News

Highest Ranking Latino leader in the U.S. Catholic Church, Most Reverend, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez Challenges Our Approach to Immigration in America

Author: Evelyn Gonzalez

Highest ranking Latino leader in the U.S. Catholic Church, Most Reverend, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez, hosted by University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies

Most Reverend, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez believes that our country is facing a humanitarian tragedy as a result of our nation’s failure to address the immigration issue. In his most recent publication, Immigration and the Next America: Renewing the Soul of Our Nation

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Events

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Latino Studies Seminar with Jason Ruiz

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Location: Joyce/Carmichael Private Dining Room, Morris Inn

Jason Ruiz photo

The Institute for Latino Studies begins its Fall 2017 Latino Studies Seminar Series with Jason Ruiz, Associate Professor, American Studies. His presentation is titled "Narcomedia: Popular Culture, Latinidad, and America's War on Drugs".

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

DACA Dreamers' Experience Rejoining Ties with Mexico

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Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium, Hesburgh Center International Studies

Daca Dreamer S Experience Rejoining Ties With Mexico Poster

Armando Vazquez-Ramos, professor in Chicano & Latino Studies Department at California State University, Long Beach, will present on DACA Dreamers' Experience Rejoining Ties with Mexico

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Art Exhibit Opening: Mi Madre/My Mother: Ordinary Women/Extraordinary Stories

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Location: Galería América @ ND, 230 McKenna Hall

Mi Madre Exhibit Postcard

The Institute for Latino Studies invites you to an opening reception and artist talk for our latest exhibit Mi Madre/My Mother: Ordinary Women/Extraordinary Stories, curated by Jesus Macarena-Avila. It provides an insight into participants' memories of their mothers and how they affect their striving for a better life.…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Poetry Performance by Emmy Pérez

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Location: 210-214 McKenna Hall

Emmy Perez Poster Final

Letras Latinas, the literary initiative of the Institute for Latino Studies, presents Emmy Pérez performing her poetry.

 

A native of Santa Ana, California and associate professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Emmy Pérez is the author of With the River on Our Face.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Latino Studies Seminar with Maria Tomasula

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Location: Joyce/Carmichael Dining Room, Morris Inn

Maria Tomasula Headshot

The Institute for Latino Studies' Fall 2017 Latino Studies Seminar series concludes with Maria Tomasula, the Michael P. Grace Professor of Painting in the Department of Art, Art History & Design. The title of her presentation is "More Than A Feeling: Recent Paintings by Maria Tomasula."

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