The Center for the Americas
The University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Rd.
Houston, TX 77204

Lois Parkinson Zamora
lzamora@uh.edu

Susan Kellogg
skellogg@uh.edu 

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Past Events

OCTOBER 2011

The artwork of Luis Abreux is featured in a solo exhibit at TBH Center. On display until October 20th.
Day: Opening reception Sep 7, 2011
Place: TBH Center
Time: 7:00 - 10:00 pm
http://www.talentobilingue.org

Ana in the Tropics by Milo Cruz
Day: Oct 7-9 &Oct 14-16
Place: TBH Center
http://www.talentobilingue.org

Chicana Power
Day: Oct 4, 2011
Place: Anderson Library, Rockwell Pavillion
Time: 1:00-3:00
Flyer

SEPTEMBER 2011

Tony & Janina's American Wedding: A Deportation Love Story. Screening and discussion with producer, Steve Dixon
Day: Sep 26-27, 2011
Place: Sep 26 at BLB 209; Sep 27 at M.D. Anderson Library, Honors Commons
Time: BLB 209, 12-1:30; Honors Commons, 2:30-4:30
Flyer 1, Flyer 2

Tres visiones de España, tres directores, una actriz: Penélope Cruz.
La niña de tus ojos by Fernando Trueba
Day: Sep 26, 2011
Place: Sewall Hall, Room 303
Time: 7:00 pm
Flyer

AUGUST 2011

Tres visiones de España, tres directores, una actriz: Penélope Cruz. 
La Celestina by Gerardo Vera
Day: Sep 26, 2011
Place: Sewall Hall, Room 303
Time: 7:00 pm
Flyer

MAY 2011

Former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox gave a lecture at The University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work (GCSW)
Day: Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Place: Agnes Arnold Hall, Auditorium 1T
ime: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

APRIL 2011

"Gender and Revolution in Mexico," a lecture on indigenous women by Heather Fowler Salamini
Day: Thursday, April 14, 2011
Place: Kiva in Farish Hall
Time: 2:30-4:00pm

Poetics of Displacement: Latin American Emigré Writers and the Creative Imagination.
Alicia Borinsky: “She came from afar. Tango Women and the Poetics of Exile.”
Day: Thursday, April 14, 2011
Place: Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library
Time: 7:00pm
Alicia Borinsky is a fiction writer, poet and Professor of Latin American and Comparative Literature at Boston University.
Flyer

Poetics of Displacement: Latin American Emigré Writers and the Creative Imagination.
Sylvia Molloy: “Dislocated Memory and the Urge to Return”
Day: Thursday April 7th, 2011
Place: Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library
Time: 7:00pm
Sylvia Molloy is an Argentine novelist and critic and the Albert Schweitzer Chair in the Humanities, New York University.
Flyer

MARCH 2011

"The Cuzco School of Photography," Dr. Silvia Spitta, Dartmouth University
Day: Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Place: Honors Commons
Time: 2:30-4:00pm
Flyer

Olga Marta Pérez will be presenting: "El libro en Cuba: Cultura, Mercado, y Otros Desafíos"
Day: March 21, 2011
Place: 4:00
Time: Sewall Hall, SH 309 (Rice)
Flyer

Poetics of Displacement: Latin American Emigré Writers and the Creative Imagination.
Sergio Ramirez Mercado: “Lengua mojada.”
Day: Thursday, March 17, 2011
Place: Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library
Time: 7:00pm
Sergio Ramírez is a Latin American writer.
Flyer

389 Miles "Living the Border" Film
Day: Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Place: Sewall Hall 309, Rice Campus
Time: 7 pm
389miles.com

FEBRUARY 2011

"EL ENTRECEJO" La vida y los tiempos de Frida Kahlo
An original multimedia production based on the life & times of Frida Kahlo in Spanish.
http://www.tbhcenter.org/Frida_Span.html

Poetics of Displacement: Latin American Emigré Writers and the Creative Imagination.
Arturo Arias: “EpiCentro, and other Central Americans Within the Center: The Emergence of a New Central American-American Literature.”
Day: Thursday, February 17, 2011
Place: Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library
Time: 7:00pm
Arturo Arias is a writer and Professor of Latin American Literature at the University of Texas at Austin.
Flyer

Which Way Home. Showing of a documentary on immigration with interview afterward with the producer of the film, Sascha Weiss. 
Day: Thursday, Feb 10, 2011 
Place: Honors Commons 
Time: 2:30-4:00pm
http://www.whichwayhome.net/
New York Times
The Daily Cougar 

Poetics of Displacement: Latin American Emigré Writers and the Creative Imagination. Sergio Chejfec: “La música de las anomalías.”
Day: Thursday, February 3, 2011
Place: Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren Library
Time: 7:00pm
Sergio Chejfec is an Argentine writer.
Flyer