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Division of Humanities & the Arts

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The Department of Classical and Modern Languages & Literatures,
the M.A. Program in Spanish, and
Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group

are pleased to invite the general public to the Launch of

Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas

Gabriel García Márquez: 50 Years of Cien años de soledad”(no. 95, Fall 2017)

The event will be led by Daniel Shapiro, Editor, with comments/readings by Deborah Cohn, Guest Editor; and contributors Gene Bell-Villada, Edith Grossman, Alfred Mac Adam, Julio Ortega, Silvana Paternostro, Maria Helena Rueda, and Rose Styron—reflecting on their respective relationships with Latin America’s most famous Nobel Laureate, and their associations with his masterpiece. Copies of Review 95 will be available for purchase. A reception will follow the program, via Centerplate.

Monday, April 16, 2018, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

The City College of New York
Faculty Dining Room,
North Academic Center (NAC), 3rd floor,
160 Convent Avenue

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Please join us for a screening of animation and video work from students in the Electronic Design and Multimedia program on April 19th from 6:30-8:00PM in Compton-Goethals Hall room 121. Light refreshments will be served.

Featuring work by:

Werner Azucena, Lory Mae Baluyut, Serpe Boyer, Jon Louise Bueno, Juli Cai, Victoria Camacho, Joey Chen, Jenny Chiang, Shaofen Deng, Nate Dubois, Alex Dudkin, Rob Jason Enate, Margaret Erlano, Justin Jacquez, Medina Kenneth, Jeannie Lee, Siyi Lin, Yuying Liu, Leon Liu, Isael Luperon, Michael Maria, Courton Messam, Kataev Nikita, Danelys Pena, Lucas Polanco, Keila Solomon, Diane Songco, Justine Taveras, Paul Thompson, Lourdes Ubidia, John Vargas, Karolina Wnorowska, Peter Wong, Masha Yukhananov, George Zafiriadis, Qixin Zhang, Yilin Zhu ​

Bones of Contention, which Dr. Weiss wrote and directed, is a feature documentary on the historical memory movement in Spain and the unknown story of LGBT repression under the Franco dictatorship. The film premiered in the Berlin Film Festival and is currently on the film festival circuit worldwide. Dr. Weiss is also writer/director of Escape to Lifeon the Lives of Erika and Klaus Mann. Her other film credits include U.N. FeverRecall FloridaI Live at Ground Zero, Seed of Sarah, Paris was a Woman, A Bit of Scarlet, Before Stonewall (for which she won an Emmy Award), International Sweethearts of Rhythm, and Tiny & Ruby: Hell Divin’ Women.

Dr. Weiss holds a Ph.D. in History, and co-directs the MFA Program in Film at the City College of New York.

Reception will be held in Shepard Hall 291 at 6:30 PM, followed by the screening at 7 PM.

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