Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

MLK Walk the Walk Panel Discussion: White Nationalism and American Politics: The Mainstreaming of Anger and Resentment

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Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

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In conjunction with MLK Walk the Walk events, the Institute for Latino Studies and the Department of Africana Studies will cosponsor a presentation by Professor Rory McVeigh, Nancy Reeves Dreux Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for the Study of Social Movements, entitled "White Nationalism and American Politics: The Mainstreaming of Anger and Resentment."

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta Photo Exhibit

Location: Galería América @ ND, 230 McKenna Hall

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Galería America @ ND at the Institute for Latino Studies presents César Chávez and Dolores Huerta: Legacy of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement photo exhibit by photographer José Galvez.

Photographing Latino life for over 40 years, José Galvez has used black and white film to create a powerful and unparalleled historical record of the Latino experience in America. His compelling work, done with respect, pride and no pretense, captures the beauty of daily life.…

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Sunday, February 4, 2018

Dolores: A film about the life of Dolores Huerta

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Location: Browning Cinema, DPAC

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In preparation for Dolores Huerta's visit on February 13th the Institute for Latino Studies will screen, Dolores, the movie at Browning Cinema in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, February 4th at 3:00 P.M. Tickets can be purchased online

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Lecture by Nilda Flores-González

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Location: 112-114 McKenna Hall

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The Institute for Latino Studies welcomes Nilda Flores-González, Professor of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, to present on her latest book titled Citizens but Not Americans: Race and Belonging among Latino Millennials. A reception and book signing will precede the event at 6:15 p.m. in the McKenna Hall Atrium. The lecture will begin at 7:00 p.m.…

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Lecture by Frederick Luis Aldama

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Location: 210-214 McKenna Hall

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Frederick Luis Aldama, Professor in the Department of English at The Ohio State University, will present a public lecture titled Real & Reel Latinx Lives Matter!

For “Real & Reel Latinx Lives Matter!” Aldama will unzip his brain, offering a multimedia extravaganza of all things Latinx in the 21st century. This includes an exploration of contemporary mainstream film, TV, music, animation, comic books, video games that simplifies and straightjackets Latinx identity and experience. He contrasts this with today’s abundance of Latinx created cultural phenomena that vitally complicates and enriches our understanding of Latinx identity and experience. Along the way Aldama presents a dynamic model for understanding Latinx subjects as active transformers of the world we live in today.…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Transformative Latino Leadership Lecture: A Conversation with Dolores Huerta

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Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

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As part of the Institute for Latino Studies' Transformative Latino Leadership (TLL) Lecture Series, special guest Dolores Huerta will participate in a public conversation with ILS Director Luis R. Fraga. A 4:00 p.m. reception will precede the 4:30 event on Tuesday, February 13th in the McKenna Hall Auditorium.…

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