Prof. Rocio Rivadeneyra (Department of Psychology) will present on the stereotypical portrayals of Latinos in the media; particularly the differing messages regarding Latino gender and sexuality, and examine the complex and unique ways in which Latino youth consume media and how they are influenced by these stereotypes.
This lecture will take place Friday, September 19 2014, 3:00pm at Williams Hall, Room 313.
The Latin American and Latino Studies program, in collaboration with ISU’s Spanish Honor Society (Sigma Delta Pi), will bring to Campus Pragda’s Spanish Film Festival: “Celebrating the New Wave of Ibero/Latino American Cinema”.
Gilberto Rosas will be the next speaker at the 2014 Latin American & Latino Studies Spring Lecture Series. His talk, Cholos, Chúntaros, and the Criminal Abandonments of the New Frontier, will be at 3 p.m. Friday, April 11, at Williams Hall, room 313. It is free and open to the public.
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This year’s dinner, co-sponsored by University Housing, Campus Dining, and the Association of Residence Halls, among others, focused on civic engagement as its theme.
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The Latin American and Latino/a Studies Program hosted an open house Nov. 1, to commemorate the opening of a new office in 328 Williams Hall. Watch the video of the ribbon cutting.
For more information, check out the ISU Identity story found at: http://mediarelations.illinoisstate.edu/identity/1213/nov/latino.asp
The book examines the “informal economies” where immigrant women tend to find employment. “We’re seeing a lot of undocumented women working in occupations that are not well regulated, and therefore easily exploited,” said Toro-Morn, citing areas such as domestic work and street vending. The book focuses on challenges immigrant women face, as well as advocacy initiated by community groups.
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The Illinois State University Organization of Latino Employees (OLE) is a non-profit affinity group for ISU employees who self-identify as Latino/a or Hispanic or who are interested in the issues of Latino/a or Hispanic employees on campus.
OLE functions primarily to define, represent, and advance the interests of Latino/a Employees at Illinois State University as well as to promote the professional and personal development of Latina/o employees.