Youth and Our Families: Undocumented Youth Activism and Immigrant Rights
- Friday, October 11 at 11 a.m. - Music Building, East Dining Room, Lehman College - A lecture by Professor Amalia Pallares, Associate
of Political Science and Director of Latin American and Latino
Studies Program, University of Illinois.
de la Palabra: Latin America: A Literary Journey
- Friday, October 18 at 12 p.m. - La Casa Azul Bookstore, 143 East 103rd Street - "América Latina: Un Viaje Literario de Ida y Vuelta" (Latin
America: A Literary Journey), a discussion with Cristina Fernández Cubas,
Ricardo Menéndez Salmón, José Manuel Fajardo, Carlos Vázquez Cruz, and Valeria
- Saturday, October 19 at 8 p.m. - The Tango Fire Company of Buenos Aires brings this
smoldering art form to the stage with twelve spectacular dancers and a quartet
of brilliant musicians, tracing the history of the art form from its origin on
the streets of Buenos Aires through its evolution to contemporary ballroom
the Human Rights of Central American Migrants
- Tuesday, October 22 - Graduate Center,
365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street), Room 9207 - A talk by Ruben Figueroa, human rights activist, and Moyses
Zuniga, photographer, on their work defending the human rights of Central
American migrants in Mexico. This event is sponsored by the CUNY Institute
of Mexican Studies.
New York City Parks Across the Disciplines
- Tuesday, November 5, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. - This symposium is for NYC Public
School Teachers to Commemorate the 125th Anniversary of the Bronx Parks
System. Sponsored by the Bronx Institute; Co-sponsored by the President's
Office, the CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies, and LALPRS.
Reform Without Justice: Latino Migrant
Politics and the Homeland Security State
- Friday, November 8
at 6 p.m. - Graduate Center,
365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street), Room 9205 - Lehman political science Professor Alfonso Gonzales speaks
about his new book Reform Without
Justice: Latino Migrant Politics and the Homeland Security State (Oxford University Press). This talk
is sponsored by the CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies. Sponsored by the CUNY
Institute of Mexican Studies.
Amor en el Caserio": For Love in the Village
- Tuesday, November 12 at 2 p.m. - Lovinger Theatre, Lehman College - "Por Amor en el Caserio" (For Love in the Village) is
a social change movement born in Puerto Rico but with a global vision. The film
shines a light on the social problems and hope- lessness of those who
in poverty around the world.