In the Openness of Others: Sensual Practices, Cultural Specificity, and a Movement Towards Tolerance


As part of the Faces of Courage series, Dr. Helena Maria Viramontes, a professor of creative writing at Cornell, will address the topic of diversity as Wake Forest celebrates fifty years of integration. Dr. Viramontes will consider the value of diversity–why does it matter?  How do we renew our commitment to diversity?  If it was […] Read more »

Wake Forest Spanish Film Club

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This fall, Wake Forest University has started a Spanish Film Club thanks to a grant bestowed by the Pragda as part of its Spanish Film Club (SFC) initiative. The film club will sponsor  a series of Spanish and Latin American films throughout the 2012-2013 school year. The films in Spanish will include English […] Read more »

Diasporas and Race International Conference

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EMMA (Etudes Montpelliéraines du Monde Anglophone, Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier 3, France) in partnership with Wake Forest University and other institutions worldwide is organizing a series of four events around the notions of race and diaspora. The second of these four events will be an international conference at Wake Forest entitled “Diasporas and Race.” This conference […] Read more »

Poetry Slam: Josefina Baez


As part of the “Diasporas and Race” International Conference that will be held at Wake Forest University from October 25th to October 27th of this year, Josefina Baez will conduct a dialogue and reading of “Comrade, Bliss ain’t playing.” This presentation will take place on Thursday, October 25th at 7 PM at the Reynolda House […] Read more »