Byron S. Tucci Professor of Hispanic Studies Carolyn Nadeau will present "Transatlantic Exchanges: The Rise of the Spanish Restaurant in the United States." 200 N. Main St., Bloomington
The Spanish and Latino Student Association (SALSA) will be hosting the annual Barrio Fiesta event. There will be dance performances and great food from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico!
Dr. Wood will examine the ways in which indigenous identity is negotiated in Mexico and in the larger global market of ethnic and Mexican art. A cultural anthropologist, he was recently named Coordinator of the Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, one of the leading museum studies programs in the world, and as such, he is also the Curator of the Milwaukee Public Museum. This is event is sponsored by Hispanic Studies and the Latin American Studies team of the International Studies Program.
Visiting Associate Professor Jim Courtad will present the film "The Last Train" (2002, Argentina/Spain/Uruguay)
Adjunct faculty member Cecilia Sanchez will present "Genres in Latin American Music." She will discuss music from the countries of Venezuela, Columbia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina and perform selections from these countries using representative instruments.
Mariselle Meléndez is Professor of Colonial American Literatures and Cultures as well as the Conrad Humanities Scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This is event is sponsored by the Latin American Studies team of the International Studies Program.
This is event is part of the Human Rights Course Cluster "Making Human Rights Real".
International Film series, (Spain, 2007) Dir. Gerardo Olivares. This is event is part of the Human Rights Course Cluster "Making Human Rights Real".
Germán is director of the Office of Diaconia (Mission and Service) of the Presbyterian Church of Colombia, which focuses on church development and the promotion of human rights. He works with social justice organizations, especially those devoted to victims of violence, and with the Presbyterian Accompaniment Program for Peace. Based on his experience in community organizing, he believes profoundly in peace based on justice to resolve political, social and economic conflicts.
This event is sponsored by Diplomatic Studies and the Latin American Studies teams of the Department of International Studies.
Spanish Club members get together at the dugout for coffee and to speak in Spanish. All levels are welcome.
Ines will be hosting an article discussion. You have the opportunity to have a structured discussion, yet not too high pressure. There will be different articles, blog posts, new stories, etc. The first topic can be found at http://blogs.larioja.com/pompasdejabon/2010/05/25/la-tauromaquia-cultura-o-tortura/ The topic is bullfighting, culture or torture?
The editor of her recent book, "From the Belly," says that the poet, "opens the doors to a gallery of poetic meditations – on the tenderness of childhood and motherhood, the primal pleasures of food and sex, and the joyful aches of family and memory. The poems are by turns ekphrastic and self-consciously confessional, taking inspiration from the art of everyday things." (http://siblingrivalrypress.com)
Virginia Bell's campus visit is sponsored by: Tributaries, Department of English, Department of Hispanic Studies, and the Women's Studies Program.
Please join the Department of Hispanic Studies in celebrating its 10th Annual Hispanic Heritage Banquet. This year we are celebrating "Poetry" and will be enjoying a menu of exciting Chilean foods. Cecilia Sánchez will play songs by Chilean artist, Violeta Parra, and we will hear students and faculty read two Odes by Pablo Neruda. Space is limited so we kindly request that you rsvp.
Come and here what alumni who majored/minored in Hispanic Studies are currently doing. The panel discussion will include Kari Grace ('11 Intern at Greenleaf Advisors, LLC), Kati Hinshaw ('12 Graduate student at the U of Illinois - Social Work program), Erin Cruz ('04 Client Advisor at Marsh Chicago's Multinational Client Services Group), Jackie Morrison ('11 Spanish Teacher at Normal Community High School), Alexis Manning ('00 Project Coordinator at Rush University Medical Center), and Matthew Brown ('03).
Hispanic Studies honor society Sigma Delta Pi will sponsor a workshop, "Understanding the Daily Life of Undocumented Youth," presented by Roberto Gonzales of the University of Chicago. Gonzales, who is known by his colleagues as an expert on immigration, will speak about the life of undocumented students and the DREAM Act. He will also address the plight of these students and "what can be done to help break the barriers that this undocumented status creates." Other topics will include: Psychosocial Constraints: Living with Depression, Anxiety, Exclusion, Stigma and Stereotypes, Cross-Status Dating, Barriers in Peer and Familial Relationships and Getting Help: So what can we do about it? Come and see! This event is free and co-sponsored by a Sigma Delta Pi national grant, the Department of Hispanic Studies, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Office of Student Affairs. RSVP here.
All are welcome! Photo