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Spring 2012

Saturday, February 4 - Saturday, April 14, 2012: Into the Mix, Caribbean Artist Exhibit at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft.

Saturday, February 4, 2012: "Contemporary Art from a Caribbean Perspective: Discussion with artists Blue Curry, Marlon Griffith and Sofia Maldonado;" moderated by Nicholas Laughlin, in conjunction with exhibition Into the Mix, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft; 4:00-6:00pm; Elaine Chao Auditorium in Ekstrom Library.
Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft and LALS.

Friday, February 17, 2012: Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake - University of Louisville Student Bowl; 6:00pm at Rose Bowl Lanes (2217 Goldsmith Lane, Louisville).
Contact Dr. Rhonda Buchanan at rhondabuchanan@louisville.edu or Christy Metzger of First Year Initiatives at christy.metzger@louisville.edu if you are interested in participating or pledging funds.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012: Carnaval Around the World; 11:00-1:00 in Humanities Quad.
Co-sponsored by the Modern Languages Fund; the Lewis Educational Fund; the Department of Pan-African Studies; The Office for Diversity, International and Outreach Programs; the College of Arts and Sciences, and LALS.

Friday, February 24, 2012: The 40th Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900. Spanish Keynote Presentation by Ivón Gordon Vailakis, Ecuadorian Poet and Critic, “Geografía y poesía;” 3:30-4:45pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, the Louisville Conference, and LALS.

Monday, February 27 - Sunday, March 25, 2012: The Ritual Masks of Michoacán Exhibit; Morris B. Belknap Gallery, Schneider Hall.
Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Institute for International Studies; the Ministry of Culture of Michoacán; Hite Art Institute, the Department of Fine Arts; the Department of Classical and Modern Languages; and LALS.

Monday, February 27 - Sunday, March 25, 2012: Harold Winslow Exhibit: Una visión de la mexicanidad; Belknap Gallery- Schneider Hall.
Tuesday, March 6, 2012: “Sanctuaries of Promise: African Americans in Mexico, France, and Russia.” 3:00-6:30pm; Symposium from 3:00-4:15pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium; Reception from 4:30-6:30 in Hite Art Institute; Exhibit viewing from 5:00-6:30.
Co-sponsored by the Kentucky Institute for International Studies; the Ministry of Culture of Michoacán; the Department of Pan-African Studies; Hite Art Institute, the Department of Fine Arts; the College of Arts and Sciences; the Department of Classical and Modern Languages; and LALS.

Sunday, March 4 - Friday, April 13, 2012: “Molas: Art to Live On” Art Exhibit featuring Kate Sowada, LALS Graduate Certificate student, as a part of LAFTA (Louisville Area Fiber and Textile Artists); Water Tower (3005 River Road). Opening Reception on Sunday, March 4, 2012 from 2:00-4:00pm at the Water Tower.
Co-sponsored by the Louisville Visual Arts Association and LALS.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012: “Picturing the Prophetess: Gender, Piety and Portraiture in Revolutionary Mexico,” Lecture by Dr. Eddie Wright Ríos, Department of History at Vanderbilt University; Gottschalk Hall, Room 303; 5:00pm with reception to follow.
Co-sponsored by the Department of History, the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, and LALS.

Thursday, March 8, 2012: “Sowing Struggle: Urban and Rural Social Movements in Tlaxcala,” featuring Luz Rivera Martínez of the Consejo Nacional Urbano Campesino (CNUC); 1:00-2:15pm; Humanities Room 100.
Co-sponsored by the Mexico-US Solidarity Network; the College of Arts and Sciences; the Office for Diversity, International and Outreach Programs; the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research; the Department of Anthropology; the Department of History; and LALS.

Thursday, March 22, 2012: Annual Minx Auerbach Lecture in Women’s and Gender Studies: “Trafficking in Women” by Norma Ramos; 6:00 pm; Speed Art Museum Auditorium. Reception following the lecture.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, and LALS.

Friday, March 30, 2012: Hip Hop and Activism Discussion with Dr. Ricky Jones, Jasiri X, Dr. Kailah Story, and Rebel Díaz; 3:00-5:00pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012: 5th Annual LALS Spring Showcase; 3:00-4:30pm in SRB 139.

Friday, April 6, 2012: A.C.E.S. KY: Black & Latino Student Symposium Panel; 1:15-2:30pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium.
Co-sponsored by A&S Advising and Rae & Audwin Helton.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012: 5th Annual Taste of Diversity; 10:00am-12:00pm in 1st floor lobby of Strickler Hall. Sponsored by Undergraduate Affairs.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012: Screening of the documentary “Papers: Stories of Undocumented Youth”; 12:00-1:30pm in Brandeis School of Law, Room 275.
Co-sponsored by the Brandeis School of Law Diversity Committee, Hispanic Latino Coalition of Louisville, the UofL DREAMERS Chapter, and LALS.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012: Undergraduate Research & Community Engagement Symposium: Poster Session for LALS Medical Internships; 2:30-4:00pm in SRB 139.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012: Anthropology Lecture Series, “Peopling of America: The Evidence of Patagonia” by Dr. Vivian Scheinsohn, Profesora de la Facultad de Letras, Universidad de Buenos Aires; 3:00-4:00pm in Lutz Hall, Room 232.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and LALS.

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