Fall 2014 Events

Children lie on top of a train as it moves through the countryside

Screening: Which Way Home

Directed by Rebecca Cammisa (United States, 2009)
September 3, 2014 | Film screening 

A U.S. Border Patrol agent assists undocumented minors up out of the water while crossing the Río Grande in July 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images.)

Child Migrants: A Journey of Desperation and Hope

Panel Discussion
September 8, 2014 

Nancy Morejon book cover

A Bilingual Reading of Classic Poems and New Verses

Nancy Morejón
September 9, 2014

Sepia photography of two cuban woman wearing a teacher uniform

Screening: Maestra

Directed by Catherine Murphy (United States, 2012)
September 9, 2014 | Film screening 

The ribbon of a Chilean tax stamp. (Photo by Matías Aros Márza.)

Inequality and Tax Politics in Chile

Tasha Fairfield 
September 16, 2014

Journalism student Noelia González interviews Sergio Massa at UC Berkeley. (Photo by Jim Block.)

On Argentina

Sergio Massa
September 22, 2014

Boy with curly hair

CineLatino: Bad Hair

Directed by Mariana Rondón (Venezuela, 2013)
September 24, 2014 | Part of the Fall 2014 CineLatino Series

Spanish church

Screening: Texas Before the Alamo

Directed by William E. Millet (United States, 2013)
September 25, 2014 | Film screening and Director's talk

Black and white photo of Mercedes Sosa singing

CineLatino: Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America

Directed by Rodrigo H. Vila (Argentina, 2013)
October 1, 2014 | Part of the Fall 2014 CineLatino Series

Lush foliage and trees in the Amazonian rainforest. (Photo by Alberto García.)

Amazon Forest Interactions with Earth's Climate System

Jeffrey Q. Chambers
October 6, 2014 | Part of the Fall 2014Bay Area Latin America Forum 

A portrait of Adriana Lisboa leaning against a brick wall. (Photo by Julie Harris.)

A Reading and Conversation With Adriana Lisboa

Adriana Lisboa
October 9, 2014

A YASunidos protest


Gaby Ruales and Leo Cerda
October 14, 2014

Still from Narco Cultura film

CineLatino: Narco Cultura

Directed by Shaul Schwarz (Mexico, 2013)
October 1, 2014 | Part of the Fall 2014 CineLatino Series

A section of Diego Rivera’s mural in Mexico’s National Palace, which depicts supporters of Porfirio Diáz on the left and leading revolutionaries on the right. (Photo courtesy of imgkid.)

The Return of Comrade Ricardo Flores Magón

Claudio Lomnitz
October 21, 2014

Still from A Wolf at the Door

CineLatino: A Wolf at the Door

Directed by Fernando Coimbra (Brazil, 2013)
October 22, 2014 | Part of the Fall 2014 CineLatino Series

Robert Reich and José Miguel Benavente speak at the Chile-California Conference in 2014. (Photo by Peg Skorpinski.)

The Challenge of Inclusive Development

Robert Reich and José Miguel Benavente
October 31, 2014 | Part of the Chile-California Conference 

Luis Valdéz speaks at UC Berkeley. (Photo by Ryan Montgomery.)

The Chile-California Conference

November 1, 2014 

A woman holds up a Brazilian Bolsa Familia identification card in 2014. (Photo courtesy of Senado Federal do Brasil.)

Bolsa Familia: Protection and Social Development in Brazil

Julia Maurmann Ximenes and Daniel Ximenes
November 5, 2014

Baby coffee plants growing tall

CLAS Summer Research Symposium

Fall 2014
November 6-7, 2014

A caricature of Luis Valdéz as a hat, shirt, and cigar on a mid-1970s poster. (Image by Rodolfo “Rudy” Cuellar.)

The Power of Zero

Luis Valdez
November 18, 2014

Big Give illustration with a bear and the number 2016

Big Give 2014

Support CLAS
November 20, 2014

Maya red vase

Screening: Dance of the Maize God

Directed by David Lebrun (United States, 2014)
November 24, 2014 | Film screening and Director's talk