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Tales of Clay, Central American Academic Lecture

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 12:30pm

Tales of Clay

Tales of Clay plays an important yet unrecognized role in Central American Literature: the acceptance of a heterogenous literature that explores social issues in the vernacular dialect of Salvadoran Spanish as well as the incorporation of words from the indigenous languages spoken by its inhabitants. Dr. Nelson López Rojas translation of Tales of Clay presents nuances to the dynamic process of writing and doing literary translation work in a transnational context. Read more

Honduras Presidential Elections, Political Forum

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 6:30pm

Hondural Elections debate

An electoral debate with the participation of members of the political parties. After the constitutional crisis of 2009 the political spectrum has widening allowing the participation of eight political parties. Read more

My Name is Not "XX"

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 9:30am to 11:00am

My Name is Not "XX"

Óscar Ramírez, a survivor of the Dos Erres Massacre. Fredy Peccerelli, the Executive Director of the Fundación de Antropología Forense de Guatemala (FAFG, www.fafg.org), and Scott Greathead, a lawyerand human rights advocate will make presentations on FAFG’s mission to locate Read more

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