CALENDAR OF EVENTS - DECEMBER 2015
(These activities will be in Spanish)
Presentation of the book “From Orwell to Vargas Llosa. Notes on Literature and Freedom” by Bolivian author Emilio Martinez Cardona.
This event is jointly convened by CLACI, the Interamerican Institute for Democracy (IID), and Diario Las Américas. Other speakers include writer Carlos Alberto Montaner and Ambassador Armando Valladares.
Monday, December 7, from 6 pm to 9 pm. Wolfson Campus. Building 6 (Room 6100) at 300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami. Free parking is available at the garage on 5th Street (NE) between 1st and 2nd Avenues (entrance located on the left side, across the fire station)
Colloquium on the political repression of women in Latin America.
This event is jointly convened by CLACI and “Each 15 Seconds”, Arts Connection, 305 PR, and Fefi TeVe.
Cada 15 segundos, an all women group, is integrated by authors and journalists from Argentina, Colombia, Cuba and Venezuela, among other nationalities, who will share with the audience their experiences and perspectives on political repression against women in the region. Some of their latest books will be available to be sold and autographed. Speakers include Pilar Vélez ("El Expreso del Sol"), Patricia Poleo ("Fugitiva en Rosa"),Vilma Petrash (Temas de Mujer TV), Nina Fuentes-(AKA Nina Dotti - Canal de Protesta), Christina Balinotti (“La Mujer Holística”), Jenny Villasana (El Carrusel de los Sueños - Radio), Fefi Toll (Directora Cada15Segundos.org). Author María Elena Lavaud (“Tatuaje de Lágrimas”) will act as moderator.
Tuesday, December 8. From 6 pm to 9 pm. Wolfson Campus, Building 6 (Room 6100) at 300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami Free parking is available at the garage on 5 Street (NE) between 1st and 2nd Avenues (entrance located on the left side, across the fire station)
· International Day of Human Rights. A Latin-American Overview.
This CLACI event is cosponsored by the Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa (SIP), the Instituto Interamericano para la Democracia (IID) and the Comite Cubano Pro Derechos Humanos. Presentations include Cuban writer Carlos Alberto Montaner, Venezuelan internationally known political activist and MDC guest professor Carlos Vecchio, and the Executive Director of the Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa (SIP), Ricardo Trotti (Argentina). Ofelia Acevedo, widow of Cuban political dissident Oswaldo Paya, will speak on behalf of the Cuban Committee for Human Rights to recognize the lifelong contributions made to this cause by Ricardo Bofill who will also be present for the event..
Wednesday, December 9 from 3 pm to 5 pm. InterAmerican Campus (Room 3103). 627 SW 27th Ave. Miami, FL 33135 Free parking is available at the open lot of the campus located behind the main building)
Colloquium with Myriam Millan, winner of the second international literary contest of independent authors.
This event is jointly convened by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Initiatives (CLACI) of Miami Dade College and the Centro Cultural Español of Miami (CCEM). Opening remarks by Fracisco Tardio, Director of the Centro Cultural Español de Miami. Rex Czuba, global manager of Kindle Direct Publishing in Spanish will explain the details of this contest and introduce the author. .
Tuesday, December 15 from 6 pm to 9 pm. Wolfson Campus, Building 6 (Room 6100) at 300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami. Free parking is available at the MDC garage on 5th Street (NE) between 1st and 2nd Avenues (entrance located on the left side, across the fire station)