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Interesting and Entertaining Hispanic Heritage Month Events

Once again, UHD has planned and organized several awesome events to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 though Oct. 15.

At 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, the Core Ensemble will present a musical theater event, "Los Valientes," in the Wilhelmina Cullen Robertson Auditorium. This is a collaborative event with the Department of Arts and Humanities, the Center for Cultural Enrichment and the Office of Student Activities.

Student Activities invites everyone to the UHD Coffee House from 6-10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, for Salsa & Bachata Night with Kanonazo Dance Company. Complimentary appetizers will be provided.

A great selection of films will be presented during Movie Madness in N420, including:

Haiti & the Dominican Republic: An Island Divided - Thursday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m.- noon

Cuba: the Next Revolution - Thursday, Sept. 26, 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

Brazil: A Racial Paradise - Tuesday, Oct. 1, 11 a.m.- noon

Mexico & Peru: A Hidden Race - Tuesday, Oct. 1, 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

Brown is the New Green: George Lopez and the American Dream - Thursday, Oct. 3, 11 a.m.- noon

The Department of Arts and Humanities will host a talk on "The Ethics in Medical Interpreting/Translation" by Graciela Zozaya in collaboration with Assistant Professor Rey Romero, at 1 p.m. Sept. 18 in a location yet to be determined.

The Department will also co-host a panel discussion with the Center for Public Deliberation called "Discussing the Dream Act: Different Perspectives from the Community" from 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 15 in A436.

The Spanish program invites interested students to attend the Spanish Open House on Oct. 17 and learn more about the program.

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