CUNY TV logo

 

This edition: Episodio #80: Carmen Meléndez-Vásquez, Natalia Toledo, Anita Tijoux

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 4, 2010.

Comenzamos este episodio visitando a la investigadora venezolana Carmen Meléndez-Vásquez en su laboratorio de ciencias biológicas en Hunter College. Carmen nos habla de sus investigaciones con células nerviosas y de su posible aplicación contra la esclerosis múltiple.

A continuación nos dirigimos a la Sociedad de las Américas, en el lado este de Manhattan, donde Carmen Boullosa charla con Natalia Toledo, poeta mejicana con obra bilingüe en español y zapoteco.

Y finalmente, cruzamos el East River para ir al Colectivo de Arte Rebel Diaz, en el Bronx. Allí conoceremos a la cantante francesa de origen chileno Anita Tijoux y su último disco “1997”.


-----------
We begin this episode with a visit with Venezuelan researcher Carmen Meléndez-Vásquez in her biological sciences lab at Hunter College. Carmen will tell us about her research on nerve cells and its potential use to fight multiple sclerosis.

Next, on Manhattan's East Side, at the Americas Society, Carmen Boullosa will talk with Natalia Toledo, a Mexican poet who has published bilingual books in Spanish and Zapotec.

Finally, we'll cross the East River and visit the artist collective Rebel Diaz in the Bronx. We will learn about Chilean rapper Anita Tijoux and her latest album, 1977.

Guest List

Carmen Boullosa Distinguished Lecturer, City College/CUNY

Prof. Patricio Lerzundi Chair of the Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Department (JCT) at Lehman College

Carmen Mélendez-Vásquez Profesora Asistente, Hunter College/¨CUNY

Tomasz Rusielewicz Estudiante de Doctorado, Hunter Colleg/CUNY

Ambika Tewari Asistente de Investigación, Hunter College/CUNY

Ana Tijoux Rapera

Natalia Toledo Escritora

  • Women's March first year anniversary
  • Thursday, January 25 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Saturday, January 27 - 2:30pm
  • Thursday, February 1 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Season 13/Episode #10
  • Thursday, February 1 - 8:30pm
  • Saturday, February 3 - 2:30pm
  • Thursday, February 8 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Saturday, February 10 - 2:30pm
  • Thursday, February 15 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Season 13/Episode #11
  • Thursday, February 15 - 8:30pm
  • Saturday, February 17 - 2:30pm
  • Women's March first year anniversary
  • Thursday, January 18 - 8:30pm
  • Saturday, January 20 - 2:30pm
  • Season 13/Episode #8
  • Thursday, January 4 - 8:30pm
  • Saturday, January 6 - 2:30pm
  • Thursday, January 11 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Saturday, January 13 - 2:30pm
  • Thursday, January 18 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Season 13/Episode #7
  • Saturday, December 23 - 2:30pm
  • Thursday, December 28 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Saturday, December 30 - 2:30pm
  • Thursday, January 4 - 10:00am, 4:00pm