30 Emma Schwartz, Slavic, "'Through the Snow' and Towards Non-being: Varlam Shalamov's Kolyma Tales" Hyunjin Kim, Film Studies/French, "Frantz (Ozon, 2016): An Invitation to the House of Emotion" 11:45-12:45 Corentin Fricard, French, "Fleabag: analysis of phenomenal(-ogical) success" Scott Vanderpool, French "Lacan's Mirror: Viewing Memory and Self in Andre Aciman's Call Me By Your Name" 1:45-3:00 Edgar Colon Mendez, Hismanic, "Rethinking Becoming from the Early Deleuzian Concepts of Virtuality, Actualization and Regression" Meghan Huddock, Italian, "Svevo's Dreams through the eyes of Freud" Fabian Mosquera Calle, Hispanic, "The affaire Ferrari: Horizontal shifting, ideological materialities and hermeneutical labor" Read More >
November 11, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Recital | Celebrating Female Black Voices in Latin American Poetry he event is designed to raise awareness of the networks, cultures, identities, stories and active voices of women of African descent and promote their literary production.  The gathering will feature Cristiane Sobral ... Read More >

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