The Institute for Latino Studies Mourns the Tragic Loss of Mayra Martinez and Her Husband Jeremy

Author: Institute for Latino Studies


The Institute for Latino Studies is mourning the tragic loss of Mayra Martinez, who died along with her husband Jeremy, in a car accident in France on August 6. Mayra touched everyone she met with her brilliance, compassion, and joyfulness. Mayra graduated in 2015 with majors in Anthropology and French and a minor in Latino Studies. She also participated in the Institute’s summer internship program, CCLP

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Lecture by Martha Gonzalez of Quetzal


Location: Morris Inn Smith Ballroom, Salon C


Martha Gonzalez, assistant professor in Chicana/o Latina/o Studies at Scripps/Claremont College and leader of the Grammy Award-winning Chicano band Quetzal, will present a lecture titled Agonistic Harmony and Transformation at the University of Notre Dame on Thursday, September 21, 2017.…

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Performance by Quetzal


Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


East L.A.'s Grammy-winning musical force has created a unique cultural platform to sound against conditions of oppression and marginalization. The complexity of Chicano music allows the group to move seamlessly from son jarocho to funk, rock, R&B, pop + more. 2017's The Eternal Getdown was released to wide acclaim.…

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Lecture by Olmeca


Location: 140 DeBartolo Hall


Hip-hop artist, activist and scholar Olmeca will present a lecture titled Latinx Identity and Power on Thursday, September 28th on the University of Notre Dame campus. This lecture looks at the intersection between Latinx economics, politics and cultural power in the U.S. It is connected to grassroots work at the U.S. Mexico border.…

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Friday, September 29, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017