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October 3, 2014

The Politics of Race and Representation
Latinos and Latin Americans in the American Imaginary

2-4:30pm | Oak Room, IMU

The Latino Studies Program presents a Horizons of Knowledge Lecture, The Politics of Race and Representation: Latinos and Latin Americans in the American Imaginary.

Featuring scholars:
"Caribbean Tropical Sceneries in the National Geographic," Dr. Laura Muñoz Mata, Instituto Mora

"Representations of Mexico in USA Photography," Dr. Pedro San Miguel, Universidad de Puerto Rico

"Who's Counting? Latina/os in Primetime Network Television," Dr. Clara Rodríguez, Fordham University

Special exhibit and reception at The Lilly Library following the symposium, 5-6:30pm. Featuring Tesoros Latinos at Indiana University and live music provided by The Latin American Music Center.

Open to the campus and community. For information, please email

This event is sponsored by: Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of African American & African Diaspora Studies, Department of American Studies, Department of Anthropology, Department of Communication & Culture, Department of History, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society, and La Casa (Latino Cultural Center)

2014- 15 CALENDAR

Fall 2014 Latino Film Series
Four films will be screened throughout the semester in room 272, Classrooms Office Building at 7:30pm.

Cesar Chavez (2014) | September 10

City of God (2002) | October 8

Gloria (2013 | Novemeber 12

Lake Tahoe (2008) | December 10

National Hispanic Heritage Month Reception, SEPT 15
Kick off to NHHM at 4-6p in the Mathers Meuseum, 416 N Indiana Ave. Open to campus & community.

Open House, SEPT 12
Food and refreshments provided, come visit the program's office and meet faculty.

The Politics of Race and Representation: Latinos and Latin Americans in the American Imaginary, A Horizons of Knowledge Lecture, OCT 3
2PM to 4:30PM in the Oak Room at the Indiana Memorial Union
Tesoros Latinos at Indiana University Arts Tour & Reception follows from 5PM to 6:30PM at The Lilly Library

Latino Studies Dissertation Fellowship,
For doctoral candidates in the college working on Latino/a topics

Latino Studies Essay Competition,
Best Undergraduate and Graduate Essays in Latino Literature, Arts & Culture

Cesar E. Chavez Undergraduate Research Symposium,
Oak Room, Indiana Memorial Union

Latino Film Festival & Conference, 2016
IU cinema


IU Bloomington Home College of Arts and Sciences Student Services Apply to IU

Latino Studies Program
814 East Third Street
Bloomington, Indiana 47405-3657
Phone: (812) 856-1795 - Fax: (812) 855-9997

Directions to the Latino Studies Program