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STORYTELLING THE REVOLUTION - Narrative and Latin American Revolutionary Politics 1959-2016 - SYMPOSIUM

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


Day 1: Thursday, April 21

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

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

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

Carlos Manuel Alvarez, Journalist, El estornudo

Ada Ferrer, Historian, Professor, NYU

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

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

Ana Dopico, Cultural Critic, Professor, NYU

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

Maria Jimena Duzán, Journalist, Semana

Ernesto Londoño, Journalist, New York Times

Gustavo Petro, Economist, Former Mayor of Bogotá

Lunch (2:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

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

Martín Caparrós, Journalist, Author

Gabriel Pasquini, Journalist, Author

David Reiff, Journalist, Author

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

Miguel Littín, Filmmaker, Novelist

Patricio Fernández, Journalist, Editor of The Clinic

Lina Meruane, Author, Scholar


Day 2: Friday, April 22

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

Susan Meiselas, Photojournalist

Carlos Fernando Chamorro, Journalist, Editor of Confidencial

Carlos Dada, Journalist, Founder of El Faro

Horacio Castellanos Moya, Journalist, Novelist

Francisco Goldman, Journalist, Novelist

Jean-Marie Simon, Photojournalist

Blanche Petrich, Journalist, La Jornada

Diego Enrique Osorno, Journalist, Author

Lunch (1:00 – 2:00 p.m.)

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

Richard Gott, Journalist, Historian

Boris Muñoz, Journalist, Author

Tamara Adrián, Activist, Deputy National Assembly of Venezuela

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