The Latin American and Latina/o Studies Program Student Spotlight highlights the educational experiences of our undergraduate students. Here we celebrate the educational journeys and successes of Veronica Camargo, currently a sophomore, dance education major with a minor in Latin American and Latina/o Studies. Camargo is from Wheeling, Illinois, but has also lived in Chicago and
Dr. Maura Toro-Morn, professor of sociology and director of Latin American and Latino/a Studies, will deliver the 2022 Spring College Lecture at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 25 in Section I of the Brown Ballroom in the Bone Student Center. Her lecture, “Gendered Migrations in the Age of Global Disruption,” is free and open to the public.
In celebration of Bilingual Advocacy Week, a talk by Dr. Kim Potowski will explore “Spanish in the U.S.: Myths and Realities” at 7 p.m. April 14, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center.
The Latin American and Latina/o Studies Program Alumni Spotlight highlights the educational and work experiences of our alumni. Here we celebrate the educational journeys and successes of our students. We recently connected with Victor Brito ’20 to learn about his experiences after graduating from Illinois State University.
Latin American and Latino/a Studies spotlights faculty and staff who are affiliated with the program.
On Wednesday February 23, 2022 from 12–1 p.m. Central Time, the Spring 2022 International Seminar Series, ISU International Engagement, will feature Alex Ratcliff-Hanger, associate director for Study Abroad, as well as three student panelists: Devon Fine, Joi Strickland, and Anna Tulley. This free zoom webinar is open to the public with advance registration.
Actress Ariana DeBose, who appeared in the monumentally popular and ground-breaking musical Hamilton, was the keynote speaker November 8 at University Housing Services’ Latino Cultural Dinner.
Illinois State University’s African American studies program will host “Black Women Rising: From the Classroom to the Boardroom” on January 24, 2022 in the Rosa Parks Room of Watterson Towers.
Illinois State University will honor National Immigrants Day with an art installation on the Quad, November 1.
Tony-nominated actress Ariana DeBose will be the speaker for the Latino Cultural Dinner. Tickets available until November 4 or until sold out.