Latinx Heritage Month


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Empowerment Through History: A Reflection on Latinx Heritage Month 
by Vice President of Equity and Inclusion, Yvette Alex-Assensoh. September 2017

History is never more valuable a guide than in times like these. It tells us where we’ve been and how we got here, and it reminds us of all we’ve accomplished and contributed along the way. History is power. In the midst of adversity, history reminds us that the real story is the resilience of the people; how so many brilliant and talented minds continue to thrive in spite of the efforts of craven politicians, overzealous law enforcement, and communities conditioned to fear them. As we celebrate Latinx Heritage Month, we honor the heroes and achievements of the past, as well as those making history now, both nationally and here in our UO campus community... read more

LATINX Heritage Month 2017 Events

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    Friday, Sep 22, 2017

    FLOCK Party

    UO Fandangueros

    EMU "O" Green Big Stage, 5:15 - 5:25 PM


    Mariachi Zavala

    EMU "O" Green Big Stage, 6:30 - 7:30 PM

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    Friday - Sunday, Sep 22 - 24, 2017

    Now I Am Your Neighbor

    Sponsored by Community Alliance of Lane County
    The Very Little Theatre Stage Left, 2350 Hilyard Street
    Friday - Saturday: 7:30 pm, Sunday: 2:00 pm 

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    Saturday, Sep 30, 2017, 10:30 - 3:00 PM

    Aztlan Topializti Mural Event

    Sponsored by Erb Memorial Union (EMU)

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    Thursday, Oct 5, 2017, 7:30 pm

    An Evening with Maria Hinojosa: host of NPR's Latino USA

    Sponsored by: Oregon Humanities Center, Cressman Lecture
    156 Straub Hall

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    Now Through – Oct 8, 2017

    Cuba Ocho art exhibit featuring contemporary Cuban art

    Sponsored by Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
    Public hours: Wed 11:00 – 8:00 pm, Thu - Sat 11:00 – 5:00 pm
    JSMA: Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Gallery

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    Now Through – October 8, 2017

    Diálogos art exhibit featuring artists from Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and the U.S.

    Sponsored by Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
    Public hours: Wed 11:00 – 8:00 pm, Thu - Sat 11:00 – 5:00 pm
    JSMA: Harold and Arlene Schnitzer Gallery 

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    Saturday, Oct 14, 2017, 2:00 – 3:30 pm  |  Monday, Oct 23, 2017, 9:00 – 10:30 am

    Club de arte para mamas (madres club): Community art club for Spanish speaking mothers

    Sponsored by Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
    JSMA, Art Studio
    Childcare provided

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    Sunday, Oct 15, 2017, 7:30 pm

    Mochima: Venezuelan Folk Music Trio

    Sponsored by World Music Series with Oregon Humanities Center
    Frohnmayer Music Building: Beall Concert Hall 

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    Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

    DREAMer Ally Training for Faculty and Staff (Registration Full)

    EMU Crater Lake N&S Rooms

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    Thursday, Oct 19, 2017, 4:00 pm

    Communication, Communion, and Confrontation in Puerto Rican Art by Antonio Martorell

    Sponsored by Teaching Engagement Program Community Grant
    Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art: Ford Lecture Hall

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    Friday, Oct 20, 2017, 3:00 - 6:00 pm

    Penelope’s Loom: A Creative Writing Workshop

    Sponsored by Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies , co-sponsored: Ethnic Studies
    Alder Building, Conference Room 111

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    Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

    Define American: My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant Feat. José Antonio Vargas

    Sponsored by Wayne Morse Center
    156 Straub Hall

  • Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017, – Thursday, Nov 2, 2017

    Día de los muertos

    Sponsor Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
    Public hours: Wed. 11:00 – 8:00 pm, Thu.-Sat. 11:00 – 5:00 pm
    JSMA: Ford and Pape Lecture Halls

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    Thursday, Oct 26, 2017, 4:00 - 5:30 pm

    Town Hall with Jose Antonio Vargas

    Sponsored by the Center for Latino/a, Latin American Studies, and the School of Journalism and Communication, co-sponsored: the Morse Center
    EMU 145: Crater Lake South

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    Friday, Oct 27, 2017, 12:00 – 2:00 pm

    Penelope’s Loom: A Public Reading

    Sponsored by Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies , co-sponsored: Ethnic Studies
    Alder Building, Conference Room 111
    Reading led by Ana-Maurine Lara from the Penelope's Loom project.

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    Now Through – Dec 10, 2017

    Mírame bien: Portraits of Mexico by Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Paul Strand, and Edward Weston

    Sponsored by Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
    Public hours: Wed 11:00 – 8:00 pm, Thu - Sat 11:00 – 5:00 pm
    JSMA: Morris Graves Gallery

  • Now Through – Nov 2017

    Oregon’s Latinx Roots: Documenting the History of the Latinx Community in Oregon

    Sponsored by UO Library
    Public hours: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

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    Sep – Dec 2017

    Lane Arts Council: Fiesta Cultural

    Multitude of events in the Eugene/Springfield area celebrating Latinx art, culture, and heritage