Latino Americans Documents



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Latin Americans--United States--Posters; Hispanic Americans--Posters;


Rod Library presents Latino Americans: 500 Years of History. Explore an untold chapter of the American story.

-- Sept. 1, 2015 - Speaking Volumes, Transforming Hate Recreating the Human: Making Hate Our Footstool, by Michael D. Blackwell. 7 p.m., Waterloo Center for the Arts.

-- Sept. 15, 2015 - Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Event, 4-7 p.m., UNI Rod Library. Episode #1: Foreigners in Their Own Land (1565-1880) and film discussion by Jennifer Cooley, associate professor, UNI Department of Languages and Literatures, 7 p.m., Rod Library.

-- Oct. 12, 2015 - Episode #2: Empire of Dreams (1880-1942) and film discussion by Juan Carlos Castillo, associate professor, UNI Department of Languages Literatures, 7 p.m., YWCA, Waterloo.

-- Oct. 31, 2015 – Jan. 24, 2016 - Dia de los Muertos exhibit; opening reception 11 a.m.-3 p.m., UNI Museum (first floor, Rod Library.)

-- Nov. 11, 2015 - Episode # 3: War and Peace (1942-1954) and film discussion by Bob Neymeyer, historian, 7 p.m., Grout Museum District-Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum.

-- Nov. 30, 2015 - Episode # 4: The New Latinos (1946-1965) and film discussion by Ivonne Cuadra, associate professor, UNI Department of Languages and Literatures, 7 p.m., Waterloo Public Library.

-- Feb. 22, 2016 - Episode # 5: Prejudice and Pride (1965-1980) and film discussion by Fernando Herrera-Calderon, assistant professor, UNI Department of History, 7p.m., Cedar Falls Public Library.

-- Feb. 26, 2016 - Kid’s reading day at the Waterloo Public Library. Join us for a day of activities and fun for kids and families. Times to be determined.

-- March 21, 2016 - Episode # 6: Peril and Promise (1980-2000) and film discussion by Elise DuBord, assistant professor, UNI Department of Languages and Literatures, , 7 p.m., UNI Center for Multicultural Education.

-- March 24 – April 19, 2016 - Latino Families art exhibit, UNI Gallery of Art.
March – April 2016 - Campus and Community Read: Enrique’s Journey(link is external) by Sonia Nazario.

-- April 30, 2016 - Cedar Falls Public Library children’s event Fiesta de Mayo- RiverLoop EXPO Plaza, Waterloo.

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Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa


Cedar Falls, IA


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Latino Americans: 500 Years of History

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