Events Archive

Lunch talk with SPO grad Jordan Salama
Thu, Sep 22, 2022, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

Join us in welcoming former SPO major and author of this year's Princeton Pre-read, "Every Day the River Changes: Four Weeks Down the Magdalena".

219 Aaron Burr Hall
Christina Lee | Saints of Resistance: Devotions in the Philippines under Early Spanish Rule
Wed, Feb 23, 2022, 12:00 pm12:00 pm
SPEAKERS Christina Lee, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Princeton University Discussant: Ricardo Padrón, Professor of Spanish, University of Virginia Moderator: Javier Guerrero, PLAS Acting Director, Princeton University   In-person, PU ID holders only   …
219 Burr Hall
PLAS Presents- Amy C. Offner: Sorting Out the Mixed Economy: The Rise and Fall of Welfare and Developmental States in the Americas
Wed, Mar 4, 2020, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

Sorting Out the Mixed Economy argues that many of the tools that took apart midcentury welfare and developmental states came, ironically enough, from the repertoire of midcentury statebuilding itself. The book takes readers through half a century of US and Colombian history, offering a transnational history of state formation and…

216 Burr Hall
PLAS Presents: Crossovers: Chilean Singer Claudia Acuña in Conversation
Wed, Feb 19, 2020, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

Claudia Acuña
Chilean Jazz Vocalist

César Colón-Montijo
Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Spanish and Portuguese

Gabriela Nouzeilles
PLAS Director

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219 Burr Hall
Vicente Rafael (UW)- Castilian, or the Colonial Uncanny in Philippine Colonial History
Wed, Feb 12, 2020, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

This presentation will examine the origins of nationalism in nineteenth century Philippines through cultural translation practices.

Lunch will be provided

Prospect House
PLAS Presents Andrés Di Tella: Diaries, Notes & Sketches
Wed, Feb 12, 2020, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

Talk and screening by Andrés Di Tella

Diaries, notebooks, sketches, working papers. Provisional, unfinished, circumstancial forms that converge in one of the most vibrant currents of contemporary cinema. Note-taking and the diary conceived not only as a working method but also as an art form in itself. A cinematic language in…

216 Burr Hall
PLAS Presents Bridgette Werner: Rivers of Blood: Violence & Rural Transformation in Bolivia's 1952 Revolution
Wed, Feb 5, 2020, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

This talk explores the 16-month period between Bolivia's April 1952 revolution and the August 1953 agrarian reform decree, a period during which massive campesino mobilizations and the attendant threat of violence reconfigured the possibilities of rural revolution. While the armed phase of the revolution lasted only three days, and produced…

216 Burr Hall
PLAS Presents Graduate Works-in-Progress: Charlie Hankin & Patrick J. Signoret
Thu, Dec 12, 2019, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

Raplove: The Politics of Recursion in Latin American Hip-Hop

Charlie Hankin (Spanish and Portuguese, Princeton)

This paper explores a widespread tendency toward mise-en-abyme by rappers in Cuba, Brazil, and Haiti: the common gesture of rapping about rap or in apostrophe to hip-hop in quasi-religious…

216 Burr Hall
Brazil LAB- Labor and Gender: Alternative Social Policies in Brazil
Mon, Dec 9, 2019, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

A Brazil LAB event with Cecilia Machado and Thomas Fujiwara.

Cecilia Machado is Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Economics of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV). Her areas of interest include labor economics, econometrics and applied microeconomics. Machado has done research on gender differences in the…

161 Louis A. Simpson Building
PLAS Presents: Frances Negrón-Muntaner & Sarabel Santos-Negrón: Art & Activism in Puerto Rico: Valor y Cambio
Wed, Nov 20, 2019, 12:00 pm12:00 pm

“Decolonial Joy”
Frances Negrón-Muntaner (English and Comparative Literature, Columbia)
Frances Negrón-Muntaner M.A. in Visual Anthropology and Fine Arts, Temple; Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, Rutgers. Frances Negrón-Muntaner is an award-winning filmmaker, writer, and scholar. She is the recipient of Ford, Truman,…

216 Burr Hall