Celebrate Luso-Hispanic Day Oct. 15 (Celebre el día luso-hispano, 15 octubre)

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

UWG’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures will celebrate Luso-Hispanic Day Oct. 15 with various events throughout the day. Different aspects of Hispanic culture as well as issues important to the Hispanic community will be highlighted.

The day’s events are chronicled below or you can click here for a printable flyer.

9:00 a.m.     Documentary: “Lost in Detention.” A look at the federal government’s immigrant deportation policy.     Campus Center 108.1  
         
10:00 a.m.     Salsa music performance by Havana Son     Campus Center 108.2  
         
11:00 a.m.     School of the Americas Watch     Campus Center 108.1  
         
12:00 p.m.     Latin dance workshop with instructors from Academy Ballroom Atlanta     Campus Center 108.2  
         
1:00 p.m.     Panel discussion: Spanish and the Working World. Former and current Spanish students discuss how Spanish has been of use to them in various professions     Campus Center 108.3 
         
2:00 p.m.      UWG Concert choir performs selections in Spanish.     Humanities 301  
         
6:30 p.m.     Film Screening and Community Discussion: “A Better Life” (2011) with discussant Gyla De la Rosa, Executive Director of Latinos of Carrollton      TLC 1200  
         

For more information, contact Julia Farmer, associate professor of Spanish and Spanish program coordinator, at (678) 839-5954 or jfarmer@westga.edu.