Fall 2013

Wednesday, September 4, 2013: Study Abroad Fair; 10:30-2:30pm in the Red Barn.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013: Celebremos Hispanic Heritage Celebration; 11:00am-1:00pm in the Humanities Quad. 
Organized by the Spanish Section of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages.  Visit the LALS booth!

Thursday, September 19, 2013: Part 1 screening of the documentary film The Graduates/Los Graduados; 5:30pm at the Muhammad Ali Center (144 N. 6th Street). LALS students will participate in a panel discussion following the film.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013: Water With Blessings Informational Presentation by Larraine Lauter OSU; 3:30-4:30pm in Shumaker Research Building, Room 139. Refreshments to follow the presentation.  Organized by the LALS Club and co-sponsored by GRASS (Group Recycling And Sustainable Solutions).

Saturday, September 28, 2013: “How Our Latino Youth Can Better Themselves for College,” a presentation by Leo
Calderon and Richard A. Cisneros; 11:00am at La Cámara @ Wesley House.  Sponsored by La Cámara @ Wesley House.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013: The 12th Annual LALS Heritage Lecture, “Reforming Immigration, Re-Forming Place and Race: Latin America, the American South, New Connections,” by Dr. Jamie Winders, Associate Professor of Geography in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University; 4:30-5:30pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library.  Co-Sponsors: the Department of Geography and Geosciences; The Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research; The Peace, Justice & Conflict Transformation Program; and LALS.

Thursday, October 3, 2013: Geography Club Meeting Presentation by Dr. Jamie Winders; 12:15pm in Lutz Hall.  There will be free food.

Friday, October 4—Saturday, October 19, 2013: Reel Latin America: The 20th Latin American Film Festival.  Organized by the Spanish Section of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013: South Fourth Street Day of the Dead Altar Workshop; 2:30-4:00pm in Stevenson 307.

Friday, October 18, 2013: Human Rights in the Garment Industry; 2:30-3:30pm in Ekstrom W210.  Co-Sponsors: The Peace, Justice, and Conflict Transformation Program; the Department of Anthropology; LAHSO, Solidarity Ignite, and LALS.     

Thursday, October 24, 2013: Part 2 screening of the documentary film The Graduates/Los Graduados; 5:30pm at the Muhammad Ali Center (144 N. 6th Street).   

Friday, November 1, 2013: South Fourth Street Day of the Dead Celebration; 5:00-9:00pm between the Seelbach and Brown Hotels.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: “It’s a Movement, Not a Market: Creating an Ethical Food System through Fair Trade,” presentation by Dr. Sarah Lyon, Anthropologist from the University of Kentucky; 4:30-5:30pm in Shumaker Research Building, Room 139.  Organized by the Department of Anthropology.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013: A presentation experiences in Costa Rica and Argentina by Shelby Lawson, 2013 Lewis Scholar; 2:30-3:30pm in Stevenson 307.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013: Q&A for 12th Annual Study Abroad Program in Panama; 3:00-4:00pm in Shumaker Research Building, Room 139.

Thursday, November 21, 2013: LALS Fall Internship Poster Session; 3:30-4:30pm in Shumaker Research Building, Room 139.  Refreshments to follow.