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The CUNY Graduate Center Postcolonial Studies Group Colloquium Series 2011-2012 Co-sponsored by the Colombian Studies Group cordially invites you to: Subaltern Royalism and Revolution in Colombia’s Southwest, 1808-1820   By Marcela Echeverri (City University of New York at Staten Island)   March 16th 2 P.M. CUNY Graduate Center, Room 5409 All are welcome. Questions? Email… Continue reading Untitled

An Interdisciplinary Dialogue with Iván Cepeda and Alfredo Molano on Forced Disappearance in the Colombian Conflict

The Colombian Studies Group at the Graduate Center CUNY cordially invites you to: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue with Iván Cepeda and Alfredo Molano on Forced Disappearance in the Colombian Conflict Michael Taussig from Columbia University will be the respondent of Alfredo Molano. FRIDAY February 10th, 2012 2:00 – 8:00 pm The Graduate Center, CUNY Skylight Room… Continue reading An Interdisciplinary Dialogue with Iván Cepeda and Alfredo Molano on Forced Disappearance in the Colombian Conflict

A night of Solidarity and Music at Terraza 7 Cafe

afrocolombia NY and the colombian studies group (CUNY grad center) presents A night of solidarity and music Featuring a documentary and conversation with two afrocolombiana leaders francia marquez and clemencia carabali & performances by gregorio uribe + diego obregon (grupo chonta) monday, january 16 6:30 p.m. terraza 7 cafe 4019 Gleane Street, Queens (Elmhurst), NY… Continue reading A night of Solidarity and Music at Terraza 7 Cafe

“Ciudad Bolívar: Mosaico de una realidad” FILM SCREENING Followed by a discussion with filmmaker David García.

“The World Bank estimates that Bogota has “over 1400 informal settlements occupying 24% of its area and housing 22% of its population.” The development of informal settlements in the periphery of Bogota directly results from the influx of rural immigrants. Many Colombian come to the city to escape rural violence. Too poor to afford housing… Continue reading “Ciudad Bolívar: Mosaico de una realidad” FILM SCREENING Followed by a discussion with filmmaker David García.

“La transmisión manuscrita de textos medievales”.

The Colombian Studies Group at the Graduate Center CUNY cordially invites you to: “La transmisión manuscrita de textos medievales”. Professor DiCamillo will discuss the most important aspects of manuscript production and transmission, and why it still matters for the study of Hispanic culture in general. Friday, November 18, 7:00 pm, 2011 Room 5409, The Graduate Center,… Continue reading “La transmisión manuscrita de textos medievales”.

“LA TOMA” SHORT FILM SCREENING Followed by a discussion with filmmaker Paola Mendoza

Friday, October 14, 2011.  7:00pm. Room 5409 The CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. SUBWAY: trains B,D,F,M,N,Q or R to 34th Street – Herald Square Light refreshments will be served. La Toma documents the struggle of an Afro-Colombian gold-mining community in southwestern Colombia to remain on its territory. Home to 1,052 families,… Continue reading “LA TOMA” SHORT FILM SCREENING Followed by a discussion with filmmaker Paola Mendoza

The other face of Cartagena: A talk about Human Rights in Colombia

Friday, October 7, 2011. 7:00pm. Room 5409 The CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. SUBWAY: trains B,D,F,M,N,Q or R to 34th Street – Herald Square Light refreshements will be served. Our speaker is Adil Melendez, a defender and promoter of human rights and fundamental constitutional rights of vulnerable communities. He is also… Continue reading The other face of Cartagena: A talk about Human Rights in Colombia