Fall 2013

Books in Portuguese. (Photo by Mark Hillary.)

2014-15 FLAS Informational Workshop

Fellowship Meeting
December 5, 2013

A close up photo of actor Demián Bichir in "A Better Life."

Borders, Bridges, and a Better Life

Demián Bichir
December 5, 2013

Image from "Captive Beauty" a brunette woman looking into the camera

CineLatino: Captive Beauty

Directed by Jared Goodman (United States and Colombia, 2011)
November 20, 2013 | Part of the Fall 2013 Cine Latino Series

In 1845 a British sailor painted this image of enslaved Africans below decks of the Brazilian slave ship Albanez.

Portraiture and Enslavement: A Transatlantic Account

Agnes Lugo-Ortiz
November 18, 2013

Portrait of Gabriela Cabezón Cámara

De Súperman a los grandes surubíes: Literatures of Violence

Gabriela Cabezón Cámara
November 7, 2013

Image from "So Much Water."

CineLatino: So Much Water

Directed by Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge (Uruguay, 2013)
November 3, 2013 | Part of the Fall 2013 Cine Latino Series

A historical map of the Americas

Between Colony and Independence: Revisiting Latin America

Raúl Coronado, Daylet Domínguez, Elena A. Schneider
October 29, 2013

A Berkeley student and a research collaborator take measurements in a lake

Tinker Summer Field Research Symposium

CLAS Research
October 24, 2013

A close up of Gael García Bernal in "No."

CineLatino: No

Directed by Pablo Larraín (Chile, 2012)
October 23, 2013 | Part of the Fall 2013 Cine Latino Series(PDF file)

Havana’s famed Castillo de los Tres Reyes del Morro has defended the city since the 16th century. (Photo by Emmanuel Huybrechts.)

Cuba in the Atlantic World

Elena A. Schneider
October 21, 2013 | Part of the Fall 2013 Bay Area Latin America Forum

Giorgio Jackson, who went from leading a student protest movement to the Chilean congress, dances the cueca in the streets of Santiago. (Photo by guachacas.)

The Alternative Model: Challenging Chile’s Neoconservative Experiment

Javier Couso and Guillermo Larraín
October 9, 2013

The Guatemalan courtroom audience, in a mixture of Indigenous and formal dress, watches the Ríos Montt trial proceed. (Photo by Anthony Fontes.)

Justice in Guatemala

Yassmin Barrios, Patricia Bustamante, and Pablo Xitumul
October 7, 2013

Still from the movie "Father's Chair."

CineLatino: Father's Chair

Directed by Luciano Moura (Brazil, 2012)
October 2, 2013 | Part of the Fall 2013 Cine Latino Series

Mexican naval forces show off the captured Mario Cárdenas Guillén, alleged leader of the Gulf cartel, at a press conference in 2012. (Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images.)

Mexico's Drug War

Beatriz Magaloni
September 30, 2013 | Part of the Fall 2013 Bay Area Latin America Forum

A portrait of Augusto Pinochet in uniform in 1973. (Photo by STF/AFP/Getty Images.) And Milton Friedman lecturing. (Photo courtesy of the University of Chicago.)

Milton and Augusto

Commemoration: 1973/2013
Written by Robert Reich and directed by Joy Carlin
September 16, 2013

Black and white photo of a man and a woman

Screening: Missing

Directed by Costa-Gavras (United States, 1982)
September 11, 2013 | Film Screening and Director's Talk 

Ray Telles

Screening: Latino Americans: The Peril and the Promise (1980-2010)

PBS documentary series (United States, 2013)
September 10, 2013 | Documentary Screening

Maricruz Ladino stands in an agricultural field in Salinas. (Photo by Andrés Cediel.)

Screening: Rape in the Fields

Directed by Lowell Bergman (United States, 2013)
September 4, 2014 | Documentary screening