OPEN HOUSE: Spanish and Minor in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latina/o Studies

Date:  Tuesday,  10/29/2019
Time:   2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Place:  Modern Languages Media Center 2S-114

This Open House is an informal gathering of LACLS and Spanish faculty, students and representatives from the Spanish Club and Sigma Delta Pi. All interested students are welcome to come and meet professors and fellow students to learn more about the Spanish majors and minors, special events and resources, and courses offered in Spring 2020. 

Co-Sponsored by:  Department of World Languages and Literatures and the Minor in Latin American, Carribean and Latina/o Studies (LACLS). CC-CLUE Certified


In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month: In Search of Belonging: Latinas, Media and Citizenship. 

Date:  Thursday,  10/17/2019
Time:   2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Place:  1P-Recital Hall

A Lecture and book presentation by Dr. Jillian Báez, Hunter College, CUNY.  CC Clue Event.

Co-sponsored by: The Minor in Latin American, Caribbean and Latina/o Studies and the Department of World Languages and Literatures.


Fractured memories: Living with violence in México

Date:  Tuesday,  9/17/2019
Time:   2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Place:  1P-103

An Artist Talk by Prof. Miguel Aragón.  

Sponsored by: The Minor in Latin American, Caribbean and Latina/o Studies, Department of World Languages and Literatures, Department of Performing and Creative Arts.


Moon Festival Celebration

Date:  Thursday,  9/12/2019
Time:   2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Place:  1C-Campus Center, Green Dolphin Lounge

Come celebrate together and learn about the Moon Festival! Come join us and have a fun-filled afternoon of games and prizes! Learn about China and Chinese-related resources at CSI! Refreshments/moon cakes wil be served. PG and CC CLUE Event. This program is funded by the Campus Activities Board using Student Activity Fees.

For more information, call the Center for Global Engagement. Phone: 718.982.2100

 


PREVIOUS SEMESTERS


New York City Civil Service 101 Sponsored by: Macaulay Honors College

Date:   Friday, 5/3/2019
Time:   1:00-2:30 pm
Place:  Macaulay Honors College, 35 West 67th street, Screening Room

Are you seeking a job with good benefits, where you can make a difference while buidling a career? The City of New York has more than 80 agencies with 300, 000 employees and opportunities from nearly every occupation. This information Session will provide you with everything you need to know about applying for New York City government jobs and becoming a civil servant. RSVP: https://macaulay.cuny.edu/?p=15846 

For more information, contact: Gianina Chrisman. Associate Director of Career Development. Email: Gianina.Chrisman at mhc.cuny.edu. Phone: 212-729-2947


A Conversation With Writer Mariana Graciano About Her Novel Pasajes

Date:   Wednesday, 5/1/2019
Time:   5:00-6:20 pm
Place:  2S-215

Mariana Graciano studied literature and linguistics at the Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina, and received her doctorate from The Graduate Center, CUNY in 2017. Since 2010, she has lived in New York where she completed a Master's degree in creative writing at New York University. Her work has appeared in journals in Argentina, the United States, and Spain. Her first book of short stories, La Visita (Demipage 2013), earned her the recognition of Talento Fnac. She has also participated in the anthologies Escribir en Neuva York (Caja Negra, 2014), Disculpe que no me levante (Demipage, 2014), and Estados Hispanos de América (Sudaquia, 2016). Her most recent novel Pasajes has been published in both Spanish and English (with the title Passages) by Chatos Inhumanos.

For additional information, please contact: Prof. Álvaro Baquero Pecino (Alvaro.BaqueroPecino at csi.cuny.edu), Prof. Rafael de la Dehesa (Rafael.delaDehesa at csi.cuny.edu).

Sponsored by: The Spanish Program, the Department of World Languages and Literatures, Program in Latin American, Carribean and Latina/o Studies (LACLS).


OPEN HOUSE: American Sign Language Open House and Movie Night

Date:   Friday, 4/12/2019
Time:   6:00-9:00 pm
Place:  1P Recital Hall

Learn about the American Sign Language program and  meet the faculty. The movie Universal Signs: Sense the Life Around You will be screened as part of the Open House event.


Carmen Boullosa presents New York and the Spanish-Speaking World: Literary Perspectives

Date:   Tuesday, 4/9/2019
Time:   2:30-4:00 pm
Place:  1P Recital Hall

How have Spanish-speaking writers experienced New York? The works of poets, playwritghts, novelilsts, and essayists, like Jose Marti, Garcia Lorca, gabriella Mistral, Julia de Burgos, Victoria Ocampo, and others will be presented by Carmen Boulllosa, one of Mexico's most important writers.

Co-Sponsored by: The Macalauy Honors College, the Department of World Languages and Literatures, the Minor in Latin American, Carribean and Latina/o Studies (LACLS). CC-CLUE Certified


OPEN HOUSE: Spanish and Minor in Latin American, Carribean, and Latina/o Studies

Date:   Tuesday, 3/26/2019
Time:   2:30-4:30 pm
Place:  2S-114 Modern Languages Media Center

This Open House is an informal gathering of LACLS and Spanish faculty, students and representatives from the Spanish Club and Sigma Delta Pi. All interested students are welcome to come and meet professors and fellow students to learn more about the Spanish majors and minors, special events and resources, and courses offered in Fall 2019. The Open House will be followed by the initiation ceremony of Spanish students into Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.

Co-Sponsored by:  Department of World Languages and Literatures and the Minor in Latin American, Carribean and Latina/o Studies (LACLS). Coffee and Cake will be served. CC-CLUE Certified


A Conversation and Poetry Reading with Alberto Valdivia Baselli

Date:   Thursday, 3/21/2019
Time:   3:00-4:20 pm
Place:  2S-220

Piensamiento utópico, (de)construcción de nación y resistiencia política e ideológica en el mundo aldino (siglos XVII-XX). The event will be held in Spanish with translation available. 
Co-Sponsored by:  Department of World Languages and Literatures and the Minor in Latin American, Carribean and Latina/o Studies (LACLS)


OPEN HOUSE: Italian Studies

Date:   Tuesday, 3/19/2019
Time:   2:30-4:30 pm
Place:  2S-114 Modern Languages Media Center

Come meet professors and students of the Italian Studies program and members of the student club Viva l'Italiano. Learn about course offerings and opportunities to study abroad in Italy.
Light refreshments will be served. CC-CLUE Certified


A History of American Sign Language, Deaf Community and Culture

Date:   Thursday, 3/12/2019
Time:   2:30-4:30 pm
Place:  1L-203 Faculty Lounge

The talk covers the history of American Sign Lanuage and deaf community and culture in America since its inception in early nineteenth century, and the role of American intellectual history in shaping developments in the langauge, community and culture of deaf people.

Co-Sponsored by:  American Sign Language Program and the Faculty Center


OPEN HOUSE: French Minor and Book Donation

Date:   Tuesday, 3/12/2019
Time:   2:30-4:30 pm
Place:  2S-114 Modern Languages Media Center

Come meet professors and students of the French program and learn opportunities to study abroad in French-speaking countries. Plus stop by the study lounge to pick up your free books!
Light refreshments will be served. CC-CLUE Certified