Fall 2014

Wednesday, September 3: Study Abroad Fair; 10:30am-2:30pm in George J. Howe Red Barn. Visit our Panama Booth!

Tuesday, September 16: Celebremos Hispanic Heritage Celebration; 11:00am-2:30pm in the Humanities Quad. Organized by the Spanish Section of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages. Visit the LALS booth!

September 21-26: 2014 Pride Week. Sponsored by LALS (Gold Level Sponsor) and many others. Complete List of Sponsors

Monday, September 22: “Poetry Matters: A Craft Talk with Richard Blanco;” 3:00pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium. Co-presented by the LGBT Center and HLFSA. Sponsored by LALS (Gold Level Sponsor) and others. Complete List of Sponsors

Monday, September 22: 2014 Pride Week Keynote Speech, “For All of Us, One Today: An Inaugural Poet’s Journey” by Richard Blanco; 7:00pm in Student Activities Board Multipurpose Room. Co-presented by the LGBT Center and HLFSA. Sponsored by LALS (Gold Level Sponsor) and others.
Complete List of Sponsors

Monday, October 13: “Movida y Tropical: la Cumbia como expresión de cultura popular argentina,” a presentation in Spanish by Silvio Fabrykant, Argentine Photographer; 11:00-11:50am in Humanities 202.

Monday, October 13: Creative Short Short Story Workshop by Argentine writer, Ana María Shua; 1:00-1:50pm in Davidson 303. Sponsored by The
Liberal Studies Project and LALS.

Tuesday, October 14: 13th Annual LALS Heritage Lecture, “The Rebirth of Argentine Culture During the Post-Dictatorship,” by Ana María Shua;
4:30-5:30pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium. Sponsored by The Liberal Studies Project and LALS.

Wednesday, October 15: “Expressions of Argentine Culture through the Lens of Silvio Fabrykant;” a presentation in English by Silvio Fabrykant;
2:00-3:00pm in Davidson 207.

Wednesday, October 15: Tea and Conversation and Bilingual Reading with the Argentine Writer Ana María Shua and her Translator Dr. Rhonda
Buchanan; 3:00-4:00pm in Bingham Library in the University Club. Sponsored by The Liberal Studies Project and LALS.

Thursday, October 16-Friday, October 17: Translation and the Global Humanities Symposium. More details TBA. Sponsored by the Liberal Studies Project and many others.

Thursday, October 16 - Saturday, October 18: VIII Congreso Internacional de Micro-ficción at the University of Kentucky. Sponsored by Department of Hispanic Studies at UK, the University of Louisville’s Latin American and Latino Studies Program and the Liberal Studies Project.

Tuesday, October 28: LALS/Disability Resource Center Cookout; 11:30am-1:00pm in Stevenson Hall Lobby.

Friday, November 7: SoFo Day of the Dead Celebration, First Friday Trolley Hop Night; 5:00-9:00pm in SoFo (2 blocks south of Fourth Street Live).

Tuesday, November 18: “Patagonia: Myth and Reality,” a presentation in English by Dr. Fernando Operé; 12:00-1:00pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium.

Tuesday, November 18: Presentation in Spanish by Dr. Fernando Operé on Final de novela en Patagonia during Dr. Rhonda Buchanan’s SPAN 648 class; 4:00-5:15pm in Humanities 220. 

Wednesday, November 19: Poetry/Theatrical Recital in Spanish by Dr. Fernando Operé; 1:00-1:50pm in Davidson 204.

Wednesday, November 19: Presentation in English by Dr. Fernando Operé about Argentine culture, study abroad opportunities, and careers for
students of Spanish and LALS; 2:00-3:15pm in Davidson 207.

Monday, December 8: LALS Internship Poster Session/Research Forum; 9:00-9:50am in Stevenson 307.