WHAT ABOUT

THE OTHER LATINOS?

CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES

 

A conference at the DRCLAS Building

(61 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA)

Free and open to the public

 

Sponsored by the Jaime and Raquel Gilinski Endowment at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies (DRCLAS), the Committee on Ethnic Studies, the Department of Romance Languages & Literatures (Harvard University), and Equator Gallery.

 

 Musical Opening: Thursday, April 4th, 8 pm

Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Ave., # 18

 

"PERÚ MESTIZO"

directed by Oscar Stagnaro

(Berklee School of Music)

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2002

Program

 

Inauguration (9 - 9:30 a.m.): José Antonio Mazzotti and Doris Sommer (Harvard University)

 

Panel 1 (9:30-11:15 a.m.): Immigration and... assimilation?

1) Marcelo Suárez-Orozco (Harvard University): "Latinos: Remaking the Americas."

2) Teresa Sales (Universidade de Campinas): "Second-Generation Brazilian Immigrants in the United States."

3) Ana Cristina Braga Martes (Fundação Getúlio Vargas): "Are we the others? Civic values and ethnicity among Brazilian immigrants."

4) Claudia Pineda (Harvard University): "Identity in Colombian Immigrant Youth: Folklore and Legacy as a Prevention Strategy."

Chair: Doris Sommer (Harvard University)

 

Coffee break (11:15-11:30 a.m.)

 

Panel 2 (11:30-1:15 p.m.): Cultural dynamics

5) Arturo Arias (University of Redlands): "Central American-Americans: Invisibility, Power and Representation in the U.S. Latino World."

6) Juan Zevallos-Aguilar (Villanova University): "Mapping the Andean archipielago in the U.S."

7) Maxine Margolis (University of Florida): "Becoming Brazucas: Changing Brazilian Identity in the United States."

8) Peggy Levitt (Wellesley College): "The Transnational Villagers and Beyond: Dominican migration to the U.S."

Chair: María Elena García (Wesleyan University)

 

Lunch break (1:15- 2:30 p.m.)

 

Panel 3 (2:30-4:30 pm.): Mainstream Latinos vis-à-vis the "other" Latino population: politics and labor market

9) Teófilo Altamirano (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú): "Is International Migration Sustainable for Peruvian and Ecuadorean Labour Migrants?"

10) Michael Jones-Correa (Cornell University): "Swimming in the Latino Sea: The 'Other Latinos' and Politics."

11) Néstor Rodríguez (University of Houston): "Mexicanos y Centroamericanos: A Comparison of Recent Mexican and Central American Immigrants in the United States."

12) Heloisa Souza (Grupo Mulher Brasileira, Boston): "Brazilians in Boston: Impact of 9/11 in the community."

Chair: Luis E. Cárcamo-Huechante (Harvard University)

 

Featuring the works of José Luis Yamunaqué (courtesy of Equator Gallery)

 

FOOD FESTIVAL: How do Peruvians cook in Boston? (4:30-6:30 p.m.). Chef: Aldo Olivera, with the sponsorship of "Rumors" Restaurant.

 

BRAZILIAN PARTY / "A Festa"

@ Ryles Jazz Club (Upstairs), At the intersection of Hampshire and Cambridge Streets at Inman Square, Cambridge, MA. Tel: 617 876-9330

The Jazzanova Project

9:00 - 9:45 pm: Brazilian Instrumental Music (Jazz Style). Bass: Pie Pienazola; Piano: Alfredo Cardin; Drums: Pedro Ito; Percussion: Marcos Vinicius.

10:00 - 10:45 pm: Bossa Nova, Samba Canção. Vocal Guest: Teresa Ines.

11:00 pm - 2:00 am: MPB, Samba, Forró, Axe Music. Vocals by João Marcos

 

Note: Entry to the Brazilian Party at Ryles is free for participants of the Other Latinos Conference. Entry passes will be given to conference participants at end of day. Participants must present Brazilian Party pass at door at Ryles. All others must pay $10 entry.

 

Look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

Of related interest:

 

RECONFIGURED COMMUNITIES: SOUTH AMERICANS ON THE MOVE

(A SPEAKERS SERIES)

Sponsored by the Outreach Program (DRCLAS)

 

"Amo a Nueva York, pero me voy a Madrid: Recent Trends in Ecuadorian Immigration Patterns."

A talk by David Kyle, University of California, Davis

Wednesday, April 17, 2002

12:00 - 2:00p.m.

DRCLAS, 61 Kirkland St.

 

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"The Saint and the Hill:

The Long Road of a Seventeenth-century 'Curandero'"

A talk by Luis Millones, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos and Connecticut College 

Thursday, April 18, 2002

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Boylston Hall 104

 

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"Conflict, Mobility, and Transnational Living: The Colombian Experience"

A talk by Luis Guarnizo, University of California, Davis

Wednesday, May 1, 2002

12 - 2 p.m.

DRCLAS, 61 Kirkland St.