Art Exhibition, Sept. 1 - Oct. 8 at ETSU Tipton/Slocumb Galleries and Panel Discussion, Sept. 2 at Langston Centre, 6 pm
An art exhibition by the Tipton/Slocumb Galleries at ETSU entitled "Mixed Americans: Visibility, Challenges, and Strategies" will be open from Sept. 1 - Oct. 8, 2021. The event is organized by Karlota Contreras-Koterbay with the goal to shed light on the plight of biracial/multiracial individuals. Two receptions will be on Sept. 3 and Oct. 1. The panel discussion, which is a partnership between the LCRC and the Langston Centre, will be on Sept. 2 at 6:00 pm at the Langston Centre in Johnson City, TN. LCRC graduate student Chantal Quintana will be one of the speakers.
Musical Performance - Florencia Rusiñol, Sept. 11, 2021
Florencia Rusiñol will perform at the UMOJA Festival, Kings Commons, Johnson City, TN. The festival is from 4 pm to 11 pm. Florencia Rusiñol has performed recently at the Corazón Latino festival and the Junettenth celebration.
Art Exhibition: José Galvez’s Al Norte al Sur: Latino Life in the South, Sept. 20
- Nov. 2, 2021,
ETSU Reece Museum
This exhibition features intense photographic documentation of Latinos living in the southern United States and consists of dozens of images of work, play, protest, and celebration. José Galvez is a Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, and his work represents a more nuanced contribution to current debates on immigration and assimilation. For more information, go to https://www.josegalvez.com.
Hispanic Heritage Month Dance - Oct. 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm in the Culp Center Cave
The Mary V. Jordan Multicultural Center, in partnership with the Hispanic American Student Community Alliance (HASCA) and the LCRC, invites you to an evening of live music, socialization, and DANCE. In a non-intimidating and upbeat environment, you will learn the most popular ballroom and Latin dances from the amazing B.J. Goliday, while listening to the amazing voice of Florencia Rusinñol. Whether you’re learning some Latin dance moves, socializing, or enjoying the live music, this event is intended to bring joy to all those who attend.
Talking Cuba - Oct. 7, 2021 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Campus Center Building, Room 233 and via Zoom
ETSU professors Karen Kornweibel and Matthew Fehskens and Cuban immigrants from the community will discuss historical aspects of what is happening in Cuba today and offer ETSU students a different contextual perspective on Cuba today. Here is a recording of the event: Talking Cuba Recording
Workshop and Concert - Julio Corro, Oct. 14, 2021, 11:30 am - 12:50 pm via Zoom
The LCRC is co-sponsoring with Appalachian Studies a visit by Julio Corro. He is a luthier who makes the jarana jarocho, a musical instrument from Mexico. Zoom link to Corro event
Guest Speakers - Amanda Olson and Master Keith Olsen - Oct. 21, 2021, Culp Center Cave
Amanda Olson and Master Keith Olson will speak about Martial Arts as a Way of Life as part of the Asian Culture Celebration Series.
Guest Speaker - Dr. Anna Meng, Nov. 4, 2021
As part of the Asian Culture Celebration Series, Dr. Anna Meng will speak about Women's Identity in Chinese Literature during this Zoom presentation from 3:00 - 4:30 pm on Nov. 4, 2021.
ETSU Open Martial Arts Tournament - Nov. 13, 2021, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Recreation Center
This event will be a fundraiser for to help the families of victims of shootings in Atlanta in March, 2021: https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/03/17/us/shooting-atlanta-acworth. Zachary James, Japanese Lecturer, will help the LCRC coordinate the event. This event will be possible through a partnership with Olson’s Martial Arts.
Hispanic Student Day - March 9, 2022
This event welcomes Hispanic high school students from the region to visit ETSU and learn about attending a college or university.