Celebrate the rich and beautiful complexity of Latino and Hispanic culture at Pellissippi State as we recognize the importance of their contributions to our community and the world.
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Tuesday, Sept. 14: 6 p.m.
"Is ‘Latin’ a Flavor? Food Diversity in Latin America”
Keynote: Associate Professor of History Doug Sofer from Maryville College
Thursday, Sept 16: 6-7:30 p.m.
“Why Don’t People Just Wait in Line?”
A role-play workshop about how and why people seek life in the U.S. Co-presented by Luis Mata, Pellissippi State alumna and Associate Professor Katie Morris
Tuesday, Sept. 21: 2 p.m.
“Crime Shows and Latino Representation on TV”
Assistant Professor Mauricio Espinoza from the University of Cincinnati
Thursday, Sept. 23: 1-3 p.m.
LIVE MUSIC: Kukuly Uriarte and her band Candela in the Hardin Valley Campus Courtyard. Yummy refreshments available.
Tuesday, Sept. 28: 6 p.m.
“Don’t Take My Boy: Yellow Journalism and the Zoot-Suit Riots of 1943”
History Instructor Leslie Coffman
Tuesday, Oct. 5: 6-6:45 p.m.
“Connecting Campus and Community Using Spanish-Language Conversation Tables”
Adjunct Instructor Raúl Rivero and colleagues
Thursday, Oct. 7: 6 p.m.
Videos: Latino and Hispanic Pellissippi State students and staff share their stories
Additional events throughout the month: