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Fridays on the Patio - Study Break @ KJCC ATRIUM & PATIO

Friday, December 3, 2021, 4:00-6:00 pm - EST Location: KJCC Atrium & Patio at 53 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 Crafting and Board Games offered in collaboration with our friends at the CAS Student Council and Proud to be First! Come join us for a relaxing afternoon of collage, knitting, board games and more as we kick off finals season with some fun, food and conversation! We will provide art supplies and refreshments, and welcome you to stop by for as long as you like.

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CWS Online Series | Translating The Tradition/La Tradición. Featuring Jericho Brown (author), and Andrea Cote Botero and Nieves García Prados (translators)

Introduced by Yaissa Jiménez and Jorge Sánchez. Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 7:00pm – EST This event will be ONLINE and in ENGLISH and SPANISH. Live stream on facebook.com/kjccnyu/live Jericho Brown is the author of three collections of poetry: The Tradition (2019), a finalist for the 2019 National Book Award and the winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry; The New Testament (Copper Canyon 2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was named one of the best of the year by Library Journal, Coldfront, and the Academy of American Poets; and Please (New Issues, 2008), which won the 2009 American Book Award.

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Online Event | Round Table: Routes of Archival Work in Mexico

With Gabriela Pulido Llano (INAH), Mario Rufer (UAM-Xochimilco), and Elisa Speckman (UNAM) Thursday, December 9, 2021, 5:00pm – EST This event will be ONLINE and in SPANISH. With captions. Live stream onfacebook.com/kjccnyu/live Moderated by Bárbara Pérez Curiel (NYU). Organized by Fernando Bañuelos (NYU). The “new history”, according to Mexican historian Pilar Gonzalbo, rejects the model of historical narrative centered on military and political landmarks, faces the challenge of considering common individuals as subjects instead of fixating on the “Great Events”, and refers to new problems and new objects of study, with approaches from disciplines such as anthropology and sociology.

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FILM SERIES: VISIONS/PANAWIN - FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA | FILM: WEIGHED BUT FOUND WANTING / TINIMBANG KA NGUNIT KULANG (1974, 2h 6min)

Directed by Lino Brocka Availability window: 7pm, Nov 27 – 7pm, Dec 11 The son of a wealthy man, tiring of the shallowness of his pampered life and the hypocrisy of the town’s respected citizens, reaches out to the village outcasts. Visions/Panawin aims to introduce the New York University and KJCC community to the ardent, prolific culture of the Philippines as expressed in key works from the rich and audacious canon of Philippine cinema.

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CWS Online Series | Narraciones visuales, a conversation with Regina José Galindo (Guatemala) on performance art as storytelling.

Introduced by Rita Indiana. Wednesday, December 1, 2021, 7:00pm – EST This event will be ONLINE and in SPANISH. Live stream on facebook.com/kjccnyu/live Regina José Galindo (1974) is a visual artist and poet, who uses her body as the main means of work through performance and more recently in collective actions. Galindo lives and works in Guatemala, her native country, using her own context as a starting point to explore and denounce the ethical implications of social violence and injustices related to racial and gender discrimination, as well as human rights abuses.

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ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC presents Jon Lee Anderson

In April 2022, NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will turn 25. To commemorate this milestone, we are producing ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC, an oral history project that will capture memories of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center through the recorded testimonies of our past Chairs going as far back as the 80’s, before the Center was as we know it today: a robust cultural and educational institution that hosts both the Andrés Bello and the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chairs.

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VISIONS/PANAWIN FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA September 18 – December 11

Presented by Sulo: The Philippine Studies Initiative and The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center Visions/Panawin aims to introduce the New York University and KJCC community to the ardent, prolific culture of the Philippines as expressed in key works from the rich and audacious canon of Philippine cinema. The Fall Series will present six films with two-week video-on-demand availability windows each. You can pre-order a free tickets for each title.

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FILM SERIES: VISIONS/PANAWIN - FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA | FILM: MIRACLE / HIMALA (1982, 2h 4min)

Directed by Ishmael Bernal Availability window: 7pm, Nov 13 – 7pm, Nov 27 The apparition of the Blessed Virgin in a poor island village sparks hysteria, nascent greed, and doubts of faith, overwhelming the life of the young woman at its center. Visions/Panawin aims to introduce the New York University and KJCC community to the ardent, prolific culture of the Philippines as expressed in key works from the rich and audacious canon of Philippine cinema.

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SONORIDAD.ES | Sound Landscapes in the Iberian Peninsula: URGENT CALLS, FRAGILE BODIES

A Virtual Artistic Residency Diptych Isabel Do Diego & La Señorita Blanco Curated by Daniel Valtueña NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center 2020-2022 URGENT CALLS, FRAGILE BODIES A Conversation between La Señorita Blanco and Remedios Zafra Moderated by Daniel Valtueña Wednesday, November 17, 2021 2:30-3:30 pm EST (NYC) | 8:30-9:30 pm ECT (Peninsular Spain) This event was in SPANISH Captioning provided A conversation between artist La Señorita Blanco and intellectual Remedios Zafra in the frame of NYU KJCC Artist-in-Residence program SONORIDAD.

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Online Event | Transpacific Engagements: Transcultural Entanglements and Philippine Visual Culture

Lecture on Iberoamerican Art by curator/art historian Florina H. Capistrano-Baker Part of The Roberta and Richard Huber Colloquium Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 6:30 pm This event was in ENGLISH This talk illuminated the Philippines’ transcultural artistic heritage formed by centuries of maritime engagements with diverse cultures in Asia, the Americas, and Europe. The arrival of Spanish colonizers in the sixteenth century extended early trade networks in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea, stretching these ancient routes across the Pacific to Latin America, thence to Europe.

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FILM SERIES: VISIONS/PANAWIN - FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA | FILM: MOTHERLAND / BAYANG INA MO (2017, 1h 34min)

Directed by Ramona Diaz Availability window: 7pm, Oct 30 – 7pm, Nov 13 Taking us into the heart of the planet’s busiest maternity hospital, the viewer is dropped like an unseen outsider into the hospital’s stream of activity. At first, the people are the strangers. As the film continues, it renders the women at the heart of the story increasingly familiar. Visions/Panawin aims to introduce the New York University and KJCC community to the ardent, prolific culture of the Philippines as expressed in key works from the rich and audacious canon of Philippine cinema.

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Havana Film Festival New York (November 5-11, 2021) Closing night: Maixabel (2021), directed by Iciar Bollaín

Thursday, November 11, 2021, 6:30pm - EST Village East Cinema, 181-189 Second Avenue (@ 12th Street) The Havana Film Festival New York closed its 21st edition with the New York Premiere of acclaimed filmmaker Icíar Bollaín’s (Yuli, Te doy mis ojos) powerful new film, Maixabel, the inspiring true story of a woman (Blanca Portillo, Volver) who, after having violently lost what was most precious to her, decides to take a brave step towards coexistence and peace by agreeing to face the imprisoned ETA terrorist behind the murder of her husband (Luis Tosar, Celda 211).

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Online Event | KJCC Poetry Series curated by Lila Zemborain | Poetry and Visual Arts

Featuring: Guillermo Saavedra and Eduardo Stupia Introduced by Lila Zemborain Wednesday, November 10, 2021, 7:00 p.m. This event was in SPANISH EDUARDO STUPIA Eduardo Stupia nació en 1951. Es artista plástico y expone local e internacionalmente en muestras grupales e individuales desde 1973. Ha escrito numerosas reseñas y ensayos sobre arte y estética, habitualmente ejerce como curador y jurado en premios y certámenes nacionales. En el exterior ha exhibido individualmente en DAN GALERIA, SAN PABLO (2009), INSTITUTO VALENCIANO DE ARTE MODERNO (IVAN), VALENCIA, ESPAÑA (2010), ROSENFELD - PORCINI GALLERY, LONDRES (2013), CIRCULO DE BELLAS ARTES, MADRID, ESPAÑA (2014), XIPPAS GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY ART (2013,PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY – 2014,PARIS, FRANCIA – 2015, MONTEVIDEO , URUGUAY )- BARO GALERIA ( SÃO PAULO, BRASIL, 2015), MAXXI (MUSEO NACIONAL DE LAS ARTES DEL SIGLO XXI, ROMA ITALIA, 2019).

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To Film with a Bamboo Camera | Conversatorio with Sara Nadal Melsió (NYU) and Kidlat Tahimik

Introduced by Chema González, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía Kidlat Tahimik. Balikbayan #1. Memorias del superdesarrollo redux IV. Film, 2021. Monday, November 8, 2021, 12:00 p.m. EST This event was ONLINE and in ENGLISH with SPANISH CAPTIONS This program is part of the series of activities organized in conjunction with the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía: Magellan, Marilyn, Mickey & Fr. Dámaso. 500 Years of Conquistador RockStars by Kidlat Tahimik

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Havana Film Festival New York (November 5-11, 2021) / Opening night: El olvido que seremos/Memories of My Father (2020), directed by Fernando Trueba

Friday, November 5, 2021, 6:30pm - EST Village East Cinema, 181-189 Second Avenue (@ 12th Street) The Havana Film Festival New York opens with Oscar-award-winning director Fernando Trueba’s tender drama based on the true story of Colombian human rights activist Héctor Abad Gómez. Starring Javier Cámara (The Young Pope, Talk to Her), EL OLVIDO QUE SEREMOS / MEMORIES OF MY FATHER tells the story of a man torn between the love of his family and his political fight set in the violence-riddled Colombia of recent decades.

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Fridays on the Patio - LGBTQ+ Movie Shorts

Friday, November 5, 2021, 4:00-6:00 pm - EST Location: KJCC Patio at 53 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 Last Fridays on the Patio of the season! We be screened a selection of LGBTQ+ shorts in the KJCC auditorium followed by cookies and hot cocoa on the patio. A break from studying and catch up with friends, new people, fresh air and good conversation! The KJCC Fridays on the Patio Program works to connect NYU students and faculty and invite them into the Center for cultural discussions and community building during select Fridays from 4-6pm.

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FILM SERIES: VISIONS/PANAWIN - FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA | FILM: PERFUMED NIGHTMARE / MABABANGONG BAGUNGOT (1978, 1h 33min)

Directed by Kidlat Tahimik Availability window: 7pm, Oct 16 – 7pm, Oct 30 A small-town jeepney driver dreams of becoming an astronaut and goes on a series of adventures that takes him as far as Europe, causing him to revisit his values. Visions/Panawin aims to introduce the New York University and KJCC community to the ardent, prolific culture of the Philippines as expressed in key works from the rich and audacious canon of Philippine cinema.

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CWS Online Series | How Does That Sound? Storytelling as a Document and Experiment

Featuring Daniel Alarcón and Rita Indiana. Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 7:00 pm – EST This event was in SPANISH. Daniel Alarcón is a novelist, journalist, and co-founder of the Radio Ambulante podcast. He writes about Latin America in The New Yorker magazine and is a professor in the Columbia University School of Journalism. His most recent storybook, The King is Always Above the People, was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2018.

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ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC presents Beatriz Jaguaribe

In April 2022, NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will turn 25. To commemorate this milestone, we are producing ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC, an oral history project that will capture memories of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center through the recorded testimonies of our past Chairs going as far back as the 80’s, before the Center was as we know it today: a robust cultural and educational institution that hosts both the Andrés Bello and the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chairs.

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Fridays on the Patio - Reading and conversation with Urayoan Noel (Dept. of English and Spanish and Portuguese)

Friday, October 22, 2021, 4:00-6:00 pm - EST Location: KJCC Patio at 53 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 Conversation with Professor Urayoan Noel (English and Spanish & Portuguese), who read and performed from his new book of poetry Transversal (2021) and other works. Together we discussed issues around translation and performance, as well as NYU’s Latinx Project. For more on Uryaoan’s poetry, scholarship and performances: https://urayoannoel.com/links/ For more information on the Latinx Project: https://www.

