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CILAVS Inaugural Seminar Series: ‘Mexican cinema’s contribution to unreality’

Carlos Monsiváis Monday, 29 October 2007 at 7pm, Room B04, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, WC1H 0PD

‘The Visual Representation of the Urban Slave in Imperial Spain and in New Spain’

by Carmen Fracchia Friday, 28 November 2008, 12.00 pm, Sala Manuel Gómez-Moreno, 2C10-2C24, 2a planta, Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales, Madrid This talk will focus on the problematization of the visual representation of black slaves in Imperial Spain and… Continue Reading →

‘The cultural landscape of Brazil in Mário de Andrade’s photographic experiment’

by Luciana Martins Wednesday, 12 November 2008, 5:00 – 6:30 pm, Room 8C, Chesham Building, King’s College London, Strand In 1927, the leading modernist intellectual Mário de Andrade spent three months in the interior of Brazil as a self-dubbed ‘apprentice… Continue Reading →

‘Tournaments of Value: Argentina and Brazil in the Age of Exhibitions’

by Jens Andermann Thursday, 23 October 2008, 5:00-7:30 pm, Seminar Room 12, ISA Exhibitions are a privileged site for observing the emergence of Latin American nation-states as subjects of capital in the second half of the nineteenth century. As such,… Continue Reading →

Transtango ‘Two Journeys’

Saturday, 14 February 2009, 8pm, Bloomsbury Theatre, 15 Gordon Street, London WC1H 0AH Transtango is a unique music, film and dance performance inspired by ‘Urban Encounters’ produced by Patricia Bossio. An enticing blend of contemporary tango and jazz cooked up… Continue Reading →

Past and Present: New Perspectives on Carmen Martin Gaite

Saturday, 21 March 2009, 11.00am – 5.00pm, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of London Stewart House, Room 274/5 Organiser: Maria-José Blanco (University College London) This Study Day will bring together students, researchers and academics in order to share… Continue Reading →

External Events ‘“Conversation” as Community: On the Stakes of Painting and Photographing the Bonds of Kinship and Community’

Wednesday, 13 May 2009, 1pm-3pm, The Keynes Library, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, London WCIH 0PD Birkbeck speakers include: Carmen Fracchia (CILAVS); Gabriel Koureas (Art History); Kate Retford (Art History); and guest artists: Hannah Eaton and Flora Whiteley. This event was… Continue Reading →

International Conference / Seminário Internacional

Returns of the Real: Engagements with Contemporary Film and Theory Retornos do Real: Cinema e Pensamento Contemporâneos August 19-21, 2009, Salão Moniz de Aragão, Fórum de Ciência e Cultura, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Co-sponsored by CILAVS and the… Continue Reading →

Conference: Predisciplinarity and the Divisions of Knowledge 1750-1850

This conference explores the fluid and unfamiliar contours of predisciplinarity/adisciplinarity in an expansive Romantic Century, 1750-1850. We envision this conference as an opportunity to defamiliarize foundational moments, master narratives, and key figures of the Romantic century, by opening them up… Continue Reading →

‘Shaking Idiosyncrasies: Latin American Artists and the Poetics of Movement’

Friday, 6 March 2009, 6pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD This event is associated with the opening of Cristina Roca: Shaking Idiosyncrasies solo exhibition at Hold & Freight gallery. This talk will be led by Latin American… Continue Reading →

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