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Wednesday, January 29, 2014: Study Abroad Fair; 10:30-2:30pm in George J. Howe Red Barn.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014: Major Fair; 11:00-1:00pm in SAC Multipurpose Room.

Friday, February 14, 2014: A.C.E.S. KY: Black and Latino Student Symposium; 9:00am-5:00pm in Ekstrom Library. Co-Sponsored by Rae & Audwin Helton, A&S Center for Academic Advising & Student Services, K’LEA, Center for Race & Inequality, CODRE, and LALS.

Monday, February 17, 2014: LALS Information Session: Study Abroad/Internship Opportunities in Chile at the Universidad de Los Lagos; Public Lecture by Professor James Park on “Mapuche Poetics and Chilean Cultural Politics Post Return to Democracy;” 2:00-3:30pm in Ekstrom W104.

Friday, February 21, 2014: “Esteros: poética de la tensión,” Hispanic Keynote Lecture for The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900 by Mariana Bernárdez; 3:15-4:45pm in Elaine Chao Auditorium.
  Sponsored by The Louisville Conference and LALS and organized by the Spanish Section of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages.

Saturday, March 1, 2014: LUZ, a play by Catherine Filloux, directed by Kathi E.B. Ellis; 7:30pm at the Henry Clay Building (604 S. 3rd Street, 3rd Floor). Visit for more information. Co-Sponsored by the Hispanic-Latino Coalition.  

March 17 - April 21: Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Inc. Spring Donation Drive: We are collecting items to donate to KRM. For more information and a full list of items, please visit

Tuesday, March 18, 2014: Carnaval Around the World Celebration; 11:00am-1:30pm in the Humanities Quad.

Thursday, March 20: “A Semester Abroad: Experiences at La Universidad de Los Lagos in Osorno, Chile and Beyond,” a Presentation by Jerome Soldo, LALS Major and 2014 Lewis Scholar; 12:00-1:00pm in Ekstrom Library, Room W104.

Tuesday, March 25: “The Future of Race Relations in Cuba” by Gisela Arandia Covarrubia, Director of the Concha Mocoyu Yoruba Culture Center of the UNEAC (Cuban Union of Artists and Writers); 5:00-6:00pm in Humanities 300.
Co-sponsored by the Office for International, Diversity, and Outreach Programs and the Latin American and Latino Studies Program.

Monday, March 31, 2014: “Justice for Chiapas!: Autonomy and Human Rights in the Indigenous Communities of Southern Mexico,” a presentation by Azalia Hernández of the Fray Bartolomé de las Casas Human Rights Center; 4:00-5:00; Ekstrom 117A.
Co-Sponsored by the Mexican Solidarity Network, Department of Anthropology, LALS, and the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014: Internship Poster Session/7th Annual LALS Spring Showcase; 2:30-4:30pm in Shumaker Research Building, Room 139.
Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, April 3, 2014: Panama Scholar Orientation Session; 3:00-4:00pm in Shumaker Research Building, Room 139.

Tuesday, April 15: LALS Internship Research Forum; 3:00-4:00pm; Ekstrom W104. Sponsored by the LALS Club.

May 5-29, 2014: 12th Annual Study Abroad Program in Panama.


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