Latin America

Juan Manuel Santos at IOP Forum

Former Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Discusses Human Rights at Harvard IOP Forum

Former President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos delivered a lecture on human rights in war and peacetime at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Tuesday.

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Humanities Division

Author Alma Guillermoprieto Talks Language and Cultural Identity at Harvard Writers Speak Conversation

Authors Alma Guillermoprieto and Valeria Luiselli discussed cultural identity, language, and portrayals of violence in literature and journalism at a Thursday speaker event hosted by the Harvard Mahindra Humanities Center.

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Harvard Student Groups Celebrate ‘Unique’ and ‘Unified’ Cultures During Hispanic Heritage Month

Harvard students and affiliates hosted cultural celebrations with musical performances and food in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which spans from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 and seeks to recognize the histories and cultures of Latinx Americans.

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Latin America

In Photos: Grupo Frontera Visits Harvard

Grupo Frontera, a Mexican band from the Rio Grande Valley “el valle,” Texas visited Harvard on Wednesday for a conversation on their rise to fame. The band was hosted by Harvard-Radcliffe Raza, a student organization that honors Mexican and Latine student excellence on campus.

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Higher Education

Latin American and Caribbean Scholars Program to Shut Down After Harvard Revokes Affiliation

Laspau, a Harvard-affiliated nonprofit that promotes higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean, will shut down after the University decided to revoke its affiliate status.


WGS Department Hosts Event About Gender Nonconforming Activism in Brazil

The Harvard Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department hosted a virtual event discussing minority rights in Brazil on Thursday.

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Legal Experts Discuss Health Care Inequity in Latin America at Harvard Law School Panel

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School hosted a virtual panel Tuesday discussing the impact of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in addressing health challenges in Latin America.

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Latin America

Cuban Summer School 1

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Scholars Discuss Latin American Protest Movements and Police Repression at Latin American Studies Center Event

Experts discussed protest movements and police repression of protesters in Latin America at a webinar hosted by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies on Tuesday.

David Rockefeller Center
Latin America

Scholars on Latin America Talk Judicial Independence, Democratic Erosion at Virtual Seminar

A group of scholars of Latin American politics and law discussed the threats to judicial independence posed by populist leaders in a Tuesday event.

David Rockefeller Center

DRCLAS Panel Explores Changing Abortion Politics in Modern Latin America

Experts discussed changing social, cultural, and political norms on abortion access in Latin America at a virtual panel hosted by Harvard’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies on Tuesday.

David Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies Launches Forum to Track Rewriting of Chilean Constitution

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard launched an academic forum to examine the rewriting and potential adoption of a new constitution in Chile.

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Visual Arts

Harvard Photo Exhibition Showcases Stark COVID-19 Realities in Latin America

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies awarded four Latin American photographers and journalists in their open call competition for work about the COVID-19 pandemic.

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Scholars Talk COVID-19 Impact on Latin American Minority Groups

Academics discussed the pandemic’s disparate impact on Black and indigenous populations in Brazil and Mexico during a webinar hosted by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies Tuesday.

David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Researcher Presents New Poll on Cuban American Political Beliefs at DRCLAS Event

Guillermo J. Grenier, a sociology professor at Florida International University, presented his research on the Republican party’s popularity among Cuban American voters in Miami-Dade County, Fla. during a Friday webinar.