Sandra Delgado, Instructor of Theatre in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, has been awarded a prestigious 2021 USA Fellowship while working to develop her new play The Boys and the Nuns, which opened this week.
The cast of The Boys and the Nuns is composed of current Loyola students and alumni, and will run until April 25th. To get information and tickets to a performance of The Boys and the Nuns, visit the Department of Fine and Performing Arts box office: https://luc.universitytickets.com/w/default.aspx
Hosted by Northwestern University graduate students in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese is taking place Thursday April 15th and Friday April 16th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. In accordance with continuing health guidelines, this year’s conference will be held virtually via Zoom.
Into the Beautiful North author Luis Alberto Urrea will deliver a virtual keynote presentation followed by a Q&A. Hailed by NPR as a “master storyteller with a rock and roll heart,” Urrea is a prolific and award-winning author who draws inspirations for his novels from his binational life experiences. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link.
Sponsored by the Human Rights Funders Network (HRFN), the event "Global Voices on the U.S. Election" will be held this Wednesday at 10:00 AM ET. Discussions will focus on how the relationship between Latin American countries and the US will develop post-election and the potential impact on human rights.LEARN MORE
This year, MOSTRA is using the Eventive Platform to provide Brazilian films for you to watch at home. The platform is easy to use, and you will also be able to reserve tickets to participate in the chats with the filmmakers! Dr. Héctor García Chávez will be a guest speaker for the film "Marie" as well: https://mostrafestival.eventive.org/films/5f89e5246a4b2200de0acc39
"Olimpia" is film director José Manuel Cravioto's most recent work. It follows the historical events of the student movement of 1968 in Mexico. "Olimpia" was selected at the Festival of Morelia in 2018 and presented in Cannes by the Cabos International Film Festival. This free movie event is a collaborative effort between UNAM, Instituto Cervantes Chicago, and UNAM-Chicago. Dr. Héctor García Chávez will be interviewing José Manuel Cravioto, first and the film showing online will immediately follow.LEARN MORE
La migración es un derecho humano, no un delito>> --->https://americasinmuros.org/home.html
Check out their Facebook page too for regular updates on their events and happenings: https://www.facebook.com/AmericaSinMurosMX/
Faculty Profile: Professor David Beltran
"As a Loyola alum, coming back to campus as an instructor has been a feeling of coming home"
Attend an intimate discussion with Loyola alumna and writer Sandra Cisneros as she will discuss her experiences growing up in Chicago, comment on our current political climate, and read from her works.REGISTER
Award-winning Mexican writer and Editorial Director of Sexto Piso publishing house, Eduardo Rabasa, will read from his work and converse with Latin American and Latinx Program Director at Loyola University, Héctor García Chávez.LEARN MORE
Gain a better understanding of contemporary Cuban political and
economic systems by considering Cuba’s accomplishment in
the spheres of education and health, while also examining
the negative effects of authoritarian politics and a state controlled