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Fall 2012

Tuesday, September 18, 2012: Free Screening of the short film “Sin País,” Q&A with Director Theo Rigby, and Introduction to the Immigrant
Nation Project; 7:00pm; Dreamland Film Center (810 E. Market Street, Louisville, KY 40202).
Co‐Sponsors: the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky, Louisville Film Society, La Cámara, Hispanic Latino Coalition, and LALS.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012: Book in Common The Other Wes Moore keynote address, presented by Wes Moore; 6:30pm in the SAC Multipurpose Room. Book signing to follow this event.
Co‐Sponsors: Café Press, the College of Arts and Sciences, Ideas to Action (i2a), Engage Lead Serve, and LALS.

Thursday, September 20, 2012: Celebremos Hispanic Heritage Celebration; 11:00am‐1:00pm in Humanities Quad.
Organized by the Spanish
Section of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages. Visit the LALS booth!

Tuesday, October 16—Saturday, November 3, 2012: The 19th Latin American Film Festival: Reel Ecuador.
Organized by the Spanish Section of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages. Visit http://louisville.edu/spanish for more information.

Friday, October 19, 2012: "The Witness for Peace Speaking Tour: "Immigration, Deportation and Education: The Other Dreamers," featuring Itzel Atzin Polo Mendieta of the Institute for Social and Cultural Practice and Research and Los Otros DREAMERS; 12:00‐1:30pm in the Cultural Center. Light refreshments provided.
Co‐sponsors: A&S Office of International, Diversity, and Outreach Programs; the Department of Political Science, the UNA—Louisville Chapter, and LALS.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012: “Reflections on the Day of the Dead,” public lecture about the Mexican celebration of El Día de los Muertos, presented by Dr. Alberto Ruy Sánchez, award‐winning Mexican Author and Director of Artes de México; 11:00am‐12:15pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library.
Co‐Sponsors: A&S International, Diversity, and Outreach Programs, the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Classical and Modern Languages’ Modern Language Fund, the Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality, and LALS.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012: The 11th Annual LALS Heritage Lecture, “Elusive Identities: The Arabic Presence in Mexican Culture,” presented by Dr. Alberto Ruy Sánchez, award‐winning Mexican Author and Director of Artes de México; 4:30‐5:30pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library.
Co‐Sponsors: A&S International, Diversity, and Outreach Programs, the Department of Anthropology, the Department of Classical and Modern Languages’ Modern Language Fund, the Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality, the Liberal Studies Program, the Middle East and Islamic Studies Program, Special Collections of Ekstrom Library, and LALS.

Thursday, October 25, 2012: Dr. Alberto Ruy Sánchez presents “Por una poética del asombro,” a public lecture in Spanish about his fiction;
5:30‐6:30pm in Humanities 202.
Co‐Sponsors: the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and LALS.

Saturday, October 27, 2012: Downtown Day of the Dead Altar Installation; 10:00am at St. Joseph Catholic Church (1406 East Washington
Street, Louisville, KY 40206). Volunteers needed. Please visit the LALS website for details.

Friday, November 2, 2012: Downtown Day of the Dead Celebration; 6:00pm at St. Joseph Catholic Church (1406 East Washington Street, Louisville, KY 40206). Volunteers needed to help with children’s activities.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012: LALS Internship Poster Session, featuring presentations about LALS internships in Peru by Brittany Stevenson and Kristen Connors; 3:30‐4:30pm in Shumaker Research Building, Room 139.

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