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"The Gold Eaters" paints a vivid picture of 16th-century Peru, with convincing perspectives from both the Spanish and the native side. But despite its accomplished tone of historical realism, as a novel it is somewhat lacking in plot depth and character maturity.
Following the historic thawing of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, Harvard students have voiced renewed interest in traveling to Cuba.
Keiko S. Fujimori, a 2016 Peruvian presidential candidate, addressed concerns about liberal democracy and human rights on Wednesday.
Jorge Ramos, journalist, author, and television anchor for Univision and Fusion, discusses the future of journalism in the age of the internet. The talk was held at the JFK Jr. Forum Tuesday evening.
Castellanos Moya demonstrates his facility with the stream of consciousness narrative, masterfully depicting the psyche of an exiled journalist trapped in a Kafkaesque nightmare of anxiety and paranoia.
Josefina Báez, a performance artist, instructs students of Spanish 126: “Performing Latinidad” in a spontaneous expressive performance in front of the John Harvard statue in March.
Students from MIT, Harvard, and other schools marched to show support for 43 Mexican students who have been missing since September.
Representatives from NGOs working in South America and a Harvard professor spoke about the importance of sustainable agricultural practices within small native communities in South America at the Harvard Graduate School of Education Saturday afternoon.
At a forum sponsored by Concilio Latino Thursday night, students expressed frustration with a perceived lack of support and discussed distributing a survey to Latinos on campus.
Photographer David Taylor’s exhibit "Working the Line," which documents the U.S.-Mexico border, opened on Wednesday at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.
Lillian Guerra, Professor of Cuban & Caribbean History at the University of Florida, speaks on Afro-Cubans in the Cuban Revolutionary period, and how race was perceived in Cuba at that time. The talk was sponsored by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.
The expansion is part of the department’s larger effort to restore its faculty in Latin American history after several years with no professors specializing in the field.
Students and performers serve themselves traditional cultural food at an Indigenous People's Day event sponsored by Native Americans at Harvard College (NAHC), HOLA, RAZA, Fuerza, and Ballet Folklorico. This event also included performances by Ballet Folklorico, Urban Thunder (Native American Drum Group) and spoken word pieces with the aim of celebrating the strength of the Indigenous People affected by colonialism in the Americas.