Spring 2008

“Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Policy, Practice and Activism”; Presented by Dr. Tom Hansen, Director of the Mexican Solidarity Network; Friday, January 25, 2008, 1:00-2:00 pm; Ford Hall; Co-sponsored by Latin American and Latino Studies and the Department of Political Science.

Film Screening of Documentary Film on Hugo Chávez: ¿Puedo Hablar? May I Speak?;
Presented by Director Christopher Moore; Wednesday, February 20, 2008, 3:00-4:30 pm; Floyd Theater.  Co-sponsored by Latin American and Latino Studies, the Honors Program, the Institute for Democracy and Development, the McConnell Center, and the Department of Political Science.

"In Theatrical Translation, There is No Lack of Conflict"; Keynote Hispanic Lecture at the Annual Louisville Conference on Culture and Literature Since 1900 by Dr. Phyllis Zatlin, Professor of Spanish and Coordinator of the Translation and Interpretation Services at Rutgers University; Friday, February 22, 2008; 3:15-4:30 pm; Elaine Chao Auditorium.  Co-sponsored by Latin American and Latino Studies and the Louisville Conference.

Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice and Engaged Scholarship Symposium;
Thursday and Friday, April 3-4, 2008; Brandeis School of Law.  Latin American and Latino Studies was one of fourteen campus co-sponsors.

Dream Chasers: The Art of Living on the Backside.