Latin American Studies

Day of the Dead

Date: October 31, 2013
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Mary Idema Pew - Atrium

"Building a Traditional Altar"

Along with local Mexican artist, Rolando Mancera, students will learn about the ancient tradition of the "Day of the Dead" by actively participating in the building of a traditional altar. Students will learn about the meaning of death in Mexican culture and the symbolism of the different objects and food placed on the altar.