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Upcoming Fall 2019 Events

  • On October 9, Seton Hall University will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a screening of the short film My Name is Maria de Jesus, followed by a discussion and Q&A with director Marcella Ochoa. Co-sponsored by the SGA Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Adelante, Kappa Delta Pi, Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC), Office of International Programs, and Latina Made Not Maid.
  • Two exhibits are currently on display in the Walsh Library on the history of Seton Hall University's Puerto Rican Institute and the University's mark on civil rights. Exhibits on display until October 15 in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
  • "An Afternoon with Dolores Huerta" will explore the life, legacy, and leadership of one of the most iconic labor rights activists in the world through conversation and a moderated Q&A with journalist and media storyteller Alicia Menendez on October 20. Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.
  • La Gala 2019, hosted by the Seton Hall University Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute, honors extraordinary leaders, recognizes outstanding student achievement, and raises funds for the Institute’s scholarship endowment. This year's Gala, being held on October 24, will recognize distinguished honorees: Excelencia Award recipient Stacie M. de Armas, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives and Consumer Engagement of Nielsen; and Humanitaria Award recipient Claudia Romo Edelman, Special Adviser to the United Nations and the We Are All Human Foundation. Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.
  • Café con Joes is a monthly professional development workshop hosted by the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute. Held on the first Wednesday of every month from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in Fahy Hall 246. 
  • Join the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute Advisory Board, Unanue Scholars, campus partners, and supporters for the Institute’s Christmas Party on Monday, December 2 at 4 p.m. in Bethany Hall A! Music, refreshments, and hors d'oeuvres will be provided. 

Past Events

  • Olivorio Mateo: A Man, For, Of, and Ahead of His Time – Academic lecture by Dr. Maisha Mitchell, Professor of inaugural U.S. Latino/a History course (Spring 2019)
  • Venezuela Supply Drive with MLKSA and MAC (Spring 2019)
  • "Soy La Primera" Panel with Latina Made Not Maid (Spring 2019)
  • "An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States" with Dr. Rosina Lozano (Spring 2019)
  • ABC Panel with Dr. Juan Rios, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Department of Sociology Anthropology and Social Work, on Afro-Latino identity. (Spring 2019)
  • Displacement, Dispossession, and Black Diasporic Politics Academic Lecture with Dr. Melissa Valle, Rutgers University (Hispanic Heritage Month 2018)
  • Cuban Salsa Night with Fuákata (Hispanic Heritage Month 2018)
  • Hispanic Heritage Month 2018 Kickoff on the Green 
  • JAULI Interest Meeting with Puerto Rican Pride (Fall 2018)
  • Cultural Appropriation Lecture with Lambda Theta Phi Sorority (Fall 2018)
  • How Latino Are You? (Jeopardy Game) with Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity (Fall 2018)
  • Walkout Film Screening with Lambda Theta Phi Fraternity (Fall 2018)
  • Taco Tuesday Celebration with Adelante Student Organization (Fall 2018)
  • Piña Coladas on the Green with Adelante Student Organization  (Fall 2018)
  • Y tu quien eres? Panel with Adelante Student Organization (Fall 2018)
  • Hispanic Heritage Alumni Reception with Segunda Quimbamba and Adelante Student Organization (Hispanic Heritage Month 2018)
  • El Caribe Annual Fundraising Gala held on October 17, 2018 (Fall 2018)
  • Provost Unanue Scholars Dinner (Fall 2018)
  • Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute 2018 Christmas Party (Fall 2018)
  • Multicultural Expo with Multicultural Advisory Committee (MAC) (Fall 2018)
  • American Conference on Diversity at Stockton University (Fall 2018)
  • Cesar Chavez and the Chicano Movement: Exhibit and Film Screening of the PBS Documentary Latino Americans, Episode Five: Prejudice and Pride (Fall 2018)
  • Inclusion Alliance Retreat at Camp Bernie in Port Murray, NJ. The Inclusion Alliance program, Seton Hall's first diversity and inclusion-based leadership initiative, empowers students to play an active role in creating comprehensive, institutional change by providing them with personal, professional, and leadership development. (Fall 2018)
  • American Disaster: Race, Empire, and Emergency in Puerto Rico with Dr. Yarimar Bonilla, Rutgers University (Fall 2018)
  • 2018 Elections in Brazil: Democracy in Peril or Democracy at its Best?  With Dr. Maureen Donaghy, Rutgers University (Fall 2018)
  • Spanish/French Literary Cross-Pollination Lecture with José Ángel Mañas and LLC (Spring 2018)
  • In Honor of Charter Week 2018, the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute & The Catholic Studies Program Presented: Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe: Transcending Borders during Spring 2018 
  • Dr. Silvina Montrul presents "Why Can't I Be A Native Speaker in My Second Language?" presented in conjunction with the The College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Guest Lecture Series during the Fall 2017 semester.
  • "Always Living in Spanish: A Journey" presented by Dr. Marjorie Agosín, Chilean-American author, poet, and human rights activist held during the Fall 2017 semester.
  • As part of the 2017 College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Guest Lecture Series, the Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute hosted Yale Professor, Dr. Carlos Eire, for a lecture on "How the Reformation Changed the World."
  • "A Latin-American Evening" Performed by Grammy-Nominated Virtuoso, Adonis Gonzalez on March 8, 2016. The Seton Hall Arts Council in collaboration with The Unanue Latino Institute brought Adonis Gonzalez, Grammy-nominated Cuban pianist, to the South Orange Performing Arts Center. 
  • "Investing in the U.S. Emerging Market" A Lecture by Marketing Strategist and Investment Consultant, Andy Unanue: On Tuesday, March 15, 2016. The Unanue Latino Institute in collaboration with the W. Paul Stillman School of Business presented Mr. Andy Unanue's lecture, "Investing in the U.S. Emerging Market" at the Jubilee Auditorium. 
  • The 2015 U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, visited Seton Hall on Monday, April 11.  Mr. Herrera, the nation's official poet, read and discussed some of his unique work at the Jubilee Auditorium. Mr. Herrera is the first Latino to receive this distinction. This program was presented in collaboration with Poetry in the Round, the English Department, Latin American and Latino/Latina Studies, and the School of Diplomacy.
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