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Community Building: Welcoming Afghanistan Families

Following the fall of Kabul and the evacuation of Afghan friends and allies, an estimated 75,000 Afghans are arriving in the United States, with 450 to New Haven and Connecticut to rebuild their lives. They are fleeing retribution or persecution from the Taliban and have one goal: to live in safety. Come and learn about the many efforts underway and how you can help. This event is co-sponsored by the Asian Network at Yale, Future Leaders of Yale, Working Women’s Network, and Yale Veterans Network.

Decoupling: Gender Injustice in China’s Divorce Courts

This is the first public presentation of Michelson’s forthcoming book (Cambridge University Press, February 2022) on Chinese courts, judicial decision-making, family law, gender violence, and the limits and possibilities of the globalization of law. Michelson’s analysis of almost 150,000 divorce trials reveals routine and egregious violations of China’s own laws upholding the freedom of divorce, gender equality, and the protection of women’s physical security.

E-Artist Conversation

Join artist and architect Maya Lin, B.A. 1981, M.Arch. 1986, in conversation with Courtney J. Martin, Ph.D. 2009, Director of the Yale Center for British Art. The conversation is moderated by Stephanie Wiles, the Henry J. Heinz II Director of the Yale University Art Gallery. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition On the Basis of Art: 150 Years of Women at Yale. Generously sponsored by the Martin A. Ryerson Lectureship Fund.

Closed captions will be available in English.

E-Artist Conversation

Join artist Rina Banerjee, M.F.A. 1995, in conversation with Kymberly Pinder, Ph.D. 1995, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Dean of the Yale School of Art. The conversation is moderated by Elisabeth Hodermarsky, the Sutphin Family Curator of Prints and Drawings, and opens with a welcome by Emily Bakemeier, Vice Provost of the University. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition On the Basis of Art: 150 Years of Women at Yale. Generously sponsored by the Martin A. Ryerson Lectureship Fund.

Closed captions will be available in English.

Marinera: The History of Peru's National Dance

From its roots in slavery, indigenous culture and Spanish Colonialism, Marinera reflects a diverse blend of Peruvian influences. Through Marinera, the art of dance is used to teach new generations the culture of Peru and share our heritage with the world. Join the Yale Latino Networking Group and Cultural Dance Organization Marinera CT as we explore the importance and joy of Marinera and its place in Peru’s history.

Gritos y Susurros: Telling true life stories about being Latinas in today’s world

“New Haven’s “Somos Latinas” Storytelling Troupe and Yale’s “Oye!” Latine/x Spoken Word Poetry Troupe are performing at Yale’s La Casa Cultural as part of Latine/x Heritage Month on Friday, October 15 at 5:30pm ET. Acclaimed storytellers and poets: Elisabeth Anton, Jezrie Marcano Courtney, Denise Santisteban, and Cynthia Rojas, have performed on national and international platforms, garnering awards and praise for the power of their art.

Food Truck Event

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, please join the Yale Latino Networking Group and Yale Police Department to support Chef Efrain Nieves, owner of Tata’s Restaurant and Food Truck. Chef Efrain has been providing authentic Puerto Rican cuisine for 13 years. The first 50 people to make a purchase at Tata’s food truck will receive free “frituras”. The food truck will be located at Bristol Street, behind the Yale Health Plan Parking Garage (55 Lock Street).

Noche Latina @ Yale Soccer

Yale Athletics is hosting Noche Latina in collaboration with La Casa as part of their Latinx Heritage Month celebration. The day will include a women’s (4 pm) and men’s (7 pm) soccer double header, food trucks, and free t-shirts, while supplies last. Stop by the Yale Latino Networking Group table for free swag! Reese Stadium is located at the Yale Bowl Complex, 75 Central Ave, New Haven, CT 06515. Parking and admission are free.

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