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Thursday, December 8, 7:00 p.m. CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH Antonio José Ponte: "La Tempestá, una bibioteca de prósperos”

December 07, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 7:00 p.m.

CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH

Antonio José Ponte: "La Tempestá, una bibioteca de prósperos”

Participants: Antonio José Ponte. Introduced by Licia Fiol-Matta (NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese)

Antonio José Ponte (Matanzas, Cuba, 1964) is considered one of the most prestigious Cuban essayists. Among the most notable of his books are Las comidas profundas (Deleatur, Angers, 1997), Un seguidor de Montaigne mira La Habana/Las comidas profundas (Verbum, 2001), El libro perdido de los origenistas (Aldus, México, 2002). His and El abrigo de aire. Ensayos sobre literatura cubana (Adriana Viterbo, 2001). His most recent books are Un arte de hacer ruinas y otros cuentos (Colección Aula Atlántica, Fondo de Cultura Económica, México, 2006) and La fiesta vigilada (Anagrama, 2007).

Licia Fiol-Matta is Visiting Professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at New York University. She is the author of A Queer Mother for the Nation: The State and Gabriela Mistral (2002, University of Minnesota Press) and The Great Woman Singer: Gender and Voice in Puerto Rican Music (Duke University Press, 2016).

In Spanish. Reception to follow.

With the support of NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the MFA Program in Creative Writing in Spanish. The Creative Writing in Spanish Program acknowledges the generous support of Santander Bank through its Santander Universities Program.

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Monday, Dec 5, 6:30PM Food Ecologies: Spaces of Production and Consumption in 21st Century Cuba

December 02, 2016

Sawyer Seminar “Cuban Futures Beyond The Market”

Food Ecologies: Spaces of Production and Consumption in 21st Century Cuba

Food Ecologies: Spaces of Production and Consumption in 21st century Cuba delves in the dynamics of production, distribution, preparation, consumption, and commercialization of food in contemporary Cuba as a way to understand the socio-cultural forces transforming contemporary Cuban society. Acclaimed food writer Anya von Bremzen and awarded director Asori Soto will talk of their most recent projects in which they explore contemporary Cuban food stories. They have both returned from Cuba, where von Bremzen conducted research in preparation for her next book on Cuban paladares (privately-owned restaurants legalized in the 1990s) and Soto was filming for AirBnB while editing his documentary Cuban Food Stories. Anya von Bremzen and Asori Soto will be in conversation with María A. Cabrera Arús, Postdoctoral Fellow at the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. Introduced by Ana Dopico, Director of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at New York University.

In English and Spanish.

Reception to follow.

With the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Sawyer Seminars Program.

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Thursday, Dec 1, 2016 - 7:00 PM KJCC Poetry Series: “Anne Carson and Decreation” (4)

November 29, 2016

Participants: Mónica de la Torre. Introduced by Natasha Tiniacos.

Mónica de la Torre is the author of four previous poetry collections—two in Spanish and two in English, and several chapbooks, including The Happy End (The Song Cave). A native of Mexico City, she has translated Latin American poets and co-edited several multilingual anthologies, most notably Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry (Copper Canyon). Her work has been published in magazines such as Aufgabe, Convolution, frieze, and The New Yorker. She teaches in the creative writing MFA program at Columbia University and is BOMB Magazine’s senior editor.

In English and Spanish.

Reception to follow.

With the support of NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the MFA Program in Creative Writing in Spanish. The Creative Writing in Spanish Program acknowledges the generous support of Santander Bank through its Santander Universities Program.

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Granados at NYU

November 19, 2016

Saturday, November 19, 4:00 p.m.

Granados at NYU Steinhardt

This two-day festival celebrates the legacy of Enrique Granados through concerts, lectures, panel discussions, and master classes. Co-curated by doctoral candidate in Piano Studies Isabel Pérez Dobarro and Sergi Casanelles, Adjunct Faculty in Film Scoring.

"Reconstructing the Concierto Patético"

"Granados: Virtuoso and Teacher"

Eduardus Halim (NYU Steinhardt, Sascha Gorodnitzki Chair in Piano Studies)

Adam Kent (SUNY Oneonta, Music Faculty)

José Menor (Enric Granados Auditorium, Pianist in Residence)

Sergi Casanelles (NYU Steinhardt, Adjunct Professor in Scoring for Film and Multimedia)

Moderator: Isabel Pérez Dobarro (NYU Steinhardt, Piano Studies)

Reception to follow.

