Tuesday, November 10: Caribbean Film Series screening of the Cuban film, La Piscina (2011), introduction by Dr. Mabel Cuesta, 5:30pm, Roy Cullen C102
Wednesday, November 11: Cecilia Ballí (Anthropologist), "Masculinity and Violence at the US/Mexico Border," 1-2:30pm; Panel discussion on themes of the talk: UH professors Sarah Luna, Christina Sisk, Maria Gonzales, 2:30-4pm, Rockwell Pavilion, MD Anderson Library
Monday, November 16:Javier Álvarez, "Contemporary Music: Notes from a Concept," at the Moore's School of Music, 10:30am-1:00pm, an event aimed at CLASS faculty and graduate students engaged in the Lecture Series organized by the School of Art. RSVP with Anadeli Bencomo for lunch Flyer
Thursday, November 19: Cristina Rivera Garza (UC San Diego), "Literary Writing in the Digital Era,"4:30-6:00pm, 210 Agnes Arnold Hall
Thursday, February 4, 2016: Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies will host professor Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús (Harvard Divinity School) with Solimar Otero (Louisiana State University): “Electric Santería: Racial and Sexual Assemblages of Transnational Santeria,” 11:30-1pm, 11:30-1pm, Student Center North - Synergy (Rm 212).
Tuesday, February 9, 2016:Caribbean Film Series screening of the documentary Cimarrón Spirit (2015) about the African roots of Dominican cultural traditions during Semana Santa. Panel discussion to follow with film's director, Rubén Durán, Afro-Dominican singer-songwriter Xiomara Fortuna, Dominican studies scholars Silvio Torres-Saillant (Syracuse University) and Rachel Afi Quinn (University of Houston), with translations by Mabel Cuesta (University of Houston) other guests, 5:30pm - 7:30pm, Graduate College of Social Work Auditorium (Room 101). More information about the week's events and sponsors (UH's Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Hispanic Studies, Department of English, Religious Studies, African American Studies and the Houston Community College Office of International Initiatives) here.