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Bravado Magenta Screening with Bocafloja, NYCLAHW, Latinx Project + More




February 01

ADOPTIONS DURING STATE TERROR: Indigenous Children in Guatemala 1982-1986

This talk will consider the systematic separation of indigenous children from their families during the height of wartime violence, 1982 to 1986, as an aspect of the Guatemalan state terror.
For more information or to obtain the workshop paper, contact Brendan Jordan at


Film Screening
February 04

CineCLACS Presents: Bravado Magentaand Conversation with Bocafloja

Join us as we present the screening of Bravado Magenta, a performative documentary which critically analyzes racialized masculinities through self-cartography and story-telling, directed by interdisciplinary artist and musician, Bocafloja.

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Book Discussion
February 06

Farming While Black: Book Launch and Discussion

Join the Food and Racial Equity (FARE) Collective to celebrate the publication of Farming While Black by Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm. Penniman will join FARE Collective for a discussion and book signing with a reception to follow. This event is currently sold out but will be Livestreamed. Please direct any questions to
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February 12

Black History Month Series: Q&A: Afro-Latinidad in the African Diaspora 

with guests Will Guzman, Donovan Ramon & Jillian Báez

The emergence of Afro-Latino identity in past two years revisits the questions of race and Latinidad in the Americas. Dr. Guzmán and Dr. Baez will discuss the intersections and emergences of Afro-Latinidad in the US and Latin America, and the complex meanings of identity and belonging in metropolises like New York City.

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February 14


A conversation between Greta LaFleur & Zeb Tortorici, moderated by Justin Abraham Linds
In celebration of their new books, Sins Against Nature and The Natural History of Sexuality in Early America, Tortorici and LaFleur present their analyses of the settler colonial imbrication of sex and the (un)natural, which fiction writers, archivists, and judicial figures from distinct European empires employed — and continue to employ — as they represented and archived aberrant bodily acts such as sodomy, bestiality, masturbation, captivity and more.  Read more
February 15

PELEA: Visual Responses to Spatial Precarity 

Our first exhibit PELEA: Visual Responses to Spatial Precarity will explore how artists are responding to displacement through their work and practice and will provide a platform for examining visual strategies among contemporary Latinx artists. The show is curated by our inaugural artist in residence Shellyne Rodriguez and the Latinx Project’s curatorial team

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February 23-24
9:30 AM-4:30PM

Lakota Language Weekend – New York 

Lakota Language Weekends are designed as “crash courses” in Lakota language. These two-day courses are taught by experienced instructors and are suitable for Lakota and non-Lakota, total beginners and continuing learners alike. Lakota Language Weekends turn language learners into language activists.

For more information email or call 812-961-6360

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Panel Discussion
February 26
6:30 PM-8:30PM

Migration as Survival in the Era of Climate Crisis

Rising sea levels, drought, food insecurity, intensified hurricanes, and wildfires are some of the many markers of the exacerbating climate crisis. Despite the clear and present danger of climate change, governments are failing to take the action needed to stave off its worst effects.

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