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Latinx Heritage Month 2020 Events

September 03, 2020 School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

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During Latinx Heritage Month 2020, the Dept.

During Latinx Heritage Month 2020, the Dept. of Spanish and Portugese & the SLLC are co-sponsoring and hosting a number of events and an exhibition at the Stamp Gallery. Please make a point of announcing these events to your students and add them to your own calendars. 
The exhibition titled Connected Diasporas: Central American Visuality in the Age of Social Media is curated by Veronica Melendez and features an array of multi-media pieces. It will be available for viewing f2f at Stamp Gallery and virtually at the Gallery website from Sept. 14-Oct. 17, 2020. Reservation links to online events for the exhibition will be available shortly and will be posted at the Stamp Gallery and SLLC websites. Please also see here  for the Stamp Gallery Press Release with exhibition and programming details. 
Events include: 
  • Keynote talk by Dr. Kency Conejo, Art Historian and Associate Professor at the University of New Mexico (Sept. 24, 5:00-6:15PM EDT)
  • 3 Artist Panels (Sept. 15, Oct. 1, Oct. 8,5:00-6:15PM or 7:00PM EDT)
  • Zine making workshop with La Horchata Zine (Oct. 15, 5:00-6:15PM EDT)
  • Closing dance party with local DJ (Oct. 18, 800-10:00PM EDT) 
Please also mark your calendars on Oct. 6, 5:00-6:30PM EDT for a virtual book launch of Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs, and Revolution in the Americas by Roberto Lovato. Mr. Lovato is co-founder of the Central American Studies Department at CSUN, Presente!, and #DignidadLiteraria. The reservation link to this event, which is co-hosted by SPAP and Teaching for Change, is also forthcoming.