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FILM SERIES: VISIONS/PANAWIN - FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA | FILM: JOHN DENVER TRENDING (2019, 1h 38min)

Directed by Arden Rod Condez Availability window: 7pm, Oct 2 – 7pm, Oct 16 A fourteen-year-old schoolboy’s life is upended when a video of him in a tussle with a schoolmate goes viral, causing him to face a menace all too common in today’s technology-pressurized world. Visions/Panawin aims to introduce the New York University and KJCC community to the ardent, prolific culture of the Philippines as expressed in key works from the rich and audacious canon of Philippine cinema.

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Fridays on the Patio - KJCC Knitting Circle

Friday, October 15, 2021, 4:00-6:00 pm - EST Location: KJCC Patio at 53 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 Professor Sarah Pearce (Spanish & Portuguese) lead us in a beginners lesson. We provided needles, yarn and know how. The KJCC Fridays on the Patio Program works to connect NYU students and faculty and invite them into the Center for cultural discussions and community building during select Fridays from 4-6pm.

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Online Event | The Unknown Pauline Viardot-García: A Universal Composer and Performer of the 19th Century

A panel discussion with Patricia Kleinman (Projecto CompositorAs), Amy Kyle (Sorbonne Université), Nicole Leone and Randi Marrazzo (A Modern Reveal). Moderated by Isabel Pérez Dobarro (London Performing Academy of Music). Friday, October 15, 2021, 2:30pm - EST This event was in ENGLISH with captioning. Pauline Viardot-Garcia (Paris, 1821-1910) was a central figure on the European opera scene of the 19th century. Daughter of the famous tenor Manuel García, and the soprano Joaquina Sitches, Pauline Viardot-Garcia conquered European audiences in her own right, was labeled a “Genius” by critics, with a career spanning a vast repertoire of roles and styles, and developed in parallel, an intense compositional and pedagogical activity which lasted until the end of her long life.

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This event has been CANCELLED until further notice. | CWS Online Series | Vuelta a la otra margen. Alquimia, ensambles y opciones en la poesía peruana

Round table #1 featuring Mario Montalbetti, Odi Gonzáles, and Rossella Di Paolo. Introduced by Mariela Dreyfus. Round table #1 Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 7:00pm – EST This event will be ONLINE and in SPANISH Live stream on facebook.com/kjccnyu/live Poetry reading #1 Wednesday, October 13, 2021, 7:00pm – EST This event will be ONLINE and in SPANISH Live stream on facebook.com/kjccnyu/live Organized by NYU MFA Creative Writing in Spanish Program and NYU Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS).

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Fridays on the Patio - NYU Journal Share

Friday, October 8, 2021, 4:00-6:00 pm - EST Location: KJCC Patio at 53 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 NYU’s most prestigious undergraduate and graduate journals - including representatives from the Departments of Art History, English, History and Spanish & Portuguese. The KJCC Fridays on the Patio Program works to connect NYU students and faculty and invite them into the Center for cultural discussions and community building during select Fridays from 4-6pm.

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CWS Online Series | Islas Adyacentes: A reading and a discussion with Nicole Cecilia Delgado

Featuring: Nicole Cecilia Delgado Introduced by Urayoán Noel Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 7:00pm - EST This event was be ONLINE and in SPANISH. Poet, translator and book artist Nicole Cecilia Delgado (Puerto Rico, 1980) was reading her work and speaking to us about her career, editorial and activism projects; among them is the editorial and graphic experimentation workshop “La Impresora”. She addressed her distinct practices as “ Islas Adyacentes” from an expansive Caribbean that includes New York.

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Fridays on the Patio - Music Share with WNYU

Friday, October 1, 2021, 4:00-6:00 pm - EST Location: KJCC Patio at 53 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 The KJCC Fridays on the Patio Program works to connect NYU students and faculty and invite them into the Center for cultural discussions and community building during select Fridays from 4-6pm. We aim to provide a diverse array of programming, so that all community members feel welcome and celebrated.

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FILM SERIES: VISIONS/PANAWIN - FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA | FILM: THIS IS HOW WE WERE BEFORE, HOW ARE YOU DOING NOW? / GANITO KAMI NOON, PAANO KAYO NGAYON? (1976, 2h 16min)

Directed by Eddie Romero Availability window: 7pm, Sept 18 - 7pm, Oct 2 Set at the turn of the 20th century during the end of the Spanish colonial period, the Philippine Revolution and the subsequent arrival of the American colonizers, this coming-of-age film follows a naive peasant through his adventures to the capital city as he discovers himself and his place in a new nation. Gawad Urian: Best Picture, Director, Screenplay, Production Design.

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Online Event | Sublime Truth and the Senses: Titian's Poesie for King Philip II of Spain

With Marie Tanner, independent scholar and author, and Edward J. Sullivan, Deputy Director of the Institute of Fine Arts and the Helen Gould Shepard Professor in the History of Art Part of The Roberta and Richard Huber Colloquium Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 6:30pm - EST This event was ONLINE and in ENGLISH Institute of Fine Arts conversation between author Dr. Marie Tanner and Edward J. Sullivan, Deputy Director of the Institute of Fine Arts and the Helen Gould Shepard Professor in the History of Art, as they discuss Dr.

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Fridays on the Patio - Collage and Community

Friday, September 24, 2021, 4:00-6:00 pm - EST Location: KJCC Patio at 53 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 The KJCC Fridays on the Patio Program works to connect NYU students and faculty and invite them into the Center for cultural discussions and community building during select Fridays from 4-6pm. We aim to provide a diverse array of programming, so that all community members feel welcome and celebrated. More than anything, this will be an event series focusing on elevating quality of life and creating enjoyable experiences.

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ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC presents Juan González

In April 2022, NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will turn 25. To commemorate this milestone, we are producing ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC, an oral history project that will capture memories of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center through the recorded testimonies of our past Chairs going as far back as the 80’s, before the Center was as we know it today: a robust cultural and educational institution that hosts both the Andrés Bello and the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chairs.

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KJCC in the News

KJCC has been featured in the Back to School/Hispanic Heritage issue of the magazine Hispanic Outlook on Education, a monthly publication that highlights topics related to education from a uniquely Hispanic perspective. Their September issue, dedicated to Hispanic Heritage, features programs that highlight different aspects of Hispanic culture, from language and literature to the arts, as well as the rich history of Hispanic/Latino contributions to US society. Join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage month!

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Welcome to our 2021/‎2022 Academic Year

We are excited for the coming year of programs, events, and initiatives, including the celebration of the KJCC’s 25th Anniversary in April 2022, with a plethora of commemorative activities and events during Spring 2022 (STAY TUNED). This semester all of our programmed activities will continue to be held online, so please keep track of our Newsletter announcements and our FB and YouTube pages to participate in the discussions during a livestream or watch an event later on your own schedule.

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KJCC Activity Report 2020-2021

LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR I officially became Director of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC) in September 2020, however, months before I began working with Laura Turégano, Associate Director (Interim Director, 2019-2020), on planning how to continue the goals of our center (academic, cultural, and public outreach) within the context of the significant challenges brought about by the pandemic, which included, most importantly, a shift from our in-person events and programs to operating entirely online.

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Online Event | Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. The Specters of History in the films of Pedro Costa

Thursday, July 22, 2021, 2:00-4:00 pm EST This event was ONLINE and in ENGLISH. Captioning is provided. A conversation with Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa and film scholar Glòria Salvadó-Corretger (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) Organized and Introduced by Sara Nadal-Melsió (NYU) Moderated by Francisco Quinteiro Pires (NYU) Pedro Costa is one of Portugal’s most important film directors. As a student, he abandoned his degree in history in order to attend the classes of the poet and filmmaker António Reis at the Lisbon Film School.

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ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC presents Cristina Pato

In April 2022, NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will turn 25. To commemorate this milestone, we are producing ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC, an oral history project that will capture memories of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center through the recorded testimonies of our past Chairs going as far back as the 80’s, before the Center was as we know it today: a robust cultural and educational institution that hosts both the Andrés Bello and the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chairs.

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ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC presents Jean-Frédéric Schaub

In April 2022, NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will turn 25. To commemorate this milestone, we are producing ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC, an oral history project that will capture memories of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center through the recorded testimonies of our past Chairs going as far back as the 80’s, before the Center was as we know it today: a robust cultural and educational institution that hosts both the Andrés Bello and the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chairs.

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Professor Louis Milton Bourne Fellowship Announcement

New York University’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center and the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing in Spanish are pleased to announce GSAS alumnus Professor Louis Milton Bourne (MA ’87 and PhD ’98 -Spanish) has made a generous donation through a bequest to endow and establish the “Professor Louis Milton Bourne Fellowship”. This future legacy will provide annual tuition support for a student(s) who demonstrate financial need and academic merit, and who are enrolled in the MFA in Creative Writing in Spanish Program at the Graduate School of Arts and Science.

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ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC presents Marisa Belausteguigoitia Rius

In April 2022, NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will turn 25. To commemorate this milestone, we are producing ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC, an oral history project that will capture memories of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center through the recorded testimonies of our past Chairs going as far back as the 80’s, before the Center was as we know it today: a robust cultural and educational institution that hosts both the Andrés Bello and the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chairs.

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ATLANTICA Sessions - ELECTRO-QUEER with SAMANTHA HUDSON

HOST: Casilda García López GUEST: Samantha Hudson Time & Date: Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 •9:00-10.30pm Links: •https://wnyu.org/programs/radiole •https://facebook.com/kjccnyu •bit.ly/kjccyoutube KJCC partnered with WNYU (NYU’s radio station) to launch a series of conversations that delve into the complex stories behind music, lyric, and performance. Samantha Hudson is one of Spain’s greatest Gen-Z icons, branding her songs as electroqueer, the fruit of Spain’s drag scene, queer raves, and artists with electronic influence like Putilatex.

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Online Event | DramaLab 2021 | SOMBRAS CHINESCAS by Daniela Trabuchi

Friday, May 7th, 2021 | 7:00 PM This event was in SPANISH Laura Turégano of the King Juan Carlos I Spain Center (KJCC) and Alejandro Moreno of the Creative Writing in Spanish (CWS) Series, invited you to NYU’s DramaLab 2021. DramaLab 2021 featured two days of virtual readings of plays written by CWS Master’s students Laura Galindo (Colombia) and Daniela Trabuchi (Argentina): Wednesday 5th and Friday 7th May, 7:00 p.

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Online Event | Lecture “Toxic Agriculture. Transgenic seeds, Pesticides, and Monoculture in Contemporary Fiction from Latin America” by Sebastián Figueroa (Spring 2021 Andrés Bello Postdoctoral Fellow)

Thursday, May 6, 2021, 2:00pm EST This event was in ENGLISH Respondent: Gisela Heffes (Rice University) Moderator: Jens Andermann (NYU) Beginning with Andrés Bello’s “Silva a la agricultura de la zona tórrida”, the first part of this lecture explored the social and ecological contradictions of capitalist agriculture in Latin America from its inception in the 19th century to its industrialization during the Green Revolution and corporatization in neoliberalism. In the second part, focusing particularly on an array of contemporary novels centered around rural and suburban landscapes, this lecture examined the role of monoculture and transgenic crops in the precarization of labor relations, gender violence, and environmental degradation in some countries of Latin America in the last decades.

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Online Event | DramaLab 2021 | LEO DE SOL ASCENDENTE by Laura Galindo

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 | 7:00 PM This event was in SPANISH Laura Turégano of the King Juan Carlos I Spain Center (KJCC) and Alejandro Moreno of the Creative Writing in Spanish (CWS) Series, invited you to NYU’s DramaLab 2021. DramaLab 2021 featured two days of virtual readings of plays written by CWS Master’s students Laura Galindo (Colombia) and Daniela Trabuchi (Argentina): Wednesday 5th and Friday 7th May, 7:00 p.

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FILM SERIES: VISIONS/PANAWIN - FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA FILM: Write about Love (2019, 105 min)

written by Crisanto Aquino, Janica Mae Regalo, and Ays de Guzman; directed by Aquino. April 30 – May 6 Synopsis: Two young writers with different styles must work together to write a romantic film. Their creative and personal struggles and aspirations enmesh them in each other’s troubles and those of their fictional characters. For the Visions/Panawin Film Series program click here Visions/Panawin is organized by Sulo: the Philippine Studies Initiative at NYU in collaboration with NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center and TBA Studios.

