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Attend: “¡Fenomenal! Rompeforma”

Kaufman Hall 200 120 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Fenomenal, Rompeforma 1989-1996, is a documentary about Rompeforma: Marató n de Baile, Performance & Visuales, the experimental Latinx dance and performance festival that took place in Puerto Rico from 1989-1996. Fenomenal, Rompeforma 1989-1996 features dozens of performances and commentary by many current leaders of the field, and some who have sadly passed. Fenomenal intends to...

2024 Distinguished Alumni Lecture

Hacienda Room, UCLA Faculty Club 480 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles, CA

Please join us in honoring the 2024 UCLA Spanish & Portuguese Distinguished Alumni Lecture Award recipient Dr. Roberto Cantú, Professor Emeritus at California State University, Los Angeles. The 2024 Distinguished Alumni Lecture topic is "Alfredo Véa's Gods Go Begging: The War Novel as a Work of Art". Gods Go Begging consists of fourteen chapters arranged...

Attend: “Intermediaries, Middle Grounds, Middle Sea” Mediterranean Seminar 2024 Winter Workshop (9 & 10 February: UCLA)

The Mediterranean Seminar and UCLA’s CMRS Center for Early Global Studies present the Mediterranean Seminar Winter 2024 Workshop,  “Intermediaries, Middle Grounds, Middle Sea” held on 9 & 10 February at UCLA. As the theater of engagement and integration of communities originating on the shores or from the hinterlands of Africa, Asia, and Europe, the Mediterranean...

Manifesto for a Feminist Nationalism; National and Gender Oppression in the Catalan Countries: Júlia Ojeda Caba (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)

UCLA Lydeen Library (Rolfe Hall 4302)

This talk is based on the Manifesto for a Feminist Nationalism that Dr. Ojeda published on March 8, 2023, along with the Matriotes collective in the Catalan Countries. The manifesto claimed for a new intersectional perspective for the Catalan case that combines “the national oppression with the structural violence that patriarchy and global capitalism exert...

Attend: “Picasso, García Lorca and Dalí: Revealing the Queer Themes in Their Work”

YRL Conference Room 280 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles

On Wednesday, March 6th, 2024, the Department of Spanish & Portuguese and Instituto Cervantes invite you to a lecture by Ignacio Darnaude titled "Picasso, García Lorca and Dalí: Revealing the Queer Themes in Their Work". This event will take place in the Young Research Library Conference Room at 5:00 PM.

2024 Lois E. Matthews Lecture

Please join the Department of Spanish & Portuguese for the 2024 Lois E. Matthews Lecture. This talk will be given by Professor Catherine Boyle, from King's College, London, on Thursday, April 18th, 2024 at 4:00 PM and is entitled "Language Acts and Worldmaking: Journeying Through Languages".

ATTEND: The Marvelous Puppet Show: An Illuminated Lecture on Saturday April 20th

Shatto Chapel, First Congregational Church of Los Angeles 540 South Commonwealth Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

In this illuminated lecture, Professor Barbara Fuchs addresses Miguel de Cervantes' surprisingly timely take on the trustworthiness of media. How does who we are shape what we see and believe? And how do the purveyors of media manipulate those distinctions? In The Marvelous Puppet Show, the author of Don Quixote gives us a story of...

A Lecture by Concepción Company Company (Academia Mexicana de la Lengua): “Historia y cultura en la creatividad y el cambio lingüísticos”

UCLA Lydeen Library (Rolfe Hall 4302)

Speaker: Concepción Company Company (Academia Mexicana de la Lengua) Title: "Historia y cultura en la creatividad y el cambio lingüísticos" Date: Thursday, April 25th at 4 pm Location: Lydeen Library Co-sponsored with the Cátedra Latinoamericana Julio Cortázar, Universidad de Guadalajara.  

Attend: “Cuba en tres tiempos” with Dra. Susannah Rodríguez Drissi

Rolfe Hall 1301 345 Portola Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Cuba en tres tiempos: narrativas de autodeterminación y transformación desde la literatura, el teatro y el cine Una conversación con la Dra. Susannah Rodríguez Drissi (UCLA Writing Programs) Susannah Rodríguez Drissi (Ph.D. Comp Lit, UCLA) es una poeta, escritora, dramaturga, directora, productora e investigadora cubana multipremiada y enseña en Writing Programs y en el Academic...

A Lecture by Yvon Grenier: “A Canadian Affair: Pierre Trudeau, Fidel Castro, and the Cold War”

UCLA Lydeen Library (Rolfe Hall 4302)

In conjunction with the the UCLA Canadian Studies Program and the Program on Caribbean Studies, the Department of Spanish & Portuguese welcomes you to a talk by Dr. Yvon Grenier, Professor at St. Francis Xavier University in Canada. This lecture is titled "A Canadian Affair: Pierre Trudeau, Fidel Castro, and the Cold War" and will...