Latin American & Latino Studies

Latinx Heritage Month

Tuesday, October 3

Salsa Lesson. 7:30-9:30 p.m. The Victor R. Yanitelli, S.J. Recreational Life Center, Dance Room B. Sponsored by L.A.S.O. and the Latinx Studies program

Wednesday, October 4

“Life on the Hyphen: Poetry and Discussion about Latinidad” with author Gustavo Pérez Firmat. 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. (two events) The Duncan Family Sky Room. Sponsored by the English Department, CELAC, Social Justice, The Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences and the Latinx Studies Program. Please register via latinostudies@saintpeters.edu. Please bring donations for Mexico and Puerto Rico.

Tuesday, October 10

Salsa Lesson. 7:30-9:30 p.m. The Victor R. Yanitelli, S.J. Recreational Life Center, Dance Room B. Sponsored by L.A.S.O. and the Latinx Studies program. Please bring donations for Mexico and Puerto Rico.

Wednesday, October 11

Dining, Diversity and Deconstructing Stereotypes: A Journey Through Food, Personal Experiences and Latinidad. 4:00-6:30 p.m. The Duncan Family Sky Room. Sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and the Latinx Studies program. Please register via latinostudies@saintpeters.edu.

Saturday, October 14

Trip to El Museo del Barrio and the Museum of City of New York. Depart Mac Mahon Student Center parking lot at 11:00 a.m. Students can visit the exhibit Rhythm and Power: Salsa in New York and take in a lecture on P.R.O.M.E.S.A and the crisis in Puerto Rico (1:00-3:00 p.m., must RSVP). Sponsored by L.A.S.O. and the Latinx Studies Program. Please register via latinostudies@saintpeters.edu.

Tuesday, October 17

Salsa Lesson. 7:30-9:30 p.m. The Victor R. Yanitelli, S.J. Recreational Life Center, Dance Room B. Sponsored by L.A.S.O. and the Latinx Studies program.

Wednesday, October 18

Film and Discussion: La Misma Luna/Under the Same Moon: A humanizing story about undocumented immigrants and family relations 7:00 p.m. Pope Lecture Hall. Sponsored by L.A.S.O. and the Latinx Studies program.

Wednesday, October 25

Game Night: Dominoes, Spades and Latino Jeopardy . 6:00 p.m. Pete’s Café, Dinneen Hall. Sponsored by L.A.S.O. and the Latinx Studies program

Thursday, November 2

Salsa dance social in honor of Día de los Muertos/the closing of Latino Heritage Month. Come show off your new (or old) skills and learn about this tradition of honoring loved ones that have passed, celebrated in several Latin American countries. 7:00-10:00 p.m. McIntyre Conference Center, A and B. Sponsored by L.A.S.O. and the Latinx Studies program.
For inquiries, please contact the Latinx Studies program at latinostudies@saintpeters.edu, (201) 761-6157 or on facebook. Please bring donations for Mexico and Puerto Rico.