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FILM SERIES: VISIONS/PANAWIN - FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA FILM: K’na, the Dreamweaver (2014, 85 min)

written and directed by Ida del Mundo. April 23 – 29 Synopsis: When K’na, a young T’boli woman, becomes a dreamweaver, she has the chance to weave together her village’s warring clans. In the process, she faces a choice between this dream and her personal happiness. For the Visions/Panawin Film Series program click here Visions/Panawin is organized by Sulo: the Philippine Studies Initiative at NYU in collaboration with NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center and TBA Studios.

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**EVENT CANCELLED** CWS Event: Los talleres del tiempo: editores hispanos en Nueva York

Featuring: Carlos Aguasaco (Artepoética Press); Sara Cordón and Ulises Gonzales (Chatos Inhumanos); Giancarlo Huapaya and Charlotte Whittle (Cardboard House Press), Asdrúbal and María Angélica García (Sudaquia editores). Hosted and moderated by: Mariela Dreyfus Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 7:00pm (EST) This event will be ONLINE and in SPANISH Livestream on: https://www.facebook.com/nyucreativewritinginspanishprogram Organized by NYU MFA Creative Writing in Spanish Program.

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Black Henry | A full length play by Luis H. Francia

Watch Black Henry Watch the Talkback Black Henry explored the profound consequences of a clash of cultures, when in 1521 Ferdinand Magellan and three Spanish ships make landfall in the Philippines. His Malay slave, Enrique, acts as the go-between the conquistadors and the islanders. However, Magellan’s disastrous attempt to colonize the islands not only complicates Enrique’s life but alters irrevocably the character and destiny of the archipelago.

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PODCAST | SONORIDAD.ES: Sound Landscapes in the Iberian Peninsula

A Virtual Artistic Residency Diptych Isabel Do Diego & La Señorita Blanco Curated by Daniel Valtueña From Isabel Do Diego’s sounds to La Señorita Blanco’s landscapes April 19, 2021 After the world premiere of Isabel Do Diego’s DEPUEBLO (El origen) developed during their artistic residency at the KJCC (2020-2021), SONORIDAD.ES transitioned into the second episode of this curatorial project with La Señorita Blanco as its 2021-2022 artist-in-residence. Artists Isabel Do Diego and La Señorita Blanco along with curator Daniel Valtueña recorded a conversation about “Sound Landscapes in the Iberian Peninsula,” retrospectively taking account of the first year’s program and looking ahead to next year.

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FILM SERIES: VISIONS/PANAWIN - FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA FILM: Heneral Luna (2015, 118 min)

written by Henry Francia, Ed Rocha, and Jerrold Tarog; directed by Jerrold Tarog. April 16 – 22 Synopsis: After the late 19th-century Philippine revolution and declaration of independence from Spain, Madrid-educated Antonio Luna emerges as one of the fiercest generals of the Philippine forces in the ensuing Philippine-American war. The short-tempered general finds himself facing an enemy more formidable than the American army: His own treacherous countrymen. For the Visions/Panawin Film Series program click here

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Keynote Panel, "Reflections on 500 Years of Navigation and (Anti)Conquest"

part of the Mactan500 Virtual Conference Friday, April 23, 2021, 5:00 -7:00pm (EST) John D. Blanco (UCSD), “A God is Weeping: Reinterpreting the Conquest” Oona Paredes (UCLA), “Death on the Beach: ‘Decolonizing’ Mactan’s Pericolonial Moment” Vicente Rafael (University of Washington), “Duterte’s Phallus: On the Aesthetics of Authoritarian Vulgarity” Moderator: Dr. Theodore S. Gonzalves (Smithsonian Museum of American History) The year 2021 marks the 500th anniversary of the rise and spread of Western civilization made possible by Spanish and Portuguese explorers seeking to open global trade routes.

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Online Event | CWS Series: Revista Temporales - El año remoto

With Arlett Cancino, Valeria Melchiorre, Juan Pablo Richter, Eliezer Márquez-Ramos, Julio César Márquez, Carlos Egaña, Alexander Castillo, Jessica M. Ortiz, Lucia Orellana, Germán Alcalde, Adriana Lea Plaza, Apolinar Islas, Isaac Franfel and Mariana Covarrubias Introduced by Lila Zemborain, Leni Flores and Alexander Castillo Wednesday, April 21, 2021 7:00pm EST This event was in SPANISH Temporales Magazine, edited by MFA Creative Writing in Spanish students, is committed to the quality and diversity of current voices in the Spanish literary world.

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Online Event | Round Table: Joan Miró, Modern Art, and the Legacies of (Art) Historical Archives

Saturday, April 17, 2021, 2:00pm (EST) This event was in Spanish and English with captioned translations. The curators of the exhibition Miró-ADLAN: An Archive of Modernity (1932-1936) were joined by Anne Umland (MoMA) and Marko Daniel (Fundació Joan Miró) for an hour-long conversation about the position of Joan Miró within the history of modern art, his role in promoting new art in Barcelona and New York, the spaces in which his work was exhibited during the decade of the 1930s, and the importance of archives (personal and institutional) in mapping the relations between artists and the local contexts in which they produced and exhibited their work.

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ATLANTICA Sessions - FLAMENCO with NIÑO DE ELCHE

HOST: Casilda García López GUEST: Niño de Elche Wednesday, April 14th, 2021, 9:00-10.30pm EST Link: https://wnyu.org/programs/radiole A partnership between KJCC’s partnership and NYU’s radio (WNYU) “A transatlantic musical voyage across Spanish music of today and yesterday. In partnership with the King Juan Carlos I Center at NYU, we will conversate with notable guest speakers of the heritage that makes the now of Spanish music.” Defining flamenco or how its duende works is a challenge, and even more so with Niño de Elche’s deconstruction.

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Online Event | CWS Series | A Virginian looked for meaning in poetry by living Spain and writing in Spanish

With Prof. Louis Bourne Introduced by Rubén Ríos Avila and Mariela Dreyfus Wednesday, April 14, 7:00pm (EST) This event was in SPANISH Louis Bourne was born in Richmond but grew up in Alexandria, Virginia. As a child, he lived two years in Mussoorie, India and Cairo, Egypt, received a BA in English at Chapel Hill, NC and an MA at Hollins University, VA. He spent three years getting an MA in English literature at Oxford University before moving to Madrid, Spain to live seven years under the Franco regime as an English teacher and lived through Spain’s transition to a parliamentary monarchy.

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FILM SERIES: VISIONS/PANAWIN - FOCUS ON PHILIPPINE CINEMA FILM: WOMEN OF THE WEEPING RIVER (2016, 85m)

written and directed by Sheron Dayoc (with English subtitles) Panawin is thrilled to present its Premiere film-in-focus, the internationally award-winning film WOMEN OF THE WEEPING RIVER, written and directed by Sheron Dayoc. In coordination with its co-producer TBA Studios, we have ensured that the film will remain on the free YouTube TBA Channel for the duration that the film is in focus for this series, from April 9 to April 15.

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SULO/KJCC Film Series: VISIONS/PANAWIN - Focus on Philippine Cinema - Four from TBA Studios

Philippine Cinema, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2019, has a lively history rooted in the struggles and aspirations of its movie-crazy nation and that has had its golden ages, as acknowledged in the major 2018 MoMA retrospective, A Third Golden Age: Philippine Contemporary Cinema. The film series Visions/Panawin will focus on selections from this artistic and cultural treasure house, starting this April through the end of the Spring semester 2022.

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Online Event | CWS Event | Veveviejo, with Rosa Luisa Márquez y Antonio Martorell Introduced by Rubén Ríos Avila

Wednesday, April 7, 7:00pm This event was in SPANISH Antonio Martorell and Rosa Luisa Márquez have collaborated in multiple creative ventures since the days of Taller Alacrán, in the Santurce, Puerto Rico of the sixties. He has been the scenographer for many of her productions, such as her groundbreaking rendition of Waiting for Godot in 1997, using male and female actors. They also frequently work as joint performers in pieces written by Martorell, like Veveviejo, about the complexities, pains and joys of aging.

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Online Event | Spanish Culture from Romanticism to the Present: A book presentation and discussion with Jo Labanyi

Thursday, April 1, 2:00 p.m. EST This event was in English and Spanish. The book we celebrated, Spanish Culture from Romanticism to the Present: Structures of Feeling, brings together in one place 24 essays published over Jo Labanyi’s career, which she was invited to contribute to the “Selected Essays” series of Legenda, the imprint of the British Modern Humanities Research Association. The essays cover drama, poetry, fiction, political writing, painting, photography, cinema, and memory studies, loosely held together by Raymond Williams’ understanding of culture as a barometer of historical change.

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Online Event | Round table: Vegetal Plots in Latin American Literature With Juan Ramón Duchesne Winter (University of Pittsburgh) and Gina Saraceni (Pontificia Universidad Javeriana)

Moderated by Carolyn Fornoff (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign). Organized by Sebastián Figueroa (Spring 2021 Andrés Bello Postdoctoral Fellow) Tuesday, March 30, 2021 | 2:30pm EST This event was in SPANISH with captions “Plants beyond plants - Toward a generic, post Homo sapiens humanism” Juan Ramón Duchesne Winter (University of Pittsburgh) is author of Plant Theory in Amazonian Literature (2019) and another 10 books and numerous articles related to twentieth and twenty-first century Latin American literatures in their cultural and political milieux.

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ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC presents Helen Graham

In April 2022, NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will turn 25. To commemorate this milestone, we are producing ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC, an oral history project that will capture memories of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center through the recorded testimonies of our past Chairs going as far back as the 80’s, before the Center was as we know it today: a robust cultural and educational institution that hosts both the Andrés Bello and the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chairs.

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Online Event | Conversatorios Online 2020-2021: Arte, Activismo y Lo Común

El aprendizaje de lo común: A conversation with Marina Garcés Organized by Sara Nadal-Melsió Q&A moderated by Matías Gallegos Ruiz Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 6:00 pm EST This event was in SPANISH with captions. Marina Garcés is a Barcelona-based philosopher and essayist, a professor of philosophy, and a founding member of the collective project of critical and experimental thinking Espai en Blanc (Blank Space). She is currently the director of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Master’s Degree in Philosophy for Contemporary Challenges.

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Online Event | KJCC Poetry Series curated by Lila Zemborain | Variations on On the Nature of Things: Poetry & Science. Featuring Margarita Saona (Peru) and Marina Serrano (Argentina)

Download Flyer Introduced by Lila Zemborain Wednesday March 24, 2021 | 7:00pm EST This event was in SPANISH Margarita Saona teaches literature at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She studied linguistics and literature at Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru. She received a Ph.D. in Latin American literature from Columbia University in New York. She is interested in issues of memory, cognition, empathy, and representation in literature and the arts.

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Online Event | Spanish ‘Populisms’ in Historical Perspective: From ‘Utopian’ Demo-Socialism to the Anarchist Spring, a conversation between Diego Baena (Spring 2021 KJC Postdoctoral Fellow) and scholar Jorge Gaupp

Download Flyer Thursday, March 18, 2021 | 2:30pm EST This event was in ENGLISH Captioning provided Furthering the critical study of what some scholars have called the popular democratic and socialist cultures and others the ‘populisms’ of the past, this lecture challenged the dominant narratives and theoretical paradigms that have framed our understanding of both mass and class-oriented political cultures over time (and in particular, those that began to take shape prior to the twentieth century and the advent of modern electronic media).

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Online Event | CWS event featuring Guadalupe Nettel

Download Flyer Presented by Sergio Chejfec Wednesday, March 17 | 7:00pm EST This event was in SPANISH Editar la pandemia La pandemia y el confinamiento han resultado en duelo, rabia y, sobre todo, innumerables preguntas. Mostraron lo frágil de las estructuras estatales y la facilidad con que la crisis se hace cotidiana. Algunas preocupaciones adquirieron más espesor: la naturaleza y los ecosistemas, una vida menos urbana, el autoritarismo y la represión, la desigualdad económica y la violencia de género.

