We think some of you may be interested in the following upcoming events presented by the Center for Latino Research.
Current Issues in Latino USA
Wednesday | February 15, 2012 | 6:00pm
Student Center | Room 120B
DePaul University | Lincoln Park Campus
2250 North Sheffield Avenue
Information | 773/325-7316
This year the special forum, Current Issues in Latino USA, comprises a panel of experts from a variety of perspectives, to address the Latino experience in the US, with focus on the Chicago area. Topics include the business and health industries, community organizations, Latino media, and the 20-something generation.
For more information: http://las.depaul.edu/latinoresearch/Events/LatinoUSA/index.asp
PLAY, CONCENTRATE, REMEMBER: THE INTERWOVEN HISTORIES OF LATINOS AND MAINSTREAM USA
Saturday, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Distinguished scholars in the fields of art history, anthropology, cultural studies, political sciences and sociology engage in an interdisciplinary dialogue about a number of the themes and issues raised in Suarez’s Memoria (Memory) installation.
The conversation will be moderated by artist and professor, Bibiana Suarez and include the following participants:
- Delia Cosentino, Associate Professor of the History of Art and Architecture, DePaul University
- Juana Goergen, Associate Professor of Modern Languages, DePaul University
- Gilberto Cárdenas, Professor of Sociology, Julián Samora Chair in Latino Studies, Assistant Provost, Director, Institute for Latino Studies and The Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR) at the University of Notre Dame
- Arlene Dávila, Professor of Anthropology, Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU
- Maria de los Angeles Torres, Professor and Director of the Latin American and Latino Studies Program at UIC.
The discussion will be conducted from 1 pm to 3 pm, followed by a reception sponsored by the Center for Latino Research at DePaul University.
This event is free and open to the public and held in conjunction with the current exhibition Memoria (Memory).