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CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2019 

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FridAY, SEPTEMBER 20
Latinx & Hispanic UNIVERSITY

5:30-6:30 PM in LGBTQ* Center, 2 nd Floor West Side Dining
It serves as a space in which students who identify as LGBTQ+ and hold Latinx or Hispanic identities can engage with one another peacefully.  More information see flyer.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
CommUniversity Day

12 - 4 PM at the Academic Mall
HHM will have a table!!  Get ready for CommUniversity Day!  Join the University campus community as we share our fascinating, innovative and entertaining world through hands-on, interactive activities. Admission is free and all are welcome!  Event will happen rain or shine.

WednesDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
TRY POE SÍA

7:30 PM in Humanities 1051
Part of the ’19 reading series: “Cómo leer poesía” and much more. Sponsored by Department of Hispanic Languages & Literature.

ThurSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
Frontiers, Capital, and Modern States in South America

4:00 PM in LACS Gallery, SBS N-320
A Conversation with Alberto Harambour & Javier Uriarte.  Sponsored by LACS and Department of Hispanic Languages & Literature.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2
MEXICO 500+ COLLOQUIUM

12 - 5 PM at HUMANITIES, Room 1008
This one-day mini-colloquium commemorates 500 years of writing and producing global knowledge in and about Mexico.   POSTER

Sponsored by the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature, the Humanities Institute, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center and the Office of the Provost.  Contact information:    paul.firbas@stonybrook.edu

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2
Blindfolded Discussions  

8:00pm in Eisenhower College Classroom
Blindfolded Discussions/Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration!
In this program, we will have "tough" conversations regarding the Hispanic community while blindfolded. The blindfolds serve to make people more comfortable sharing their opinions with one others!

Friday, OCTOBER 4-5
ON ARCHIVAL TRUTHS: AFFECTS, KNOWLEDGE, AND GENDER (Colloquium)

Stony Brook University (New York)
Two day colloquium sponsored by Graduate Student Organization, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center (LACS), Departments of Hispanic Languages & Literature, History, Music, & Philosophy, Humanities Institute, and History of the Book Working Group, Melville Library.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8
Loter ía Game Night

9:00 PM in Student Activity Center (SAC) 303
This program is like a Spanish bingo game night in which one can learn the culture and meaning behind each aspect of loteria (lottery - game of chance).    Open to all.   Sponsored by   Latin American Student Organization (LASO) 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8
Guest Chef Series with: Evelyn Reyes

5:00-9:00 PM - West Side Dining Dine-In
Chef Evelyn Reyes is an Executive CulinArt Group Chef of Dominican and Puerto Rican descent. Evelyn was raised by her grandmother in Puerto Rico and discovered her passion for cooking as a child, when she assisted in the kitchen of her aunt’s restaurant. Chef Reyes’ menu will feature: Puerto Rican Roasted Pork Chops marinated in oranges, garlic and adobo spices; Pastelón de Papa - mashed potatoes with eggs, layered with roasted vegetables, cheddar cheese and tomato sauce; Arroz con Gandules - long grain rice, pigeon peas and fresh cilantro; Espinaca con Garbanzos - spinach sautéed with chickpeas, garlic and tomato.  See flyer

WEDNESDAY, October 9
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH OPENING CEREMONY

1:00 – 2:20 PM at Student Activity Center- Ballroom A
Keynote Speaker: Christina Vargas , Chief Diversity Officer, Suffolk County Community College;  Stony Brook University Alumna
Come join us as we celebrate our 30th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) Opening Ceremony with our campus community and neighbors.  Light cultural refreshments will be served. All are invited. 

SAC Food CHEF Court Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

October 9 : Pernil with Arroz con Gandules
October 16: Paella
October 23: Arroz con Pollo
October 30: Pollo Guisado con Arroz Blanco y Platanos Maduros

ThurSDAY, OCTOBER 10
COME FLAN WITH ME

8:00 PM in Gray College Fireside Lounge
In this event, we will have flan and empanadas as supply last and we will have activities, food and games. Sponsored by Gray College RA staff.

FriDAY, OCTOBER 11
Quieres Bailar? Do you want to dance?

