2014 Hispanic Heritage Month Events at NSU

Cine Argentino: Soñar No Cuesta Nada

Sunday 09/07/14, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come out and enjoy a movie screening of the award winning film, Musical Chairs, directed by Susan Seidelman. The film focuses on the relationship between a Hispanic male dancer and a woman who uses a wheelchair at the NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale. Executive producer Janet Carrus and choreographer Edgar Osorio will attend. Reception will follow screening. Location: Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, One Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale. Cost: $20.00, which includes reception, movie screening and raffle ticket.

Sponsored by NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences Scholarship Committee and “Fore Kids of Broward.” For more information, visit http://www.musicalchairsthefilm.com.

Cine Argentino: Por Siempre Libertad

Sunday 09/07/14, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library sponsors the annual Argentine Film Festival and kicks off with documentary “Por Siempre Libertad,” in its U.S. premiere of the life of legendary actress and singer Libertad Lamarque. Director: Ruben Lavernia. Subtitled in English. Special appearance by producer Irene López. Argentine actress and journalist Adriana Bianco will introduce and provide commentary. This film is subtitled in English. Free and open to the public. Location: Carl DeSantis Building, Knight Auditorium. Call 954-262-5477 for more information.

Opening Reception: Figurative and Abstract Latin American Art

Sunday 09/07/14, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This exhibit is a celebration of art that features the work of three artists: Ingrid Kaufmann (Argentina-Swiss); Jorge Cavelier (Colombia) and Sebastian Spreng (Argentina). Exhibit will be on display through Oct. 18. Location: Alvin Sherman Library, 2nd floor, Cotilla Gallery. Call Joanee Angulo at 954-262-4578 for more information.

Let's Chat! Book Club: Reclaiming Paris

Saturday 09/13/14, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Let's get together and chat about books! Join us for discussion, snacks, exchange perspectives of new and beloved stories, exciting characters, and wistful imagery. This month's selection is Reclaiming Paris by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Fabiola Santiago. In this debut novel, a young Cuban-American woman explores her life and relationships, each major era defined by a different perfume. From her early childhood in the midst of the Cuban revolution, through her college years in Iowa and her adult life in vibrant, chang­ing Miami, Marisol finds passionate love and great loss, each moment leading her to a greater understanding of her culture, her family, and herself as a woman.

Exciting News! A chef from the Publix Aprons Cooking School will be stopping by to demonstrate a few recipes in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Please register online or call 954-262-5477. Location: Alvin Sherman Library, 1st floor - Program Room #1017.

 

Cine Argentino: Operción Fangio

Sunday 09/14/14, 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library continues the Argentine Film Festival with “Operción Fangio.” This film is about the kidnapping of race car champion Juan Manuel Fangio in Havana, Cuba. Director: Alberto Leche. No English subtitles. Argentine actress and journalist Adriana Bianco will introduce and provide commentary. Free and open to the public. Location: Carl DeSantis Building, Knight Auditorium. Call 954-262-5477 for more information.

Celebration of Latin American Music: Past & Present

Thursday 09/18/14, 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

The Abraham S. Fischler School of Education will host this celebration of Latin music and the story of the SALSA “genre,” the musical fusion of traditional and New World rhythms as branded and promoted in New York City. This is a true example of Hispanic Heritage in America, at its best. