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Upcoming Events





Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | 02:00 pm

Cántame Film Screening & Director Discussion

Cántame is feature documentary from Trevor Meier that explores the inner world of Casa Talcahuano, a theatre group in Buenos Aires that searches for the inner life of ancient songs and texts and follows their vibration into movement.




Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | 04:00 pm

My Story Isn’t Fiction: The Making of East of Flatbush, North of Love

In this talk, Dr. Brown discusses her reasons for leaving academia and writing East of Flatbush, North of Love, her push against narratives that suggest Black, Indigenous, People of Color cannot be objective when telling their stories, and the importance of disseminating information about Black, Indigenous, People of Color in ways that go beyond traditional academic texts.




Thursday, April 29, 2021 | 05:30 pm

Still Searching for Providence: Mayan Migration to the United States through the Decades

Patricia Foxen will discuss her book "In Search of Providence: Transnational Mayan Identities" and the new updates made to the reprint as well as her thoughts on the current migration situation.