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May 10: "X" - Past, Present, & Future of Latinx Studies: at Northwestern & Beyond

May 8, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Norris University Center, Wildcat Room 101, 1999 Campus Drive

The Latina and Latino Studies Program at Northwestern University invites you to commemorate its 10-year anniversary on campus. We will celebrate with a half-day symposium to reflect on the program’s many accomplishments, assess where we are right now, and look ahead to future engagement with new forms of identity, community, and resistance. The symposium will feature three panels: 1) an alumni panel in which former students will discuss how Latinx Studies has shaped their lives during and after college; 2) the meaning and implications of the “x” in Latinx; and 3) a panel looking ahead to our next ten years and our plans for future growth. Our invited speakers are students, artists, and scholars who dialogue across disciplines and will help us explore why Latinx Studies has been and continues to be critical on and off college campuses.

Co-Sponsored by: the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities; Buffett Institute for Global Studies; Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion; The Office of the President; Department of African American Studies; Department of Anthropology; Department of English; Department of Sociology; Department of Spanish & Portuguese; Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences; Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program; Program in American Studies

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