Latin American

Latinx Heritage Month 2016 Presents: Día de Muertos

This month "La Casa" is collaborating with the Latinx Heritage Month committee, OPAL, and La Alianza Latina in the "Día de Muertos" festivities.

Wednesday, October 26: Making tissue flowers for the Baker-Berry Altar at "La Casa" from 4:30-6:00pm. Come join us at the "La Casa" Altar to learn about this tradition and have some Chocolate, arroz con leche y arepas.

Sunday, October 30:  Altar setting at the Baker-Berry Corredor. From 1:00 to 4:00pm we will be arranging the Altar. Everybody is welcome to join us.

Tuesday, November 1:  The Book of Life film screening, decorating sugar skulls, and traditional treats from 6:30-9:00pm at One Wheelock.

Wednesday, November 2: Día de Muertos Celebration at the Baker-Berry Corredor. The event starts at 5:30 pm followed by a candlelit procession to LALACS. Traditional food will be served.

Event to Honor Professor Raúl Bueno Chávez

Last week a Latin American Studies Association Conference was held to honor the lifetime achievements of Prof. Raúl Bueno Chávez as a scholar of Latin American literature and literary theory, as well as his intellectual legacy as director of the Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana.

The essay collection edited by José Antonio Mazzotti, Argos Arequipensis: Libro de homenage a Raúl Bueno Chávez, was also presented in honor of Professor Bueno.