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The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures contributes actively to cross-disciplinary international initiatives on campus. Join us at any of these events:   Language Film Series, International Film Festival, Poetry Reading, Music & Dance Festival, Reader's Theater, Tertulias, Romance Language Series, Hispanich Heritage Series, Study Abroad Cafe, and more! Watch

 

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FALL 2021 

 

2021 Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Cultural Journey

October 11-15, 2021

 Open to All

Enjoy Live digitally via Zoom! 

 

     

Program

Press

Free

 

Featuring Special Guests :

 

NiCaribbean Oral Poetry: A Look at Antojología de Carl Rigby and Memory Worker

Presenter: Claudia Acosta in conversation with Ma. José Álvarez Sacasa

My Journey Along El Camino de Santiago

Presenter: Larry Alvarez

Border Communities: A Conversation with Film Maker of Beyond Barriers

Presenter: Claudia Acosta in conversation with Laura Collyer Carlson & Change Makers

The Historical Contributions of Mexican Women in a Male-dominated Society

Presenter: German Reyes

Musical Traditions in Ecuador and Cuba: Sanjuán and Rumba

Presenter: João Junqueira and Jay Gravatt

Tena and Canela: A Jewel in the Amazon

Presenter: Santa Clarita Sister Cities & The General Consulate of Ecuador in Los Angeles

 

Program

(No prior registration required. Follow Zoom link directly)

Monday

October 11

11a.m. C. Colville

Barranquilla Carnival: Understanding its Cultural Heritage

Zoom Link

1 p.m. C. Acosta & Guest

NiCaribbean Oral Poetry: A Look at Antojología de Carl Rigby and Memory Worker

Zoom Link

5p.mC. Holter

Toltec Wisdom: Los 4 acuerdos

Zoom Link

6p.m. F. Chauca

The Role of Peruvian Women in Ancient Textile Traditions

Zoom Link

Tuesday

October 12

3p.m. L. Alvarez

Guest Presenter

My Journey Along El Camino de Santiago

Zoom Link  (Passcode:040404)

 

5p.m. L. Pozo-Gravatt

The Mirabal’s Sisters: A Story of Resistance & Courage

Bonelli 14

Must follow the requirements/protocol to enter the COC campus

7p.m. C. Acosta & Guest

Border Communities: Conversation with the Director & Change Makers of “Beyond Barriers”

Zoom Link

Wednesday

October 13
 

4p.m. D. Rodriguez

A Glimpse into the Lively Celebration of Día de los Muertos and the Festivities of Hispanic Heritage Month

Zoom Link

5p.m. G. Aprato

Cultural Aspects of Tango in the Region of La Plata

 Zoom Link

6p.m. J. Junqueira

Espacios fronterizos Brasil-Uruguay

Zoom Link

Thursday

October 14

2p.m. G. Reyes

Guest Presenter

The Historical Contributions of Mexican Women in a Male-dominated Society

Zoom Link

4p.m. J. Alonso

The Manila Galleon: 250 Years Connecting Mexico and Asia

Zoom Link

 

7p.m.J. Gravatt & J. Junqueira

Guest Presenters

Two Musical Traditions: Sanjuán and Cuban Rumba

Zoom Link

Friday

October 15

9a.m. L. Lara

Afro-Caribbean Cultural Identity in Costa Rica

Zoom Link

10a.m. G. Linares

Cultural Perspectives & Practices of Salvadorians  

Zoom Link

1p.m. C. Acosta & Guests
Tena and Canela: A Jewel in the Amazon
General Consulate of Ecuador in L.A. and Santa Clarita Sister Cities

Zoom Link

 

 

 

Hosted by the Department of Modern Languages & Cultures and the School of Humnaities in collaboration with Sigma Delta Mu, and the Office of Inclusion and Diversityof College of the Canyons

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Fall 2021

International Film Festival (IFF)

Fridays @ 7p.m. in Hasley Hall 101- Valencia Campus*

Schedule

     

Sept 17- Visages Villages//Faces Places
Directed by JR and Agnes Varda.
France, 2017. 94 minutes. Presented by Pierre Etienne, Department of Modern Languages

Oct 1- Neuland
Directed by Anna Thommen. Switzerland, 2015. In German w/English subtitles. 93 minutes. Presented by Heidi Esslinger, Department of Modern Languages.

