hispanic heritage month

Celebrate Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month at UK

Latino and Hispanic students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to come together to build relationships and network with each other at the next event of the University of Kentucky 2012 Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month (H/LHM) Celebration.

The Politics of Latin American Migration

Date: 
Friday, October 12, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
231 Student Center
Type of Event (for grouping events):

Professor David Cook-Martin from Grinnell College and Professor Christian Zlolniski from University of Texas will be discussing immigration in politics and beyond.

Contact Carmen Martinez Novo, Director of Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies Program: carmen.martinez@uky.edu.

Hispanic and Latin Heritage Campus Celebration

Date: 
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Student Center Small Ballroom
Type of Event (for grouping events):

Opportunity for the campus community to come together to learn about and celebrate Hispanic and Latino cultures. Food, fun, and door prizes available. All are welcome!

Contact Tori Amason: tori.amason@uky.edu

Sin Pais (Without Country) "Documentary and Dialogue"

Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: 
Consolidated Baptist Church
Type of Event (for grouping events):

Sin Pais (Without Country) attempts to get beyond the partisan politics of immigration issues by exploring one family's complex and emotional journing involving deportation.

Contact Rebecca Comage, rebecca.comage@uky.edu, for transportation needs and questions. We will be providing transportation for the first 20 students who rsvp.

Latin/Hispanic Student and Faculty Mixer

Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Location: 
Martin Luther King Jr. Center, 133 Student Center
Type of Event (for grouping events):

This will be an opportunity for Latino and Hispanic students, faculty and staff to come together to build relationships and network with each other.

Contact Kairise Conwell: k.conwell@uky.edu

Music from Latin America

Date: 
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: 
Niles Gallery, Fine Arts Library
Type of Event (for grouping events):

Puerto Rican guitar virtuoso Eladio Scharron is joined on stage with flutist Carrie Weisinger.

Contact: Dieter Hennings (guitarprogram@uky.edu)

Talk on Mayan Languages

Date: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
Niles Gallery, Fine Arts Library

Vanderbilt University professor Danny Law will present "Contact-Induced Drift: Ergative Splits and Parallel Development in Lowland Maya Languages."

For more information, please contact andrew.hippisley@uky.edu

UK Celebrates Latin American Music

This concert featuring UK faculty and students, as well as international guest artists, will take the stage at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Worsham Theater
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