2018 Calendar and Activities

Lived Mosaic: Diverse Experiences of One Culture

September 15 – October 15

All events are free, except where indicated.

Dr. Jamie LongazelBook Presentation: Undocumented Fears: Immigration and the Politics of Divide and Conquer in Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Tuesday, September 18, 4:00–5:00 p.m.
Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library
Discussion by Dr. Jamie Longazel, Author and Associate Professor of Political Science, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Sponsored by the Latina/o Studies Program and the Penn State  Law’s Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clini

 

: Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez

Hispanic Heritage Month Cultural Night
Saturday, September 22, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Heritage Hall, HUB-Robeson Center
Keynote: Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodríguez, writer and founder of Latina Rebels
FREE Tickets for the dinner will be available in the Multicultural Resource Center,
220 Grange Building, beginning Monday, September 17, 2018.
Sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity, the Latina/o Studies Program, and the Paul Robeson Cultural Center

Presentation: Latinx Indigenous History
Tuesday, September 25, 6:00–7:00 p.m.
267 Willard Building
Sponsored and led by Latino Caucus and the Mexican American Students Association

Dr. Mariana OrtegaLecture: Altars for the Living: Shadow Ground, Aesthetic Memory, and the Borderlands
Friday, September 28, 3:30 p.m.
102 Oak Building
Dr. Mariana Ortega, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Penn State
Sponsored by the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese

Discussion: Am I Latinx Enough?
Wednesday, October 3, 6:00 p.m.
160 Willard Building
Sponsored and led by Latino Caucus

Hispanic Heritage Month Children’s Day
Sunday, October 7, 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Schlow Library
Join us for children-age arts & crafts, music and fun
Sponsored by Penn State’s Latinx student groups and Schlow Library

Dr. Rosina LozanoBook Presentation: An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States
Monday, October 8, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library
Discussion by Dr. Rozina Lozano, author and Assistant Professor of History, Princeton University
Sponsored by the Latina/o Studies Program and the Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese

 

 

Dr. Brenda ElseyBook Presentation: Futbolera: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Latin American Sports
Thursday, October 11, 3:00 p.m.
127 Noll Lab Conference Room
Dr. Brenda Elsey, author and Associate Professor of History, Hofstra University
Sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology

 

Noche en México: El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)
Friday, October 19, 6:00–10:00 p.m.
Heritage Hall, HUB-Robeson Center
Explore the history and importance of Día de los Muertos in Mexican culture, through interactive pieces.
Sponsored by the Mexican American Student Association

Penn State encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Melissa Landrau Vega at mxl256@psu.edu, 814-865-1773 or Dr. Andrew Sandoval-Strausz at sandoval@psu.edu, 814-863-0106 in advance of your participation or visit.

Sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Educational Equity.  “Funded by UPAC! Your Student Activity Fee at Work!“

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