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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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"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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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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