Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Caras De America: Latina/o Heritage Celebration!

Join the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the University of Chicago in our Latina/o Heritage Celebration aka Caras de América.

The Caras de América events calendar is full of events ranging from lectures, to movie nights, to a comedy show to celebrate the diversity of culture, histories, social and political issues in Latino and Latin American heritage. Please see our Caras de América calendar for campus events as well as the blog to learn more about events that was not on the printed calendar.


Presented by Aguijón Theatre
Through Sunday, October 9
Check the website for production times
2707 N. Laramine, Chicago

Sunday, October 3
Presented by the Symphony Center
3:00 PM
220 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago

Friday, October 8
6 PM – 11 PM
Galleria Marchetti, 825 W. Erie

Sunday, October 10
Presented by the Symphony Center
7:00 PM
220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

Monday, October 11
“In the Time of the Coup d’état: Defending Human Rights in Honduras”; Berta Oliva, Committee of Families Detained and Disappeared in Honduras
Presented by: University of Chicago Human Rights Program, the University of Chicago Center for Latin American Studies, and La Voz de los de Abajo.
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Room 104 in Stuart Hall, 5835 S. Greenwood Ave.

Saturday, October 16
6:30 PM Performance at the Harris Theatre
8:30 PM Gala at the Chicago Cultural Center

Wednesday, October 20
Presented by: Center for the Study of Race, Politics & Culture, The Katz Center for Mexican Studies and The DuSable Museum of African American History
6 PM
DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl.

Thursday, October 28:
Presented by: CSRPC Artist-in-Residence Lecture, Tony Gleaton, "Africa's Legacy in Mexico"
7 PM – 9 PM
DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl.

Thursday, November 4
"Allies or Aliens: Black-Latino Relations and Perceptions of Political Membership in the U.S."
Claudia Sandoval, PhD Student, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago
Presented by: Reproduction of Race and Racial Ideologies Workshop
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
5733 S. University Avenue