South America

Monday, September 16 

“The Asian Latinos in South America and the U.S.: History and Current Status.”

Gordon Hallway, 11:10AM- 12:15PM

A mini exhibit by Meiping Zheng (Dept. of Social Sciences & Philo-sophy) intended to briefly show the origin of Asian Latinos, their contributions, their social and economic status, their geographic distribution and the most notable Asian Latinos throughout history.  

Monday, September 23 

“Prioritize Mental Health: Latinx.” 

Mawhinney 245, 11:10AM-12:15PM.

Panel session with OCC’s Psych Club and Dr. Jim Tran (Dept. of Social Sciences & Philosophy).  Stu-dents will also be encourage to discuss mental health issues in Edwidge Danticat’s Breath, Eyes, Memory.

Monday, September 30 

“The U.S. Military as a Transformative Vehicle for Latinx Students"

Mawhinney 245, 11:10AM 12:15PM.

Hear and talk with Latinx veterans and their experience in the U.S. Army.

Monday, October 7

“Acquiring the Language of the Latinx Community in Syracuse.”

Mawhinney 245, 11:10AM-12:15PM.

A special presentation by Dr. Emma Ticio (Chair of the Dept. of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at Syracuse University) and an opportunity to have your questions answered about their Spanish program.  

Wednesday, October 9

LeMoyne Spanish Program Recruitment Booth

Gordon Hallway, 11:10AM-12:15PM.

Come meet Dr. Josefa Álvarez (Chair of the Dept. of Foreign Languages at Lemoyne College) and have your questions answe-red about their Spanish program.  

Wednesday, October 16

Film & Discussion: No Más Bebés (No More Babies)

Mawhinney 245  5:00PM-6:30PM

No Más Bebés explores a land-mark event in reproductive justice when a small group of Mexican immigrant women sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were unknowingly sterilized during the 1960s and 1970s. 
Facilitated by Prof. Glenda Gross. Closed-captioned.

Monday, October 21 

Field Trip to Cornell University’s Latin American Studies Program -  “U.S.-Mexico Relations Under Trump: Patterns of Change and Continuity” 

Cornell University, 4:30PM-6PM.  

A sponsored debate between former Ambassadors to Mexico: Sandra Fuentes & Roberta Jacobson and moderator Gustavo A. Flores-Macias, Associate Professor of Government.

Please e-mail Dr. Gerardo T. Cummings ([email protected]) by October 15, 2019 to reserve your seat for this field trip.

Friday, October 25 

“Choro, Samba, and Bossa Nova:  Sonic Postcards from Brazil.” 

Recital Hall (P100), Academic Building II, 11:10AM-12:15PM.

A lecture by Rafael Torralvo (Ph.D. in Musicology student from Cornell University) and performance hosted by the Dept. of Music.  

Wednesday, October 30

“Choro, Samba, and Bossa Nova:  Sonic Postcards from Brazil.” 

Academic Building II, 6:30PM.

A musical performance by Choro, Cornell University’s premier music group, capping the calendar of events surrounding Unity Day.
Recital Hall (P100),