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Isabel Do Diego - 2020/ 21 KJCC Artist-in-Residence Closing Event - Screening and Q&A with Isabel Do Diego and Daniel Valtueña

Thursday, March 11, 2021 2:30pm EST In Spanish SONORIDAD.ES Isabel Do Diego closed their residency at KJCC in a conversation with Daniel Valtueña, curator of the Artist-in-Residence series. They discussed their creative process and engaged in a conversation with the audience. A screening of their commissioned piece preceded the discussion. Follow the screening and discussion here Watch Isabel Do Diego - 2020/ 21 KJCC Artist-in-Residence Online Work Premiere here:

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ATLANTICA Sessions - COPLA

HOST: Casilda García López GUEST: Pepa Anastasio Time & Date: Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 •9:00-9.30pm EST Discussion •9:30-10:30pm EST Music Program Links: •https://wnyu.org/programs/radiole •https://facebook.com/kjccnyu •bit.ly/kjccyoutube A partnership between KJCC’s partnership and NYU’s radio (WNYU) KJCC partnered with WNYU (NYU’s radio station) to launch a series of conversations that delved into the complex stories behind music, lyric, and performance. Organized by Casilda García Lorca (KJCC advisory committee member, undergraduate at NYU, and DJ for the weekly radio program Atlántica), the series began with invited guest Pepa Anastasio (Hostra University) for a discussion about gender and female empowerment in Copla, a musical genre from Spain that was highly popular from the 1930s through the 1950s.

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Online Event | CWS event featuring Luis Chitarroni: Continuidad de los diarios

Presented by Sergio Chejfec Wednesday, March 10 | 7:00pm EST In SPANISH Photo: Alejandro Guyot Luis Chitarroni (Buenos Aires, 1958). Writer, critic and editor. Among his books are Siluetas, El carapálida, Los escritores de los escritores, Peripecias del no, Mil tazas de té, Breve historia argentina de la literatura latinoamericana (from Borges) - which compiles the classes that he gave at the Malba museum in 2016–, Pasado mañana (Santiago de Chile, UDP).

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Isabel Do Diego - 2020/ 21 KJCC Artist-in-Residence Online Work Premiere

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 2:30pm EST SONORIDAD.ES Isabel Do Diego created an original piece commissioned by KJCC as part of their residency. You have exclusive access to intimate memories and striking images around the sound universe of DEPUEBLO, Isabel Do Diego’s latest sound project. This project is located at the intersection of traditional Andalusian folklore and machine-driven explorations on the prosthetic body. Intended for mature audiences only. This film includes some images that might affect some people’s sensitivity

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Online Event | KJCC/ S & P/ Institut Ramon Llull | Catalan Novel in Translation

Friday, February 26, 2021, 2:00pm EST This event was in ENGLISH with CAPTIONS. Roundtable with: Mary Ann Newman (Scholar-in-Residence, NYU KJCC) Peter Bush (Literary Translator) Chad W. Post (Open Letter Books/University of Rochester) Helena Buffery (University College Cork, Ireland) Introduced by Michael Gatan (NYU) Moderated by Jordana Mendelson (NYU) Mary Ann Newman is a translator, independent scholar, and cultural administrator who brings Catalan culture to the U.S. public. She has translated Rubert de Ventós, Monzó, Carner, and Sagarra.

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ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC presents Carmen Boullosa

In April 2022, NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will turn 25. To commemorate this milestone, we are producing ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC, an oral history project that will capture memories of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center through the recorded testimonies of our past Chairs going as far back as the 80’s, before the Center was as we know it today: a robust cultural and educational institution that hosts both the Andrés Bello and the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chairs.

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Online Event | KJCC/IFA | Celebrating a New Collection of Essays by Jonathan Brown | No solo Velázquez

Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 2:30pm EST This event was in ENGLISH The Institute of Fine Arts invited you to celebrate the publication of Jonathan Brown’s new collection of essays, No solo Velázquez (Madrid: Cátedra, 2020). The event is co-sponsored by the Institute of Fine Arts and the King Juan Carlos I Center of NYU. Moderated by Jordana Mendelson, Director of the King Juan Carlos I Center of NYU, with brief introductions by Estrella de Diego, Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, and Robert Lubar Messeri, Associate Professor of Modern Art at the Institute of Fine Arts, four speakers commented on Professor Brown’s texts: Edward Sullivan, the Helen Gould Shepard Professor of the History of Art at the Institute of Fine Arts, Reva Wolf, Professor of Art History at the State University of New York at New Paltz, Dr.

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Online Event | KJCC/PASSO | Constructions of Contagion: Sickness and Health in Two Pandemics

Thursday, February 18, 2021, 6:00pm EST This event was ONLINE and in ENGLISH Dean Allbritton (Colby College) Feeling Sick: The Early Years of AIDS in Spain Dr. Allbritton examines the cultural history of the early years of AIDS in Spain (1981-1987) as it has been told through television and print media, ephemeral products of visual culture, fiction film, and the so-called risk groups that lived through the epidemic. Taking up Raymond Williams’ ‘structure of feeling’, he argues that a structure of feeling sick emerges in these early years of AIDS in Spain; it is alternately a sense of living through historicity, a gesticulation away from sick groups, a banding together in illness, a reactionary abandonment of hope, and a revolutionary turn towards the future.

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Special Screening: El Cuadro (The Painting)

The film was available from 12:00pm (EST) on Monday, February 15, 2021 until 12:00pm Wednesday February 17 ONLY at KJCC YouTube Channel https://youtu.be/dXhRCi_xWxs On Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at 2:30pm EST the Institute of Fine Arts (IFA) at NYU hosted a celebration of Jonathan Brown’s new collection of essays, No solo Velázquez (Madrid: Cátedra, 2020) with Estrella de Diego (U. Complutense, Madrid), Robert Lubar Messeri (IFA), Edward Sullivan (IFA), Reva Wolf (SUNY New Paltz), Miguel Falomir (Museo Nacional del Prado), and the editor of the volume, Francisco Chaparro.

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Online Event | King Juan Carlos I of Spain Postdoctoral Fellow - Diego Baena | Plagues and Pharmacology in Historical and Literary Perspective: A Conversation with Santiago Alba Rico

Thursday, February 11, 2021, 2:00pm EST This event was ONLINE and in SPANISH with captions This discussion sought to address the all-too prescient topic of how both sociopolitical and socioeconomic crises have tended to intersect with epidemics historically, and how they tend to be read and remembered (or no) over time. Our goal was to analyze and discuss representations and discourses of contagion of both past and present so that they may illuminate one another, and to seek a broader critical understanding of the moment of crisis we are currently living.

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The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center is pleased to announce new appointments and affiliations for Spring 2021

In response to the crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and limitations on travel and visas, and in an attempt to support younger scholars who are facing precarity because of this crisis, the advisory committee of the KJCC revised this year’s nomination of its Chairs as a call for applications for Postdoctoral Fellows for Spring 2021. The Andrés Bello Chair and the King Juan Carlos Chair will resume September 2021.

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ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC presents María Dolores Jiménez Blanco

In April 2022, NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center will turn 25. To commemorate this milestone, we introduce ATRIUM: Voices from the KJCC, an oral history project that will capture memories of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center through the recorded testimonies of our past Chairs going as far back as the 80’s, before the Center was as we know it today: a robust cultural and educational institution that hosts both the Andrés Bello and King Juan Carlos Chairs.

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Online Event | Decentering the Archive | Black Bodies in Performance and Translation in Iberia and the Iberian Atlantic World

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 2:30 PM EST This event was in English Introduced and Moderated by Rafael Cesar (NYU) and Eva Woods (Vassar College) “Conversion, Translation, and the Making of Blackness in Colonial Cartagena de Indias” Larissa Brewer-García (University of Chicago) “No es país para negras and the Future of Black Spain” Jeffrey K. Coleman (Marquette University) “Perra Mora: Love and War in the Body of a Woman”

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Online Event | CWS Series | Teatro y Pandemia

Wednesday, December 9th 2020 | 7PM This event was ONLINE and in SPANISH AMPARO NOGUERA with the play LA VOZ HUMANA by Jean Cocteau PAULINA URRUTIA with the play MENTES SALVAJES by Marcus Lindeen In dialogue with the actresses and Victor Carrasco, director of both plays done by Teatro De La Palabra, on Zoom, during pandemic Hosted by Professor and Playwright Alejandro Moreno Sponsored by Fundación Atacamagica, NYU MFA Creative Writing in Spanish Program and NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center

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Online Event | In Dialogue with … Ernesto Castro - Discussion with Casilda García López (NYU Tisch School of the Arts)

This event was ONLINE and IN SPANISH Ernesto Castro is one of Spain’s most promising millennial philosophers, sparking questions on our youth, our world, and its existential concerns. Castro finds meaning in the most recondite spaces, from trap music to the unaddressed postmodern philosophical tendencies within the Iberian Peninsula. In this conversation, we touched upon ‘Hispanidad.’ What does Hispanic heritage and the complicity of a ‘shared’ culture and/or language mean?

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Online Event | SONORIDAD.ES: A CONVERSATION WITH ISABEL DO DIEGO

Sonoridad.es Sound Landscapes in the Iberian Peninsula A Virtual Artistic Residency Diptych Curated by Daniel Valtueña NYU King Juan Carlos of Spain I Center | 2020-2022 A CONVERSATION WITH ISABEL DO DIEGO Artist Conversation Thursday December 3, 2020 2:30-4:00 pm EST (NYC) | 20:30-22:00 ECT (Peninsular Spain) Participants Isabel Do Diego (Artist) Daniel Valtueña (Curator) Introduced by Laura Turégano (KJCC) and moderated by Jordana Mendelson (KJCC) This event was online and in Spanish

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Online Event | CWS Series | Translating the Present. A dialogue with renowned literary translator Esther Allen (Baruch College/Graduate Center, CUNY)

Presented by Mariela Dreyfus Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 7:00pm This event was ONLINE and in SPANISH Esther Allen’s translation of Zama, the 1956 novel by Antonio Di Benedetto (NYRB Classics), won the 2016 National Translation Award. With a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation, she has since translated the other two novels in the “Trilogía de la espera,” The Silentiary, slated for publication in fall 2021, and The Suicides. Her essays, reviews and translations have appeared in The New York Review of Books, Words Without Borders, The Paris Review, Granta and other publications.

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Online Event | KJCC Poetry Series | El lenguaje del ojo

Featuring Esther Ramón and Jordi Doce Presented by Lila Zemborain Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 7:00 PM EDT This event was in Spanish Esther Ramón (1970, Madrid) is a poet and critic, PhD in comparative literature and associate professor at Carlos III University of Madrid. Her work has been widely anthologized, as in Panic cure, Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century (Shearsman Books, UK and Otis Books / Seismincity Editions, USA, 2014), and her poems have been translated into English, French, German, Romanian, Portuguese and Arabian, and published by international magazines as Europe, Place de la Sorbonne, Le Monde des livres, Columbia Journal and Los Angeles Review.

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Cortocircuito Latino Shortfest of NY Home Edition | November 10-13, 2020

CORTOCIRCUITO VIRTUAL CINEMA PRESENTS SHORT FILMS FROM SPAIN, LATIN AMERICA, THE COLOMBIAN PACIFIC AND LATINOS FROM THE US UNDER THE THEME OF EMPATHY = IN THE PLACE OF THE OTHER ●Virtual screening room in the Tri-State Area (NY, NJ, and CT), Texas, and Cali,Colombia. ●Registration was free of charge through ​www.cortocircuito.us ●Award-winning short films from festivals around the world New York and Cali, October 2020- . The 17th edition of Corto Circuito New York and the 6th edition of Cali opened their virtual screening room Corto Circuito: Home Edition November 10-13, 2020, presenting award-winning short films from international festivals and continuing its mission of promoting emerging talent from the regions it represents.

