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[CLAC_Events] CLAC Open House this Friday 4-10 PM

Carlos Fernandez cafernan at echo.rutgers.edu
Tue Sep 17 19:36:36 EDT 2013



122 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
848-932-1263

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This Week at CLAC!

CASA ABIERTA!
Friday, September 20, 4-10 PM
Meeting and Greet, 4-6 PM
Fiesta Latina, 7-10 PM
CLAC at 122 College Avenue

Developed in partnership with the Latino Student Council (LSC) and over 20 Latino student organizations, this year's event will feature opportunities for student involvement, a special presentation showcasing traditional ensembles from Mexico and Panama, Latin mixes by DJ Rush, student group performances, and Dominican food.

This lively event provides a wonderful opportunity to meet other students, faculty and staff, as well to as learn about CLAC programs and services, all of which are designed to enhance student leadership and organizational capacity, raise awareness and appreciation about Latino arts and culture, and build bridges of understanding across difference.

We are your home away from home, so join us this Friday to discover what the CLAC has to offer! Meet the staff, reconnect with students, and pick up your copy of our fall calendar of events and the new RU Latino booklet.

Cosponsored by the Latino Student Council.
AND COMING UP NEXT WEEK ...

EXHIBITION: From Mexico to New Brunswick: An Ancient Map and the Modern Story of Santa Maria Zacatepec
September 26 through October 22
Two-Site Exhibition on Display at New Brunswick Free Public Library on 60 Livingston Avenue and CLAC at 122 College Avenue

For thousands of years, the Tacuate people of Mexico have inhabited the valleys where the oriental and southern branches of the Mexican Sierra Madre meet. Produced by the Centro Cultural San Pablo in Oaxaca, Mexico, this exhibition focuses on a unique 16th century map detailing in pictographic form the history of three generations of indigenous Tacuate-Mixtec rulers in the region of the Santa Maria de Zacatepec, Oaxaca and explores their social and cultural legacy.
EXHIBITION EVENTS

   * Opening Reception with Mexican delegation members Domingo Cruz Salvador and Rosalba Perez Bautista-Thursday, September 26 at 7-8 PM at New Brunswick Free Public Library
   * Public reading with award-winning Mexican children's book author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh-Saturday, September 28 at 1-3 PM at the New Brunswick Free Public Library
   * Closing talk with anthropologist Bas van Doesburg (Universidad Autonoma de Mexico)-Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 7-8 PM at the New Brunswick Free Public Library.

Exhibition walkthroughs are available upon request. Please contact 848-932-1263. For more information, visit clac.rutgers.edu.
The program is sponsored by the Office of Academic and Public Partnerships in the Arts and Humanities, the Center for Latin American Studies, the Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs, School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program, the Committee to Advance Our Common Purposes, and the Departments of American Studies, Anthropology, History, Human Ecology, Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies, and as well as the Fundacion Harp Helú and Centro Académico y Cultural San Pablo in Oaxaca, Mexico, and the New Brunswick community organization Lazos America Unida.
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