Our Youth and Our Families: Undocumented Youth Activism and Immigrant Rights Politics
- Friday, October 11 at 11 a.m. - Music Building, East Dining Room, Lehman College - A lecture by Professor Amalia Pallares, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of Latin American and Latino Studies Program, University of Illinois.
Festival 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 Luiselli.
- 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 styles.
Defending 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.
Utilizing 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.
"Por 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 live in poverty around the world.