The recipients of the 2009 Rutgers University Human Dignity Awards are active on many fronts: advocating for poor people, Latinos, and Palestinians; and making the university more sensitive to issues involving diversity and gay rights.
Matadors battle New York City taxi cabs while traditional Mexican dancers perform at the top of the Empire State Building in the imaginary world of New York-based cartoonist, illustrator and animator Felipe Galindo.
The Center for Latino Arts and Culture’s Diálogos series continued Tuesday with a lecture from University Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies and Comparative Literature Professor Yolanda Martinez-San Miguel, who spoke about her current research on the role of identity in Caribbean cultures.
Stereotyping and the dizzying and often disconcerting experiences immigrants face in coming to the United States is what playwright Claudio Mir said the theme of his piece, ‘Mondongo Scam,’ is based upon.
Delicately painted retablos lined the walls of the Center for Latino Arts and Culture Thursday as part of the traveling ‘Miracles on the Border’ exhibit.
For poets looking to sharpen their writing and oratory skills, the Center for Latino Arts and Culture will be offering ‘Out of the Vox’ workshops every Tuesday for the next three weeks with poet Pandora Scooter.
For students involved with the Center for Latino Arts and Culture, spring break is more than just a time to relax. The center is offering students the opportunity to visit the Dominican Republic to do service work and for a chance to see life from a different perspective.
The Center for Latino Arts and Culture sponsored a Tz’utujil Mayan weaving reception Thursday at the Douglass Campus Center featuring Guatemalan crafts woman Flory Chavajay de Coy from Solola, Guatemala.
Richard Morgan is the curator for ‘Mayan Arte Naif of Guatemala,’ an exhibition hosted by the Asian American Cultural Center – which is located on Livingston campus – and produced by the Center for Latino Arts and Culture.
This summer, the University community and the New Brunswick community partnered to lead a five-week summer camp for 50 economically disadvantaged youth living in New Brunswick.