Co-sponsored by NYU Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU, and Steinway & Sons.

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Nov 17 & 18 - Symposium: Challenging National Narratives: The Catalan Question & the Spanish Crisis

November 15, 2016

Organized by Josep Maria Muñoz.

Josep Maria Muñoz is the Fall 2016 King Juan Carlos Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization. Established in 1983, thanks to the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Petrie, this endowed professorship allows New York University to bring an eminent scholar of the politics, economics, history or culture of modern Spain to campus each year.

PROGRAM

Thursday, November 17, 2016

6:00-6:15 p.m.: Welcome address and introduction to the symposium:

Georgina DOPICO, New York University

Josep M. MUÑOZ, New York University

6:15-7:15 p.m.: Keynote speaker

Xosé M. NÚÑEZ SEIXAS, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München

Spanish Nationalism in the 21st Century: New Challenges, Few Responses?

Reception to follow.


Friday, November 18, 2016

10:00-11:20 a.m.: Catalonia, a Plural Society

Andreu DOMINGO, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Demography, Immigration and Diversity in Catalan Society

Sharon FELDMAN, University of Richmond

The Catalan Question in Three Contemporary Plays:

Landscape, Memory, History

Coffee break

11:40 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Considering Divorce

Carles BOIX, Princeton University

Catalonia’s March Toward Independence: Why Did Spain’s Constitutional Arrangement Fail?

Germà BEL, Universitat de Barcelona

Disdain, Distrust and Dissolution

1:00-2:00pm | Lunch

2:00-3:20p.m.: Social Unrest, New Political Agents

Andrew DOWLING, Cardiff University

Economic Crisis, Political Emotions and Catalan Independence

Sophie GONICK, New York University

Building Municipal Power: Re-centering Politics on the Urban Scale in Contemporary Spain

Coffee break

3:40-5:00p.m.: Challenges to Spain’s Identity from the Periphery

Ignacio SÁNCHEZ-CUENCA, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid

Spanish Intellectuals and Nationalism

Isabel ESTRADA, The City College of New York

Re-politicizing Documentary Footage from the Spanish Transición

5:00-6:00 p.m.: Keynote speaker

Luisa Elena DELGADO, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Cordial Attachments: Secessionism, Populism and the Question of Democratic Excess

6:00pm: Closing remarks

Jordana Mendelson, New York University

TRUMP FUTURES TEACH-IN RECORDING IS NOW AVAILABLE

November 15, 2016

TRUMP FUTURES TEACH-IN RECORDING

This urgent teach-in gathered the NYU community to make sense of a Donald Trump presidency and to consider the meaning and consequences for the United States and the world. Speakers included NYU faculty and students.


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Alternative Spaces of Cuban Cultural Life: Torre de Letras, La Noria, and Colección G. November 14, 2016 @6:00 PM

November 11, 2016

Cuban authors and critics Reina María Rodríguez, Gilberto Padilla, and Oscar Cruz, in conversation with Ana Dopico and Walfrido Dorta (In-house Postdoctoral Fellow, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar “Cuban Futures Beyond the Market”).

Reina María Rodríguez (Havana, 1952) is recognized not only as a major poet but as an advocate for alternative cultural spaces in Cuba. She used her rooftop home, informally known as La azotea de Reina, as an intellectual salon that has impacted literary life in Havana for three decades. Rodríguez founded the publishing project Torre de Letras, with more than 60 books from writers such as Sergio Pitol and José Kozer, to name a few. She has won two Casa de las Américas literary prizes (1984 and 1998), three National Critics' Awards (1992, 1995, and 1999), the National Literature Prize (2013), and the Pablo Neruda Ibero-American Award for Poetry (2014).

Gilberto Padilla (Havana, 1984) is essayist, critic and professor. He currently works in the Centro de Formación Literaria Onelio Jorge Cardoso in Havana, and is in charge of the publishing house Cajachina. Padilla is the director of Colección G., where young writers such as Jorge E. Lage, Ahmel Echevarría, and Legna Rodríguez have published. He also contributes to digital media, including El Estornudo and Hypermedia. Padilla has won the ALBA Essay Award (2011) and the International Essay Prize Temas (2012), among other awards.

