Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The Spanish faculty at UW-Green Bay invites you to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
Several opportunities, including lectures, conversation groups and tutoring, are available for those interested in learning more about Spanish.

The following lectures are free and open to the public:

• Alex Zacarias, film producer and director of a new documentary on the Tainos, will speak on Tuesday, September 28 in Studio Arts 351 from 2-3:00 p.m.

• Rev. Dayro de Jesus Aranzales, executive secretary of the Central Presbytery of the Presbyterian church in Colombia, will give a presentation on Friday, Oct. 1 in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall, Room 105 from 2-3:00 p.m. Aranzales is part of the International Peacemakers program. He is engaged in human rights projects in Bogota, Colombia.

• Lorena Tec Cob Parent, educator at Family and Childcare Resources of NEW, will speak on Tuesday, Oct. 5 in Studio Arts 351 from 2-3:00 p.m.

If you’d like to learn how to speak Spanish, there are two conversation groups on campus.

• Faculty, students and staff get together every Thursday at 4:30 p.m. for “La Tertulia.” The gathering is held in the Phoenix Room of the University Union.

• “Mesas de Conversación” meets five days a week in the Garden Café. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday the group meets from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. On Tuesday and Thursday, the conversation goes from 2:15-3:15 p.m.

If you’re interested in reading about the local Spanish-speaking community and events sponsored by UW-Green Bay’s Spanish program, sign up for “Que pasa?”

• To be added to the listserv contact Prof. Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz at saxtong@uwgb.edu.

If you need help with Spanish, tutorial services are available at UW-Green Bay at these times:

• Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Language Resource Center, Studio Arts 355

• Tuesdays from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Language Resource Center, Studio Arts 355

• Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Burnt Bluff room in the University Union.

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