Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Latinx Heritage Month

 

Every September, the Student Life Multicultural Center sponsors a month-long series of events in observance of this annual national event highlighting Hispanic/Latino contributions.

Here at Ohio State, we will have many interesting programs and presentations throughout the month. Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate Hispanic/Latino rich cultures, ethnicity and pride. We welcome you to participate in being a part of the university's Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month celebration.

For more information, contact Indra Leyva.

 

September 12, 2019

A Conversation on Indigeneity

Rosa M. Ailabouni Room

1:00pm

 

Join Melissa Beard Jacob, Native American/Indigenous Student Initiatives Intercultural Specialist, for a conversation on indigeneity. The discussion will center around differences and similarities between Indigenous identities throughout North, Central and South America.

 

La C.A.S.A.  Cohort (Latinx Community Advocacy in Solidarity for Awareness)

Multicultural Center, Alonso Family Room

6-7:30 PM

The purpose of La C.A.S.A. Cohort is to create a community among multi-generations of Latinx students that actively work towards solidarity, leadership, and community awareness and understanding a The Ohio State University. We guide this program, based in the seven principles: truth, justice, righteousness, reciprocity, balance, harmony and order. By using these principles, we begin an ongoing journey of increasing awareness and making conscious choices towards a more successful self.

 

 

September 13, 2019

Latinx Community Dialogues

Suzanne M. Scharer Room

Noon-2PM

 

Join the Student Life Multicultural Center Latinx Student Initiatives, for a community dialogue. This program is designed to be a brave space for members of the Latinx communities to hold enriching, inclusive and intersectional dialogues and conversations.

 

September 18, 2019

Conversaciones Con Café: Nuestra cultura, Cultural Show and Tell

Hale Hall, MLK Room

6-8 PM

 

September 19, 2019

Latinx Heritage Month Kickoff

6-8 PM

Potter Plaza

 

The Latinx Heritage Month Kickoff Celebration aims to create a space to celebrate the Latinx cultures, and to enhance allyship among communities at OSU. During this event we ask participants to make a pledge on behalf of the Latino community, and get an OSUnidos T-shirt.

Additionally, at this event students will have an opportunity to ask questions about Latinx Cultures, connect with one another, and build community.  Come together and let “Nuestras Voces’ (our voices) be heard.

 

September 23, 2019

A Sexual Health Workshop for Latinx Women

Alonso Family Room

7:30pm to 9pm

Join Women Student Initiatives and Latinx Student Initiatives for a sexual health workshop for Latinx women. We will be dispelling myths and stereotypes about women’s reproductive health, sex and discussing how to support your own sexual health.

 

SÕL-CON: THE BROWN & BLACK COMIX EXPO 2019

The events featured during SÕL-CON 2019 offer student’s opportunities to engage with comics and comics scholarship produced by and about Black and Brown folx across the globe. Programming ranges from interactive activities like participating in workshops with creators to attending lectures presented by undergraduate and graduate students, as well as professional scholars, from a variety of universities. All events take place on OSU’s Columbus campus and are free/open to the campus community and local community members, with the exception of our Youth Workshops, which are reserved for our invited elementary/middle school-aged students.

 

September 26, 2019

La C.A.S.A.  Cohort (Latinx Community Advocacy in Solidarity for Awareness)

Multicultural Center, Alonso Family Room

6-7:30 PM

The purpose of La C.A.S.A. Cohort is to create a community among multi-generations of Latinx students that actively work towards solidarity, leadership, and community awareness and understanding a The Ohio State University. We guide this program, based in the seven principles: truth, justice, righteousness, reciprocity, balance, harmony and order. By using these principles, we begin an ongoing journey of increasing awareness and making conscious choices towards a more successful self.

SÕL-CON Brown & Black Representations Matter!

Noon-1:30PM & 4PM-7PM

Hale Hall, MLK Jr Lounge

Ho Che Anderson, Ezra Clayton Daniels, Jaime Crespo, and Breena Nuñez Peralta

The significance of getting it right when it comes to recreating Latinx and African American identities and experiences as well as how this informs today's social justice movements. This event will be followed by an evening reception that features a reading by Breena Nuñez Peralta.

 

September 27, 2019

SÕL-CON EXPO DAY

9AM-4PM

Hale Hall

SÕL-CON brings together Columbus area youth, as well as industry insiders, indie comic creators and exhibitors, for a comic convention unlike any other. In addition to the grand expo space where you will encounter the most innovative comics by creators of color, you can attend workshops to learn how to create comics, flip-books, Zines, storyboards, and animation. SÕL-CON celebrates creators of color and opens doors for youth of color to learn how to express their stories through the comic book storytelling arts. SÕL-CON serves as a forum for the Columbus and Ohio State community to learn from today's giants in the comic book industry.

 

Film Screening and Talk Back with SÕL-CON Creators of Color

Latinx Superheroes in Mainstream Comics

Noon

Hale Hall

Featuring Javier Solorzano, Flor de Canela, Corey “Roc Bottom” Davis, Maxi Rodriguez, and Miguel Hernández & Michelle Littlejohn of Studio JS.

 

Storyboarding for Film and TV animation with Rafael Rosado 1:30PM-2:30PM Hale Hall

An overview of the process for creating storyboards for Animation in Film and TV. Storyboard Artist Rafael Rosado will walk you step by step through the process of producing a storyboard for TV Animation, from initial concept to the finished film.

 

Liberation Psychology through Comics with Breena Nuñez Peralta

2PM-3PM

Location: Hale Hall

In this lecture we will see the possibility of how comics can heal the psychological wounds that Salvadorans have absorbed and inherited via colonization and war.

