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Voro'pi: An Encounter with Naine Terena, Gustavo Caboco, and Jamille Pinheiro Dias Panel

January 30, 2023

Panel Discussion | February 17 | 1-3:30 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 102 Anthropology and Art Practice Building, UC Berkeley

Sponsor: Center for Latin American Studies and Department of Spanish & Portuguese

Event description

The Terena, an Indigenous people living in Brazil, teach us that Voro'pi is an entity that roams the cosmos through groundwater,...

Transmedial Ekphrasis: César Aira’s 'Cecil Taylor’

January 17, 2023

January 27, 2023 - 4 pm, at 5125 Dwinelle (Spanish and Portuguese Library)

Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California, Erin Graff Zivin's work focuses on modern and contemporary Latin American literature and media, the relationship between ethics, politics, and aesthetics, and the intersection of philosophy and critical theory more broadly. She is the author of several books, including Anarchaeologies: Reading as Misreading (Fordham University Press, 2020), Figurative...

Latinx Research Center Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research Fellowship

January 4, 2023

Felicidades to Professor Justin Davidson (Spanish and Portuguese) and undergraduate senior Andres Sanchez (Department of Linguistics), who were awarded a Latinx Research Center Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research Fellowship for Fall 2022, Spring 2023, and Summer 2023! The project, entitled "Accented Speech Recognition in Digital Voice Assistants: Addressing Spanish-Accented English," aims to expand accessibility, and ultimately inclusivity, when...

Events

Voro'pi: An Encounter with Naine Terena, Gustavo Caboco, and Jamille Pinheiro Dias Panel

January 30, 2023

Panel Discussion | February 17 | 1-3:30 p.m. | Hearst Museum of Anthropology, 102 Anthropology and Art Practice Building, UC Berkeley

Sponsor: Center for Latin American Studies and Department of Spanish & Portuguese

Event description

The Terena, an Indigenous people living in Brazil, teach us that Voro'pi is an entity that roams the cosmos through groundwater,...

Transmedial Ekphrasis: César Aira’s 'Cecil Taylor’

January 17, 2023

January 27, 2023 - 4 pm, at 5125 Dwinelle (Spanish and Portuguese Library)

Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California, Erin Graff Zivin's work focuses on modern and contemporary Latin American literature and media, the relationship between ethics, politics, and aesthetics, and the intersection of philosophy and critical theory more broadly. She is the author of several books, including Anarchaeologies: Reading as Misreading (Fordham University Press, 2020), Figurative...

Iberian Studies WG – Nicholas Jones Talk

April 6, 2022
20 April, 2022 | 12:30 pm-1:30 pm 5125 Dwinelle