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Spring 2011

Friday, February 25, 2011: The 39th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900: “The Outernational Origins of Chicano/a Literature” Spanish Keynote Speaker, Dr. José David Saldívar; 3:15-4:30pm; Elaine Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library. Co-sponsors: Department of Classical and Modern Languages, LALS, and the Louisville Conference.

Saturday, February 26, 2011: The 39th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900: Closing Presentation, “Conjectures on Americanity and Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” by Dr. José David Saldívar; 4:30-5:30pm; Elaine Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library.
Co-sponsors: English Department, LALS and the Louisville Conference.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011: Carnaval Around the World; 11:00-1:00pm; Humanities Quad.
Co-sponsors: Department of Classical and Modern Languages and LALS.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011: International Women’s Day Celebration; 7:00-9:00pm; Red Barn.
Co-sponsors: Anne Braden Institute, Commission on the Status of Women, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, LALS, Women 4 Women Student Chapter, and PEACC.

Thursday, March 10, 2011: Lecture by Mario Rosales, Director of the film “El regreso de Lencho,” as a part of the 17th Latin American Film Festival; 2:30pm; Cultural Center. Showing of “El regreso de Lencho”; 7:00pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium.
Co-sponsors: Department of Classical and Modern Languages and LALS.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011: “Conversations on Community Engagement Series: Latin American and Latino Studies Internships” presented by Dr. Rhonda Buchanan; 2:00-3:00pm; Ekstrom Library, Room 104.
Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Community Engagement.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011: “Feminist Art in Mexico: Paula Santiago and the Abject Body of the Nation” presented by Jamie Ratliff, Doctoral Student in Art History and LALS Graduate Certificate; 4:30-5:30pm; Bingham Humanities Building, Room 300.
Co-sponsors: LALS and Hite Art Institute - Department of Fine Arts.

Monday, March 28, 2011: “The Louisville Clothesline Project 20th Anniversary: A Celebration of Advocacy and Healing for Women”; Presentation by Dr. Renee Campbell, Director of Wesley House; 3:30-4:30pm, Elaine Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library. Thursday, March 31, 2011: Clothesline Project T-Shirt Decorating Workshop; 3:00-4:00pm in the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice, 2nd Floor of Ekstrom Library. Clothesline Project Display on 1st Floor of Ekstrom Library (across from elevators), March 21-31, 2011.
Co-sponsors: LALS, Kent School of Social Work, Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice, Wesley House Community Services and Department of Women’s and Gender Studies.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011: 4th Annual Latin American and Latino Studies Spring Showcase; 3:00-4:30pm; Shumaker Research Building, Room 139.

May 3-31, 2011: 9th Annual Study Abroad Program in Panama; Travel dates: May 9-31, 2011;
Co-sponsors: LALS Program and the Department of Communication.

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