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Portuguese Film Series - "Tropa de Elite"

Fri, Nov 21, 2008, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
This is a brand new film that has not yet been distributed in the US and that has gotten phenomenal reviews. If you can make only one film this whole semester, this should be the one you see!
Location: Rocky - Mathey Theatre, Rockefeller College
Audience: Faculty, students, staff -- all are welcome!

Rafael Rojas - "Ideología e historia en la Cuba postsoviética"

Thu, Nov 20, 2008, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Co-sponsored by the Program in Latin American Studies
Audience: Public lecture in Spanish

Son Candela

Fri, Nov 14, 2008, 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Co-sponsored by SPO, PLAS, ODUS, ALPA, Physics, Davis International Center, Lewis Center for the Arts, Rockefeller College, Ballet Folklorico
Location: Rocky Common Room

Portuguese Film Series - "Canta Maria"

Fri, Nov 14, 2008, 3:30 am to 6:00 pm
After her parents were killed by a troupe of soldiers in search of Lampião, an outlaw living in Northeastern Brazil, Maria marries Filipe, a horse whisperer. But his nephew Coriolano soon develops an attraction for Maria, while a jealous Filipe decides to break his marriage and sends Maria away.
Location: Rocky - Mathey Theatre, Rockefeller College
Audience: Faculty, students, staff -- all are welcome!

Marcelo Brodsky - "Memory Works"

Thu, Nov 13, 2008, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Sponsored by the Departments of Comparative Literature, Spanish and Portuguese, and the Program in Latin American Studies and the Program in Media and Modernity
Location: East Pyne 010
Audience: Introduction by Gabriela Nouzeilles

Spanish Coffee Hour

Wed, Nov 12, 2008, 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Join us for Starbucks coffee, Chai tea, dessert and casual conversation. Practice your Spanish and meet new people. A Latino Heritage Month event.
Location: Murray-Dodge Cafe

Meu nome não é Johnny

Fri, Nov 7, 2008, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
A film directed by Mauro Lima (2008). Come practice your Portuguese and learn more about Brazilian culture. A unique opportunity to meet people with similar interests. The film is subtitled in English.
Location: Rocky - Mathey Theatre, Rockefeller College
Audience: Open to faculty, staff and students

Round Table with Julia Kristeva

Tue, Nov 4, 2008, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Participants: Peter Brooks (Comparative Literature), Marina Brownlee (Spanish and Portuguese), Sara Kay (French and Italian) and Michael Wood (English). Moderator: Ruben Gallo (Spanish and Portuguese). This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures and the Council of the Humanities.
Location: McCormick 101

Julia Kristeva - "The Passion According to Teresa de Avila"

Mon, Nov 3, 2008, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Julia Kristeva is one of the most distinguished European literary theorists. She will exam the life and work of Teresa from a psychoanalytic and literary perspective. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures and the Council of the Humanities.
Location: McCosh 10

Cinema, Aspirinas e Urubus

Fri, Oct 24, 2008, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
A film directed by Marcelo Gomes (2005). Come practice your Portuguese and learn more about Brazilian culture. A unique opportunity to meet people with similar interests.
Location: Rocky - Mathey Theatre, Rockefeller College

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