Fall 2007

“Poesía, narrativa y música en la cultura puertorriqueña”; Presented by Dr. Manuel Martínez-Maldonado, Executive Vice-President of Research at the University of Louisville; Wednesday, September 26, 2007. 

6th Annual LALS Heritage Lecture: "Latino Immigration in the Midwest: The Flight for Decency and Dignity";
Presented by Dr. Dan La Botz, an independent scholar, j0urnalist, and activist; Monday, October 22, 2007; Elaine Chao Auditorium.  Co-sponsored by Latin American and Latino Studies, the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, the Department of Pan-African Studies Department, the Department of Sociology, and the Social Change Program.

“Challenges Facing New and Established Latino Communities: A Dialogue”;
Featuring panelists Gabriela Alcalde, Stephen Bartlett, Ron Crouch, Alex Hernández, Dan La Botz, Claudia Peralta-Mudd, Attica Scott, and moderator Enid Trucios-Haynes; Tuesday, October 23, 2007; 4:30-5:30 pm; Elaine Chao Auditorium.

César Vallejo's Complete Poetry Lecture;
Presented by Clayton Eshleman, an award-winning poet and translator; Wednesday, November 28, 2007; Bingham Poetry Room.  Co-sponsored by The Department of Classical and Modern Languages, the Latin American and Latino Studies Program, the Commonwealth Center for Humanities and Society, and the Anne & William Axton Reading Series.