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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.

VIRTUTAL: ¡Fiesta Latina!

Please join us online, October 1-2, for the 19th annual ¡Fiesta Latina! celebration, the Yale Peabody Museum’s long-standing community celebration of traditional and contemporary Latin American cultures, co-founded with Junta for Progressive Action.
¡Fiesta Latina! brings together artists, scholars, musicians, scientists, and community leaders from across Yale and New Haven to learn from and honor the perspectives and accomplishments of the Latin American diaspora.

“Prosperity and Stability” meets “Democracy and Freedom”: Contention of Legitimacy to Govern Hong Kong

The recent political crisis in Hong Kong is characterized by a level of social unrest the city has not seen since the riots of 1966/67. After that earlier round of turmoil, the British colonial regime secured legitimacy through socioeconomic improvement in Hong Kong. “Prosperity and Stability” became the hallmark of Hong Kong’s success. This catchphrase also came to be adopted as the slogan of the HKSAR government in its bid to seek legitimacy with socioeconomic appeals.

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