Fall 2011

September 7, 2011: Study Abroad Fair; 10:30am-2:30pm; Red Barn.

September 14 - October 2, 2011: 18th Latin American Film Festival: “Reel Guate.” For more information about the films and show times, please visit http://medina.502.com/reelguate/index.php. Co-sponsors: the Spanish Section of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, the Office of the Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs, the College of Arts and Sciences Office of International, Diversity and Outreach Programs, the Department of Global Languages and Cultures at Bellarmine University, Luis de León Fernández, and LALS, among others.

Thursday, September 15, 2011: Celebremos Hispanic Heritage Celebration; 11:00-1:00pm in Humanities Quad. Co-sponsors: the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and LALS.

September 15 - October 22, 2011: “Latina Immigrant Photo-Ethnography: Sueños de Mujer, Barreras de Immigrantes,” Photo Exhibition by Renowned Artist Mari Mujica. Closing Reception will be on Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 2:00-4:00pm in the Cultural Center.  Co-sponsors: The Cultural Center and LALS.

September 21 - October 26, 2011: Lecturas en común: I, Rigoberta Menchú; Strickler Hall, Room 101. For more information, please contact Prof. Mary Vaughn at mavaug02@louisville.edu. Co-sponsors: UofL Basic Spanish Program and LALS.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011: Book-in-Common The Other Wes Moore keynote address, presented by Wes Moore; 6:00pm; SAC Multipurpose Room. Book signing to follow the event. Co-sponsors: College of Arts and Sciences, First Year Initiatives and LALS.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011: The 10th Annual LALS Heritage Lecture, “Founding Latin American Women
Photographers,” presented by Dr. David William Foster, Regents’ Professor of Spanish and Women and Gender Studies at Arizona State University; 4:30pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium.
Co-sponsors: Rare Books Department of Ekstrom Library; Hite Art Institute, the Department of Fine Arts; Department of Classical and Modern Languages; Department of Women’s and Gender Studies.

October 7 - November 15, 2011: Downtown Day of the Dead Celebration. LALS will co-sponsor this celebration in collaboration with our Community Partner, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, and Brown-Forman. LALS Altar: “The Legacy of Community and UofL Leaders.” Grand Celebration will be held at KMAC on Trolley Hop Night, Friday, November 4, 2011; 5:00-10:00pm.

November 1-7, 2011: 10th Annual Día de los muertos: A Celebration of the Dead in Mexico and Guatemala in Ekstrom Library.  For a complete list of events, please visit: http://louisville.edu/spanish/day_of_the_dead Co-Sponsors: Al Día en América, the Modern Languages Fund, the Lewis Fund, the Spanish Club, the Spanish section of Classical and Modern Languages, the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, The Lewis Educational Fund, the Brazilian Studies Program, the International, Diversity and Outreach Office of the College of Arts and Sciences, Santa Fe Grill, and LALS.

Monday, November 14, 2011: “Still Shackled: Afro-Brazilians in the 21st Century,” Lecture presented by Paulo Rogerio Nunes Dos Santos; 12:00-1:00pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library.  Co-Sponsors: The College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Classical and Modern Languages, the Department of Pan-African Studies, the Brazilian Studies Program, the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice, and LALS.