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Chilean tapestries depict oppression in Pinochet’s Chile.
By Samantha Allen '11
Threads of Hope: The Chilean Arpillera Movement, an exhibition at the College’s Handwerker Gallery, showcased last fall from October through December. On display were hand-sewn, three-dimensional tapestries, relics of the arpillera social movement of Chile.
Wednesday, March 31st, at 6:30pm
Argentine poet and activist, Alicia Partnoy, will share the "adventures" of her testimonial narrative, La Escuelita/The Little School, in which she tells of her experiences as a "disappeared" political prisoner in Argentina during the 1970s. Alicia Partnoy currently teaches Spanish at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
Free and Open to the Public
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Annette Levine of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at email@example.com or 607-274-3252. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.
Bring your love for languages home! Applications for French, German, and Spanish language and culture learning communities are NOW available on HomerConnect.
Quartier Francais, Stockwerk Deutsch, and Vecinos will satiate your love for languages and intercultural exchange.
Applications are due this Friday, February 5th.
See the following links for more details:
Questions may be addressed to the following faculty representatives for each program:
French / Quartier Francais: Mark Hall firstname.lastname@example.org
German / Stockwerk Deutsch: James Pfrehm: email@example.com
Spanish / Vecinos: Annette Levine: firstname.lastname@example.org
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Chilean Arpillera Movement
Engage with this incredible phenomenon of activism by women of the disappeared during the Pinochet regime. Surrounded by the arpilleras themselves, in the Handwerker Gallery, this roundtable will be an inspirational and memorable event!
Featuring Marjorie Agosín, Jennifer Jolly, and Annette Levine
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 6.00 p.m.