Dartmouth Latino Heritage Month 2013

What an amazing Dartmouth Latin@ Heritage Month 2013!

While we’ve had Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations in the past, this month marks our inaugural year of hosting our unique Dartmouth Latin@ Heritage Month. This was an entire, full month of activities from Oct. 3rd to Nov. 2nd.

Thank you to all the individual students, faculty, staff, student groups, departments, programs, and offices, for your support, sponsorship, collaboration and event coordination!

This was such an incredible effort by the entire community of which we can all be proud!

As a reminder of all of the great work that went into this month here is a calendar of most of the events connected to the month (please write to me if we’re missing any!):

Oct. 3rd – Obama’s Second Inaugural poet Richard Blanco:
Writing workshop at LALACS
Public Reading and Q&A

Oct. 5th – “The Dream Is Now” Documentary Screening

Oct. 15-16th – Poet Wendy Guerra
Bilingual Poetry Reading
Public Reading and Lecture

Oct. 15th – OPAL’s Week in Community –
Playing with Bias (The Psychology Behind Stereotypes)

Oct.16th – What Are You (Latino Identity Discussion)

Oct. 18th – Pulitzer Prize Winner: Junot Diaz
“This is How You Lose Her”
Reading, Lecture, and Q&A

Oct. 19th – Lambda Upsilon Lambda, Fraternity Inc. –
Noche Dorada: “Immigration Reform”

Oct. 21st – Cathleen Caron ’92-
“Cross-Border Justice & the Migrant Worker”

Oct. 22nd – LAPS & Prof. Doug Irwin
“A Tale of Two Countries and Two Policies”
Chile and Venezuela, Neoliberalism and Economic Populism

Oct. 24th – Cuban filmmaker Marilyn Solaya –
“In the Wrong Body”
Documentary Screening

Oct. 31st – Prof. Louise Walker –
“Mexico’s Middle Classes after 1968:
History of Economic and Political Crisis”

Nov. 1st – Dia De Los Muertos Altar Ceremony

Nov 2nd – Latin@ Heritage Month Closing Ceremony

Special thank you to the various sponsors and organizers for these events, including:
The Latino American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies Program, the Spanish and Portuguese Department, the History Department, the Women and Gender Studies Department, the Center for Professional Development, the Leslie Center for the Humanities, The Rockefeller Center, SPEC, Lambda Upsilon Lambda Fraternity, Sigma Lambda Upsilon, La Alianza Latina @Dartmouth, Latin American Political Society, Voces Unidas, Teach for America, the Office of Pluralism and Leadership, the LGBTQ Advising Office, the Office of Latina/o Student Advising, the Latina/o Community Interns, and the Latin@ Advisory Council

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