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Online Event | Conversatorios Online 2020-2021: Arte, Activismo y Lo Común Organized by Sara Nadal-Melsió | Public Trust: A Conversation with Paul Ramirez-Jonas

This event was in Spanish Over the past 25 years Paul Ramirez-Jonas has sought to challenge the definitions of art and the public and to engineer active au­dience participation and exchange. He has been made public in galleries, institutions and urban spaces around the world. He has been an Associate Professor at Hunter College since 2007; and is represented by Galeria Nara Roesler in Sao Paulo and New York.

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Online Event | SONORIDAD.ES: LISTENING TO THE IBERIAN LANDSCAPE

If we stop and listen to the Iberian landscape, what does it sound like? Curated by Daniel Valtueña Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:30-4:00pm EST (NYC) | 7:30-9:00pm ECT (Peninsular Spain) With Isabel Do Diego (Artist), La Señorita Blanco (Artist), Dylon Robbins (NYU) and Daniel Valtueña (Curator) Introduced by Laura Turégano (KJCC) and moderated by Jordana Mendelson (KJCC) This event was in Spanish Next event: A CONVERSATION WITH ISABEL DO DIEGO, Thursday December 3, 2020

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Online Event | CWS Series | ¿Aceptan manuscritos? Publicar en español en tiempos de pandemia.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | 7:00 PM EDT This event was in Spanish An event organized by our MFA second-year students. Featuring: Silvina López Medín (Ugly Duckling Presse); Olga Martínez & Paco Robles (Editorial Candaya); Andrea Montejo (Indent Literary Agency). Presented by Lucía Orellana and Leni Flores. Silvina López Medin nació en Buenos Aires y vive en Nueva York. Publicó los libros de poemas La noche de los bueyes (Madrid: Visor, 1999), Premio Internacional de Poesía a la Creación Joven de la Fundación Loewe, Esa sal en la lengua para decir manglar (Buenos Aires: del Dock, 2014; trad.

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Online Event | KJCC Poetry Series | Mapa de Carmen Valle: un homenaje

Introduced by Enid Valle, Lourdes Vázquez and Ruben Ríos-Ávila Participants: Jacqueline Herranz Brooks, Myrna Nieves, Mercedes Roffé, Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé, Mariela Dreyfus, Alejandro Varderi, Marta López Luaces, Christ Brandt and Lila Zemborain Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 7:00 PM EDT This event was in Spanish

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Online Event | CWS Series | Zona de escritura with Fernanda Trías and Giuseppe Caputo

CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Zona de escritura. Featuring Fernanda Trías (Uruguay) and Giuseppe Caputo (Colombia). Hosted by Diamela Eltit. In Spanish Fernanda Trías (Uruguay, 1976) published the novels Cuaderno para un solo ojo, La azotea, La ciudad invencible and Mugre rosa, and the short story collection No soñarás flores. She got her MFA in Creative Writing at NYU in 2014. Her books were published in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Spain, France, Mexico and Uruguay.

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THE KING JUAN CARLOS I OF SPAIN CENTER ANNOUNCES: TWO POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR SPRING 2021

In response to the crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and limitations on travel and visas, and in an attempt to support younger scholars who are facing precarity because of this crisis, the Advisory Committee of NYU’S King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center has revised this year’s nomination of its Chairs as a call for applications for two Postdoctoral Fellows for Spring 2021. The Andrés Bello Chair and the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chair will resume September 2021.

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Online Event | CWS Series | Welcome Reading by the MFA Students

In Spanish. Participants: Carlos Egaña Apolinar Islas Yaissa Jimenez Adriana Lea Plaza David Ornelas Jessica Ortiz Morales Jorge Sánchez Maria Ximena Santaolalla Enrique Aureng Silva Sponsored by NYU MFA Creative Writing in Spanish Program and NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center

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Online event | el taller @ KJCC | Set the Farm on Fire: Q&A with Oliver Laxe and Santiago Fillol

July 23, 2020 2:30PM EDT Organized in collaboration with el taller @ KJCC Summer Institute. Set the Farm on Fire: Rethinking Rural Cinema in a Postnational Context A Q&A with filmmaker Oliver Laxe and screenwriter Santiago Fillol, moderated by Sara Nadal-Melsió. Oliver Laxe is a French-born Galician film director, screenwriter, and actor. Laxe grew up between France, Spain and Morocco. His first two films screened at the Cannes Film Festival: You All Are Captains (FIPRESCI Prize, 2010 Directors’ Fortnight) and Mimosas (Grand Prize, 2016 Critics’ week).

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Online Event | CWS Series | Farewell Reading by Graduating Students

May 11, 2020 7:00 pm EDT In Spanish CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Farewell Reading by Graduating Students from the MFA in Creative Writing in Spanish. Hosted by Lila Zemborain and Mariela Dreyfus. Participants: Catalina Ángel, Estefanía Angueyra, Eric Barenboim, Salomé Benalcázar, Gabriel Carle, Estefanía Carvajal, Ana Paula Cortés, Juan Ignacio Chávez, Enrique Delgadillo Lacayo, Diego Echevárri, María Luisa Furche Rossé, Mateo Guerrero, Isabel Ibáñez, Laura Labella-Bognanno, Marcia Mendieta, Miguel Molina, Camila Rivera, Natalia Sánchez Loayza.

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Online Event | CWS Series | Corazón sagrado de los rebeldes: Héctor Hernández Montecinos

May 6, 2020 7:00 pm In Spanish CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Corazón sagrado de los rebeldes: a conversation with Chilean poet Héctor Hernández Montesinos. Hosted by Mariela Dreyfus with Roberto Ibáñez Ricóuz. Héctor Hernández Montesinos (Chile, 1979) has a PhD in Philosophy, focus on Esthetics and Art History (Universidad de Chile), and in Literature (P. Universidad Católica de Chile). At 19 he received the Muskakis Award for Young Talents. At the age of 29, he won the Pablo Neruda Award thanks to his outstanding career path both in Chile and abroad.

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Online Event | CWS Series | Presentation of the Spanish translation of Yusef Komunyakaa's The Emperor of the Water Clocks

April 15, 2020 7:00 pm In Spanish and English CWS Series: Presentation of the Spanish translation of Yusef Komunyakaa’s The Emperor of the Water Clocks Bilingual reading by Yusef Komunyakaa and his translator Adalber Salas. Hosted by Mariela Dreyfus. Yusef Komunyakaa (Bogalusa, Louisiana) is one of the most important living poets in the United States. His vast work includes the poetry collections Copacetic; Dien Cai Dau; I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head; Neon Vernacular: New and Collected Poems; Talking Dirty to the Gods, and The Chameleon Couch.

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Online Event | KJCC Poetry Series | No Budu Please, a bilingual reading with Wingston González and Urayoán Noel

April 15, 2020 7:00 pm Venue: Online Zoom Meeting In Spanish and English KJCC POETRY SERIES CURATED BY LILA ZEMBORAIN: No Budu Please, a bilingual reading by Wingston González and his translator Urayoán Noel. Presented by Lila Zemborain. This event will be held in Zoom. Meeting ID: 955 448 448 Link: https://nyu.zoom.us/j/955448448 Wingston González is a text producer and member of the collective / literary show La Retaguardia. In addition to poetry, he has collaborated in dance, visual arts, music, and artistic action.

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Online Event | CWS Series | Breve arqueología de la repatriación: Cristina Rivera Garza

April 8, 2020 7:00 pm Venue: Online Zoom Meeting In Spanish Meeting ID: 696-441-495 Link: [nyu.zoom.us/j/696441495]() CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Breve arqueología de la repatriación: Reading and dialogue with Cristina Rivera Garza, hosted by Sergio Chejfec. With Natalia Sánchez and Mateo Guerrero. What do deportees take when they return to a country they no longer know? How do objects that cross the border help create a sense of belonging and familiarity?

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ALL IN-PERSON KJCC EVENTS CANCELLED FOR REMAINDER OF THE SEMESTER

Due to ongoing concerns about the spread of COVID-19 virus, and following the advice of NYU administration, KJCC regrets to announce the cancellation of all in-person events scheduled for the remainder of this semester. Please stay safe in these very challenging times.

KJCC EVENTS CANCELLED MARCH 11 - MARCH 29

Due to concerns related to the spread of COVID-19 in the city, NYU is cancelling large gatherings and public events until at least March 29. We encourage our community to remain vigilant, take preventive actions, and stay healthy. The following KJCC events are therefore cancelled: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 7:00 p.m. CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: The Emperor of the Water Clocks / El emperador de los relojes de agua, bilingual reading by Yusef Komunyakaa and his translator Adalber Salas.

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**EVENT CANCELLED** Radical Flamenco: A CONVERSATION WITH ISRAEL GALVÁN

March 12, 2020 6:30 pm Radical Flamenco: A CONVERSATION WITH ISRAEL GALVÁN Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC In Spanish Reception to Follow A CONVERSATION WITH ISRAEL GALVÁN Radical Flamenco Join radical flamenco artist Israel Galván in a public conversation to discuss the yet-to-come possibilities of flamenco art. Curated and moderated by Daniel Valtueña. Introduced by Laura Turégano. Israel Galván, winner of the 2005 Spanish National Dance Prize awarded by the Ministry of Culture, is recognized for his innovative choreography and refined technique.

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**EVENT CANCELLED** CWS Series | Presentation of the Spanish translation of Yusef Komunyakaa's The Emperor of the Water Clocks

March 11, 2020 7:00 pm CWS Series | Presentation of the Spanish translation of Yusef Komunyakaa’s The Emperor of the Water Clocks Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC In Spanish Reception to Follow CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Presentation of the Spanish translation of Yusef Komunyakaa’s The Emperor of the Water Clocks, by Aldaber Salas Hernandez. Bilingual reading by Yusef Komunyakaa and his translator Adalber Salas. Hosted by Mariela Dreyfus.

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King Juan Carlos Chair CRISTINA PATO | A CONVERSATION WITH YO-YO MA: Culture and Social Responsibility in the Bach Project and Beyond

THIS EVENT IS BY INVITATION ONLY Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC Reception to Follow In this event Cristina will engage Yo-Yo, the humanist, into a conversation about cultural collaboration, social responsibility and about the lessons learned throughout the process of creating, and developing the groundbreaking Bach Project.* Yo-Yo Ma’s multi-faceted career is testament to his enduring belief in culture’s power to generate trust and understanding. Whether performing new or familiar works from the cello repertoire, collaborating with communities and institutions to explore culture’s role in society, or engaging unexpected musical forms, Yo-Yo strives to foster connections that stimulate the imagination and reinforce our humanity.

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CWS Series | Lengua y ficción: Reading and Dialogue with Juan Cárdenas and Hernán Díaz

March 4, 2020 7:00 pm Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC In Spanish Reception to Follow CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Lengua y ficción: Reading and dialogue with Juan Cárdenas (Colombia) and Hernán Diaz (Argentina), hosted by Sergio Chejfec. Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, Hernán Díaz has published stories and essays in Cabinet, The New York Times, The Kenyon Review, Playboy, Granta, The Paris Review, and elsewhere.

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Las artistas del exilio republicano español – El refugio latinoamericano by Carmen Gaitán Salinas

February 27, 2020 6:30 pm Las artistas del exilio republicano español – El refugio latinoamericano by Carmen Gaitán Salinas Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC Reception to Follow Book Presentation and Discussion: Las artistas del exilio republicano español – El refugio latinoamericano by Carmen Gaitán Salinas (Cátedra Ed., 2019). With Carmen Gaitán Salinas (U. of Pennsylvania and NYU Visiting Scholar). Discussion to follow between the author and Miriam Basalio (NYU Art History) and Jo Labanyi (NYU Spanish & Portuguese).

