Category: Events

  • DISABILITY AND PUBLIC SPACE. A way to understand the social production of space

    Tuesday, Dec 5, 2023. 6:00pmRoom 9207 Pedro Javier Jaramillo Cruz is a professor at the University of Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano in the Architecture and Habitat School. Since 1997, following a strong car accident that he suffered, his practice has been oriented towards the problematization of the relationship between physical space and people with disabilities.…


  • How Can We Solve the Border Crisis?

    IN-PERSON AND LIVESTREAM EVENT. What can be done to alleviate the chaos and human suffering at the U.S.-Mexico border? Without comprehensive immigration reform by Congress, what actions can the Biden administration take to create safe and legal pathways for asylum seekers? A panel of experts discusses creative solutions to America’s immigration crisis, and how to…


  • Translation Night: Lugar Común

    Join us for a translation night, an event exploring the intricate connections among languages, music and poetry. Freitas, Guerrero, and Perdigao will sing, perform, and translate. this event is curated by Como Un Lugar and supported by CLACLS, the Brazilian Consulate in New York, and ID Studio Theater.


  • Co-Sponsored Event: Desiguales, A Small History of Inequality in Mexico

    Book talk and discussion with Diego Castañeda Garza. A Peguin Random House (Debate) forthcoming book.   BOOK DESCRIPTION Inequality is one of the great challenges Mexico faces. Although historically high, Mexico has enjoyed brief moments of equalization in which a more fair society seemed possible. Exploring its history makes it possible to grasp some lessons…


  • Co-Sponsored Event: “The Way Back to the Maloca”

    A Short Documentary by Oscar Aponte and Juan David Cortés. In the heart of the Amazon rainforest, the Murui-Muina people of Puerto Leguízamo, Colombia, defend their culture and traditions after surviving the genocide perpetrated by rubber company Casa Arana. In a sound and visual journey through the rivers and jungles of Amazonia, the documentary The Way…