Fall 2010

Peter Schrag speaks at Berkeley in August 2010.

Bashing Immigrants: From Ben Franklin to Rush Limbaugh

Peter Schrag
August 30, 2010 |Part of the Fall 2010 Bay Area Latin America Forum

Ivonne del Valle

Pantitlan: Indigenous Water Knowledge for Contemporary Mexico City

Ivonne del Valle
September 13, 2010 |Part of the Fall 2010 Bay Area Latin America Forum

A clownish image of propaganda: “Uncle Sam scatters the Indians,” 1850. (Image from Getty Images.)

How Indians Shaped the U.S.–Mexican War

Brian DeLay
September 20, 2010 | Part of the Fall 2010 Bay Area Latin America Forum

Charles Ferguson taking questions from the audience, seating next to Harley Shaiken

Screening: Inside Job

Directed by Charles Ferguson (United States, 2010)
September 20, 2010

The bodies of 72 migrants allegedly killed by the Zetas drug gang were found in August 2010 in San Fernando, Tamaulipas. (Photo from the Associated Press/El Universal.)

Anti-Anti-Immigration

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco
September 24, 2010 | Part of the Fall 2010 U.S.–Mexico Futures Forum Series

Windmills stand alongside nuclear power plants in France’s Tricastin Nuclear Power Center. (Photo by Jean-Louis Zimmermann.)

Green Perspectives in Europe: Implications for the Americas

Daniel Cohn-Bendit
September 29, 2010 | Part of the Fall 2010 Alternative Energy and the Americas Series

The Two Escobars film poster

CineLatino: The Two Escobars

Directed by Jeff and Michael Zimbalist (2010)
October 11, 2010 | Part of the Fall 2010 Cine Latino Series

Alamar film poster

CineLatino: Alamar

Directed by Pedro González Rubio (Mexico, 2009)
October 13, 2010 | Part of the Fall 2010 Cine Latino Series

Ray Telles

Screening: The Storm That Swept Mexico

Directed by Ray Telles (2010)
October 21, 2010

Laura Enriquez.

Reactions to the Market: Small Farmers in Nicaragua, Cuba, Russia and China

Laura Enríquez
October 25, 2010 | Part of the Fall 2010 Bay Area Latin America Forum

Immigration agents detain employees of San Diego’s French Gourmet Restaurant  in a raid that led to felony indictments against the restaurant’s owner and manager. (Photo by Lenny Ignelzi/Associated Press.)

Facing Down Discrimination in El Salvador

William Hernández
October 25, 2010

Archbishop Romero smiles for a portrait at his home in San Salvador, four months before his death. (Photo by Alex Bowie/Getty Images.)

CineLatino: Monseñor: The Last Journey of Óscar Romero

Directed by Ana Carrigan and Juliet Weber (United States, 2010) 
October 27, 2010 | Part of the Fall 2010 Cine Latino Series

Maria Paz Gutierrez.

Resourcing: The New Architecture

Paz Gutierrez 
November 8, 2010 | Part of the Fall 2010 Bay Area Latin America Forum
 

Suelem stands in the alleyway between the trash pickers’ shacks. (Film still courtesy of Almega Projects and O2 Filmes.)

CineLatino: Waste Land

Directed by Lucy Walker (United Kingdom, 2010)
November 10, 2010 | Part of the Fall 2010 Cine Latino Series

Ingrid Arnesen at her CLAS talk in Berkeley

Haiti 2010: A Year of Calamities

Ingrid Arnesen
November 18, 2010

William Beezley at his CLAS talking in Berkeley

The Mexican Cultural Revolution: Vasconcelos, Indians, Anthropologists and Calendar Girls

William Beezley
November 30, 2010 | Part of the Fall 2010 U.S.–Mexico Futures Forum Series

From left: Carlos Labbé, Daniel Alarcón, Andrés Felipe Solano and Carlos Yushimito at their discussion in Berkeley

The Future of Spanish-Language Writing

Authors Discussion
December 6, 2010