Field Trips


24 LC meeting days

Tuesday, January 10
Morning: Arrive in the morning to Buenos Aires
Afternoon: Discussion of schedule of activities in Buenos Aires. Students work on their assigned annotated bibliography for the website.

Wednesday, 11
Genocide, memory and reconciliation
Day: MALBA museum, Museo Evita:

Screening Tomas’ place: Victoria, dir. Adrian Jaime (2008).

Evening: Exposicion 200 anios, 200 libros. Recorridos por la cultura argentina. Centro Cultural de la Memoria Haroldo Conti (hasta las 21 hs.) (confirmed)

Thursday, 12
The economic crisis of 2001 and its impact on the life of children
Morning: Visit to the financial district, Casa Rosada, Plaza de Mayo (confirmed)
Afternoon: Screening, 2-4 p.m. Memoria del Saqueo [Social Genocide], Dir. Fernando “Pino” Solanas (2004) (confirmed)
5:30-7:30 p.m. Meeting with economist for a discussion of the social and financial crisis of 2001 (confirmed)

Friday, 13
Student activism and documenting human rights abuses
Morning: 11:00 a.m. (time to be confirmed) interview with activist and docent Leticia Guindi, Nicolás Avellaneda School (Palermo), where students disappeared in the 1970s.
Afternoon: Interview with Jorge Edwin Torlasco, judge and lawyer, member of the Tribunal that condemned the military Juntas for crimes committed during the last dictatorship, 4 pm (confirmed)
Screening  9:30 pm. La mirada invisible, Diego Lerman, 2010 (to be confirmed)

Saturday, 14
Morning: 11.00 a.m. Meeting with students of Nacional Nicolás Avellaneda, participants of the workshop on Memory led by Leticia Guindi (confirmed)
Afternoon: Field trip to El Tigre. Mini turismo Bambi (confirmed)

Reading Reflections for student website and Annotated Bibliography. Upload first photo essay

Sunday, 15
Morning: ESMA, visit to the Museum, 19 y 20.Diez años. Sala 4, 76.11 Fotos: El otro lado de la camara, Centro Cultural de la Memoria Haroldo Conti (confirmed)
Afternoon: Parque de la Memoria (Costanera Sur) (confirmed)
Late afternoon: Conversation with Lior Zylberman, 6 p.m. at Tomas’ place: Comparative analysis of film production between the years of 1984-2007 about the last dictatorship (confirmed)

Monday, 16
History of the Dictatorship: grassroots movements
Morning: Visit to the Asociación Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo
 (to be confirmed)
Afternoon: Recoleta Cementery

Tuesday, 17
Memory and Forensic Anthropology
Morning: Screening at Tomas’ place: Organizaciones Horizontales, Dir. Fausta Quattrini (2004)
Afternoon: San Telmo

Wednesday, 18
Genocide and children in Argentina
Morning: Visit to the Equipo Argentino de Antropología Forense (EAAF) 11 a.m. Rivadavia 2443, 2ndo Piso (4). (confirmed)
Afternoon: Museo Xul Solar
Screening at Tomas’ place, 2 p.m.: Screening, Cautiva, Gastón Biraben (2004)
Night: Tango, La Viruta.

Thursday, 19
Documenting atrocities and political cinema
Morning: ESMA, Guided visit to the detention center 10:00 a.m. (confirmed)
Afternoon: Workshop with Javier Campo, author of Cine Documental, memoria y derechos humanos and Pablo Piedras, co-editor of  Una historia del cine politico y social en Argentina (Vol.1 and 2). 2 p.m. (confirmed)
Update website (clips and transcription of workshop)
Dancing Mood, Centro Cultural Konex, 8 pm.

Friday, 20
Children appropriation and poverty
Morning: Visit to El Jaguar de María,

Departure 9 a.m. (confirmed)
Afternoon: Free
Evening: Ciclo Cine y Literatura, Nadie, nada, nunca, de Raul Beceyro. Centro Cultural de la Memoria, Haroldo Conti. 20 hs.
Readings, reflection in student website

Saturday 21
Morning: Tigre, boat ride.
Afternoon: Readings, Reflections on Blog. Discussion of topics and subtopics in preparation for LC fair.

Sunday 22
La Boca and San Telmo.
Onda Vaga, Centro Cultural Konex, 8 pm.

Monday, 23
Morning: LC meeting. Students update blog entries. Group discussion about LC fair.
Afternoon: LC group travels to Ezeiza airport to return to Soka.

Tuesday, 24
Morning: Off!
Afternoon: Annotated Bibliography
Reading Reflection in student website

Wednesday, 25
Annotated bibliography. Photo essays are due!

Thursday, 26
Reading Reflection in student website and reading reflection comments

Friday, 27
Meeting at night to select film clips from interviews
 Upload photo essays to the website

Saturday January 28 and Sunday January 29
Final website comments
Final project

Monday January 30 and Tuesday January 31
Final Project due
Work on LC Fair

Wednesday, February 1
LC Fair: 15-minute presentations on materials in the website

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