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2013 Define Slavery

Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs Division of Student Affairs

Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month

Wednesday, September 18 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. 143 Mack Student Center Learn what a child in agricultural America goes through to get those apples in the produce aisle, and how undocumented workers are abused daily. By defining slavery in 2013, we will learn to decipher between American rights and human rights. Sponsored by Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans Contact: joannasoares08@yahoo.com

Hispanic New York and the Latinization of the United States Wednesday, September 18 4:30-5:55 p.m. 125 The Lawrence and Herbert School of Communication Join us for a presentation by Claudio Iván Remeseira, editor of Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook and 2011 International Latino Book Award winner. Sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program Contact: Benita.Sampedro@hofstra.edu

Bad Dream

Thursday, September 19 7:30 p.m. Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center Join us to learn about the DREAM Act and a path to opportunity. Sponsored by Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans Contact: joannasoares08@yahoo.com

PRIDE: An Evening of Art, Culture and Community

Tuesday, October 1 6 p.m. Lowenfeld Conference and Exhibition Hall, Axinn Library, 10th Floor The evening will showcase original art from the backstretch/barn area workers of Belmont Park, Aqueduct and Saratoga Race tracks, with musical accompaniment by two-time Grammy-nominated saxophonist and flutist Jay Rodriguez and pianist Pablo Vergara. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by Axinn Library, Special Collections Department, and Backstretch Employee Service Team Contact: Colin.P.Sullivan@hofstra.edu

Domino Tournament for a Cure

Tuesday, October 1 7:30 p.m. Main Dining Room, Mack Student Center Join HOLA for their annual Domino Tournament as they raise money for breast cancer research. For $3 you can sign up individually or for $5 you can sign up with a partner. Let the games begin! Sponsored by Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans Contact: joannasoares08@yahoo.com

Guacamole Tasting

Wednesday, October 9 11:15 a.m-12:45 p.m. Plaza Room East, Mack Student Center Join us for a fun, interactive lesson on how to make guacamole, presented by Cozymels Coastal Mex. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs and Cozymels Coastal Mex Contact: Robert.J.Canobbio@hofstra.edu

Arte

Thursday, October 10 7:30 p.m. Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center Celebrate the Latino/Hispanic culture through art. Poets, musicians, dancers, painters, and all other Hofstra artists or performers are welcome to celebrate with us! Sponsored by Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans Contact: joannasoares08@yahoo.com

Latino or Hispanic?

Wednesday, October 16 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. 143 Mack Student Center What’s the difference between Hispanic and Latino? We invite you to learn the answer. Sponsored by Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans Contact: joannasoares08@yahoo.com

Sex in Spanish

Thursday, October 17 7:30 p.m. Plaza Room Middle, Mack Student Center Let’s talk about sex! We will discuss how it is portrayed by society, the taboos, HIV awareness, and the double standards of sex within the patriarchies of the Latino culture. Sponsored by Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans Contact: joannasoares08@yahoo.com

Screening and Discussion of Deputized

Monday, October 21 4:30-7 p.m. 025 The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Deputized is a raw, nuanced account of the 2008 killing of Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero, who was attacked by a group of Patchogue teens in one of Long Island’s most notorious hate crimes. The bilingual documentary explores the crime and environment in which it occurred from multiple perspectives. The director will speak following the screening. Sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program Contact: Benita.Sampedro@hofstra.edu

Orgullo (Pride)

Monday, October 21 7 p.m. Plaza Room East, Mack Student Center Join the discussion on LGBTQ issues in the Latino culture. Sponsored by Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans and the Pride Network Contact: joannasoares08@yahoo.com

Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month Reception

Wednesday, October 23 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Plaza Rooms, Mack Student Center Join the Hofstra community as we celebrate Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month. The reception will feature a keynote speaker and student performances. Refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs Contact: Robert.J.Canobbio@hofstra.edu

Diversity, Dialogue, and Desserts Series: Crossing Over

Tuesday, October 29 6-7 p.m. Plaza Room East, Mack Student Center Join us as we uncover the process of crossing the borders from South America and the Caribbean. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs and Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans Contact: Robert.J.Canobbio@hofstra.edu

Mambo Loco

Wednesday, October 30 11:15 a.m.-12:40 p.m. Main Dining Room, Mack Student Center Mambo Loco brings the flavor of the classic music of Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican origin to Hofstra University. Join us for dance instruction with Kelly Ficarra. Get ready to dance! Sponsored by the Hofstra Cultural Center Contact: Athelene.A.Collins@hofstra.edu

Dia de los Muertos

Thursday, October 31 2-10 p.m. Plaza Room East and Middle, Mack Student Center Start off your spooky day and Halloween night with HOLA’s haunted house and pay homage to the deceased through an early celebration of Dia de los Muertos. We will be highlighting the differences between Dia de Los Muertos and Halloween.

Sponsored by Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans Contact: joannasoares08@yahoo.com

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Sponsors: Axinn Library Backstretch Employee Service Team Cozymels Coastal Mex

Division of Student Affairs Hofstra Cultural Center Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans (HOLA) Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs Special Collections Department The Pride Network


Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month