Grab some popcorn and settle in! Join us for the next CLAS Virtual Coffee Hour on Thursday, May 21, 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Portrayals of Andean and Amazonian Indigeneity in Children's Films - Entretenimiento, Educación y Crítica Social.
Honors Spanish majors Cara Satullo, Emily Montenegro, and Juhee Park (SPAN 4565H Indigenous Literatures and Cultures) will present their analyses of Andean and Amazonian indigenous cultural representations in the movies Pachamama, The Road to El Dorado, The Emperor's New Groove and Dora and the Lost City of Gold with special participation of Américo Mendoza Mori (UPenn), who was a Quechua Language Consultant for Dora and the Lost City of Gold.
You can watch The Road to El Dorado and Dora and the Lost City of Gold through Amazon Prime Video. Pachamama and The Emperor's New Groove are available on Netflix.
Student written essays are available through CLAS as additional K-12 classroom resources.
Summary of last week's Coffee Hour Last week's Virtual Coffee Hour was a LASA Coffee Break. We invited faculty and students to join us and talk about their LASA presentation, hear about faculty research across campus, and discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with virtual conferencing. To read more about previous coffee hours, click here.
About CLAS Virtual Coffee Hours Coffee Hours are designed to continue offering ways to network and engage with each other on topics and themes related to Latin America. Discussions will take place on Zoom every Thursday from 1:30 - 2:30 PM. Please suggest new themes and/or lead future discussions based on your interests (music, cooking demonstrations, favorite books, review of journal articles, etc.). What would you like to see in future coffee hours? Email Megan Hasting with your ideas!
Looking Ahead 5/28 Coffee Hour: TBD