The Waterloo Region Mayan Project invites you to the presentation of Paulo Rene Estrada.
Paulo is a Guatemalan Human Rights activist. In his presentation, Paulo will discuss the current human rights situation in Guatemala, and the challenges that the survivor victims of the armed conflict in Guatemala face to access justice for the Human Rights violations.
The screening will be preceded by a keynote presentation about the current situation in Venezuela, and how the crisis is affecting neighbouring Latin American countries, delivered by Shiva Mohan, PhD Candidate, Wilfrid Laurier University. There will be a post-screening Q&A with our guest speaker, Mr. Shiva Mohan, PhD Candidate, Wilfrid Laurier University and Dr. Mario Boido, Associate Professor at the University of Waterloo, specialist in Visual culture.
Watch the trailer here: https://vimeo.com/202554405
Conversemos en español
Come and practice your Spanish and meet others every Thursday, from September 19 to December 12. Basic understanding is essential, but all levels are welcome. No registration required.
This program is offered in partnership with the Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies, University of Waterloo
Join is for the viewing, followed by a post-screening discussion with Dr. Mario Boido.
Title: “El nacimiento de una poética transnacional en las obras de Gloria Anzaldúa, Gustavo Pérez Firmat y Susana Chávez-Silverman”
Dr. Remy Attig's guest lecture. He will discuss the concepts of “lengua fronteriza,” Spanglish, contact languages, and how language(s) intersect with identity. The guest lecture will be delivered in Spanish. The Q&A session will be bilingual.
Come join us on Monday January 23 at 6pm, in QNC 2501.
We will be watching "Y tú mamá también." The audience will follow two friends as they compete for the affection of the same woman who they convince to go with them on the road trip of a lifetime. Did somebody say drama?
There will also be a post-screening discussion by Dr. Mario Boido.