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CWS Series | Ficciones rebeldes: A Conversation with Mexican Writer Álvaro Enrigue

February 26, 2020 7:00 pm Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC In Spanish Reception to Follow CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Ficciones rebeldes: A Conversation with Mexican Writer Álvaro Enrigue, hosted by Kirmen Uribe. Álvaro Enrigue is the author of six novels and two collections of short stories. Sudden Death, awarded the Herralde, Poniatowska and Barcelona Prizes, was published here by Riverhead in Natasha Wimmer translation. He teaches Literature at Hofstra University.

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The Young Lords: A Radical History

Thursday, February 13, 2020, 5:00 pm Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC The Young Lords: A Radical History (UNC Press, February 2020). With Johanna Fernandez and Denise Oliver-Velez Johanna Fernández is the author of The Young Lords: A Radical History (UNC Press, February 2020), a history of the Puerto Rican counterpart of the Black Panther Party. She teaches 20th Century US history and the history of social movements in the Department of History at Baruch College (CUNY).

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VIDEO | King Juan Carlos Chair CRISTINA PATO | A CONVERSATION WITH CRISTINA PATO, AFA S. DWORKIN AND ARTURO O’FARRILL: Afro Latin Perspectives in Jazz and Classical Music

A CONVERSATION WITH CRISTINA PATO, AFA S. DWORKIN AND ARTURO O’FARRILL: Afro Latin Perspectives in Jazz and Classical Music This event includes live music performed by Cristina Pato, Arturo O’Farrill and Cameren Anai Williams (CamAnaiStrings). Cristina Pato is the 2019 / 2020 King Juan Carlos Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization, NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. In this conversation, Cristina Pato brings together the leaders of two organizations that have impacted her way of understanding diversity and visibility in jazz and classical music.

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Spanish Republican Exile / Intimate Portraits: Las Sinsombrero (2015)

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Venue: KJCC Auditorium Las Sinsombrero (2015) Documentary [Spain], Dir. Tània Balló, Manuel Jiménez Núñez, Serrana Torres Running time: 56 minutes In Spanish, with English subtitles. US premiere Las Sinsombrero recovers the legacy and memory of a group of women who lived during the first decades of the 20th Century, demonstrating how their ideas, work, and actions were and are fundamental for understanding the culture and history of Spain.

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CWS Series | 20 minutos de conversación entre Alejandro Moreno y Severo Sarduy

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019. 7pm. Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC In Spanish / Reception to Follow. Introduced by Mariela Dreyfus. Alejandro Moreno is a Chilean playwright and filmmaker. He received a Ph.D. in Literature at New York University, where he currently teaches a graduate workshop in Dramaturgy in the MFA in Creative Writing in Spanish. Since 2000 his texts have been produced, translated, published and represented in diverse stages and languages.

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Spanish Republican Exile / Intimate Portraits: Sender Barayón. A Trip into the Light

Thursday, November 19, 2019, 7 pm. FILM SCREENING: Sender Barayón. A Trip to the Light (2019) Documentary [Spain], Dir. Luis Olano Runtime: 1 hour 32 minutes In English US premiere From the Spanish Civil War to a counterculture guru of the sixties, electronic music composer, artist, and writer Ramón Sender Barayón was born in Madrid in 1934. His father was Ramón J. Sender, one of the most renowned Spanish writers of the twentieth century and his mother, Amparo Barayón, was a woman ahead of her time.

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King Juan Carlos Chair CRISTINA PATO | A CONVERSATION WITH CRISTINA PATO, AFA S. DWORKIN AND ARTURO O’FARRILL: Afro Latin Perspectives in Jazz and Classical Music

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6:30 pm. A CONVERSATION WITH CRISTINA PATO, AFA S. DWORKIN AND ARTURO O’FARRILL: Afro Latin Perspectives in Jazz and Classical Music This event includes live music performed by Cristina Pato, Arturo O’Farrill and Cameren Anai Williams (CamAnaiStrings). Cristina Pato is the 2019 / 2020 King Juan Carlos Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization, NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. In this conversation, Cristina Pato brings together the leaders of two organizations that have impacted her way of understanding diversity and visibility in jazz and classical music.

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Opening Exhibit | AFRO SYNCRETIC

Friday, November 8, 2019 – Friday, February 28, 2020 Exhibit: AFRO SYNCRETIC OPENING PARTY: November 8, 2019 6PM - 8PM ON VIEW: Friday, November 8, 2019 – Friday, February 28, 2020 Gallery hours: Monday through Friday 11AM to 7PM The Latinx Project is pleased to present its second exhibition AFRO SYNCRETIC, curated by Yelaine Rodriguez. Afro Syncretic presents the work of nine artists foregrounding the African roots of the Latinx diaspora.

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KJCC Poetry Series | Presentation of Matrix Lux. Poesía reunida (1989-2019) by Lila Zemborain

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Venue: KJCC Auditorium In Spanish. Reception to follow. Introduced by Mariela Dreyfus. Participants: Arturo Carrera y Marta del Pozo. Lila Zemborain (Buenos Aires) lives in New York since 1985. She has published eight poetry books recently compiled in Matrix Lux. Poesía reunida (1989-1919) (Buenos Aires: Bajo la luna: 2019). She has collaborated with poets and artists such as Pere Salinas, Martín Reyna and Alejandro Twombly.

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VIDEO | Cristina Pato - King Juan Carlos Chair | A CONVERSATION WITH CRISTINA PATO AND KENNETH S. KOSIK: An Invisible Ancestry and the Unquiet Genes of the Brain

A CONVERSATION WITH CRISTINA PATO AND KENNETH S. KOSIK: An Invisible Ancestry and the Unquiet Genes of the Brain Cristina Pato is the 2019 / 2020 King Juan Carlos Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization, NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. In this conversation, artist and educator Cristina Pato and neuroscientist Kenneth S. Kosik will talk about music, memory loss, cultural memory, learning and genetics. Dr. Kosik is the co-director of the Neuroscience Research Institute and the Harriman Professor of Neuroscience Research at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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image from "Estamos todas bien" by Ana Penyas: the award-winning graphic novel that saves our grandmothers' voices from the oblivion of history

"Estamos todas bien" by Ana Penyas: the award-winning graphic novel that saves our grandmothers' voices from the oblivion of history

Thursday, October 31, 2019, 6:30 p.m. Venue: KJCC Auditorium In Spanish. Reception to follow. Through the memories of her grandmothers, Ana Penyas, winner of the National Comic Award (2018), offers an intimate look at the lives of two women under both Franco’s regime and democracy, which is a representative situation for a generation of women –grandmothers now– whose lives had barely been told. Until now. Mixing the present with the past, “Estamos todas bien” (2017) uses photography, collage, and drawings to illustrate the daily life of that time with a decidedly feminist vision.

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CWS Series | Celebrating the 11th Anniversary of Sangría Publishers (New York-Chile)

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Venue: KJCC Auditorium In Spanish. Reception to follow. CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Celebrando los once años de la editorial Sangría (New York-Chile) with Mónica Ramón Ríos y Carlos Labbé Introduced by Diamela Eltit Mónica Ramón Ríos is a writer, editor, and scholar originally from Chile. Their work explores issues of money, capitalism, rage, revolution, archiving, pleasure, love, and utopia in women who migrate, write, and shoot films.

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Spanish Republican Exile / Intimate Portraits: Federica Montseny, the Indomitable (2016)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Venue: KJCC Auditorium Federica Montseny, the Indomitable (2016) Documentary [France], Dir. Jean-Michel Rodrigo Runtime: 52 minutes US premiere. In French and Spanish with English subtitles. Anarchist leader Federica Montseny was the first female to be elected to hold a public office (Minister of Health) in Western Europe. She enacted several groundbreaking laws and ended up going into exile in the South of France, where she continued to defend her “mujeres libres” vision.

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King Juan Carlos Chair CRISTINA PATO | A CONVERSATION WITH CRISTINA PATO AND KENNETH S. KOSIK: An Invisible Ancestry and the Unquiet Genes of the Brain

Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30 p.m. Venue: KJCC Auditorium Reception to follow Cristina Pato is the 2019 / 2020 King Juan Carlos Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization, NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. In this conversation, artist and educator Cristina Pato and neuroscientist Kenneth S. Kosik will talk about music, memory loss, cultural memory, learning and genetics. Dr. Kosik is the co-director of the Neuroscience Research Institute and the Harriman Professor of Neuroscience Research at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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KJCC Poetry Series | Susana Villalba, Pedro López Adorno y Paula Jiménez España

Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Poetry Reading by Susana Villalba, Pedro López Adorno and Paula Jiménez España. Introduced by Lila Zemborain. Venue: KJCC Auditorium, 53 Washington Square South In Spanish Reception to Follow Susana Villalba (1956). Poet, playwright and cultural manager. She received the Guggenheim Fellowship 2011 (in Poetry) and the 2nd Municipal Prize of Buenos Aires 2004⁄5 (published poetry). She has seven poetry books published, among them, “Susy, secretos del corazón”; “Matar un animal”; and a fragment of “Plegarias”.

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VIDEO | Cristina Pato - King Juan Carlos Chair | Lecture and Performance: Transcending Disciplines

Lecture and Performance: Transcending Disciplines: An Artist’s Journey to Cultural Sustainability Cristina Pato is the 2019 / 2020 King Juan Carlos Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization, NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. In this lecture, Cristina Pato shares her artistic journey, forging a multifaceted career as an internationally acclaimed Galician bagpiper master, classical pianist, producer and educator. Without a precedent to follow, and in a world where “nobody needs a bagpiper,” Dr.

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CORTOCIRCUITO 16th LATINO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF NEW YORK: Closing Night

Saturday, October 12, 2019, 5:00pm and 7:00pm. CORTOCIRCUITO 16th LATINO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF NEW YORK The Peculiar Side of Life and Latinos in the House The16th annual CortoCircuito Short Film Festival will present more than 50 films. A not-to-miss opportunity to watch samples of today’s best Latino short filmmaking, including award winners from film festivals such as Cannes, Guadalajara, Locarno and San Sebastian; shorts that are rarely screened in the U.

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CORTOCIRCUITO 16th LATINO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF NEW YORK: Life and its Characters

Friday, October 11, 2019, 5:00pm. CORTOCIRCUITO 16th LATINO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL OF NEW YORK Life and its Characters The16th annual CortoCircuito Short Film Festival will present more than 50 films. A not-to-miss opportunity to watch samples of today’s best Latino short filmmaking, including award winners from film festivals such as Cannes, Guadalajara, Locarno and San Sebastian; shorts that are rarely screened in the U.S.; premieres from all over Latin America and Spain; as well as a rich selection of short films by Latinos living in the US.

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**EVENT CANCELLED** Film Screening: The Ornament of the World

Friday, October 4, 2019, 6:00 p.m. Screening: The Ornament of the World The Ornament of the World tells the story of a remarkable time in history when the Muslims, Christians and Jews forged a common cultural identity that frequently transcended their religious differences. Ornament will retrace a nearly 800-year period in medieval Spain, from the 8th through 15th centuries, during which the three cultures, though they competed and sometimes fought, managed to sustain relationships that enabled them to coexist, collaborate and flourish.

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King Juan Carlos Chair CRISTINA PATO | Lecture and Performance: Transcending Disciplines: An Artist’s Journey to Cultural Sustainability

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 6:30 pm. Lecture and Performance: Transcending Disciplines: An Artist’s Journey to Cultural Sustainability Cristina Pato is the 2019 / 2020 King Juan Carlos Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization, NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. In this lecture, Cristina Pato shares her artistic journey, forging a multifaceted career as an internationally acclaimed Galician bagpiper master, classical pianist, producer and educator. Without a precedent to follow, and in a world where “nobody needs a bagpiper,” Dr.

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CWS Series | Casagrande: Art, Poetry and Performance

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 7:00 pm. CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Casagrande: Art, Poetry and Performance. Participants: Santiago Barcaza, Cristóbal Bianchi, Julio Carrasco and Joaquín Prieto. Presented by Micaela Paredes. CASAGRANDE is a collective created in 1996 by the Chilean poets Santiago Barcaza, Cristóbal Bianchi, Julio Carrasco and Joaquín Prieto. Their actions, which periodically cross the boundaries between literature, art and performance, using unconventional strategies to rework historical memory with poetry, discussing contemporary conflicts and the recent past.