 

Comics as Culture: 4 Pages 16 Bars: A Visual Mixtape with Jiba Molei Anderson

3PM-4PM

Hale Hall

 

This workshop will focus on characters of color in comics, specifically African American superheroes, beyond DC and Marvel. Participants will learn about Jiba’s career of creating the publishing company Griot Enterprises and his contributions to African American comics. In particular, participants will learn about and discuss his notable works The Horsemen and 4 Pages 16 Bars: A Visual Mixtape.

 

September 27, 2019

LatinX Film Series

Brutus Buckeye Room

Noon-2PM

 

The Latinx Film Series screens movies that are relevant to the Latino Culture and that bring awareness of the Latino community’s diversity. A facilitated dialogue will follow the film. The fall series is focused on Documentaries about Activism in the Latinx communities.

 

Cooking with Conversations

Instructional Kitchen

6-9 PM

Join APIDA Student Initiatives and Latinx Student Initiatives for a conversation around food and identity in United States. This program is a part of Latinx Heritage Month 2019.

 

September 30, 2019

Still I Rise: Painting My Stories of Activism”

Alonso Family Room

7:30-9 PM

 

Come join AFAM Initiatives and Latinx initiatives for an evening of cookies and canvas as we explore “Still I Rise: Painting stories of activism.” Join us as we use artistry to talk about activism within our lives and community.

 

October 3, 2019

The Latino Student Association (LSA) Meeting

Multicultural Center, Alonso Family Room

6-7:30 PM

LSA is about reaching out to all students, building strong relationships, and redefining our multifaceted Latinx identity through club events and meetings. We welcome all self-identified Latinos as well as those interested in Latinx culture to experience the diverse Latinx heritage shared among students and the Columbus community.

 

October 10, 2019

La C.A.S.A.  Cohort (Latinx Community Advocacy in Solidarity for Awareness)

Multicultural Center, Alonso Family Room

6-7:30 PM

The purpose of La C.A.S.A. Cohort is to create a community among multi-generations of Latinx students that actively work towards solidarity, leadership, and community awareness and understanding a The Ohio State University. We guide this program, based in the seven principles: truth, justice, righteousness, reciprocity, balance, harmony and order. By using these principles, we begin an ongoing journey of increasing awareness and making conscious choices towards a more successful self.

 

October 11, 2019

Latinx Community Dialogues

Suzanne M. Scharer Room

Noon-2PM

Join the Student Life Multicultural Center Latinx Student Initiatives, for a community dialogue. This program is designed to be a brave space for members of the Latinx communities to hold enriching, inclusive and intersectional dialogue and conversations.

 

October 15, 2019

Bittersweet Waters/Agua Agridulce       

6-8PM

Stillman Hall 100

Join the Student Life Multicultural Center Latinx initiatives and LGBTQ Initiatives for a screening of the fil Bittersweet Waters, followed by a conversation with the Director of the movie Jesús Canchola Sánchez.

Film Synopsis: A young man living in rural Mexico loves in secret. In order to live truthfully, he must overcome his mother, his lover's fiancée, and the traditional community that surrounds him.

 

October 17, 2019

The Latino Student Association (LSA) Meeting

Multicultural Center, Alonso Family Room

6-7:30 PM

LSA is about reaching out to all students, building strong relationships, and redefining our multifaceted Latinx identity through club events and meetings. We welcome all self-identified Latinos as well as those interested in Latinx culture to experience the diverse Latinx heritage shared among students and the Columbus community.

 

October 18, 2019

Moving Subjects: The Travels of Día de los Muertos Observances

Eisner Room, Sullivant Hall (Billy Ireland)

2:30-3:45

 

October 19, 2019

Día de los Muertos Coco screening at Gateway, procession, performances

Sullivant

11:00 AM -6 PM

 

October 24, 2019

 Conversaciones Con Café: More than Coco, Dia De Los Muertos from the Student Perspective

Hale Hall, 110B

4:30- 6PM

 

La C.A.S.A.  Cohort (Latinx Community Advocacy in Solidarity for Awareness)

Multicultural Center, Alonso Family Room

6-7:30 PM

The purpose of La C.A.S.A. Cohort is to create a community among multi-generations of Latinx students that actively work towards solidarity, leadership, and community awareness and understanding a The Ohio State University. We guide this program, based in the seven principles: truth, justice, righteousness, reciprocity, balance, harmony and order. By using these principles, we begin an ongoing journey of increasing awareness and making conscious choices towards a more successful self.

 

October 26, 2019

Queerceñera

Blackburn Victory Room

6-8 PM

Join the Student Life Multicultural Center Latinx initiatives and LGBTQ Initiatives for a night full of food, dancing, and celebration. This event will explore the interconnections of the LGBTQ+ and Latinx community and explore the history of Latinx in the Queer Movement. Celebrate coming out and coming of age!

 

October 31, 2019

Day of the Dead Celebration: Honoring Our Ancestors

Multicultural Center, Alonso Family Room

Join Latinx Student Initiatives for a presentation about Día de Muertos (Day of the dead) a traditional Latin American holiday, where communities honor and celebrate the lives of family and friends who have gone before them. Each community have a unique Día de Muertos traditions. However, the common beliefs of the two-day celebration—traditionally held November 1 and 2, and coinciding with the Christian All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day—are that the dead return home, visit loved ones, and feast on their favorite foods. At this workshop, you will learn about the indigenous traditions across the Americas and will work on a “calavera” (traditional poetry during Dia de Muertos). Connect with your inner writer and honor your family traditions and cultural practices.