National Hispanic Heritage month events, continued

The UW‑Green Bay Spanish program has put together an array of events to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15), and the many contributions of Hispanic/Latinos to the culture of the United States. Among them:

Oct. 6: Translation discussion. Prof. Fernandez Meardi & Kolin Jordan from “7 vientos,” a publishing house based in Chicago will discuss translating Spanish literary works into English. 4 to 5 p.m., Christie Theater, University Union. (Spanish/English).

Oct. 13: Literature discussion. Professors Fernandez Meardi (UW-Green Bay) and Pablo Ruiz (Tufts University) will discuss Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges to commemorate the 30th anniversary of his death. 4 to 5 p.m., Christie Theater, University Union. (Spanish/English).

Want to practice languages?

Here is your opportunity. Free and open to the public:

French conversation (with Maria and Maeva from France):

  • Mondays: 2 to 3 p.m. at the Common Grounds
  • Thursdays: 5 to 6 p.m. at the Library

German Stammtisch (with Yen and Elke from Germany):

  • Mondays: 5 to 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room

Spanish “Tertulia” (with Jorge from Colombia and Isabel from Spain)

  • Tuesdays: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Common Grounds
  • Thursdays: 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the Phoenix Club