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Bearing Witness 70 Years after the Liberation of Auschwitz

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iPhoto-Library.jpgFeaturing Artist Felix de la Concha's
"Portraits and Conversations with Survivors of the Shoah"
A multi-media art project that delves into the act of bearing witness

5:00p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Weisman Art Museum
Monday, January 26, 2015

Free and open to the public reservations required!
Please make your reservations by clicking here or calling the event line at 612-424-3624. Parking available in the Weisman Art Museum garage.

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group Forum (SPRG)

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sprg-sm.jpgFriday, December 12, 2014
317 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

Satty Flaherty-Echeverría will be presenting on ""Ideales de una raza": Aproximaciones a el Pensamiento de Gustavo E. Urrutia," and Marit Hanson will be presenting on "Echo Men: The Spectralization of the Maquis in Almudena Grandes' El lector de Julio Verne."

Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Association Meeting (HaLLA)

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HALLAFriday, December 5th
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
317 Folwell Hall

Please join us as Hispanic Linguistics graduate students discuss their research. This month's speakers are Luz Hernández, and Ana Anderson.

Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Association Meeting (HaLLA)

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HALLAFriday, November 21st
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
105 Folwell Hall

Please join us as Hispanic Linguistics graduate students discuss their research. This month's speakers are Christina Mirisis, and Carol Ready.

​Talk by acclaimed Spanish Writer Marina Perezagua

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Marina Perezagua.jpgCómo contar lo indecible: una perspectiva sobre la escritura
A ​​talk by acclaimed Spanish writer Marina Perezagua
(New York University)
Introductory remarks by professor Salvador L Raggio

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
Folwell 112
2:00 - 3:30 pm

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group Forum (SPRG)

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sprg-sm.jpgFriday, November 14, 2014
317 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

This Friday's Forum will feature Marcelo Fuentes and Eva Palma.

Marcelo Feuntes will be presenting on "La construcción del héroe multirracial en el Cantar de los siete infantes de Lara y su contexto," and Eva Palma will be presenting on "La producción literaria mapuche a la luz de la ecocrítica."

amyc.jpgThe Human Rights Program and the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies are thrilled to announce Amy Cosimini as the recipient of the 2014 Sullivan Ballou Award for her outstanding work in promoting and protecting human rights. Amy is a PhD candidate in the department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Minnesota where she researches the relationship between human rights and memory production discourses in Southern Cone literature and popular culture.

MollyTun.jpgThe Institute for Global Studies/Latin American Studies Series presents:

New Archival Evidence: The Bloody Battle of Quipocamayos in San Pedro de Chorrillos (Lima, Peru) 1778

A lecture by Molly Tun, PhD Candidate

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
Room 710 Social Sciences
12:15pm-1:00 pm

With the support of a 2014 Thesis Research Travel Grant from the Graduate School, Molly Tun uncovered extensive documentation in the General Archive of the Nation (Peru) and the National Library of Peru describing the bloody battle that took place between quipocamayos (the quipo scribes) of San Pedro de Chorrillos (Lima, Peru) between 1778 and 1800. Molly will summarize her findings in this presentation.

Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Linguistics Association Meeting (HaLLA)

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HALLAFriday, October 17th
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
317 Folwell Hall

Please join us as Hispanic Linguistics graduate students discuss their research. This month's speakers are Ana Anderson, and Brandon Rogers.

Spanish & Portuguese Research Group Forum (SPRG)

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sprg-sm.jpgFriday, October 10, 2014
317 Folwell Hall
3:30 to 5:00pm

Two graduate students in Hispanic Literatures and Cultures, Amy Cosimini and Ana Cláudia Dos Santos São Bernardo, will give presentations on their research this Friday. Please join us!

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