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Hillary y Donald

Hillary y Donald
Por Fabian Banga
Para el NCO de la Matanza

 

“Si el capitalismo no es controlado por un sistema moral
es algo muy corrosivo y destructivo” Davis Brooks

 

Cuando hablamos del debate entre Hillary Clinton y Donald Trump tenemos que entender que no estamos simplemente frente a un debate entre dos políticos norteamericanos que disputan una presidencia. Ni siquiera lo que estamos viendo es un tema relacionado exclusivamente con los Estados Unidos. Lo que estamos viendo es un tema directamente relacionado con la modernidad y un momento en la historia de la cultura del oeste en el que lo que se está debatiendo es si la realidad es lo que verdaderamente se mide por elementos cuantificables o es algo que se construye. Sobre este tema ya lo han trabajado muchos escritores como Néstor García Canclini, Carlos Monsiváis, Fredric Jameson y Alain Touraine entre otros.

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Fall workshops and conference – Saturday, October 29 at Berkeley City College

CONFERENCE PROGRAM ]

 

TAPA_tesisSPECIAL-INTEREST SESSION (AATSP-NC)

1:30-2:20 | Book presentation: Brujos, espiritistas y vanguardistas. – (Room 212)
by Fabián Banga, in conversation with Anne Fountain, American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese President, and Sandra García Sanborn, FLANC President.


The title is Brujos, espiritistas y vanguardistas (Witches, spiritualists and avant-garde) and was published by Editorial Leviatán  (Argentina). The book explores the representation of esoteric traditions in the aesthetic projects of the avant-garde literary movements in Latin-American and Spain of the early twentieth century.
Main Language of Presentation: Spanish-English

 

10-10:50 | Online tools for every language teacher – (Room 212) | by Jane Dilworth and Fabian Banga
Abstract: Can we successfully reproduce the experience of the face-to-face classroom online and, if so, how and to what degree? The presenters will explore these key questions with examples from different types of language classes with diverse mixtures of heritage and non-heritage learners. Level of Education: all levels. Main Language of Presentation: English ─ Examples in Spanish

The virtual classroom in hybrid and online classes: the vanishing point for language teaching

Presenters:

  • Jane Dilworth; Saint Mary’s College of California; Moraga, CA
  • Fabián Banga; Berkeley City College; Berkeley, CA

Audience Level: Higher Ed ‘

Theme: Technology Instructional technologies are widely used in all language classrooms and LMS, virtual labs, and online homework are commonplace tools for every language teacher. When correctly applied, their effectiveness has already been well documented. However, the question remains: Can we successfully reproduce the experience of the face-to-face classroom online and, if so, how and to what degree? The presenters will explore these key questions with examples from different types of language classes with diverse mixtures of heritage and non-heritage learners.

PowerPoint presentation: AATSP – Miami – Fabian

Brujos, espiritistas y vanguardistas @ Cal | Thursday, April 28, 12-1 PM | 201 Moses Hall

TAPA_tesisThursday, April 28
12-1 PM – 201 Moses Hall – UC Berkeley
Institute of European Studies

Brujos, espiritistas y vanguardistas

Fabian Banga
Professor and Chair, Modern Languages Department, Berkeley City College

The title is Brujos, espiritistas y vanguardistas (Witches, spiritualists and avant-garde) and was published by the prestigious Argentinean publishing house Leviathan. The book explores the representation of esoteric traditions in the aesthetic projects of the avant-garde literary movements in Latin-American and Spain of the early decades of the twentieth century. The book is based on Dr. Banga’s doctoral dissertation and is forwarded by his mentor and friend Dr Francine Masiello, professor of Spanish and comparative literature and Sidney and Margaret Ancker Distinguished Professor in the Humanities at UC Berkeley. Dr Banga will be presenting his book at the Institute of European Studies at UC Berkeley on August 28 and in different locations in Buenos Aires in June.