Durán, Claudio

Last Name: 
Durán
First Name: 
Claudio
Email Address: 
cduran@peralta.edu
Classroom: 
A214
Office: 
A204
Phone: 
(510) 434-3885
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I was born in Chile and educated in the United States. I attended Merritt and Laney College. I earned a degree in History from the UC Berkeley; a Master’s in Latin American Studies from Stanford University, and I am presently a Ph. D. candidate in Modern Thought and Literature at Stanford.

I recently co-directed and produced the documentary “Archeology of Memory Villa Grimaldi”. "Archeology of Memory: Villa Grimaldi” Premiered October 11, 2009 on PBS WORLD

The documentary won the “Audience Award” at Mill Valley on 2008; “Special Jury Prize for Films on the Arts ” at the Mendocino Film Festival (2009); selected among the “Ten Best Films “at the Vancouver International Film Fest, 2008;  nominated and finalist for the "International Documentary Wards" (IDA).

I am also a musician /composer and writer who has created, performed, taught and recorded Latin American music for over thirty years.  More info about my work :http://www.archeologyofmemory.org/