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Hispanic Heritage Month

Join the entire Seton Hall community in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15–October 15, 2021. The month-long initiative will include virtual highlights of members of the Seton Hall community, academic and artistic work, as well as events that explore the diversity of Latin American descent, history, food, music and more! Register below or make note of the calendar of events to participate in any of the upcoming experiences.

Upcoming Events

DEI Anti-Racism Training
Friday, September 17

Join members from the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee for an interactive workshop on anti-racism and exploring race, bias, and identity. Develop strategies and learn more about campus resources that can help you become an upstander and ally.

Unauthorized Latinx Student Experiences
Wednesday, September 22

This panel discussion will focus on understanding the experiences of unauthorized/undocumented Latinx college students and learning what resources/support systems are available to students and staff.

Thank God For Monday: Hispanic Heritage Month
Saturday, September 25

Thank God For Monday is the weekly talk show on Seton Hall Pirate Radio, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. The show airs for 30 minutes every Saturday at 8:30 a.m. EST. on WSOU - 89.5 FM and www.wsou.net. Subsequent to each show airing, a podcast is available free of charge.

Impact and Access in the Comensañas Papers
Tuesday, September 28

This lunch and learn discussion will center around the archival Father Raúl Comensañas Papers and how the Seton Hall Special Collections is documenting Hispanic, Catholic life in North Jersey and improving access to this community.

How to Apply to State and Local Jobs
Thursday, September 30

In order to promote careers in State and local government, the New Jersey Civil Service Commission invites NJ residents to attend an information session on the application process.

Humanitarian Mapping - Latin America
Tuesday, October 5

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month 2021, join University Libraries Data Services to learn how to complete mapping with Open Cities Latin America. This remote mapping of buildings will support the identification and characterization of settlements.

DEI Anti-Racism Training
Friday, October 15

Join members from the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee for an interactive workshop on anti-racism and exploring race, bias, and identity. Develop strategies and learn more about campus resources that can help you become an upstander and ally.

Community Building Friday
Friday, October 15

Welcoming everyone in the university to connect and help build our Latinx community.

Ticha: a Zapotec language explorer
Thursday, October 21

Join Dr. Felipe H. Lopez for a presentation of Ticha, an online digital explorer for a corpus of colonial Zapotec texts. Zapotec languages are indigenous to Mexico. The Ticha explorer allows users to access and explore Zapotec texts.

Local Community Events

¡Hola! Picnic
SOMA Cross Cultural Works 
Saturday, October 9
The outdoor picnic will run from 3-8 p.m. with outdoor performances from 3-6 p.m. at the Maplewood Amphitheater at Maplewood Park. Performances will include Latinx dancers/musicians. From 6:30 p.m., there will be an outdoor movie, Coco. Outdoor food vendors will also be available.

Restaurant Week
Springfield Avenue Maplewood (SAM) Partnership, Maplewood Village Alliance and South Orange Village Recreation & Cultural Affairs
Sunday, September 19 – Friday, September 24

Latinx Movie Night: In the Heights
South Orange Village Recreation & Cultural Affairs
Saturday, September 25
This outdoor movie night will run from 7-10 p.m. in New Waterlands Park on 3rd Street, South Orange.