Letras Latinas to convene in Ohio alongside national poetry organizations

Author: Institute for Latino Studies

Letras Latinas, the literary initiative at Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, will join leaders from national poetry organizations for its annual convening, taking place this year from November 2 – 4. They will gather in Kent, Ohio to learn about the Wick Poetry Center and how its innovative public poetry programs impact the community, as well as ways in which the center will help commemorate the 50th

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Dr. Steve Larson Visits Campus Joined by Local Community Healthcare Organizations

Author: Paloma Garcia-Lopez

Img 0291Lorena Morejon-Lasso, ‘22, Latino Studies Merit Scholar, welcomed Dr. Larson to campus and introduced him to the group of 80 peers in pre-health studies.

On Oct. 9, 2018, ILS welcomed Dr. Steve Larson, Executive Director of Puentes de Salud and clinical faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, to speak about his career long service to immigrants and uninsured patients in Philadelphia.  Dr. Larson screened the HBO Documentary, “Clinica de Migrantes

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Life's Loteria: Immigration in Academia, Journalism, and Media


Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium


Given the controversial narratives that have emerged about immigrants, it is important to recognize the existing immigration narratives in academia, journalism, and media. This panel and public discussion will explore how Latinos have been misrepresented and underrepresented and how they have persevered and even thrived in industries that have ignored or been hostile to immigrant narratives.

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