The Challenge of Poverty and Education in Latin America

Mon, March 19, 7pm – 8pm Wake Forest University: DeTamble Auditorium (Tribble Hall) Dr. Luis Roniger, Reynolds Professor of Latin American Studies, and Mr. David Inczauskis will kick of the events of Latino Awareness Week with a discussion on two of the most pressing challenges facing modern-day Latin America, education and poverty. Mr. Inczauskis worked […] Read more »

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 »