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Wed Sep 3, 2014

Guayasamín: Art in Motion, Ecuador Unframed, Opening Lecture and Reception


Location: NDCAC on 1045 W. Washington St.

Wednesday September 3rd 5:00PM – 7:00PM; program with guest speakers at the NDCAC on 1045 W. Washington St.

The lecture program includes the artist’s grandson and director of the Fundación Guayasamín—Mr. Pablo Guayasamín Madriñán, Professor Michael Handelsman of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville—a renowned scholar on Ecuador, particularly on Afro-Ecuadorian communities, and John Warren—Chairman of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi.

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Thu Sep 4, 2014

Gabriel L. Negretto: The Politics of Constitutional Change in Latin America”


Location: C 103 Hesburgh Center

“The Politics of Constitutional Change in Latin America”

Thursday, September 4, 2014
12:30 pm – C103 Hesburgh Center

Based on his recent book, Making Constitutions: Presidents, Parties, and Institutional Choice in Latin America(Cambridge University Press, 2013), Negretto will address the phenomenon of constitutional change and the determinants of constitutional choice in Latin America. He will also discuss the central components of the new research agenda on constitutional politics in political science and comparative constitutional law.…

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Spanish Community Based Learning (CBL) Information Night


Location: McNeill Library, Geddes Hall

Please rsvp to Rachel Parroquin, parroquin.1@nd.edu by Wednesday, Sept. 3. Pizza will be served

Find out about CBL-Community Based Learning opportunities where you can learn about the Hispanic community and use your Spanish.  Students will share their experiences from local, domestic, and international options.…

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Sun Sep 7, 2014

Spanish Mass


Location: Dillon Hall Chapel

Every Sunday with Rev. Joe Corpora, C.S.C.…

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Reading


Location: McKenna Hall, East Lounge

Speaking Wiri Wiri by Dan Vera

Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Reading

Time: Wed Sep 10, 2014, 7:30PM - 8:30PM

Location: 210-214 McKenna Hall

Letras Latinas, the Institute’s literary initiative, presents an evening of poetry with Dan Vera, author of Speaking Wiri Wiri. Vera’s book was the inaugural winner of the Letras Latinas/Red Hen Poetry Prize, which supports the publication of a second or third book by a Latino/a poet in the United State. Notre Dame professor and poet Orlando Menes served as the judge. There will be book sales, and a signing.…

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Lecture, Diego García-Sayán, Hewlett Visiting Fellow for Public Policy, Inter American Court of Human Rights


Location: C103 Hesburgh Center

Diego García-Sayán

Diego García-Sayán (JD, LLM, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú) will spend a month at the Kellogg Institute during fall 2014 as Hewlett Visiting Fellow for Public Policy. A justice of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) since 2004 and its president from 2010 to 2013, García-Sayán is also a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague and director general of the Andean Commission of Jurists.…

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The Challenges of Representing the Impoverished Immigrant Other


Location: 131 DeBartolo Hall

French and Francophone Studies,

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies,

Arts and Letters Teaching Beyond the Classroom

and the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts

are proud to present


Literature and Activism

The Challenges of Representing

the Impoverished Immigrant Other

The Indian-born French writer Shumona Sinha…

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Wed Sep 17, 2014

FILM: Crude: The real price of Oil


Location: Geddes Hall | Andrews Auditorium

Part of the GAIM events, film treats Chevron/Texaco pollution case in Ecuador brought by indigenous peoples. http://www.crudethemovie.com/about-2/ Cosponsored by Romance Languages and Literatures and Center for Social Concerns; with panelists Olivier Morel (Assistant Professor of Romance Languages) and Doug Cassel (Professor, ND Law School)

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Fri Sep 19, 2014

Mon Sep 22, 2014

Reframing Culture and Success: Why Mexicans are the Most Successful Immigrants in America


Location: McKenna Hall, Room 112-114

The Institute for Latino Studies is launching its Fall 2014 Latino Studies Seminar series with Professor Jennifer Lee. Professor Lee, Professor of Sociology at the University of California Irvine, will present "Reframing Culture and Success: Why Mexicans are the Most Successful Immigrants in America." This presentation is cosponsored by the Mexico Working Group.…

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Tue Sep 23, 2014

Wed Sep 24, 2014

CSLC European Day of Languages Scavenger Hunt


Location: DeBartolo Hall 329

Join us for a multilingual scavenger hunt on September 24 at 6.30 at the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures (DeBartolo Hall 329). We will be celebrating European Day of Languages.
Students are strongly encouraged to sign up at one of the following links:

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Thu Sep 25, 2014

International Conference on Archbishop Oscar Romero

Location: Hesburgh Center Auditorium

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration - Great Hall, Hesburgh Center

9:00 am

Mass (optional) - Alumni Hall Chapel

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Rev. Robert S. Pelton, CSC, Director, Latin American/North American Church Concerns

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Keynote Address I: “Pope Francis and the Preferential Option for the Poor”
Gustavo Gutiérrez, OP

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Fri Sep 26, 2014

Sat Sep 27, 2014

Mon Sep 29, 2014

Tue Sep 30, 2014