Oct 15-The Truffle Hunters
Directed by Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw. Italy, 2020. In Italian w/English subtitles. 84 minutes. Presented by Andrea Davis, Department of Modern Languages.

Oct 29- Chavela
Directed by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi.
Mexico/Spain/USA, 2017. In Spanish w/English subtitles. 93 minutes. Presented by Joao Junqueira, Department of Modern Languages.

Nov 12-این فیلم نیست (This Is Not a Film) Directed by Jafar Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb. Iran, 2011. In Farsi w/English subtitles. 75 minutes. Presented by Brent Riffel, History Department

Dec 3- I am Not your Negro
Directed by Raoul Peck. Switzerland/France/Belgium/USA, 2016. 93 minutes. Presented by Michael McMahan, Philosophy Department.

 * Must follow the requirements/protocol to enter the COC campus

 

 

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Tertulia & Cultura (Spanish)

Oct 6-8, 2021

Open to Spanish Students!

Program

 

W, Oct. 6, 11-11:50 a.m.

Prof. Colville

Zoom link 

Th, Oct. 7, 5-5:50 p.m. 

Prof. Pozo

COC Campus, Bonelli 14 *

F, Oct. 8, 9-9:50 a.m.

Prof. Lara

* Must follow the requirements/protocol to enter the COC campus

 

 

 

 

 

Spring 2021

Poetry Reading

Program

Fall 2020

 2020 Latinx & Hispanic Heritage

Cultural Festival

October 12-15, 2020

Open to All

Enjoy Live digitally via Zoom!

 

Guest Presenters:

Screening Tales of Masked Men and Conversation

with Director, Carlos Ávila

Latin American Musical Journey with Vento Sur

Latin Flavors: Cooking with the Chefs at the ICUE

 

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Calendar of Events

Time

Monday

12

Tuesday

13

Wednesday

14

Thursday

15

3 p.m.

 

The Magical World of Cultural Syncretismin Latin America

J. Junqueira 

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/98588098773 

 

 

Spanish Honor Society Ideals & Information

SDM Officers

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/95587907432

 

 

Español y Cultura: Live Conversations

G. Linares

Meeting ID: 604 159 8096
Passcode: QZ26GF

 

 

Tena: Cinnamon, Rainforest & Sister City in the Amazon

Sister Cities Board

https://santaclarita.zoom.us/j/92644167381 

Passcode: 458575

 

4 p.m.

 The Columbian Exchange: 1492-2020

J. Alonso

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/94793228225 

 

"Yo hablo Español: Survival Spanish

C. Holter

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/6751955511 

 

 Peru's Vibrant Afro-Peruvian Culture & Identity

F. Chauca & L. Pozo

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/9290040037 

 

Latin Flavors: Cooking with the Chefs at the ICUE

Chefs: Schwanke & Otto

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/96072202506 

 

5 p.m.

The Ritual of Mate, Traditions & Culture 

G. Aprato

 

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/98623371072 

 

My Life as a Bilingual & Bicultural Student Leader

ASG & SDM Officers

 

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/99914052600 

 

¡Salud! Recreating the History of the Iconic Cuban Mojito

L. Lara

 

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/93773754240 

 

Day of the Dead: A Portrait of Mexican Family Values in "Coco"

ASG President

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/95149883706 

 

6 p.m.

Literary Readings in Spanish

 

 

C. Acosta & Readers

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/95873691094 

 

Documentary: "Tales of Masked Men" and  Conversation with Director

 

C. Acosta

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/98992114561 

 

Latin America Musical Journey with Vento Sur

 

J. Junqueira

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/95208819408 

 

Celebrating my Hispanic Heritage

 

L. Pozo & HL Students

https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/9290040037 

 

Hosted by the Department of Modern Languages & Cultures and the School of Humnaities in collaboration with the Culinary Arts Intitute, the Associated Student Government, Sigma Delta Mu, and the Office of Inclusion and Diversity

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