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Latinx Heritage Month: Unidos con Esperanza

Unidos con Esperanza (United With Hope)

Latinx Heritage Month Events

9/14 Dies y Seis Dinner 5-7 p.m., Hein, sponsored by the Mexican American Student Association

9/15 Bidi Bidi Banda: A Texas Tribute to Selena, 7-8:30 p.m., Jackson Auditorium,

9/16 Chapel Speaker: Dr. Lisa Alcorta, Senior Vice President for Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, 10 a.m., Chapel of the Abiding Presence

9/21 Movie Night 7 p.m. (location TBD), sponsored by the Mexican American Student Association

9/27 Olympic Gymnast Laurie Hernandez, 7-8:30 p.m., Jackson Auditorium

9/27 All Majors Career Fair 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., Jackson Park Student Activities Center

9/27 Lotería 12-1 p.m., Moody Science 101, sponsored by the Society of Physics Students and Mexican American Student Association

9/28 "La Marcha: Stories of Resilience in the 1966 Texas Farmworkers' March"

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. in the Chapel of the Abiding Presence. This panel discussion with Bishop Joel N. Martinez and Rebecca Flores, retired President of the Texas United Farmworkers Union will be moderated by Campus Pastor Wes Cain. The event is part of the Big Read Seguin led by TLU in partnership with the Seguin Public Library and Teatro De Artes De Juan Seguin.

An encore presentation will take place at 6:30 p.m. also at the Seguin Public Library.

9/28 to 11/12: The Big Read Seguin

The program has selected the following titles for anyone who would like to participate to pick up from the Seguin Public Library.

  • Spare Parts by Josh Davis. This young adult reader tells the true story of four undocumented Mexican American high school students who enter an underwater robotics competition.
  • Dreamers / Soñadores by Yuyi Morales. This beautifully illustrated picture book tells the story of a young mother and her son who immigrate from Mexico to the US.

10/17 MASA and Office of Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Chapel Service

10 a.m., Chapel of the Abiding Presence

10/18 “Latina Faculty: Intersectional Stories During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Leslie Flores, M.A. in Gender Studies from the University of Leeds, 4 p.m., Langner Hall 120

Sponsored by the Department of Psychology, the Department of Communication, Cultures, English, and World Languages, the Center for Women’s Studies, and the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.