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CANCELED: ‘Ordinary Girls’ author to discuss memoir at Howard Lecture March 12

Feb. 25, 2020—Author Jaquira Díaz will read from her memoir, "Ordinary Girls," and discuss its writing on Thursday, March 12, as part of the annual Harry C. Howard Jr. Lecture hosted by the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt.

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Myriam Moscona, award-winning Mexican poet, to give CLAS Distinguished Lecture Feb. 17

Feb. 11, 2020—Mexican poet, journalist and visual artist Myriam Moscona will open the Center for Latin American Studies' Distinguished Lectureship Series on Monday, Feb. 17, with a public lecture titled “Judeo-Spanish: A Torch Lit 500 Years Ago that is Extinguishing in my Hands.” The talk will begin at noon in Buttrick Hall, Room 162.

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CLAS to host fourth annual Haiti Week Feb. 3–6

Jan. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt's Center for Latin American Studies, along with several collaborating departments and centers across campus, will host the fourth annual Vanderbilt Haiti Week Feb. 3–6.

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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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