Latina/o Studies

Lorgia Garcia Pena

Lorgia García Peña

Associate Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures and of History and Literature
Faculty Director, Latinx Studies Working Group
Prof. García Peña is the author of The Borders of Dominicanidad: Race, Nations and Archives of Contradictions (Duke University Press, 2016) a... Read more about Lorgia García Peña
2019 May 08

Lunch with Yuri Herrera

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

114 Barker, Kresge Room, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Please join this year's Lida lecture speaker, Yuri Herrera, for catered lunch and informal conversation. 

This event is sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.

2019 May 07

The Annual Raimundo Lida Memorial Lecture: Yuri Herrera-Gutiérrez

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard

Yuri Herrera, fiction writer, political scientist, editor, and associate professor at Tulane University, will deliver this year's Raimundo Lida Memorial Lecture: "Nuances of the mother tongue: readings on migration, paranoia and erased memories."

This event is sponsored by the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.

2019 Apr 24

Palabritas: Readings from Contributors

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Ticknor Lounge

Join us for a catered evening of readings from Palabritas, a student-run literary magazine.  

The event is co-sponsored by the Instituto Cervantes and the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. 

2019 Apr 09

A Novelist's Research into New Bedford and it's Large Guatemalan Community

5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Francisco Goldman, 2018-2019 Radcliffe Institute Fellow, converses about his research, for a novel, into New Bedford, and particularly its large Guatemalan community. Various subjects will be discussed, such as the seafood industry -- the city is the country's largest commercial fishing port -- and the role of Guatemalans and other Central Americans in that industry; the 2007 Bianco plant ICE raid; New Bedford immigration history generally. What differentiates research for a novel from journalistic or academic research is another subject is another subject to talk...

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2019 Feb 28

Workshop with Ayodele Casel

Registration Closed 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

ArtLab at 140 N. Harvard St., Allston

This workshop is held in conjuntion with the Latinx Studies Working Group on the topic of "What is Latinx?"

Sign up below! A group will meet on the Cambridge side of campus to walk over together.

This event is co-sponsored by the Instituto Cervantes Observatorio.

 

Registration: 

2018 Oct 24

Latinx Studies Working Group Meeting

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

2 Arrow Street, Room 408
All are welcome as we share updates, plans in the works, and brainstorms for what's ahead.
2018 Oct 15

Latinx Studies Working Group Meeting

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

2 Arrow St., room 408
The Latinx Studies Working Group (LSWG) fosters interdisciplinary collaboration between faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students pursuing scholarship about Latinx experiences and intellectual traditions. Our goal is for participants to explore contemporary and historical Latinx topics in local and transnational contexts while building a scholarly community at Harvard University.

Sponsored by the Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights and Instituto Cervantes, Observatorio.

2018 Sep 26

UndocuJoy in Trying Times, with Yosimar Reyes and Roberto Gonzales

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Askwith Hall, 13 Appian Way

Yosimar Reyes is a nationally-acclaimed poet, educator, performance artist, and speaker. Born in Guerrero, Mexico, and raised in Eastside San Jose, Reyes explores the themes of migration and sexuality in his work. The Advocate named Reyes one of "13 LGBT Latinos Changing the World" and Remezcla included Reyes on their list of "10 Up And Coming Latinx Poets You Need To Know."

Prof. Roberto Gonzales will lead the discussion, followed by a spoken word poetry performance by Reyes.

This event is organized by UndocuAllies and co-sponsored by the...

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