Fall 2018 Events

 A protest in Granada, Nicaragua, May 2018. (Photo by Julio Vannini.)

Nicaragua’s Solidarity Caravan for Peace

Panel Discussion
September 5, 2018

alison post

Inflation, Consumer Subsidies, and Argentina’s Economic Predicament

Alison Post
September 13, 2018 | Part of the Fall 2018 Bay Area Latin America Forum

Portrait of Stan Ovshinsky

Inventing a Better Tomorrow: The Life and Legacy of Stanford R. Ovshinsky

Lillian Hoddeson and Peter Garrett
September 20, 2018 

Colombia: Lessons from a Presidential Campaign

Sergio Fajardo
October 2, 2018 

ZAMA poster, showing a man looking out to the water

CineLatino: Zama

Directed by Lucrecia Martel (Argentina, 2018)
October 3, 2018 | Part of the Fall 2018 CineLatino Series

Two speakers behind a table in front of a screen

Mexico 68

Susana Draper and Bruno Bosteels
October 5, 2018 

A professor gives a lecture to a group in the CLAS conference room

Urbanization and Public Health in Latin America

Daniel Rodriguez
October 10, 2018 | Part of the Fall 2018 Bay Area Latin America Forum

Fabulous woman dancing in a club with lights

CineLatino: Fantastic Woman

Directed by Sebastián Lelio (Chile, 2017)
October 10, 2018 | Part of the Fall 2018 CineLatino Series

Portrait of Diamela Eltit

Escritura, Trama, y Deseo

Diamela Eltit
October 11, 2018

Deputy Giorgio Jackson speaks at Berkeley, October 2018. (Photo by Jim Block.)

The Challenge for Progressives in Latin America

Giorgio Jackson
October 11, 2018

Woman wears a Brazilian flag and looks into the distance.

The Rise of Brazil's Far-Right

Public Assembly
October 22, 2018

Men sit in front of a black and red Sandinista mural.

The Nicaraguan Crisis and the Battle Over History

Myrna Santiago
November 1, 2018 | Part of the Fall 2018 Bay Area Latin America Forum


Farm buildings and warehouses in the snow

CineLatino: Trafficked in America

Directed by Daffodil Altan and Andrés Cediel (USA, 2018)
November 7, 2018 | Part of the Fall 2018 CineLatino Series

Brightly colored painting of a man responding to a puma statue.

History Painting in 21st Century Cuba

Alexis Esquivel
November 8, 2018  

Nathaniel Wolfson

From Rio to Ulm: Brazilian Poetry, Design, and State Development

Nathaniel Wolfson
November 1, 2018 | Part of the Fall 2018 Bay Area Latin America Forum

A man takes a red shower.

CineLatino: Neighboring Sounds

Directed by Kléber Medonça (Brazil, 2012)
November 14, 2018 | Part of the Fall 2018 CineLatino Series

City scape of São Paulo, as seen from above

Social Housing and Urban Planning in Brazil: The Case of São Paulo

Nabil Bonduki, with comments by Carter Koppelman
December 6, 2018

A group of children hug in a pile at the beach

Screening: Roma

Directed by Alfonso Cuarón (Mexico & USA, 2018)
December 14, 2018

Events from the CLAS Fall 2018 program