1:00-4:00 PM in SAC Ballroom B 
There will be an interactive Kahoot game to learn about the different cultures of each region in Hispanic America. There will also be a performance by LASO's Dance Team: Jubilee as well as a dancing component for attendees. We will be serving Hispanic finger foods and Phi Iota Alpha will be providing tres leches! Sponsored by CSTEP Club. RSVP Link here:  https://forms.gle/ompoRq1JBkUwX9pUA

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15
KARAOKE NIGHT

9:00 PM in SAC Ballroom B 
A celebration of the diverse genres that play a vital part within Latin music, which included African roots and the Spanish language.   Sponsored by   Latin American Student Organization (LASO) 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15
West H Hispanic Heritage Hullabaloo  

7:00 PM  at West H Apartment Building
Residents of West H apartment will begin their journey on the third floor. There, they will make an empanada with RA Felicia putting cheese and onion inside the dough. RA Felicia will place them in the oven and the residents will continue down to the second floor. RA Ian has a presentation and activities on Hispanic linguistics. Finally, they make it to the first floor where RA Gunnveet will have a craft for them. Once they have finished all activities and their "passport" is filled out, they can come back up to the third floor and claim their empanada.

Friday, October 18
DEADLINE  HHM Awards & Scholarships  
Apply online!

MondAY, OCTOBER 21
Graduate Student Brown Bag

12:00 PM in LACS Lounge, SBS N-337
"Giving Voice and Dignity to Those in the Shadows: Testimonies of Latin American Immigrants in the United States" Olga Bonilla (Hispanic Languages & Literature). Cookies and refreshments served.

TuesDAY, OCTOBER 22
Afro-Latinx Identity

9:00 PM in Student Activity Center (SAC) 303
Collaborate with  BWA (Black Womyn's Association) and NAACP (National Association for Advancement of Colored People) (A Program about Identity and colorism within the Latin community). Sponsored by Latin American Student Organization (LASO) 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRITY CHEF OPEN HOUSE

1:00 to 2:30 PM in SAC Ballroom A
Dominican Chef Kelvin Fernandez will be showcasing his talents at our Open House event on October 23, as part of Stony Brook University’s 30th Anniversary Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Chef Fernandez was a runner up on Food Network’s “Chopped” and winner on FYI Network’s "Man vs Child." At the age of 22, he became the youngest executive chef ever in New York City’s fine dining scene. He was named Forbes Magazine Top 30 Chefs Under 30 for Food and Wine where he competed for best chef in America and won two years in a row! He is also a two time winner of Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flay Show.   This event will include a talk show style segment, cooking demonstration and a tasting of Chef Fernandez’s famous arepas!

FriDAY, OCTOBER 25
STATE OF THE NATION: LITERARY AND VISUAL NATIONALISMS, THEN AND NOW

The Humanities Building
Graduate Students Conference - Keynote Speaker: Dr. Graciela Montaldo, Columbia University. Visit Department of Hispanic Languages & Literature for more information.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26
ENSEMBLE ESPAÑOL SPANISH DANCE THEATER

 8:00 PM at The Staller Center, Main Stage 
Come see Spanish culture come alive with Ensemble Español, the premier Spanish dance company in the United States. With 40 dancers, singers, and musicians, Ensemble Español fills Staller Center’s Main Stage with folkloric, classical, flamenco, and contemporary styles. 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29
LACS AT THE MOVIES: COCO (USA, 2017)

6:00 PM in LACS Gallery, SBS N-320
Discussion led by Moisés Hassan (Hispanic Languages & Literature).  Popcorn and refreshments served.

TuesDAY, OCTOBER 29
Pumpkin Painting

9:00 PM in Student Activity Center (SAC) 303
A Halloween program in which guests can paint pumpkins and enjoy refreshments with music; overall good vibes. Sponsored by Latin American Student Organization (LASO) 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30
DAY OF THE DEAD/DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

12:00 – 3:00 PM in LACS Lounge, SBS N-337
Day of the Dead ofrenda. Come help prepare our ofrenda of flowers and other decorations, and enjoy Mexican treats!  We encourage you to bring a photo or remembrance of someone whose life you wish to celebrate. 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30
Hispanic Heritage Month Closing Ceremony

3:00 – 5:00 PM at the Student Activity Center - Ballroom A  
ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE OPEN!
Join us to celebrate and recognize the achievements and contributions of Faculty, Staff, and Students on our   30th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) celebration.   Open to all.  

Thursday, October 31
Lecture by Prof. Juan Duchesne (UNiv. of Pittsburgh)  

4:00 PM at the HUMANITIES 2036

"El escritor, el loco, el nativo: imagen, cuerpo y territorio" [The Writer, the Madman, and the Native: Image, Body, and Territory]
The becomings of fiction, pathography and ethnography in two novels from Venezuela and Guyana where the Caribbean and the Amazon mix. This lecture is part of the Hispanic Languages and Literature Alumni Lecture Series. It is also part of the PhD Course "Imagining Amazonia", being taught this semester by Prof. Javier Uriarte. In Spanish. Free and open to the public.   
 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6
LACS Café

1:00 – 2:20 PM in LACS Gallery, SBS N-320
Please join us in conversation, enjoy coffee and empanadas!