Signature Annual Events

UniDiversity festival dancersSaturday, September 23, 2017

Latin(o) American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival

Time: 4:008:00 p.m.

Location: Oxford Uptown Parks, High Street and Main Street

day of the deadWednesday, November 1, 2017

Day of Dead Program—“Healing and Resilience of the Americas at Times of Change”

Time: 7:00—8:30 p.m.

Location: MacMillan Hall Lobby

Guest speakers: 

  • Elena Albarran and Joanna Camacho, Department of Global and Intercultural Studies
  • Giovanni Batz, Department of Anthropology
  • Damon Scott, Department of Geography

This year Oxford Lane Library will lead some hands on activities to build A garden of hope instead of an altar. Pan de Muertos, hot chocolate and bread pudding will be served at the reception to keep with the traditions.

For more information about this program contact Silvia Rothschild, Latino Community Outreach Coordinator.

For updates and detailed information about the event, visit the center’s Facebook page.

Sponsored by the Center for American and World Cultures, Global Initiatives and in partnership with the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies and Oxford Lane Library.

cuban musicThursday, November 16, 2017

Salsa Picante with Rice and Beans: Cuban Music in a New Global Context” Lecture

Thomas George Caracas Garcia, Department of Music & Latin American, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies
Lecture: free and open to the public

Time: 6:00—7:00 p.m.

Location: Heritage Room, Shriver Center

“Salsa Picante with Rice and Beans: Cuban Music in a New Global Context” Dinner

(Featuring Cuban cuisine following the lecture event)

Time: 7:15 p.m.

Location: John Dolibois Rooms, Shriver Center

Tickets are $10.00 for faculty, staff, and the general public and $5.00 for students.

Purchase your tickets through the Miami University Box Office.

For curricular connections contact Thomas Garcia, Department of Music & Latin American, Latino/a and Caribbean Studies.

Sponsored by the Center for American and World Cultures, Global Initiatives with support from the Department of Music, and in partnership with the Association of Latino Faculty and Staff.