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Vanderbilt community marks Hispanic Heritage Month with celebration, learning

Oct. 23, 2019—Vanderbilt’s 2019 recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which took place Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, celebrated and honored the diverse array of Hispanic and Latinx histories, cultures, narratives and contributions to the university and society.

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Hispanic Heritage Month events continue with keynote lecture Friday

Oct. 9, 2019—Author and organizational leadership expert Bernardo Ferdman will present the Hispanic Heritage Month keynote lecture on Friday, Oct. 11, at 4 p.m. in Alumni Hall, Room 202, with introductory remarks by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente.

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with events in September, October

Sep. 18, 2019—Hispanic Heritage Month, recognized annually from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, celebrates the history, cultural diversity and unique contributions of individuals and communities whose ancestry can be traced back to Spain, Mexico, Central and South America and the Caribbean.

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‘Undocumented’ author Dan-el Padilla Peralta to deliver Hispanic Heritage Month lecture Oct. 15

Oct. 15, 2018—Dan-el Padilla Peralta, author of the memoir "Undocumented: A Dominican Boy’s Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League," will deliver a Hispanic Heritage Month lecture at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in Sarratt Cinema.

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Help plant 5,000 hyacinths Oct. 17

Oct. 14, 2011—Artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, in collaboration with the Vanderbilt senior art majors, will participate in a campus art project Monday Oct. 17 in which 5,000 blue hyacinths will be planted in a shape mapping out the cuban hometown of the artist. All are welcome to help. Meet at 4:30 p.m. at the northeast corner of...

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Photography exhibit documents latino life in America

Oct. 12, 2011—Sarratt Gallery is featuring a new exhibit – the photographs of Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer José Galvez. For almost 40 years, Galvez has documented Latino life in the United States. His compelling work, noted for its respect of its subjects with no pretense, captures the beauty of daily living. According to Galvez, photographing Latinos has never...

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Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off at Black Cultural Center

Sep. 16, 2011—    Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off Sept. 15 at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center with a reception and presentation hosted by the Afro-Hispanic Review, which is housed at the BJJBCC, and the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Mayor Karl Dean was on hand for the festivities. The Afro-Hispanic Review presented its...

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Radical Latino performance artist broaches immigration

Sep. 16, 2011—Radical Latino performance artist José Torres Tama performs his Sci-fi Latino Noir Mulitimedia Solo Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the Student Life Center as part of a three-day residency.    

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Great Performances season tickets extended to Sept. 21

Sep. 16, 2011—Great Performances at Vanderbilt launches its 37th season for 2011-12 with its most international season to date.

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Flamenco superstar opens Great Performances season

Sep. 13, 2011—Great Performances at Vanderbilt kicks off its fall season with Spain’s flamenco superstar and former dancer with the National Ballet of Spain José Porcel. The event will take place Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium. Porcel has assembled a troupe of his country’s most acclaimed flamenco artists, renowned for performances that radiate...

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