Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society Events

October 7 - 13, 2018

Thursday, October 11

The Czech Republic, The European Union and the Rise of Populism by Martin Nekola

The current political situation in the Czech Republic, a small country in the very heart of Europe, historically considered the crossroads between the West...

Indigenous North America—Hip Hop and Modernity

In this talk, Dr. Kyle Mays (UCLA) will explore the cultural and political significance of Native American and Indigenous Hip Hop. On August 27, 2017, seven...

25 "Reel Latin America" Film Festival: Delicate Balance

Centered around an extensive interview with Jose “Pepe” Mujica, the former President of Uruguay who gained notoriety on the world stage as a rare politician:...

25 "Reel Latin America" Film Festival: Spider Thieves

Introducion by Dr. Trish Gray, Department of Political Science Three teenage girls from a Santiago shanty town set in motion a plan to climb buildings and...

Friday, October 12

25 "Reel Latin America" Film Festival: Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America

Two hot-button issues come together in Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America. As Donald Trump rails against Mexican immigrants and LGBTQ...

October 7 - 13, 2018

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