Santiago Vaquera Vasquez: Songs From My Border Hi-Fi


The Department of Romance Languages and the Latin American and Latino Studies program is sponsoring a reading by Santiago Vaquera Vasquez entitled “Sonido Sonidero Fronterizo: Songs From My Border Hi-Fi.” More information about Santiago Vaquera Vasquez: Santaigo Vaquera Vasquez is a self-proclaimed unrepentant border crosser, ex-DJ, writer, painter, and assistant professor of Spanish at the […] Read more »

The Immigrant Education Experience

Tue, March 20, 7pm – 8pm Wake Forest University: Greene Hall, Room 162 Members of El Cambio, a North Carolina grassroots organization, will join the Wake Forest community for a discussion on the search of undocumented students for higher education opportunities as part of the university’s Latino Awareness Week. The event will take place in […] Read more »

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 »