ILS Faculty Fellow Receives Two Teaching Awards

Author: Lauren Melancon


Tatiana Botero, Associate Teaching Professor, Spanish, Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Notre Dame and Institute for Latino Studies Faculty Fellow was recently been honored with the AATSP (American Association of Teacher of Spanish and Portuguese) 2018 Spanish Teacher of the Year Award

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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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Friday, December 14, 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

Selected Works by Lalo Alcaraz


Location: Galería América @ ND - 230 McKenna Hall



Lalo Alcaraz is a widely recognized and influential voice of Latinos and immigrants in the United States through his political cartoons (La Cucaracha), radio show (“Pocho Hour of Power” on KPFK), film consulting (Pixar’s Coco), producing and writing (Bordertown), and co-producing (Half like me). It is important to note that La Cucaracha is the first nationally syndicated, politically-themed Latino daily comic strip. Alcaraz also played a significant role in Pixar’s Coco, which was awarded a Golden Globe and Academy Award for the Best Animated Feature Film (2018).

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Rita Moreno: Latina Legend of Stage and Screen


Location: Leighton Theatre, DPAC

Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno, the first Latina to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony will sit down with Professor Jason Ruiz, Associate Professor in the Department of American Studies, Notre Dame, to discuss her career, overcoming stereotyping, and the responsibilities of being a Latina artist and icon.

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Transformative Latino Leadership Lecture: A Conversation with Michael Olivas


Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall


Michael Olivas, William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law, Director of the Institute for Higher Education Law & Governance (IHELG), University of Houston, will join Luis R. Fraga for a conversation about his work, life, and career path. For additional information about Michael Olivas click here

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