Afro-Cuban Artists: A Renaissance, April 27-30, 2016
AFRO-CUBAN ARTISTS: A RENAISSANCE is an international, interdisciplinary conference hosted by the MU Afro-Romance Institute and the MU Department of Romance Languages and Literatures. This four-day event will be of interest to scholars, and students, as well as creative artists working in the African Diaspora, Cuban/Caribbean/ Latin American arts, art history, history, culture, religions, ritual, performances, gender or ethnic studies. The conference will explore various topics related to the aesthetics, socio-cultural and political antecedents, context and impact of the Afro-Cuban artists who came of age after 1959. Following the conference, the Afro-Hispanic Review will devote a monographic issue to the event.
Retirement reception Friday, May 8, 2015 honoring:
Dr. Béa Gallimore
Dr. Carol Lazzaro-Weis
Dr. Michael Ugarte
Celebrating their many accomplishments in research and teaching as well as their years of dedicated service to students in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and the College of Arts and Science at the University of Missouri.
Dr. Adriana Mendez, University of Iowa
"The International Context of Cuban Abolition: Masters and Slaves in Felix Tanco's Anti-Slavery Narrative,"
October 11, 2013 See attached flyer in PDF View Gallery
Professor Robaina's Visit
University of Missouri-Columbia
February 13, 2013
“Are we moving forward with the Fight Against Racism in Cuba?”
A presentation by Professor Tomás Fernández Robaina, a researcher at la Biblioteca Nacional in Havana, and a prolific author on Afro-Cuban issues.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
4:00pm at Arts and Science Room 113
Reception will follow immediately.
Contact: Mamadou Badiane View Poster(pdf)
Dr. Dena Goodman, Lila Miller Professor of History and Women and Gender Studies, and Director of the Diderot and D'Alembert Collaborative Translation Project at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, delivering the Kemp Lecture titled
"Thinking of you: Objects, Memory, and Epistolarity," on Monday, February 4th, 2013, at 4:00 in Memorial Union N.206 See attached flyer PDF View Gallery
Béa Gallimore received the 2012 President’s Faculty Award for Cross-Cultural Engagement. The surprise announcement was made to her on April 3, 2012 by Dr. Christa Weisbrook from the President’s Office. Provost Brian Foster, Vice Provost for International Affairs Handy Williamson, and Associate Dean Ted Tarkow from the College of Arts and Science were also present when the announcement was made, as well as Department Chair Flore Zéphir, and colleagues Michael Ugarte, Mary Jo Muratore, and Carol Lazzaro-Weis. View Gallery
La Habana expuesta, un diseño de Estévez / Havana on Display, a Design by Estévez
Cimarroneando con G.H
Ediciones Vigía: Poética visual / Visual Poetics
Dr. Chad Montuori (Ph.D. 2011) talks about his advisor Professor Michael Ugarte (2010 Kemper Fellow)
MU Alumni Magazine's video about Professor Juanamaria Cordones-Cook's work on the Ediciones Vigia books, a series of handcrafted books from Cuba
View video about the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
Professor Juanamaria Cordones-Cook's documentary work on renowned Cuban poet Nancy Morejón
La taula catalana
If you want to practice your Catalan or want to learn more about the Catalan language and culture, join us at the Taula Catalana on Thursdays at 5:30pm at the Noodles & Company in 9th Street (October 14, 28 and November 11). Vos esperam! Please check with Dr. Marcos-Llinas for more information.
SPAN 2005 - Introduction to Catalan Language and Culture Are you interested in learning another Romance Language officially spoken in Spain and recognized by the European Union? Do you want to know more about the Catalan language and identity? Veniu que vos esperam! For more information, please contact: Dr. Marcos-Llinas.