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Florida Atlantic University
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Calendar of Events
September 15 to October 15, 2013

 

                The following events will take place at FAU’s Boca Raton Campus, 777 Glades Road:

Opening Ceremony
Wednesday, September 18, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Tradition’s Plaza

Join the festivities as FAU launches Hispanic /Latino/a Heritage Month activities with a feast on mojo chicken, plantains, black beans and rice and cheese arepas. For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 561-297-3959.


2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Month BBQ
Wednesday, September 18, 6 p.m.
Housing Lawn – BBQ Pit

Join Lambda Theta Alpha & Lambda Theta Phi as they host their 2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Month BBQ with music, dancing, and free food! Let us kick off this month right with the FIRST Latin

Organization in the Nation!


Latin Night
Wednesday, September 18, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Burrow, Student Union

Come and join us for appetizers and a chance to win prizes. Music provided by DJ Elian Perlaza. For more information, email www.dineoncampus.com/fau and Alpha Psi Lambda.


Starting a New Life Forum
Thursday, September 26, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Majestic Palm Room, Student Union

Students will listen to the challenges immigrants face when starting over in the United States. For more information email Nadine Alonso, President of Alpha Psi Lambda Co-ed Fraternity, Inc. at anchorpasion39@yahoo.com.


From Fresh Water close up – Reconstructing the Hero, Molina’s Ferozz
Friday, September 27, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Performing Arts Building (PA), room 101, FAU Boca Raton Campus, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL. 33431

Join us as we celebrate Submerged ’13, Alternative Cuban Cinema Festival. For more information email www.fau.edu/cubanfilmfestival, or call 561-297-0155.


Model Town – We Stayed Molasses
Friday, September 27, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Performing Arts Building (PA), Room 101, FAU Boca Raton Campus, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL. 33431

Join us as we celebrate Submerged ’13, Alternative Cuban Cinema Festival. For more information email www.fau.edu/cubanfilmfestival, call 561-297-0155.


My Home’s Patio - Windows XY, Kites, and the pool
Saturday, September 28, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Performing Arts Building, (PA) Room 101, FAU Boca Campus, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL. 33431

Join us as we celebrate Submerged ’13, Alternative Cuban Cinema Festival. For more information email www.fau.edu/cubanfilmfestival, call 561-297-0155.


The Illusion – De-Generation Writing and Disaster
Saturday, September 28, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Performing Arts Building, (PA) room 101, FAU Boca Campus, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431

Join us as we celebrate Submerged ’13, Alternative Cuban Cinema Festival. For more information email www.fau.edu/cubanfilmfestival, or call 561-297-0155.


The Second Death of a Useful Man – Odd People out Revolution
Sunday, September 29, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Performing Arts Building, (PA) Room 101, FAU Boca campus, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL. 33431

Join us as we celebrate Submerged ’13, Alternative Cuban Cinema Festival. For more information email www.fau.edu/cubanfilmfestival, or call 561-297-0155


Memories of Overdevelopment
Sunday, September 29, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Performing Arts Building, (PA) Room 101, FAU Boca Campus, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL. 33431

Join us as we celebrate Submerged ’13, Alternative Cuban Cinema Festival. For more information email www.fau.edu/cubanfilmfestival, or call 561-297-0155.


Soccer Tournament
Thursday, October 3, 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Housing Lawn/BBQ Pit

Participants will have a chance to engage in friendly competition while having fun playing soccer.

For more information email Nadine Alonso, President of Alpha Psi Lambda Co-ed Fraternity, Inc. at anchorpasion39@yahoo.com.


Salsa Night
Wednesday, October 9, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Majestic Palm Room/Student Union

Students will be taught how to spice up their salsa moves with an instructor. For more information email Nadine Alonso, President of Alpha Psi Lambda Co-ed Fraternity, Inc. at anchorpasion39@yahoo.com.


Mr. & Mrs. Latina Pageant
Tuesday, October 15, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Live Oak B-D, Student Union

Experience a night of fun as participants display their culture, talent, formal wear and answer questions during the pageant. For more information email Lisandra Jimenez, ALAS President at ljimen19@fau.edu


Latin Fest
Wednesday, October 23, 7p.m. to 10 p.m.
Grand Palm Room, Student Union

Clubs and organizations will promote their organization by tabling and providing food and information about different Latin American countries. For more information email Nadine Alonso, President of Alpha Psi Lambda Co-ed Fraternity, Inc. at anchorpasion39@yahoo.com.


I am Venus: Velazquez and his times
Monday, October 28, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Performing Arts (PA) 101

Award-winning author Barbara Mujica will discuss I am Venus, a sweeping and vivid recreation of a corrupt kingdom on the brink of collapse. Her thrilling novel brings to life the public and private worlds of Spain’s greatest 17th-century painter, Diego Velazquez through the voice of an unidentified nude model. For more information email Dr. Yolanda Gamboa at ygamboa@fau.edu.


 

The following events will take place at FAU Broward Campus:

 

Salsa Lessons
Thursday, September 19, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Students will have the opportunity to take salsa lessons with a dance instructor, play games and view a performance from the Mariachi Band. For more information contact Student Involvement & Leadership at 954-236-1219.


 

The following events will take place at the John D. MacArthur campus at Jupiter

 

Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month Kickoff
Wednesday, September 18, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
The Burrow

The Jupiter Campus Burrow will be serving up delicious Hispanic/Latino food for everyone to enjoy. Participants will have opportunities to participate in fun activities. For more information contact Student Involvement & Leadership at 561-799-8696.


Movie Night
Wednesday, September 18, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Burrow

Come join us as we highlight Hispanic Heritage through the movie, El Norte. Light refreshments will be served.  For more information contact Student Involvement & Leadership at 561-799-8696.

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