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Saturday, 28 Sep 2019

Symposium: U.S. Latino/a Studies 25th Anniversary

Sep 28, 2019

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Conferences Diversity

Engage memory, incite conversation and encourage cross cultural connections throughout the ISU campus, Iowa and the Midwest. Events include dynamic panels with students, faculty and staff, and local and national experts; presentations on ISU initiatives; and a keynote address on stereotypes from author and curator, William "Memo" Nericcio. Preregistration (free) encouraged.

Walk-In Craft: Mini Ofrendas

Sep 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that celebrates and honors those who have passed. An essential ritual includes making altars or ofrendas (meaning offerings) that include objects placed on display that pay homage to loved ones. Construct and decorate a small paper version in honor of Iowa State's Latino/a Studies Program 25th anniversary symposium.

Channeling Mextasy: Latinxers in the Digital Age - William Nericcio

Sep 28, 2019

1:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Channeling Mextasy: Latinxers in the Digital Age," William "Memo" Nericcio, a Mexican-American public intellectual, artist, cultural critic, and professor of comparative literature at San Diego State University. He is the U.S. Latino/a Studies Program's 25th Anniversary Symposium keynote speaker.