Spring 2009

International Teas at The Cultural Center: January 22; February 26;April 2, 2009; 12:00-1:00p.m. Free and open to the public. Lunch is provided.  Co-sponsored by LALS

Keynote Hispanic Lecture at the Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900: “La literatura puertorriqueña: choque de culturas” by Dr. Manuel Martínez-Maldonado, UofL Vice-President for Research, poet and novelist.
February 20, 2009; 3:15-4:30pm at Elaine Chao Auditorium at Ekstrom Library Auditorium. Free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by LALS.

Film Screening of Anayansi Prado’s “Children in No-Man’s Land”
Monday, March 23, 2009; 12:00-1:00; Elaine Chao Auditorium; Co-sponsored by LALS, English Department, and the Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society.

Service Learning Fair: Wednesday, March 25, 2009; 9:30-11:30am; Humanities Rm. 300; Participating groups: Latin American and Latino Studies, the Office of Service Learning, International Studies Abroad, and service organizations throughout the Louisville Metro area. 2009 Minx Auerbach Lecture in Women's and Gender Studies: Lecture by the filmmaker Anayansi Prado.
March 25, 2009; 6:00 pm at the Speed Museum Auditorium. Co-sponsored by LALS and the Commonwealth Center for Humanities and Society

The History Department’s Annual Gottschalk Lecture: “Why Was There No "Scramble for Latin America (1850-1930)” by Dr. Alan Knight (Oxford University);
March 30, 2009; 4:00- 5:00pm; Elaine Chao Auditorium at Ekstrom Library; Co-sponsored by LALS and the Cultural Center.

The 2nd Annual Latin American and Latino Studies Showcase:
April 8, 2009; 3:30-4:30 p.m., Belknap Research Building 139; Guest speakers: Lewis Fellows Dr. Christine Ehrick and Dr. Clare Sullivan.