Centro Hispano




Book Discussion: America Chavez: Super Latinx Hero

When:  Fri. Jan. 18th 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where:  LA SALA - Room 2019, Fisher University Union
A Marvel Comics Queer-Latinx superhero book discussion. America Chavez represents infinite hope and the power of taking action. Written by Gabby Rivera.

Gabby Rivera: Leadership Lecture Series

When:  Wed. Jan. 23rd 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Burney Center
Gabby Rivera is a young, charming speaker dedicated to empowering women and improving our marginalized communities. She’s currently making major waves for her new Marvel series starring America Chavez: a queer, Latinx superhero who’s been written and designed, crucially, by a queer Latinx. And while the series is “definitely going to tackle America’s ancestry and ethnicity,” Rivera tells The Washington Post, it’s also a comic book aimed at wide appeal: committed to snappy one-liners, blowing stuff up, and beating up the bad guys, naturally. Co-Sponsored by LGBTQIA Resource Office, The Association for Campus Entertainment (ACE), Women's Studies and Resource Center, and Centro Hispano.

Live Bachata Fiesta

When:  Fri. Feb. 1st 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Where:  Warwick Center
Centro Hispano hosts the annual Fiesta as part of Homecoming week. Bachata Fiesta will showcase a bachata workshop, a six-piece tropical bachata band, DJ Sammy Figs from Coast 97.3, raffles, and performances by UNCW Ritmo Latino and Wilmington Latin Dance. Free with a valid UNCW ID / $10 for general public. Sponsored by U.S. Cellular.

UNCW Latinx Alumni Mixer

When:  Fri. Feb. 1st 10:30 p.m. - midnight
Where:  Growler's Tavern (21 N Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401)
Featuring air hockey, skeeball, pool tables, and great conversations with fellow UNCW Latinx Alumni. Free and open to UNCW alumni over 21 years of age.

Screening of the "Lost Children of El Salvador"

When:  Fri. Feb. 8th 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Room 101 - King Hall
A film about the disappeared children of El Salvador and the search for the truth followed by a question and answer with producer/director María Teresa Rodríguez. From producer Kathryn Smith and producer/director María Teresa Rodríguez.

Latinx Generation Ready to Lead: Leadership Institute

When:  Sat. Feb. 9th - Sun. Feb 10th
Where:  UNCW
Leadership institute led by Dr. Jose Hernandez, former Chief Diversity Officer of the University of South Florida. Free and open to students who RSVP by January 25th.

Centro Hispano Open Mic

When:  Thurs. Mar. 28th 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Sharky's Game Room
Enjoying an evening of music, performances, and food. Sign up to showcase your talents or choose a song from out karaoke list. Free and open to UNCW students.


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