Oscar Cruz (Santiago de Cuba, 1979) is the editor of the literary journal La Noria, with headquarters in Santiago de Cuba. He has been awarded several literary prizes in Cuba and has been invited to present his work in Venezuela, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, and Italy. He has published books of poetry such as Los malos inquilinos (2008), Las posesiones (2010), Balada del buen muñeco (2013), and most recently La Maestranza (2014), among others. His work has been translated into English, French, Italian, Hindi, and Portuguese.

In Spanish. Reception to follow.

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Thursday, Nov 3 at 7:00PM: Poet Bianca Stone in the series "Anne Carson and Decreation" (3)

October 31, 2016

Participa: Bianca Stone. Presenta: José Luis Rico.

Bianca Stone es poeta y artista visual. Autora de Someone Else’s Wedding Vows, Poetry Comics From the Book of Hours y artista de la edición ilustrada especial de Antigonick, de Anne Carson. Coedita junto con su esposo, el poeta Ben Pease, la editorial indepediente de poesía Monk Books y dirige la Fundación Ruth Stone, una organización dedicada a la promoción de la poesía y de las artes, así como a preservar el legado y casa de Ruth Stone en Vermont.

Estos autores también forman parte de la serie Anne Carson y la decreación: Rachel Levitsky, Luis Felipe Fabre y Mónica de la Torre.

In English and Spanish.

Reception to follow.

With the support of NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the MFA Program in Creative Writing in Spanish. The Creative Writing in Spanish Program acknowledges the generous support of Santander Bank through its Santander Universities Program.

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EAT SPAIN UP! TAKES OVER KJCC THIS WEEK

October 24, 2016

THESE ARE TICKETED EVENTS. GET YOUR TICKETS HERE

Tuesday-Thursday, October 25-27, 6:30 p.m.

Eat Spain up! Food & Culture Sessions

Eat Spain up! is a week-long cultural event dedicated to the food and culture of Spain and its regions. Guest regions: Madrid, Burgos and Extremadura.

Tuesday, October 25, 6:30 p.m.

Extremadura: Born and Bred

A journey into the food and culture of Extremadura. A region where food and landscape are intimately joined; land of acorn fields and their famous inhabitants, the Iberian pig.

Join us for a short film screening, followed by a regional food tasting and guided discussion with guest chefs and food experts.

Screening: A Country to Eat. Cáceres: ‘De Pata Negra’. [Spanish with English subtitles]. Irene Arzuaga, 2013 | Spain | 50 min. Ana Duato takes us on a trip into the province of Cáceres where we discover the centuries old tradition of raising the Iberian pig and learn the process of producing the world famous Iberian ham. Together with Ana we discover the lesser known jewels of the province, historic towns such as Trujillo and regional food customs such as the criadilla mushroom foraging or the shepherd’s migas, prepared and eaten in the field.A Country to Eat (Un país para comérselo) is an award-winning Spanish food and culture documentary series that brings to life Spain’s deeply-rooted traditions and untold stories.

Round Table: Culinary Heritage in Motion. On an open talk with chef Toño Pérez we discuss the regional character of Spanish cuisine and the changing role that these differences have played in the past few years. An open-ended discussion on the value and the role of culinary regionality in contemporary Spain.

Tasting: Extremadura to die for. Michelin-starred chef Toño Pérez expertly crafts dishes that reflect an appreciation for the past and a taste of the future, followed by a sampling of regional products from Extremadura.


Wednesday, October 26, 6:30 p.m.

Madrid: Butterflies in the Stomach

Travel beyond the bustling capital city, into the unknown surrounding provinces. See the land, meet the people, and get a taste of the local flavor. A short film screening will be followed by a food tasting and guided discussion with discussion with guest chefs and food experts.

