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 U of L’s Book-in-Common 2009-10

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Thursday, March 11th: The ANIMAL FARM of the 21st Century?
Chao Auditorium; 4pm
Author Paul Lake discusses immigration, equality, diversity, xenophobia, and his recent novel, Cry Wolf

Sponsored by The McConnell Center

*If any accomodations are needed to participate in any of these events, please make your request at least 2 weeks before the event to Katie Partin at k0pete03@louisville.edu*

PAST EVENTS

Tuesday, September 1st: Conversation Café

SAC Room 303A, 12:30 - 1:45pm

Discussion of The Devil’s Highway and issues related to immigration

Sponsored by the Office of First Year Initiatives

 

Thursday, September 10th: The Other Side of Immigration

 SAC Floyd Theatre, 7:30 - 9pm

Documentary film and Q&A with director Roy Germano

 Co-sponsored by the Office of First Year Initiatives, Latin American and Latino Students, Student Activities Board         
                                                                                                                                                                                    

Monday, September 14th: Señorita Extraviada

Ekstrom Library, Chao Auditorium, 5 - 7pm

Documentary film about the hundreds of missing women in Juárez, Mexico. Panel discussion to follow.

Sponsored by PEACC

Thursday, September 24th: Luis Alberto Urrea

Strickler Hall, Middleton Auditorium, 6pm

Author lecture, Q&A, and book signing reception

Co-sponsored by Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society, Cultural Center, the Office of First Year Initiatives, Latin American and Latino Studies, McConnell Center, and Student Activities

Thursday, October 15th: Sleep Dealer

Speed Museum Auditorium, 5:30pm

Sci-fi film and Q&A with Director Alex Rivera

Co-sponsored by Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society,  Latin American and Latino Studies, Louisville Film Society, and Speed Art Museum


Wednesday, October 21st: Let’s Talk Lunch/Conversation Café

Cultural Center, 11:30am - 1pm

Come have lunch and discuss issues in the local Hispanic community.

Co-sponsored by the Cultural Center and the Office of First Year Initiatives

 

Oct. 15 - Nov. 7: “The Women of Michoacán: Art and Artists”

University of Louisville, Hite Gallery

Co-sponsored by KIIS and the Ministry of Culture of Michoacán, the Hite Art Institute, and Latin American and Latino Studies

 

Wednesday, October 28: International Tea "The Ups and Downs of Living Abroad"

Cultural Center, 11:30am - 1pm

Spend an hour enjoying lunch and conversation with international and other students.

Co-sponsored by the Cultural Center, the Office of First Year Initiatives, and the International Center

 

Monday, November 2: Peace & Justice Week Begins

Visit louisville.edu/aliinstitute for more details.

Sponsored by the Muhammad Ali Institute

Thursday, November 5th: Conversation Cafe: Legal Issues in Immigration

Cultural Center, 12pm

What are the current hot button legal issues in immigration? Do undocumented immigrants have rights according to US law? How does  immigration law affect the average US citizen? Join UofL law  professor Enid Trucios-Haynes, a leading scholar in this field, as we learn about and discuss the local, national, and international implications of immigration law. Free lunch provided to all participants.
Sponsored by the Office of First Year Initiatives  Book-in-Common program

Friday, November 6: Downtown Day of the Dead Celebration

UofL Day of the Dead Altars at various downtown locations, 5 – 9pm

Free Trolley Hop. Visit the Trolley Hop website for more information.

Co-sponsored by the Hite Art Institute, Latin American and Latino Studies, and the UofL Arts and Culture Partnership Initiative

 

Monday, November 30th: Essay Contest Deadline

Visit louisville.edu/bookincommon for contest details.

Sponsored by the Office of First Year Initiatives

 

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