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Date/Time: Thursday, October 21 at 7:30pm
Location: 201 Casa Hispanica (612 West 116th Street and Broadway)
Co-Sponsored by the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, Institute of Latin American Studies and the Brazilian Consulate of New York
Title: Eduardo Coutinho: Cinema de conversação, a part of Brazilian Documentary Film Retrospective
Edifício Master (2002)
Speaker: Professor Bruno Carvalho, Princeton University
All screenings are free and open to the public. Pão de queijo e Guaraná (Cheese rolls and Brazilian soda) will be served.
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Date/Time: Thursday, October 21, 2010, from 4:00 to 5:30pm
Location: Orozco Room, The New School (66 West 12th Street, 7th Floor)
Sponsored by the Observatory on Latin America (OLA) of the New School
A lecture with Ollanta Humala Tasso, Presidential Candidate of 2011 Peruvian Elections
The Observatory on Latin America invites you to a public lecture by Mr. Ollanta Humala Tasso the presidential candidate in the upcoming 2011 Peruvian elections.
Ollanta Humala Tasso is Lieutenant Colonel (r) of the Peruvian Army, founding president of Partido Nacionalista Peruano. In the 2006 presidential campaign, lost the election by less than two percent of the votes to now President Alan García Pérez.
Mr. Humala will be discussing the current political situation in Peru as well as his political platform and the government policies he would put in place should he be elected.
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Admission is free, but reservations are needed.
Date/Time: Friday, October 22, from 9:30am to 4:30pm
Location: Columbia Law School’s Jerome Greene Hall Room 107 (435 West 116th Street)
Sponsored by the the Columbia Journal of Race & Law presents its inaugural symposium:
Title: So Goes Arizona, So Goes the Nation?: Immigration and Civil Rights in the 21st Century
Featuring:The Great Debate: Arizona’s SB 1070Nina Perales, National Senior Counsel, Mexican-American Legal Defense & Educational Fund
Heather Mac DonaldJohn M. Olin Fellow, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Other Panels:Overview of U.S. Immigration PolicyCivil Rights & Immigration Law“Crimmigration”: The Intersection of Criminal Laws and ImmigrationRe-framing the Immigration Debate
This event is being co-sponsored by the following organizations:Center for Public Interest Law’s Social Justice Initiatives ♦ Student Senate ♦ American Constitution Society ♦ Black Law Students’ Association ♦ Civil Rights Law Society ♦ Federalist Society ♦ Latino/a Law Students’ Association ♦ National Lawyers’ Guild ♦ RightsLink ♦ Society for Immigrant and Refugee Rights ♦ Columbia University’s Leyes Latino Pre-Law Society
Four hours of CLE credit will be available for $40 for Public Interest/Academia/Government Attorneys and $100 for Private Practice Attorneys. For more information on CLE hours, please contact Sallie Locke (email@example.com) by October 20.
WHEN: Monday October 25th at 7 pm
WHERE: Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street
The New York Immigration Coalition is proud to present, as part of Symphony Space’s Sonidos festival, a special screening of abUSed: The Postville Raid, a full-length documentary by internationally acclaimed director Luis Argueta (The Silence of Neto).
SEE trailer here: http://www.abusedthepostvilleraid.com/
A panel discussion, moderated by Julia Preston, national correspondent covering immigration for The New York Times, follows the screening. Panelists include:
* Luis Argueta, director and producer of the film
* M. Patricia Smith, Solicitor of the US Department of Labor and former New York State Labor Commissioner
* Erik Camayd-Freixas, Court Appointed Interpreter, whose experience at Postville led him to publish an essay about what he saw there
* David Leopold, National President, American Immigration Lawyers Association
* Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition.
The film weaves together the personal stories of the individuals, the families, and the town directly affected by what was, at the time, the largest U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in the United States. On May 12th, 2008, in Postville, Iowa (population 2,320), 900 armed ICE agents arrested 389 immigrant workers at Agriprocessors, Inc., the largest kosher slaughter-house and meat-packing plant in the country. Of the legal proceedings that ensued, one of the judges that presided over them said he “was embarrassed to be a U.S. District judge that day.”
Doors open to the general public on a first-come, first serve basis at 6:45 pm.
This special screening is co-sponsored by Foundation for Child Development (which supported the publication of “Facing Our Future: Children in the Aftermath of Immigration Enforcement”), Four Freedoms Fund, a fund of Public Interest Projects, Michael J. Hirschhorn, Nikki Will Stein, and The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans.
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 27 at 12:30pm
Location: 802 International Affairs Building (420 West 118th Street)
Title: Governmental Internships in Latin America – A Panel Presentation of Travel Grant Recipients
Paula Alfonso, MIA 2011
U.S. Department of State – American Embassy
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Mariana Huffel, MIA 2011
Presidential Agency for Social Action and International Cooperation
Daniel Perdomo Rodríguez, MPA 2011
Undersecretary of Electricity
Rural Community Electrification Project
Mexico City and Oaxaca, Mexico
Jennifer Radcliffe, MIA 2011
Panama City, Panama
Ben Roseth, MIA 2011
U.S. Department of State –
Narcotics Affairs Section
Mexico City, Mexico
Priya Sethi, MIA 2011
Organization of American States
Celebrating Hip Hop History Month
Free!!! No Cover
WITH rap duo Bamboo Bros (Kurious Jorge & Dave Dar)
AG (from Showbiz & AG),
DJ Boogie Blind (X-Ecutioners)
The Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10456
About Bamboo Bros:
The Bamboo Bros are re-energizing hip hop with a sound brand new and way back. Kurious Jorge brings the seasoned, effortless flow and Dave Dar, the fresh, trusted ear. Their talents overlap, Jorge, a consumer of all genres, Dar, an agile MC, together making a music light and strong as bamboo. Both Uptown sons with Tropical Roots, Jorge and Dar were friends before they were collaborators, admirers of each other’s tastes and styles. They match lush, dirty beats made from real instrumentation and ancient samples with seductive, hopeful lyrics. This is music to rock in a hammock or subway car, to build a philosophy or family by, hip hop that digs deep to rise up.
Via, Ariel Fernandez Diaz