Screening: A Country to Eat. Madrid: Butterflies in the Stomach [Spanish with English subt]Juan Echanove, 2010 | Spain | 40 min. Butterflies in the stomach is what Juan and Imanol experience when travelling out of Spain’s capital and into the regional landscapes of Madrid. A feeling of suspension between tradition and modernity, between the drive for progress of the city and the abidance to tradition that is still present in the smaller towns of the region. A Country to Eat (Un país para comérselo) is an award-winning Spanish food and culture documentary series that brings to life Spain’s deeply-rooted traditions and untold stories.

Round Table: Modern Cuisine vs. Food Waste. After the Wednesday screening we continue the conversation with guest Chef Mario Sandoval and food scholars Anne McBride and Ulpiano Vázquez on the hot topic of sustainability. An opportunity to learn how Spanish chefs are using both tradition and innovation to reduce food waste in the kitchen.

Tasting: Madrid Reimagined. Old flavors are born anew as Michelin-starred chef Mario Sandoval reconstructs traditional dishes in bold, imaginative ways. An avant-garde tasting that will be accompanied by a sampling of traditional foods products from Madrid.


Thursday, October 27, 6:30 p.m.

Burgos: Rooted in Tradition

Journey into the province of Burgos, a Castilian region known for its no-nonsense approach to delicious food that is rooted in tradition. A short film screening will be followed by a food tasting and guided discussion with guest chefs and food experts.

Screening: A Country to Eat. Burgos: Roots. [Spanish with English subtitles]. Irene Arzuaga, 2013 | Spain | 50 min. Ana Duato starts her journeys across Burgos at the Atapuerca archaeological site. From the site of our ancestors, she travels across through a part of Spain whose beauty seems rooted to the earth, a region rich in history and food traditions waiting to be discovered. A Country to Eat (Un país para comérselo) is an award-winning Spanish food and culture documentary series that brings to life Spain’s deeply-rooted traditions and untold stories.

Round Table: Spain’s Millennial Chef. A conversation between up and coming chefs David Izquierdo and Ricardo Temiño and guest speaker Fabio Parasecoli on the tensions between tradition and innovation, regionality and recognition in modern Spanish cuisine. Simultaneous translation will be provided.

Tasting: Burgos. Modern Ideas, Traditional Ingredients. Chefs David Izquierdo and Ricardo Temiño bring a fresh approach to the cuisine of Burgos. A tasting of modern tapas inspired in the local foods and traditional dishes of the province.


THESE ARE TICKETED EVENTS. GET YOUR TICKETS HERE

Check full program at www.eatspainup.com

The 2016 edition is co-promoted by New York University via the Department of Food Studies, Nutrition and Public Health (FSNPH) and the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC).

The project has received financial support from the General Secretariat for Culture of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Spain.

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THIS FRIDAY AT 7:00 PM - DOUBLE EXHIBIT OPENING: Spain's Eleven. Eleven Gastronomy Icons From Spain & Estrada Design Kitchen

October 17, 2016

You are invited!

A journey across Spain’s geography through its most relevant foods, from cheeses to wine to olive oil, its fish preserves spices or its coveted ham. A collection of photographs by various artists that highlights the iconic foods of Spain and their relationship to the land and the people. An exhibition designed by Manuel Estrada for Foods and Wines from Spain.

A retrospective of Manuel Estrada´s work on and around food. This exhibition explores the Spanish designer´s conceptual work at pulling apart the everyday elements of food we take for granted, transforming them into works of art. Estrada´s design with food include food packaging, corporate imaging, print and digital publications.

This exhibit is part of Eat Spain up!

Eat Spain up! is a cultural event that introduces you the food and culture of Spain. Join us in New York City for a week-long journey of food & wine tastings, cooking classes, chef master classes, film screenings, art exhibitions, and more. During the Food & Culture Sessions we will explore the regions of Madrid, Burgos and Extremadura. These sessions include a short food travel documentary, an open discussion with our guest chefs, and a full tasting of new and traditional dishes.

For full program of activities check www.eatspainup.com

Eat Spain Up! is co-promoted by the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU, the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies and the Food Studies Grad Society, and brought to you thanks to the generous contribution of many Spanish and local partners. See the full list of sponsors here.

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Thursday, October 13, 7:00 p.m. - KJCC Poetry Series: Señal Collection

October 06, 2016

Part of the series “Anne Carson and Decreation.”

Participants: Luis Felipe Fabre and Ugly Duckling Presse Committee.

