Fall 2015

Wednesday, September 2: Study Abroad Fair; 10:30am-2:30pm at Red Barn.

Wednesday, September 2: LALS Open House and LALS Club meeting; 3:30-4:30pm in Stevenson 307.

Wednesday, September 9: “Better Living through Critical Thinking at Hotel Louisville’s Homeless Shelter,” a presentation by Dr. Edna Ross; 12:00-1:00pm in Shumaker Research Building, Room 139. More Information

Tuesday, September 15: Celebremos Hispanic Heritage Celebration; 11:00am-1:00pm in the Humanities Quad.

September 28-October 2: Pride Week 2015. Sponsored by LALS (Silver Level Sponsor) and many others. More Information

Wednesday, September 30: Workshop - Luna y Flor: Healing and Mindfulness Practices for Our Life Journey— Building Community by Gathering Stories; 12:00-1:00pm in the Interfaith Center. Co-Sponsors: Hispanic Latino Initiatives, Episcopal Campus Ministry, LGBT Center, First Year Initiatives, and LALS.

Wednesday, October 14: Advanced Screening of Bordertown, a new animated TV series on FOX (premieres January 2016), with Gustavo Arellano, Consulting Producer; 12:00-1:00pm in Shumaker Research Building, Room 139. Lunch will be served.  Co-Sponsors: Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality (CODRE), the Liberal Studies Project, the Cultural Center, and LALS. Official Trailer

Wednesday, October 14: Ask a Mexican about ¡Ask a Mexican!; 2:00-3:00pm in Shumaker Research Building, Room 139. Co-Sponsors: Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality (CODRE), the Liberal Studies Project, the Cultural Center, and LALS. More Information

Wednesday, October 14: The 14th Annual Latin American and Latino Studies Heritage Lecture: "El Sur Shall Rise Again: How Latino Immigrants are Saving the South," by Gustavo Arellano; 4:30-5:30pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library. Co-Sponsors: Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality (CODRE), the Liberal Studies Project, the Cultural Center, and LALS. More Information

Wednesday, October 28: Workshop - Luna y Flor: Healing and Mindfulness Practices for Our Life Journey— Building Yourself by Honoring Your Past; 12:00-1:00pm in the Interfaith Center. Co-Sponsors: Hispanic Latino Initiatives, Episcopal Campus Ministry, LGBT Center, First Year Initiatives, and LALS.

November 2-December 7: Winter Coat Drive for Kentucky Refugee Ministries. More Information

Friday, November 6: 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 17: Teach-In: Representations of Latin@s in the US; 12:30-2:00pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library.

Sunday, November 22: Art Can Save Your Life! Discover Your Cultural Resiliency! 1:00-4:00pm in the Cultural Center Multipurpose Room.

Monday, December 7: LALS Research Forum and Internship Poster Session; 9:00-9:50am in Stevenson 307.

Thursday, December 10: Workshop - Luna y Flor: Healing and Mindfulness Practices for Our Life Journey— Building Strength by Respecting Our Bodies; 12:00-1:00pm in the Interfaith Center. Co-Sponsors: Hispanic Latino Initiatives, Episcopal Campus
Ministry, LGBT Center, First Year Initiatives, and LALS.