Monday, May 13, 12-1 PM (Outside Red Door)
“Cuban Day”: Get a taste of Cuban delicacies and experience the uniqueness of the Cuban beat with live music and dance.
Tuesday, May 14, 12-1 PM (Avery Dining)
Keynote speaker Dr. Abel Valenzuela, Chair & Professor of Chicana/o Studies and Urban Planning at UCLA, will explore the different ways in which girls and boys facilitate the establishment of permanent settlement among Latino immigrant household, the complexity about the larger debate over immigration and the lives of newest and youngest newcomers. He will also talk about the issues of mixed status households and the Dream Act. Lunch provided. Please RSVP to http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SemanaLatinaKeynote
Wednesday, May 15, 12-1 PM (Outside Red Door)
Get a taste of the best from these 4 Latin American countries: MEXICO, CHILE, BRAZIL and PERU.
Thursday, May 16, 12-1 PM (CCD Common Area, 2nd Floor Student Services)
Roberta Martinez will talk about the Bandini family whose history is a familiar thread woven through the history of Pasadena--from Throop to Caltech. The talk will focus on the intersection of local Latino history, the Bandini family and areas for future study. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Bandini
Friday, May 17, 12-1 PM (Outside Red Door)
Features ‘Cambalache’ with famous Cesar Castro. Experience Son Jarocho music, a blend of indigenous Mexican, African and Arabic sounds. Snacks provided.
For more information, please contact Judith Mack at firstname.lastname@example.org
or Marcella Gomez at email@example.com
Semana Latina is brought to you by Club Latino, the Caltech Latino Association of Students in Engineering & Sciences (CLASES), the Graduate Student Council, and the Center for Diversity.