Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Latino Film Series: West Side Story

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Location: Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh streets of the upper west side, two gangs battle for control of the turf. The situation becomes complicated when a gang members falls in love with a rival's sister.  Come out and see Rita Moreno in the role of Anita in preparation for Moreno's visit to Notre Dame on February 21st. This film is a free but ticketed event.…

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Rita Moreno: Latina Legend of Stage and Screen

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Location: Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

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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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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

Michael Olivas: Perchance to DREAM: A Legal and Political History of the DREAM Act and DACA

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

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This event is part of ILS' Transformative Latino Leadership Lecture Series


Olivas is the William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law and Director of the Institute for Higher Education Law & Governance (IHELG) at the University of Houston. He was instrumental in making innovative change in the areas of admissions including the University of Texas' top 10% Plan and access to higher education for students with designation through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Click here

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Friday, April 5, 2019

U.S. Naturalization Ceremony

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Location: Washington Hall, University of Notre Dame

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The Community is invited to attend a special Naturalization Oath Ceremony swearing in over 100 new U.S. Citizens. The event will take place on Friday, April 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Washington Hall on the University of Notre Dame campus. This event is open to the public.…

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Latinx Recognition Ceremony

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Location: Washington Hall, University of Notre Dame

A ceremony recognizing all graduating Latino students from all Departments and Colleges, Class of 2019.   Hosted by Multicultural Student Programs and Services, Co-Sponsored by the Institute for Latino Studies.  Open to the public…

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Latino Studies Certificate Ceremony

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ILS celebrates the 2019 Latino Studies Majors and Minors and their families on their great accomplishments. Graduating Seniors will received the Supplementary Major and Minor certificates in a special ceremony followed by a reception.  Light refreshments will be served.…

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