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CLALS | Upcoming Events

CLALS events intend to enrich understanding of Latin America and Latino communities in the U.S. Many are open to the public.

Why is the Middle-Income Trap a Trap? A Political Economy Perspective

Friday, June 2, 2017 | 12:00-1:30 p.m. | Inter-American Development Bank, Room Andrés Bello 4/5

With the Inter-American Development Bank, CLALS is co-hosting a public event about the "middle-income trap" from a political economy perspective. Professors Richard F. Doner (Emory University) and Ben Ross Schneider (MIT) will present and engage in a discussion with the audience. A light lunch will also be served. Please register here.

Save the Date: An Evening with Filmmaker Fernando Eimbcke

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | Time TBD | Abramson Family Founders Room, School of International Service

Through its partnership with the Mexican Cultural Institute to promote Mexican arts and culture, CLALS will welcome renowned filmmaker Fernando Eimbcke for a presentation and discussion of his work in the fall. Best known for his debut film Temporada de patos (2004)-- winner of an Ariel Award for Best Film-- Eimbcke's cinema highlights the adolescent experience through a minimalist approach. Known for his "evocative simplicity" and portraits of everyday life, Eimbcke's other films include Lake Tahoe (2008) and Club Sandwich (2013). More information and an event flyer are forthcoming.