April 18-19, 2013
This event included a workshop on Latino/a history and culture for area educators, a keynote lecture titled "Santa Muerte: The Mushrooming New Cult of Saint Death" given by Dr. Andrew Chesnut of Virginia Commonwealth University, a musical performance by duet Lua, a dance performance by Grupo Candela, a talk on US-Haitian relations by Dr. Sarah Martinez from the State Department and a talk on working for the US Government also given by Dr. Martinez. View the program, poster and teacher workshop invitation for more information.
Presented by Niña Yhared
Monday, September 24, 2012, at 7:00pm
Wilson Hall Auditorium
Niña Yhared (www.yhared.com) is an internationally renowned performance artist based in Mexico City. Her performances are multi-disciplinary, incorporating painting, film, dance, story-telling, and poetry. La historia de mi piel is a visual metaphor for the skin and the female body as a synthesis of memory and history. The performance included audience participation and discussion. View the performance here.
The 12th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will be held on the National Mall between 9th and 14th Streets on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Sept. 23 from noon to 5:30 p.m., rain or shine. The event is free and open to the public. Visit the following link for more information: http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2012/12-067.html.
Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30pm
Forbes Center, Room 1115
Please click here to view the event poster.
This event included a piano recital, a talk on Latin music, a photography exhibit and an art lecture that occurred on March 29-30, 2012. A workshop on Latino/a history and culture for area educators was held on March 30, 2012. View the program here for more information.