LACIS Upcoming Events
 
Lecture of the week:

"ON THE BACKS OF TORTOISES: THE WILL TO SAVE THE GALÁPAGOS ISLANDS"

November 7th @ 12pm-1pm (206 Ingraham) Free and Open to Public

Professor Hennessy is a historical geographer with research and teaching interests in global environmental history (with an emphasis on Latin America), animal studies, histories of science and conservation, and the political economy of development. Her book project focuses on the giant tortoises of the Galápagos Islands to ground transnational histories of capital, evolutionary science, conservation, and tourism development that have shaped these storied islands since the early eighteenth century.


 
Latin American Community
 
November 4th @ 5pm-7:30pm
Madison East High School - 2222 E. Washington Ave

Please join us in celebrating Día de los Muertos through this wonderful show full of culture, music and fun!!
El Ballet Folklórico de María Díaz will be performing beautiful traditional and Aztec dances. Carlos Soriano, a local singer, will woo us with his awesome voice through traditional Mexican Mariachi songs. And Marichi Crecencio, a local Mariachi group, will amaze us with their wonderful music. We also have a special performance by Rey Cruz, the Business Man, a local singer as well. He will have everyone dancing in their seats!!
At the event we will have facepainting by Metamorfaces, a display of art work done by local Mexican artist Rodrigo Carapia, a display and demonstration done by Eder Valle, a loc al Food Artesian. Also with us will be Wisconsin Financial Services. Delicious food will be sold at the event!!
Please invite all your friends and family. $5 general admission, children under 5 enter free.

*Money raised goes towards the Ballet Folklórico to help with dresses and accessories and the Latino Student Union college fund as well as for the End of the Year Field trip. 

**If you would like to help by donating, or being a sponsor, please contact Silvia at (608) 204-1624 or at (608) 577-7979. Any and all your help is appreciated!!


University Events
 

November 3rd  @ 5:30pm-7pm
WUD Global Connections - 1308 W. Dayton St. 

Celebrate and learn about Día de los Muertos (day of the dead) in Mexico with WUD Global Connections and the Wheelhouse studios. We will have speakers from Latinx Badgers student organization, pan de muerto and sugar skulls, and you will even be able to decorate your own mini altar. The event is free and open to everyone.





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