Programme and Registration Details: Canons and Repertoires: Constructing the Visual Arts in the Hispanic World, 20th–21st June 2019, Senate Suite, Durham University Castle, Durham, UK

Organised by Stefano Cracolici and Edward Payne (Zurbarán Centre for Spanish and Latin American Art, Durham University) Free, but please register at this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/canons-and-repertoires-constructing-the-visual-arts-in-the-hispanic-world-registration-62569293441 The visual arts in Spain have long been haunted by the spectres of six giants: El Greco, Ribera, Velázquez, Murillo, Goya and Picasso. Still today, these canonical figures tower overContinue reading “Programme and Registration Details: Canons and Repertoires: Constructing the Visual Arts in the Hispanic World, 20th–21st June 2019, Senate Suite, Durham University Castle, Durham, UK”

Bigas Luna Tribute, Manchester, 28–31 March 2019

Bigas Luna (1946–2013) is among Spain’s most influential filmmakers. In the 1990s, his popular comedy/drama Jamón, jamón, was among the most studied texts in Hispanic Studies courses in the UK. He also famously launched the careers of Hollywood stars such as Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz. Over a period of four days and in two different venues, the BigasContinue reading “Bigas Luna Tribute, Manchester, 28–31 March 2019”

NOSOTROS: Iberian and Latin American Week, University of Liverpool, Monday 29 October–Sunday 4 November 2018

NosOtros: Iberian and Latin American Week, University of Liverpool, Monday 29 October–Sunday 4 November 2018 Monday 29 October Welcome event: Día de Muertos. A celebration of Mexican traditions Language Lounge, 4pm – 6pm Día de Muertos is a syncretic celebration that draws heavily from indigenous Aztec and Nahua traditions and coincides with the Christian All Souls.Continue reading “NOSOTROS: Iberian and Latin American Week, University of Liverpool, Monday 29 October–Sunday 4 November 2018”

Mexico 1968 Documentary Series, Instituto Cervantes, London, 02/10/2018 to 23/10/2018

1968 is a turning point for many countries that experienced the effects of the desire for revolution of young people, who had been born after the Second World War and did not feel the commitment of historical debt to those events and the type of life that was founded after. The Mexican case was especiallyContinue reading “Mexico 1968 Documentary Series, Instituto Cervantes, London, 02/10/2018 to 23/10/2018”

Conference: Digital Imaginaries of the South: Stories of Belonging and Uprooting in Hispanic Cinemas

International Film Conference (IV TECMERIN Academic Meeting): Digital Imaginaries of the South: Stories of Belonging and Uprooting in Hispanic Cinemas, October 18-20, 2017, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid / Casa de América (Madrid) Over the past twenty years, digital technology has become the standard in the film production, circulation, and consumption processes. Within this context, Hispanic cinemas haveContinue reading “Conference: Digital Imaginaries of the South: Stories of Belonging and Uprooting in Hispanic Cinemas”

Luis Buñuel: Aesthetics of the Irrational

Luis Buñuel: Aesthetics of the Irrational London, ICA 12 Nov 2015 – 6 Dec 2015 Retrospective of the films of Luis Buñuel (1900–1983), celebrating his genius, irreverence and unique poetic style. The season features panel discussions and Q&As with speakers including eminent collaborator Jean-Claude Carrière, grandson Diego Buñuel, and leading academics such as Maria Delgado, JoContinue reading “Luis Buñuel: Aesthetics of the Irrational”