Spanish

Cultural Events (Spring 2018)

January

Jan 16. Info session: Student Action with Farmworkers Internship and Fellowship Opportunities. Join us to learn more about Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) and their “Into the Fields” and “Solidaridad” programs. SAF develops the leadership of college students from diverse backgrounds, training students on farmworker issues, and placing them to work with migrant education programs, legal aid, health clinics, community-based organizations and farmworker unions. Benefits: $1,600-7,500 stipend and $1,500 scholarship and professional development funds, free room and board at trainings, mentorship, and academic credit available. Fisher University Union, La SALA, 3:00-4:00 pm. Hosted by Centro Hispano.

February

Feb 8. Hispanic Film Series. 120 days documentary screening, and discussion. Dir. Ted Roach, 2013. 82 mins, plus discussion. De Loach Hall 114. 5:30-7:30 pm. Event for students, faculty, and staff ONLY. The event is free.

Feb 10. Salsa Fiesta. A Mix of Latin Music. Brought to you by Centro Hispano. Live music, dance performance, and live DJ. 7-11 pm. Location: Burney Center, UNCW. Free with valid UNCW ID. $10 for others (cash or check).

Salsa Fiesta

Feb 15. Spanish Career Night. Come hear from local professionals who use Spanish on a regular basis in their careers! Feb 15, 6:00 pm. De Loach 114.

Feb 20. The U.S. and South America. Threats and Opportunities. A Lecture in International Studies. Morton Hall 100. 6:00-7:30 pm.

Feb 27. Hispanic Film SeriesSiete cajas. Film Screening. Dir. Tana Schémbori. 2014. (99 mins, Paraguay). Randall Library 2047 (Auditorium). 5:30-7:30 pm. Event for students, faculty, and staff ONLY. The event is free.

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March

March 14. Spanish Advising Information Session for Prospective Minors and Majors. March 14, 5:30-6:30 pm, Leutze Hall 104. Come prepare for registration and to learn about our program offerings, as well as current and future degree requirements, with the changes coming in Catalogue Year 2018-2019. Also, bring any questions or doubts you may have!

March 16. The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba. 7:30-9:30 pm, Thalian Hall Center for Performing Arts. 310 Chestnut St, Wilmington, NC 28401. Tickets $40-60.

March 21. Hispanic Film Series. Nueve Reinas. Dir. Fabián Bielinski. 2002. (115 mins, Argentina). Randall Library 2047 (Auditorium). 5:30-7:30 pm. Event for students, faculty, and staff ONLY. The event is free. Top Critic Review. "Driven by a plot that's so tightly wound, we cannot look away for wanting to know what will happen next and who is double-crossing whom".

March 28. Hispanic Film Series. Arrugas. Dir. Ignacio Ferreras de Zumarraga. 2014. (80 mins, Spain). Randall Library 2047 (Auditorium). 5:30-7:30 pm. Event for students, faculty, and staff ONLY. The event is free.
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April

April 3. Spanish Alumni Night. Come out and meet alumni who majored in Spanish at UNCW. See what they've been up to since graduation and how they use their Spanish in their careers! Tuesday, April, 3. 6:30 PM, 1053 Teaching Lab (TL).

April 9. "Afro-Latin America Through My Lens: The Photography of Carlton Weeks." A presentation by Prof. Carlton Wilkinson. 6:00pm in Dobo #134. All are welcome and invited. The talk will be given in English. Free.

Picture of speaker, and list of sponsors, including anthropology department and centro hispano.

April 11. Hispanic Film Series. Vicky Cristina Barcelona. Dir. Woody Allen. 2008. (97 mins). De Loach Hall 114. 5:30-7:30 pm. Event for students, faculty, and staff ONLY. The event is free. Top Critic Review: "Unlike the vast majority of summertime comedies, the delights of Vicky Cristina Barcelona won't evaporate any time soon."

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April 16. Public Talk by Dr. Angela Stuesse (Professor of Anthropology at UNC-CH): "Scratching out a Living: Immigrant Labor and Racialized Precarity in the South." 5:15 pm. Cameron 105. Free and Open to the Public.