Chile

Teach-In: “States of Exception in Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia”

November 26, 2019
4:00 pmto6:00 pm

Lillis Hall 111 

Department of Romance Languages has organized a Teach-In session to discuss “States of Exception in Chile, Ecuador and Bolivia.” These are pivotal moments in the contemporary history of Latin America, and we want to encourage our community to stay informed. I hope you can join us, send your students, and invite members of the community. 

Brief presentations (45 minutes) + Q/A (45 minutes) + poetry and music (20 minutes)

Chile: Yosa Vidal Collados, Ruth Vargas, Jesús Sepúlveda 

Ecuador: Jon Jaramillo, Erika Lincango 

Bolivia: Derrick Hindery, Javier Velasco, Magela Baudoin 

*This event is sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages, Latin American Studies and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies. Any questions, please contact Cecilia Enjuto Rangel, enjuto@uoregon.edu or Pedro García-Caro pgcaro@uoregon.edu 

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Raúl Zurita & Anna Deeny: Bilingual Poetry Reading & Lecture

April 5, 2017
4:00 pmto5:30 pm

 

 

Yamada Language Lounge, McKenzie 175 ***(note change of place and time)
UO campus

Raúl Zurita (via Skype) and Anna Deeny Morales
Bilingual Poetry reading and lecture

Raúl Zurita is one of the most well-known and internationally respected contemporary poets working in Latin America today. His work bridges avant-garde poetics and the visual arts; furthermore, his book Purgatorio remains one of the most important poetic responses to the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Purgatorio was translated into English by Anna Deeny, who works closely with Zurita. › Continue reading

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Sunday, January 1st, 2017 Art, Music & Culture, Events No Comments

Fernando Purcell, “An Irresistible Commodity: American Cinema and its Impact in Chile”

January 25, 2017
2:00 pmto3:30 pm

Diamond Lake Room
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
1222 E. 13th Ave.

“An Irresistible Commodity: American Cinema and its Impact in Chile”

A Presentation by Dr. Fernando Purcell
Associate Professor at the Instituto de Historia, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

This presentation will discuss the eruption of American cinema in Chile during the first half of the twentieth century–with its larger implications for the role of US films in cultural imperialism in Latin America. Hollywood cinema became an irresistible commodity that all Chileans valued regardless of their social position. Its social and cultural impacts were enormous and turned the United States into a new paradigm of modernity. For Chileans, the consumption of movies, fashions, and manufactured products from the United States provided a way to participate in this “American-style” modernity. But Chileans played a crucial role in these processes, influencing Hollywood’s star system and shaping, with their own preferences and rules of censorship, what was acceptable and desirable in Chile. › Continue reading

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CLLAS Common Reading Brunch with author Helena María Viramontes / Photos by Mike Bragg / Courtesy of the UO Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

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