Luis Felipe Fabre (1974) is a poet and critic based in Mexico City. He has published a volume of essays, Leyendo agujeros: Ensayos sobre (des)escritura, antiescritura y no escritura, and the poetry collections Cabaret Provenza, La sodomía en la Nueva España, and Poemas de terror y de misterio. He has been curator of the Poesía en Voz Alta Festival and Todos los originales serán destruídos, an exhibition of contemporary art made by poets.

Ugly Duckling Presse Committee will be represented by: writer and translator John Pluecker; Mexican and Chicana poet Stalina Emmanuelle Villarreal; Argentinian writer Pablo Katchadjian; Argentinian poet Victoria Cóccaro; editor Rebekah Smith; Argentinian author Florencia Castellano; poet and translator Alexis Almeida, and poet and visual artist Bianca Stone.

In English and Spanish.

Reception to follow.

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PROXIMITIES/DISTANCES: Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Performance Theories and Practices

September 21, 2016

Curated by Cristina Colmena (PhD Candidate, NYU Spanish Department) and Ana Sánchez Acevedo (PhD Candidate, CUNY Graduate Center)

PROXIMITIES/DISTANCES is a two-day event, exploring ideas and practices of proximity and distance in contemporary Spanish and Latin American theatre, performance and dance through the talks with creators and performers. Drawing on the current interest in relational strategies and investigating the connections between art and audiences, the aesthetic and the socio-political, it will examine a diverse range of dramaturgies that bring these different media into contact.

Martes, 27 de septiembre Performances: Reservar aquí

Mi gran obra de David Espinosa (España) Duración: 50 minutos

Pase 1: 8:15 p.m.

Pase 2: 10.00 p.m.

The Studio Theatre, NYU Tisch Drama, 721 Broadway, 3rd floor

fuentes-puentes de Daniel Salguero (Colombia) Duración: 50 minutos

Pase 1: 7:45 p.m.

Pase 2: 10.00 p.m.

NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South

Miércoles, 28 de septiembre

Charlas y mesas redondas en NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South

10:30 a.m. Presentación Proximidades/Distancias: Prácticas Escénicas Contemporáneas

Cristina Colmena (NYU, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, PhD Program)

Ana Sánchez Acevedo (CUNY, The Graduate Center, HLBLL, PhD Program)

10:45 a.m. Haciendo zoom: distancias variables entre lo personal y lo político

Claudio Tolcachir (Argentina), Pablo Remón (España), Alejandro Moreno Jashés (Chile)

Modera Cristina Colmena (PhD Candidate, NYU)

Lunch break

2.00 p.m. Lenguajes que se superponen: nuevas definiciones de la puesta en escena

Oscar Naters-Íntegro (Perú), Arantxa Araujo (México), Javier Antonio González-Caborca (New York/Puerto Rico)
Modera Sebastián Calderón Bentín (Professor, NYU)

4.00 pm Coffee Break

4:30 p.m. Aproximaciones coreográficas: prácticas objetuales y corporales

David Espinosa (España), Luz Arcas y Abraham Gragera-La Phármaco (España),

Modera Ana Sánchez Acevedo (PhD Candidate, CUNY)

6:00 p.m. Break

6:15 p.m. Distancias conflictivas: cartografías y contra-archivos escénicos

Heidi y Rolf Abderhalden-MAPA Teatro (Colombia), Daniel Salguero (Colombia)

Modera Jill Lane (Professor, NYU)

8:30 p.m. Performance: Danza Manifiesto - Embodying what was hidden - Compañía La Phármaco (España)

9:00 p.m. Recepción

In Spanish.

With the support of the King Juan Carlos Center (KJCC), the Chair of NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese, NYU Center for the Humanities, NYU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese, NYU Tisch School of the Arts and NYU Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics.

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A New Farewell to Spain? Catalonia, the Spanish Crisis, and the Echoes of 1898

September 15, 2016

Come join us to the first public lecture of Josep Maria Muñoz (Fall 2016 King Juan Carlos Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization, Historian, Director of L’Avenç magazine)

In Spain today, one hears old lamentations about new crises. The lasting impact of the 2008 financial crisis and its social consequences have produced a persistent new pessimism, one that has overshadowed the decades of economic growth and social welfare that Spain achieved with a democratic government and integration into the European Union. Catalonia is a crucial element in the current Spanish crisis. From 2010 on, a large, democratic, inclusive movement in favor of the independence of Catalonia has gained a previously unseen (and unforeseen) strength. The words “Farewell, Spain” that poet Joan Maragall wrote in 1898 are now pronounced again, with a new political intention.

