Spring 2014

Books in Portuguese. (Photo by Mark Hillary.)

FLAS Fellowship Deadline

Research Funding
January 21, 2014


CLAS Summer Research Grants

Informational Meeting
January 30, 2014

Daniel Kammen

Sustainable Energy Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean

Dan Kammen with Juan Pablo Carvallo, Diego Ponce de Leon Barido, and Rebekah Shirley
February 10, 2014 | Part of the Spring 2014 Bay Area Latin America Forum

A page from the Florentine Codex: Nahuatl words transcribed for the Spanish court

Degrees of Polysynthesis: The Nawatl Case

Una Canger
February 10, 2014 

Steep hillsides and mists dot the mountainous landscape of Peru. (Photo by Vladimir Prieto.)

Reading: At Night We Walk in Circles

Daniel Alarcón
February 11, 2014 

Michael Cera as Jamie clutching a San Pedro cactus, the object of his character’s quest in the film "Crystal Fairy." (Photo courtesy of Diroriro Production Company.)

CineLatino: Crystal Fairy

Directed by Sebastián Silva (Chile, 2013)
February 19, 2014 | Part of the Spring 2014 CineLatino series

Portrait of Bob King speaking at World Economic Forum

Labor in the Global Economy

Bob King
February 24, 2014

Photo of an Indigenous woman

CineLatino: Gold Fever

Directed by J.T. Haines, Tommy Haines, and Andrew Sherburne (U.S., 2013)
February 26, 2014 | Part of the Spring 2014 CineLatino series

The former imperial library in Rio de Janeiro, high walls covered in colorful books

Reflections on Contemporary Brazilian Literature

José Luiz Passos, Benjamin Moser, and Katrina Dodson
February 28, 2014

City and Water conference poster

City + Water: International Perspectives

February 28, 2014

Diego Luna with a poster advertising the "Miss Bala" screening on the Berkeley campus, December 2011. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Screening: Cesar Chavez

Directed by Diego Luna (United States, 2014)
March 5, 2014 | Film Screening and Director's Talk

Still from the film We are the Nobles

CineLatino: We Are the Nobles

Directed by Gary “Gaz” Alazraki (Mexico, 2013)
March 12, 2014 | Part of the Spring 2014 CineLatino series

Portrait of Kirsten Sehnbruch

Democratic Chile

Kirsten Sehnbruch
April 9, 2014 

Image from the film "Operation E.” One man and two kids

CineLatino: Operation E

Directed by Miguel Courtois (Spain/France, 2012)
April 9, 2014 | Part of the Spring 2014 CineLatino series

A man with a figurine of la Santa Muerte.

Screening: Santísima Muerte. Niña blanca, niña bonita

Directed by Pável Valenzuela Arámburo (Mexico, 2012)
April 11, 2014 | Film Screening and Director's Talk 

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

Crow Blue

Adriana Lisboa
April 16, 2014 | Author Reading

President Bill Clinton signs legislation implementing the North American Free Trade Agreement on December 8, 1993. (Photo by Doug Mills/Associated Press.)

Screening: Silent River

Directed by Steve Fisher and Jason Jaacks (United States, 2014)
April 16, 2014 | Documentary screening and discussion

Close up of Tulio Halperín Donghi, April 2014

An Evening with Tulio Halperín

Panel Discussion
April 21, 2014

Portrait of Petra Costa

Screening: Elena

Directed by Petra Costa (Brazil, 2012)
April 22, 2014 | Film screening and Director's talk 

A man climbs the trunk of Caura palm trees being harvested by hand. (Photo by Kiki Arnal.)

People, Palm Trees, and Survival

Tarek E. Milleron
April 29, 2014

Education as the Engine of Transformation

Sergio Fajardo
April 30, 2014

Ambassador Villegas speaks at Berkeley, May 2014. (Photo by Mariana González Insua.)

The New Colombia and the Peace Process

Ambassador Luis Carlos Villegas
May 1, 2014