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TERCER ENCUENTRO INTERDISCIPLINARIO EN ESTUDIOS DE MEMORIA

October 6th, 2013 | Posted in: Blog | by tanializarazo

The Cultural Studies in The Americas Research Cluster is proud to present:

Tercer Encuentro Interdisciplinario en Estudios de Memoria

October 28-30, 2013

9 a.m – 6 p.m.

University of California, Davis

Buehler Alumni and Visitors Center

Founders Board Room.

See the full program here.

This event is co-sponsored by: Davis Humanities Institute; University Outreach & International Programs; Division of Humanities, Arts, & Cultural Studies; Hemispheric Institute of the Americas; Department of Spanish & Portuguese; Human Rights Initiative

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Fall Quarter Event Cycle: Human Rights and Social Movements in Latin Amer

October 5th, 2013 | Posted in: Blog | by tanializarazo

Join us this quarter! Wednesdays 11 am @ 912 Sproul

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Writing Retreat

March 6th, 2013 | Posted in: Blog | by tanializarazo

Winter Quarter Events Cycle: Conocimientos desde y para América Latina

Wednesdays

2-3:30 @ 912 Sproul Hall

Jan. 23: Reading Session · Herencias coloniales y teorías poscoloniales.

Jan. 30: Reading Session · Espacios geográficos y localizaciones epistemológicas.

Feb. 13: Presentation· Conversaciones con estudiantes graduados.

Feb. 27: Presentation· Conversaciones con los latinoamericanistas Robert Irwin y Michael Lazzara.

Mar. 13 & 20: Writing Sessions. (Join us for a peer-pressure writing environment to work on your final papers, dissertation, or applications)

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Nuevo Latino Cuisine: Culinary Artistry, Community and Conversation

April 25th, 2011 | Posted in: Blog | by Arturo

The Library, University of California, Davis invites you to join us on May 9th, 2011, for “Nuevo Latino Cuisine: Books on Latin cuisineCulinary Artistry, Community and Conversation.” The convivium will include presentations by speakers recognized internationally for their contributions to the Latin American culinary world:

Clare Hasler, Executive Director, Robert Mondavi Institute, UC Davis, will comment on the importance of research and outreach across the sciences and humanities/social sciences for food studies and how the RMI has fostered interdisciplinary projects.

Ken Albala, a noted food historian, faculty member at the University of the Pacific and prolific author and editor of publications that include Eating Right in the Renaissance and A Cultural History of Food, will speak on “The Roots of Latin American Food.”

Steve Sando, owner of Rancho Gordo: New World Specialty Food, culinary consultant and author of Heirloom Beans, will discuss “Redefining the New American Kitchen: Bringing Latin American Heirloom Ingredients to the Modern Table”.

Leopoldo López Gil, a founding member of the Slow Food Movement in Venezuela and President of the Academia Venezolana de Gastronomía, with his daughter Adriana López Vermut owns the Pica Pica Maize Kitchen restaurants located in Napa and San Francisco. Señor López will talk about the “new modern Latin cuisine” and the ingredients and culinary traditions that encourage chefs and serious home cooks to experiment and create new fusion dishes.

Location:  Putah Creek Lodge, University of California, Davis
Time:        12 Noon – 5 PM, Monday, May 9th, 2011
Cost:          $50 will cover lunch and presentations
Contact:     Myra Appel

Registration Form (Deadline to register: Wednesday, May 4, 2011)

Campus Map  |  Visitor Parking ($6 a day)

An exhibit titled “Nuevo Latino Cuisine: Culinary Artistry, Community and Conversation” accompanies the convivium.

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