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Human Rights Movie Night: "Blood Diamond"

Human Rights Movie Night: "Blood Diamond"

September 15, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Set amid the bloody 1999 civil war in Sierra Leone, Leonardo DiCaprio stars in this feature-length thriller about smugglers, child soldiers, torture victims and pervasive human rights violations within...

The Origins of Latino Grand Rapids: Community Building and Panethnic Identity Formation from the 1940s to the 1970s

The Origins of Latino Grand Rapids: Community Building and Panethnic Identity Formation from the 1940s to the 1970s

September 22, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Based on primary sources like church and jail records as well as oral histories, Fernández traces how and why Latinos came to West Michigan.  This lecture reveals how Latinos, namely Mexicans...

Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos)

Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos)

November 1, 2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mexican artist, Roli Mancera, will build the altar Bring a picture of a loved one who has passed away to place on the altar! In the lobby of the Honors College

Civil Discourse Symposium 2016

Civil Discourse Symposium 2016

November 10, 2016 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Please join us for the third annual Civil Discourse symposium, "Welcoming Immigrants and Refugees: Community Engagement and Transformation," which will be held on Thursday,...

El Canto del Colibri

El Canto del Colibri

December 1, 2016 6:30 PM

Presented by Latin American and Latino/a Studies presents The Film El Canto del Colibri is a documentary exploring the relationships between Latino immigrant fathers and their LGBTQ family members....