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Listening to Latinx Cultures: From Salsa to Latinidad - Celebrating the Career of Frances Aparicio

When: Friday, December 7, 2018
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, 1-515, 1880 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Anthony Robinson   847.491.8249

Group: Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Category: Academic


To mark Professor Aparicio;s upcoming retirement, her colleagues along with her past and current advisees will honor her pioneering scholarship and activism in the field of Latinx Studies.


Morning session

[10:30 AM- 11:00 AM] Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Prof. César Braga-Pinto, Chair, Dpt. Spanish Portuguese
Prof. John Alba Cutler, Associate Chair, Dpt. Of English
Chair of session: Verónica Dávila, Northwestern University

Professor Mérida Rúa, Williams College
Professor Wilson Valentín Escobar, Hampshire College
Professor Lillian Gorman, University of Arizona
Chair of session: Zorimar Rivera Montes, Northwestern University

Lunch break

Afternoon session

Jillian Baez, CUNY Staten Island
Deborah Vargas, Rutgers University
Graduate students: Zorimar Rivera Montes, Alicia Núñez and Verónica Dávila Ellis
Chair of session: Alicia Nuñez, Northwestern University

[4:00PM- 5:00PM] Keynote
Prof. Frances Aparicio
Introduced by Aarón Aguilar-Ramírez, Whitman College, Northwestern Alumnus

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