"Pancho Villa: The Revolution Has Not Ended"
"Writing from the Margins: Borges, Reyes and Arguedas"
Amelia Barili will discuss links between the works of Jorge Luis Borges and José María Arguedas through Alfonso Reyes' concept of "inteligenciaamericana." She analyzes how Borges and Arguedas' ideas begin to converge through their mutual interest in ancient cosmogonies and marginality.
Amelia Barili teaches in the Spanish and Portuguese Department in UCBerkeley. She was a personal friend of Jorge Luis Borges and her conversations with him have been published in numerous newspapers. Herbook "Jorge Luis Borges y Alfonso Reyes: La cuestión de la identidad del escritor latinoamericano" was published by Fondo de Cultura Económica with a prologue by Elena Poniatowska.
Monday, November 13, 12:00 pm
CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch StreetMore
Film ScreeningPancho Villa: The Revolution Has Not Ended
A documentary by Francesco Taboada
In 1999, Don Ernesto Nava celebrated his 85th birthday with his family and revealed to them a secret that he had kept all of his life. He recalled how, on his 8th birthday, his mother had told him: “Look, you are the son of Gen. Francisco Villa, but you may never tell any one.” Eighty-two years after having crossed the Rio Bravo, Nava returns to Mexico to discover who his father was. In Spanish with English subtitles, 102 minutes. Part of the 10th International Latino Film Festival.
Tuesday, November 14, 7:00 pm
Room 159, Mulford HallMore
Symposium"Reinventing Venezuela: A Symposium on Culture, Memory, and Power"
Friday and Saturday, November 17-18
Tilden Room, ASUC (King Student Union) Building
"Los acuerdos de paz en Guatemala: La reconciliación, un proceso integralque supera los ámbitos, la justicia y la reparación", by Carmen Aída Ibarra
This lecture will be delivered in Spanish.Monday, November 20, 4:00 pm
CLAS Conference Room, 2334 Bowditch Street
Colloquium "Mesoamerican Time Before and After the Spanish Invasion"
The colloquium will provide an opportunity to reflect on what it means tothink about time before and after the European invasion of the Americas.The conversation will explore concepts of time beyond the commonplacesthat reduce European time to linear structures and Mesoamerican time tocyclical patterns.
Tuesday, November 21, 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Center for Latin American Studies, at UC Berkeley2334 Bowditch StreetBerkeley, CA