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CWS Series | Welcome Reading

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 7:00 pm. CREATIVE WRITING IN SPANISH: Casagrande: Art, Poetry and Performance. Introduced by Micaela Paredes. Participants: Daniela Trabuchi, Tamym Maulén, Arelis Uribe, Micaela Paredes, Germán Alcalde, Jorge Torres, Lucía Orellana, Carlos Vargas, Laura Galindo, Miguel Zamorano, Leni Flores. Sponsored by NYU MFA Creative Writing in Spanish Program. In Spanish / Reception to follow

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Introducing Dr. Cristina Pato, 2019-2020 King Juan Carlos Chair

Cristina Pato NYU King Juan Carlos Chair 2019-2020 The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center is pleased to announce that Cristina Pato, Galician bagpiper, musician, writer, producer, and educator, will serve as King Juan Carlos Chair for the 2019-2020 academic year. Dr. Pato will be organizing and hosting a series of public events at the KJCC in the Fall of 2019. In the Spring of 2020, she will be teaching an interdisciplinary music and culture course titled “The Invisible Music of Northern Spain” during her teaching residency at NYU.

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VIDEO | Symposium | Critical University, Critical Dissonance: Pedagogies on Art & Violence in the Americas

Symposium: Critical University, Critical Dissonance: Pedagogies on Art & Violence in the Americas Organized by Prof. Marisa Belausteguigoitia, Spring 2019, Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations, NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center During two days this symposium analyzed the possibilities and limits of critical practices emanating from the university. How do universities reach out to address the social urgencies of today beyond the classroom walls? How might academics strive to work with stigmatized and marginalized “others,” rather than “on” them?

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Symposium | Critical University, Critical Dissidence

EVENT | CONFERENCE April 25, 2019 9:00 am - April 26, 2019 Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC Reception to Follow Symposium: Critical University, Critical Dissonance: Pedagogies on Art & Violence in the Americas Organized by Prof. Marisa Belausteguigoitia, Spring 2019, Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations, NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center This two-day symposium analyzes the possibilities and limits of critical practices emanating from the university.

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KJCC Poetry Series | Collective reading of the poem by María Mascheroni and Teresa Arijón "Hierba sobre el mundo castigado"

EVENT | READING Collective reading: “Hierba sobre el mundo castigado” by Argentinean poets María Mascheroni and Teresa Arijón Lectura del poema colectivo involuntario Hierba sobre el mundo castigado, compuesto por Teresa Arijón y María Mascheroni, quienes participarán de la lectura junto con los siguientes lectores: Eric Barenboim, Salomé Benalcázar, Mateo Guerrero, Laura LAbella, Camila Rivera y Lila Zemborain. Presenta: Lila Zemborain. IN SPANISH. April 24, 2019 7:00 pm Venue: KJCC Auditorium

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Dialogue | Human Rights Discourse: How to Remain Relevant

Dialogue: Human Rights Discourse: How to Remain Relevant A conversation between Guadalupe Marengo (Head of Global Human Rights Defenders Program, Amnesty international, UN representative and Marisa Belausteguigoitia (KJCC Spring 2019 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations) Are the attacks to our right to mobilize increasing? Do activists need to change tactics? Have they changed tactics? Is civic disobedience now more crucial than ever? These are a few of the questions that will be posed in the context of Amnesty International’s activism of close to six decades.

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Conference | HEALTH & SICKNESS: (G)HOSTS AND LIMINAL LIVES

NYU/Columbia University Graduate Conference | Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures We seek to bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars studying themes across the Spanish-speaking and Lusophone worlds to explore the topic of health and sickness across a diversity of periods and regions. To this end, the graduate students in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures at New York University are pleased to invite you to our conference, taking place April 2019.

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DramaLAB

NYU King Juan Carlos I Spain Center and NYU Creative Writing in Spanish Series, Laura Turégano (KJCC) and Alejandro Moreno (CWS) invite you to DramaLab 2019. Two days of dramatized readings by four Latin American writers, on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 April at 7:00 p.m. at King Juan Carlos I Spain Center, 53 Washington Square Square South, New York, NY 10012. Authors, directors, actors and artists will make four Latin American theater texts of NYU’s Master in Creative Writing in Spanish students sound.

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Concert and Discussion | Joaquín Rodrigo: An Anniversary Celebration. The guitar and beyond

Concert and Discussion panel on the life and works of the Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo, with Walter A. Clark (UC Riverside), Isabel Perez Dobarro, Antoni Pizà (Foundation for Iberian Music), Douglas Riva, Javier Suárez-Pajares (Universidad Complutense), and special guest Cecilia Rodrigo, daughter of Joaquín Rodrigo (founder of Ediciones Joaquín Rodrigo and Fundación Victoria y Joaquín Rodrigo). The panel aims to give a comprehensive picture of Rodrigo´s genius, presenting both renowned and lesser-known works, Rodrigo´s context and influence, and his impact in the United States, among other topics.

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image from CWS Series | Conversation about the work of María Dueñas

CWS Series | Conversation about the work of María Dueñas

accompanied by Mariela Dreyfus (NYU) and James D. Fernandez (NYU) María Dueñas is PhD in English Philology and was a full professor at the Universidad de Murcia. She has also taught at American universities, and has written academic papers and participated in numerous educational, cultural and editorial projects. After two decades in academia (English Philology, Universidad de Murcia) María Dueñas burst on to the literary scene in 2009 with the publication of her first novel El tiempo entre costuras (The Time In Between), one of the most remarkable publishing sensations in recent history.

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Discussion | FROM PLAZA MAYOR TO WASHINGTON SQUARE: SPANISH REPUBLICAN EXILES AT NYU

Eighty year ago, on April 1, 1939, the Spanish Civil War was officially declared over. One of its many tragic outcomes was the exile of as many as 500,000 people. Some of those fleeing, like the poet Antonio Machado, would die during the exodus or shortly after. Others, like the writer Jorge Semprún, would be sent later on to Nazi concentration camps. Many others did their best to start new lives in France, North Africa or the Americas, almost always dreaming of someday returning to a free Spain.

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CWS Series | Conversation about the work of Kirmen Uribe

Kirmen Uribe is a Basque language writer, and one of the most relevant writers of his generation in Spain. He won the National Prize for Literature in Spain in 2009 for his first novel Bilbao-New York-Bilbao, a work that was acclaimed as a literary event. The languages into which the novel has been translated already exceed fifteen, including French (Gallimard), Japanese (Hakusui Sha) and English (Serenbooks). His poetry collection Meanwhile Take My Hand (Graywolf, 2007), translated into English by Elizabeth Macklin, was a finalist for the 2008 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation.

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Symposium | Art & The Politics of Space Symposium Program

One Day Symposium: Visual, Scholarly and Activist Responses to Spatial Precarity The Latinization of U.S. cities has been accompanied by the rapid displacement of Latinx from their historically stronghold communities. Art and culture have been central to these processes, both to expediting gentrification and to strategies of resistance and Latinx place making. This is evident in the role art galleries and culture-based developments have played in the gentrification of urban cities as well as in the rise of Latinx artistic interventions that place culture and place-making at the forefront of their practice.

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Andrés Bello Chair Professor Marisa Belausteguigoitia, First Public Lecture: UPRISING/ALZAMIENTO

UPRISING/ALZAMIENTO ARTISTIC AND JURIDICAL INTERVENTION IN CAPTIVE SPACES Screening: Nos pintamos solas/Murals and Mirrors: Women Resisting Walls Nos pintamos solas/Murals and Mirrors: Women Resisting Walls_tells the story of an uprising of women inside the Santa Martha Acatitla Female prison in México City. It shows us how women took the walls of a prison and in doing so, radically transformed prison space and prison time through a unique coming together of art, justice and education.

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Film Screening | "Celda 211” by Daniel Monzón

NYUSPS CALA Spring 2019 Film Series: Crime and Punishment around the World: Incarceration on Film Screening of “Celda 211” Dir. Daniel Monzón (Spain, 2009). Introduced by Felipe Vara del Rey (NYU Tisch, Film) About the Film: The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot – the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.

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Opening Exhibit | PELEA: Visual Responses to Spatial Precarity

Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, New York Reception to Follow Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, New York Reception to Follow The Latinx Project is pleased to present it’s first exhibition PELEA: Visual Responses to Spatial Precarity. The show is curated by the project’s inaugural artist in residence Shellyne Rodriguez and the Latinx Project curatorial team and features New York City artists working with the theme of gentrification.

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Discussion | Intellectual Philanthropists: The Seduction of the Masses by Aurélie Vialette

Jo Labanyi (Spanish & Portuguese Department, NYU) introduces author Aurélie Vialette (Stony Brook University) and talks about her recent book on the history of philanthropy and social movements in 19th and 20th century Spain. Through detailed studies of popular music, collective readings, dramas, working-class manuals and fiction, Vialette reveals how depictions of urban philanthropic activities can inform our understanding of interactions in the economic, cultural, religious, and educational spheres, class power dynamics, and gender roles in urban Spanish society.

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KJCC welcomes Prof. Marisa Belausteguigotia, Spring 2019 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations

PhD. in Ethnic Studies with an emphasis on women, race and sexuality at the University of California at Berkeley (2000). Full Professor at the School of Humanities at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)/National Autonomous University of México (2004). Coordinator of curricular innovation from the gender, critical theory and cultural critique perspectives in Graduate Studies at the Humanities at UNAM (2010 until today). Advisor to the Comisión de Derechos Humanos del Distrito Federal (CDHDF)/ Commission on Human Rights of México City (2014 until today).

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Spanish Cinema Days | Recent films from Spain (2016-2017)

Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC Five outstanding films have been carefully selected to showcase recent production from Spain. The lineup strikes a delicate balance between emerging talent and established filmmakers, as well as between commercial and independent productions. By featuring a variety of genres, languages, and geographical origin, this showcase brings North American audiences a glimpse into the state of the art in contemporary filmmaking from Spain.

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Lecture | Andrés Bello Chair Julio Ramos Second Public Lecture: Diverging Underground: The Experimental Films of José Rodríguez Soltero and Jaime Barrios in 1968

Andrés Bello Chair Professor Julio Ramos 2nd Public Lecture | Diverging Underground: The Experimental Films of José Rodríguez Soltero and Jaime Barrios in 1968 Venue: KJCC Auditorium Reception to Follow Julio Ramos is the Fall 2018 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations, NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center.  Julio Ramos has written extensively about literary and visual culture in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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image from CWS Series | Conversation about the novel Sumar by Diamela Eltit

CWS Series | Conversation about the novel Sumar by Diamela Eltit

Diamela Eltit will be presenting her new novel Sumar. Featuring Julio Ramos (Andrés Bello Chair in Latin-American Cultures and Civilizations at KJCC) and Prof. Aurea María Sotomayor (Pittsburg University). Diamela Eltit is a groundbreaking Chilean novelist, essayist, critic, and university professor. She has been awarded with the Premio Nacional de Literatura de Chile. Diamela Eltit is one of Latin America’s most daring writers and is highly regarded for her avant-garde initiatives in the world of letters.

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CWS Series | Conversation with Cezanne Cardona and Francisco Font

Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC In Spanish Reception to Follow Born in 1982, Cezanne Cardona Morales is a novelist, short story writer, professor, and columnist. In 2009 he won one of the Puerto Rico’s most prestigious literary awards, the Short Story Prize of the newspaper El Nuevo Día.

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Symposium | Andrés Bello Chair Julio Ramos: Regímenes de alteración: Literatura, droga y gobierno de la vida

2 y 3 de Noviembre, 2018 En Auditorio KJCC / 53 Washington Square South, NYC La historia moderna y contemporánea provee ejemplos múltiples de la preocupación literaria por la alteración sensorial inducida por los psicoactivos, tema recurrente en las discusiones sobre la estética, las políticas del cuerpo y el gobierno de la vida. De ahí que, hasta hace un par de décadas, las investigaciones en este campo de reflexión insistieran frecuentemente en las genealogías de la droga como un “tropo” o una “retórica”, atendiendo particularmente a los vínculos entre la experimentación sensorial y las ideologías de la modernidad literaria o artística.