Contemporary discourse around Catalonia, and the dream or spectre of its autonomy, however, is not a new movement nor merely a response to the recent national crisis. The “Catalan problem” is rooted in the Spanish political upheavals of 1898, when, amid the collapse of Spanish imperialism, the Catalan cultural renaissance became a national political movement. Since then, political Catalanism has been a fundamental element in the configuration of democracy in Spain. Amid the narratives and the pessimism, disagreements over the past persist, and echoes of the 1898 return to trouble the present.

Josep M. Muñoz is the Fall 2016 King Juan Carlos Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization and will be in residence at KJCC. Muñoz is a historian and the director of Catalan monthly magazine L’Avenç and the related publishing house. He received his Ph.D. in History from the Universitat de Barcelona. He has paid a long attention to the figure and work of historian Jaume Vicens Vives, including his awarded book Jaume Vicens Vives (1910-1960). Una biografia intel.lectual (1997), and other exhibitions and publications on the occasion of the centenary of Vicens Vives’ birth, in 2010. His professional career was previously developed in the Barcelona Mayor’s Office, coinciding with the 1992 Olympic Games, and the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA). In the past fifteen years, he has helped to place L’Avenç as a leading cultural publication. His latest book Temps present, temps passat (2016) gathers a selection of his celebrated interviews in L’Avenç.

In English. Reception to follow.

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VIDEO - Storytelling Cuba: Jon Lee Anderson in Conversation

May 11, 2016


Jon Lee Anderson, Spring 2016 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations at NYU, in conversation with KJCC Director Ana Dopico. They discussed Anderson's long personal and professional connection to Cuba, his work, `the current historical moment, and the relationship between Cuba and the U.S.

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Coming up soon: Closing of Seis del Sur - BARRIOS photo exhibit

May 10, 2016

“Seis del Sur: \ˈbär-ē-ˌōz\” – is a photographic group exhibition featuring both the vintage and contemporary photojournalistic and social documentary work of the six members of the Seis del Sur Photo Collective: Joe Conzo, Ricky Flores, Ángel Franco, David González, Francisco Molina Reyes II, and Edwin Pagán.
 The exhibition builds on their documentary photography in the Bronx to create a wider imaginary for the barrios and communities of LatinoAmerica.

The works featured in “Barrios” (\ˈbär-ē-ˌōz\) invoke, reclaim, and explode the notion of the “barrio” in order to reflect on community as experience and metaphor in Latino and Latin America. The exhibit focuses on a diverse social geography that has been shaped by empire, colonialism, race, and social inequality, and on the ways that language, religion and politics invite us to imagine and question lo común. The idea of común unidad—common unity in community—is an integral part of the Hispanic/Latino diaspora in the Americas. But community is often built in the tension between stable bonds and social precariousness, and representations of Latino communities are often composed through problematic frames. The exhibit, then, is conceived to reflect Latino subects in the work of Latino photographers and interrogates how Latino and LatinAmerican subjects and diaspora are perceived, both within and without extended forms of community. The repertoire of images offers a two tier visual tableau that encompasses work created in the U.S. and internationally, including Puerto Rico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, and other regions. The exhibit will also include the vintage black and white work the collective’s members created in the South Bronx during the 1970s through 1990s.

“\ˈbär-ē-ˌōz\” represents the largest selection of the collective’s work shown together to date.

In partnership with Bronx Documentary Center and The Loisada Center.

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Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.: Storytelling Cuba: Jon Lee Anderson in Conversation

May 02, 2016

Join Jon Lee Anderson, Spring 2016 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations, journalist, biographer, war correspondent and New Yorker staff writer, in his final public event at KJCC.

Jon Lee Anderson will reflect his long connection to Cuba, U.S.-Cuba relations and the current historical moment. Reception to follow.

