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Jun 11, 2020
Cécile Alduy, Professor of French Literature and Culture and Chair of the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages, recently wrote an article for The Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University regarding gender and the COVID-19 pandemic. The article, "The Elephant in the Room is a Homeschooled Toddler (and Sometimes Three)" was published by The Clayman Institute on June 4, 2020.
Jun 05, 2020
It is with utter pain, rage and disgust at the abhorrent murder of George Floyd and the countless other victims of racism and targeted police violence that precede it that I write in the name of the DLCL community.   The DLCL stands in solidarity and compassion with all the communities that are hurt, threatened, unsafe, discriminated against just because they were born one color, rather than another, in one family instead of another, or, since racism goes hand in hand with misogyny, homophobia and other kinds of despicable bigotry, because of their sex, gender, origin, nationality, age...
May 19, 2016
Please join us in congratulating Stanford Lecturer Vivian Brates, whose work in community engagement has been awarded a Stanford Community Partnership Award.  Read the full article HERE.
Mar 12, 2014
The department of Iberian and Latin American Cultures is proud to announce that two graduate students, Tom Winterbottom and Samuel Gibson, will be joining Professor Jorge Ruffinelli in Guadalajara, México on March 20th and 21st for the Fifth International Colloquium of Contemporary Ibero-American Cinema. The colloquium, titled: “From Cinematographic Culture to Screen Culture: Narrative, Technological, and Consumer Keys in the New Audiovisual Landscape.” This year Professor Ruffinelli will begin the conference with a discussion titled “From the Big Screen to Youtube, From Youtube to the Big...
Sep 19, 2013
Please be sure to check out an interview with DLCL's Jorge Ruffinelli, "On Latin American Literature and Cinema." Read the full interview here. Jorge Ruffinelli is Department Director and Professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures at Stanford University. Before coming to Stanford, Professor Ruffinelli taught at the school of Letters of the Universidad Veracruzana in Mexico, and he collaborated in all the major cultural journals and newspapers in Latin America. In Mexico, he founded and directed the literary journal “Texto crítico” for twelve years. In...
Mar 14, 2013
  This past weekend Professor Ruffinelli collaborated with other distinguished filmmakers to judge 17 different Latin American documentaries at the International Film Festival in Guadalajara.  When asked about his overall opinions of the films he mentioned that they brought him “visual, aesthetic, intellectual [and] artistic” pleasures through various forms of narration and themes. Overall he believed that the documentary has now “regained intellectual and artistic spaces” and that the matter of “cinematic truth” revolved around a...