2013 Hispanic Heritage Month Calendar of Events

From September 15- October 15, Old Dominion University celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the 2013 national theme as Hispanics: Serving and Leading Our Nation with Pride and Honor.


Tuesday, September 17

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Big Blue Room, 6-9p.m.

The Office of Intercultural Relations joins with the College of Arts and Letters in the recognition of Constitution Day. Dr. Bonilla-Silva, Professor and Chair of the Sociology Department at Duke University and also author of Racism without Racists will provide the keynote address “We the people?: Race, Citizenship, and Color Blindness in Post-Racial Obamerica.” A celebration will follow at 8:00p.m. featuring food, music by DJ Mangu, and dancing with Mambo Room salseras! Racism without Racists will be available for purchase.

Please RSVP at http://bit.ly/HHMC2013 by September 13.

Sponsors: Office of Intercultural Relations and College of Arts and Letters.


Thursday, September 19

Global Café

Intercultural Center, 2114  Webb Center


A place where all international and American students, faculty & staff are welcome! Enter the Global Café to explore aspects of Latino/Hispanic culture. Light refreshments will be provided.

Sponsor: Office of Intercultural Relations


Wednesday, September 25

What’s In A Name?

Cape Charles/Isle of Wight Room


Panelists will explore the significance of an individual’s sense of identity due to labels that are assigned to individuals across cultures, as well as the names they embrace for themselves. Panelists will respond to the following questions: How do you identify yourself, and why? Has this changed over the years?

Sponsor: Office of Counseling Services


Wednesday, October 2

Hispanos & Latinos Unidos Open House

Hampton Newport/News Room


Hispanos & Latinos Unidos (HLU) and the Office of Intercultural Relations present an opportunity for student and faculty networking and community building. Light refreshments provided.

Please RSVP at http://bit.ly/HLURSVP  by September 27.

Sponsor: Office of Intercultural Relations


Thursday, October 3

The Dream is Now

River Rooms


“The Dream is Now”: a short documentary directed by Academy Award Winner Davis Guggenheim focuses on the struggles of millions of undocumented young people in America and the importance of fixing the broken U.S. immigration system. The screening will be followed by an audience discussion.

Sponsor: Virginia Organizing


Every Friday of Hispanic Heritage Month

Latin Fridays Dance Party

Mambo Room (2200 Colonial Ave, Norfolk)

Every Friday 8:30p.m.-1:30 a.m.

(Basic Salsa class at 8:30p.m.)

$10 per person/ $8 with Student ID

Come out and enjoy a night of fun dance in a great environment. This night is for those seeking a great mix of Latin dancing and more! Enjoy a mini-lesson and practice all night long. Featuring merengue, salsa, cha-cha, bachata, and more.



For more information on Hispanic Heritage Month programs, please contact the Office of Intercultural Relations at oir@odu.edu or 757-683-4406.

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Posted By: Stephanie Riggs
Date: Wed Sep 04 11:39:59 EDT 2013