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