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Film Screening | 68 Voices by Gabriela Badillo

October 18, 2018 6:00 pm Venue: KJCC Auditorium // 53 Washington Square South, NYC 68 Voices is a series of animated shorts that retell 68 indigenous stories narrated their native tongues. Created by Gabriella Badillo under the premise that “no one can love what they do not know,” 68 voices seeks to strengthen bonds between indigenous and non-indigenous language speakers; fostering pride in the indigenous communities that make up Mexico’s cultural richness.

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Film Screening | El verdugo (The Executioner)

Luis Garcia Berlanga’s black-comedy masterpiece of 1963, _El verdugo_ critiques Franco-era values through a macabre farce about an undertaker who marries an executioner’s daughter and reluctantly takes over her father’s job. Influenced by Italian neorealism, this caustic film depicts what Berlanga called “the invisible traps that society sets up for us”. A personal attack on both capital punishment and Fascist Spain, it evaded the state censors and is now regarded as one of the greatest Spanish films of all time.

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Film Screening and Discussion | La grieta (The Divide)

La Grieta (The Divide) by Irene Yagüe and Alberto García Ortiz (Spain, 2017, 76’) Following the local government’s sale of thousands of public apartments to foreign investment funds in 2013, many families living in Madrid were forced to leave their homes. This film takes a hard look and, despite the implicit drama, is not without humor when it comes to two women and their families reluctant to leave the unique neighborhood of Villaverde.

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Lecture | Andrés Bello Chair Julio Ramos First Public Lecture: Detroit´s Rivera: public art, film and labor

Detroit´s Rivera: public art, film and labor Introduction and Screening by Julio Ramos Julio Ramos has written extensively about literary and visual culture in Latin America and the Caribbean. His books include _Desencuentros de la modernidad en América Latina: literatura y política en el sigo XIX_ (1989; translated by John D. Blanco as _Divergent Modernities_ in 2002), _Paradojas de la letra_ (1996, 2007), and _Sujeto al límite: ensayos de cultura literaria y visual_ (2012).

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KJCC Poetry Series | Reading of the book of poems Juana I

This reading will introduce the bilingual edition of Ana Arzoumanian’s _Juana I_ to American audiences. Arzoumanian’s genre-defying tour de force is delivered via a trance-like, first person narration that collapses time and space. It is both a love poem to and poetic justice for Juana of Castile, aka “Juana la Loca” the mad queen of Spain. Performed in Spanish and English by Gabriel Amor and Ana Arzoumanian and preceded by a short animated film.

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Discussion | Miradas Paralelas (Parallel Looks). Iran-Spain: Photographers in the Mirror

Sept. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Conversation on the exhibit Miradas Paralelas/Parallel Looks. Iran-Spain: Photographers in the Mirror with curator Zara Fernández; photographers Soledad Córdoba (Spain) and Gohar Dashti (Iran); and Carmen Fernández-Távora, deputy director of the Three Cultures of the Mediterranean Foundation. The discussion will be in English and Spanish, with simultaneous interpretation in both languages. “Miradas Paralelas (Parallel Looks). Iran-Spain: Photographers in the Mirror,” curated by Zara Fernández and Santiago Olmo, provides the platform for the first encounter between female photographers from Iran and Spain who, despite their distant origins, surprise us with their affinities.

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Exhibit | Miradas Paralelas (Parallel Looks). Iran-Spain: Photographers in the Mirror

ON VIEW from Tuesday, September 18 until Sunday, December 9, 2018. Miradas Paralelas (Parallel Looks). Iran-Spain: Photographers in the Mirror, provides the platform for the first encounter of twelve female photographers from Iran and Spain who, from such distant origins, unmistakably surprise us with their affinities. Curators Zara Fernández and Santiago Olmo’s sharp look has brought together in six well-differentiated couples. Shadi Gadirian and Soledad Córdoba’s symbolic universe; Cristina García Rodero and Hengameh Golestan, an authentic lyrical poetry of black and white weddings; the luminous papers, the profound colors that cross time in Rana Javadi and Amparo Garrido’s metaphorical portraits; weightless presences move through Ghazaleh Hedayat and Mayte Vieza’s cosmos; and disturbing meetings, urban visions, silent portraits, stories of fragility and solitude in María Zarazúa and Newsha Tavakolian’s photographs.

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KJCC welcomes Prof. Julio Ramos, Fall 2018 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations

Julio Ramos has written extensively about literary and visual culture in Latin America and the Caribbean. His books include Desencuentros de la modernidad en América Latina: literatura y política en el sigo XIX (1989; translated by John D. Blanco as Divergent Modernities in 2002), Paradojas de la letra (1996, 2007), and Sujeto al límite: ensayos de cultura literaria y visual (2012). In 1990 Ramos edited and introduced Amor y anarquía: los escritos de Luisa Capetillo.

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Exhibit | Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom

On view at NYU’s King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center | February 23- Extended to June 2nd., 2018 (Picture: Édouard Duval-Carrié | Queen Candace and The Three Kings) Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom brings together over a dozen contemporary artists working across a range of media to interpret an extraordinary—and now lost—historical artifact: a so-called “Book of Paintings” created by José Antonio Aponte, a nineteenth-century Afro-Cuban revolutionary. Authorities found the “Book of Paintings” in 1812 during the investigation into a major antislavery conspiracy.

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Video Interview | Keila Grinberg - Spring 2018 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations

Keila Grinberg, Spring 2018 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations, is an Associate Professor of History at the Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) and a researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq, Brazil). Meet her along this filmed interview, where she explains more of her current research about illegal enslavement in Brazil, in preparation for her first public lecture on this topic to be carried out on Tuesday, February 27, 2018: ‘Slavery, Illegal Enslavement and International Conflicts in 19th-Century South America’.

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NYU KJCC welcomes Prof. Keila Grinberg, Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations for Spring 2018

Keila Grinberg joins NYU as the Spring 2018 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin AmericanCultures and Civilizations. She is an Associate Professor of History at the Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) and a researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq, Brazil). She has been a visiting professor at Northwestern University (2009) and the University of Michigan (2011⁄2012), and a Tinker Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago (2015⁄2016).

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NYU KJCC welcomes Prof. María Dolores Jiménez-Blanco, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chair in Residence for Fall 2017

María Dolores Jiménez-Blanco joins NYU as the King Juan Carlos Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization for Fall 2017. Jiménez-Blanco is a distinguished Spanish art historian, whose main field of interest is the relationship between art and politics in 20th century Spain. Since 1995 she has been a faculty member of the Department of Art History III (Contemporary) of the Complutense University of Madrid, and from 2002 to 2006 she taught at the Departament d’Humanitats of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona.

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Discussion | King Juan Carlos Chair Montse Armengou: Victims of Franquismo Series - Panel 4

_This series weighs the effects of violent repression during forty years of Franco’s dictatorship, even as we assess the persistence of official silence and a crisis of national memory through the last forty years of Spanish democracy. This series of conversations consider how instruments of remembering and reparation have emerged beyond state sectors, and in the absence of government policies, opening important breaches of recovery and reclamation for victims and their descendants.

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Discussion | King Juan Carlos Chair Montse Armengou: Victims of Franquismo Series - Panel 3

_This series weighs the effects of violent repression during forty years of Franco’s dictatorship, even as we assess the persistence of official silence and a crisis of national memory through the last forty years of Spanish democracy. This series of conversations consider how instruments of remembering and reparation have emerged beyond state sectors, and in the absence of government policies, opening important breaches of recovery and reclamation for victims and their descendants.

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Discussion | Civic Empowerment through Journalism: a Conversation with Montse Armengou and Richard Schweid

Award-winning journalists Richard Schweid (Oscar nominee for the movie “Balseros”, 2002) and Montse Armengou - NYU King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization Spring 2017- will discuss the potential of documentary films and investigative journalism as means of civic empowerment. Excerpts from their works “Do You Really Know What You Eat?” and “Pill In Search Of An Illness” will be screened during the event.

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Discussion | King Juan Carlos Chair Montse Armengou: Victims of Franquismo Series - Panel 2

This series weighs the effects of violent repression during forty years of Franco’s dictatorship, even as we assess the persistence of official silence and a crisis of national memory through the last forty years of Spanish democracy. This series of conversations consider how instruments of remembering and reparation have emerged beyond state sectors, and in the absence of government policies, opening important breaches of recovery and reclamation for victims and their descendants.

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Discussion | King Juan Carlos Chair Montse Armengou: Victims of Franquismo Series - Panel 1

With Jordi Guixé, Founder director of the European Observatory on Memories of the University of Barcelona; and Luis Martín Cabrera, Director of the Spanish Civil War Memory Project, University of California, San Diego Organized by Montserrat Armengou, Spring 2017 King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization (**) as part of the panel series Victims of Franquismo: A Reparation That Never Comes. Jordi Guixé and Luis Martín-Cabrera.

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Discussion | King Juan Carlos Chair Montse Armengou: Victims of Franquismo Series, A Reparation That Never Comes

Organized by Montse Armengou | Spring 2017 King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization This series weighs the effects of violent repression during forty years of Franco’s dictatorship, even as we assess the persistence of official silence and a crisis of national memory through the last forty years of Spanish democracy. This series of conversations consider how instruments of remembering and reparation have emerged beyond state sectors, and in the absence of government policies, opening important breaches of recovery and reclamation for victims and their descendants.

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Screening and discussion with King Juan Carlos Chair Montse Armengou

​Tuesday, February 14, 6:30pm “I’ll Get You Out of Here, Abuelo!” (Armengou/Belis, Spain, 2013) Q&A with Montse Armegou, Spring 2017 King Juan Carlos I of Spain Chair in Spanish Culture and Civilization General Francisco Franco buried thousands of people in the Valle de los Caídos (Valley of The Fallen), a monumental memorial constructed in the municipality of San Lorenzo de El Escorial by his government. The place is a symbol of the dictatorship.

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Symposium | KJCC Chair Josep Maria Muñoz: Challenging National Narratives: The Catalan Question & the Spanish Crisis

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:

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Lecture | KJCC Chair Josep Maria Muñoz First Public Lecture: A New Farewell to Spain? Catalonia, the Spanish Crisis, and the Echoes of 1898

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.

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VIDEO | Storytelling Cuba: Andrés Bello Chair Jon Lee Anderson and Ana Dopico

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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KJCC welcomes Jon Lee Anderson as Andrés Bello Chair for Spring 2016

The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center is delighted to welcome eminent journalist, biographer, war correspondent and New Yorker staff writer Jon Lee Anderson to New York University this spring. An incisive and courageous chronicler of Latin American political life, power, culture, war, and global conflict, and a defender of journalism and journalists in the hemisphere, Anderson is in residence as Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations as the KJCC continues to focus on Journalism, Reporting, and Public Intellectual Practices.

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VIDEO | Andrés Bello Chair Juan González: "Puerto Rico’s Debt Crisis: Economic Collapse in America’s Biggest Colony And What Can be Done About It"

by Juan González, Fall 2015 Andrés Bello Chair in Latin American Cultures and Civilizations, Columnist for The Daily News, co-host of Democracy Now! TRANSCRIPT ANA DOPICO: My name is Ana Dopico. I’m the director of the King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center. And it’s my pleasure and honor to welcome you here tonight for the first lecture by Juan González as the Andrés Bello chair in Latin American culture and civilization at the Center and at New York University.

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News | Andrés Bello Chair Juan González joins The Deadline Club's 2015 Hall of Fame

The historic New York press organization The Deadline Club has that Andrés Bello Chair Juan González, Democracy Now co-host and Daily News columnist, will be inducted into its Hall of Fame for 2015! An amazing honor from an august organization and with an extraordinary cohort of journalists inducted in 2015! Congratulations, Juan González!

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