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Fall 2010

Thursday, September 16, 2010: Salsa in the Infield Fiesta: Hispanic Heritage Celebration; 3:00-9:00 pm Co-sponsors: Adhawks Advertising and Public Relations, Hispanic Latino Business Council, Hispanic Latino Coalition, and LALS, among many others.

Thursday, September 30, 2010: “Brazil: Globalization, Human Rights and Sustainability” presented by Binka Le Breton, Author and Director of the Iracambi Research Center; 9:30-10:45; Shumaker Research Building 139.
Co-sponsors: Political Science Department, LALS, and Brazilian Studies.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010: The 9th Annual LALS Heritage Lecture, “Caves, Codices, and Comics: Drawing Stories, Painting Words” presented by the Renowned Artist Brian Nissen; 4:30-5:30 pm; Elaine Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library.
Co-sponsors: LALS, Fine Arts Department and the Hite Art Institute, Rare Books Department of Ekstrom Library, Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Department of English, Liberal Studies, and the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft. Reception, 6:00-7:00pm (following lecture), at the Hite Art Gallery in Schneider Hall, catered by Los Aztecas.

Monday, September 27 – Tuesday, November 15, 2010: Exhibit of Works by Brian Nissen; Hite Art Gallery; Schneider Hall.
Co-sponsors: LALS, Fine Arts Department and the Hite Art Institute, Rare Books Department of Ekstrom Library, Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Department of English, and the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010: "The Challenges of the Mexican Judicial System: With Special Reference to Public Safety" by Dr. Luis Felipe Guerrero Agripino, Professor of Law and Rector of la Universidad de Guanajuato; 12:00-1:00; Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. 
Co-sponsors: LALS and the Brandeis School of Law. Lunch catered by Los Aztecas.

October 14 – November 15, 2010: “El Grabado Mexicano/Mexican Engravings: A Visual History of Mexico’s Struggle for Independence”; Dario Covi Gallery, Schneider Hall.
Co-sponsors: KIIS and the Ministry of Culture of Michoacán, the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Department of Fine Arts and the Hite Art Institute, and LALS.

Thursday, October 28 – Saturday, November 6, 2010: Downtown Day of the Dead Celebration.
LALS will co-sponsor this celebration in collaboration with our Community Partner Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, the UofL Arts and Culture Partnerships Initiative, Fine Arts Department and the Hite Art Institute, and Brown-Forman. LALS will erect altars at KMAC to the victims of the Haitian and Chilean earthquakes, and in Gallery X of Schneider Hall, LALS and Fine Arts will erect an altar to those who perished while constructing the Panama Canal. Grand Celebration will be held at KMAC on Trolley Hop Night, Friday, November 5, 2010; 5:00-10:00pm.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010: Impacto Project Photography Exhibit/Lecture and Celebration of Panamanian Independence Day; 4:30-6:00; Guest Speaker, Impacto Project Founder Anayansi Prado; Reception in Gallery X of Schneider Hall.
Co-sponsors: Impacto Project, LALS, Fine Arts Department and the Hite Art Institute, Department of Communication, Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Honors Program, and the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft. Impacto Project Photography Exhibit; October 14 - November 15, 2010.

Friday, November 12, 2010: “Puerto Rican Culture and Identity” by Puerto Rican author Dr. Carmen Montañez; 11:00-11:50; Humanities Rm. 122.
Sponsored by LALS and the Department of Pan-African Studies and Caribbean Studies.

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