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Storytelling the Revolution is available here: https://livestream.com/nyu-tv/kjccsymposium

April 15, 2016

Thursday & Friday, April 21 & 22, 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Symposium: Storytelling the Revolution - Narrative and Latin American Revolutionary Politics 1959-2016

Symposium directed by Jon Lee Anderson, Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations for Spring 2016. Journalist, biographer, war correspondent and New Yorker staff writer.

If you missed the symposium you may view it here: http://livestream.com/nyu-tv/KJCCSymposium

An edited version in Spanish will be also available in the coming weeks.

Storytelling the Revolution brings together distinguished journalists, historians, and political activists who have witnessed, helped narrate, and in some cases personally participated in, Latin America's revolutionary experiences from 1959 to the present day.

We will consider how the story of revolution in the Americas has been told over the last half century, and how those narratives have been enshrined or contested. Across two days, participants will reconsider the recent history of Cuba, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, and Venezuela and their own roles in shaping the story.

The symposium engages and questions narratives of Cold War, democratization, socialist revolution and civil war and traces the after-lives and ongoing legacy of armed and civil struggle in the hemisphere. As the US and Cuba put an end to their epic standoff, and the hemisphere's longest-lasting Marxist rebellion - and its last civil war - winds to an end in Colombia, what conclusions do we draw? How have the storytellers of revolutionary change shaped our political imaginations? How does the idea of revolution persist? What has this history and these acts of telling meant in the American hemisphere? Where do we go from here?

PROGRAM

Day 1: Thursday, April 21

9:00 - 9:10 a.m. Welcome by Ana Dopico, Director, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center

Opening remarks by Jon Lee Anderson, Spring 2016 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations

9:10 - 11:30 a.m. Panel 1: Cuba

Carlos Manuel Alvarez, Journalist, El estornudo

Ada Ferrer, Historian, Professor, NYU

Jean-François Fogel, Author, Professor of Journalism, Science Po (Paris)

Ignacio Ramonet, Journalist, Biographer, Director, Le Monde diplomatique en español

Ana Dopico, Cultural Critic, Professor, NYU

12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Panel 2: Colombia

Maria Jimena Duzán, Journalist, Semana

Ernesto Londoño, Journalist, New York Times

Gustavo Petro, Economist, Former Mayor of Bogotá

Lunch (2:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Panel 3: Argentina

Martín Caparrós, Journalist, Author

Gabriel Pasquini, Journalist, Author

David Reiff, Journalist, Author

5:45 - 7:45 p.m. Panel 4: Chile

Miguel Littín, Filmmaker, Novelist

Patricio Fernández, Journalist, Editor of The Clinic

Lina Meruane, Author, Scholar

Reception

Day 2: Friday, April 22

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Panel 5: Central America & Mexico

Susan Meiselas, Photojournalist

Carlos Fernando Chamorro, Journalist, Editor of Confidencial

Carlos Dada, Journalist, Founder of El Faro

Horacio Castellanos Moya, Journalist, Novelist

Francisco Goldman, Journalist, Novelist

Jean-Marie Simon, Photojournalist

Blanche Petrich, Journalist, La Jornada

Diego Enrique Osorno, Journalist, Author

Lunch (1:00 – 2:00 p.m.)

2:15 - 4:15 p.m. Panel 6: Venezuela

Richard Gott, Journalist, Historian

Boris Muñoz, Journalist, Author

Tamara Adrián, Activist, Deputy National Assembly of Venezuela

4:30 - 6:30 p.m.General Discussion with Invited Participants

CLOSING RECEPTION

Please note:

No registration required. Free and Open to the Public until capacity is reached. Picture ID required.

Simultaneous translation will be provided.

This event will be live streamed (in English) on KJCC website (www.kjcc.org)


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Thursday, April 14, 7:00 p.m. : “Los misterios de Rita Indiana”

April 08, 2016

The Creative Writing in Spanish Program presents: “Los misterios de Rita Indiana”. Featuring Dominican writer, composer and vocalist Rita Indiana. Presented by Urayoán Noel.

In Spanish. Reception to follow.

With the support of NYU Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the MFA Program in Creative Writing in Spanish.

The Creative Writing in Spanish Program acknowledges the generous support of Santander Bank through its Santander Universities Program.