Chan Centre Connects

Buscando America / Searching for America

Wed Mar 25 2015 5pm
Liu Institute for Global Issues

Presented by the Chan Centre

UBC students share Pecha Kucha style presentations on the theme of Latin America culture. Programmed in conjunction with the Chan Centre Presents concerts featuring Gilberto Gil and Lila Downs.

Free pizza will be served!

Location: Multipurpose Room at the Liu Institute for Global Issues.


Carlos Gustavo Halaburda: We Demand a Happy Ending for Pedro and Guillermo. Love, Society and the Queer Politics of the Latin American Telenovela.

Paola Adarve-Zuluaga: Facing Medusa: (Intimate) Art and Resistance in the Colombian Armed Conflict

Juan F. Hernandez: Memoria Antonia: The Memory and Language of Buildings

Samuel Bloom: Identity Performance: Carnival and the Masks We Wear

Anna Hermansen: Saying “No” to Totalitarian Rule: Chilean Conceptualism under Pinochet

Javier Alvarez-Jaimes: What a Violent Culture! Hip-Hop in the Comuna 13 in Medellin, Colombia

Students from GEOG 495: Geographies of Social Movements in the Americas: Driving Change Through Relationships Built Out of Solidarity

Free admission. No ticket or RSVP required. Space is limited.

Wed Mar 25 2015 5pm
Liu Institute for Global Issues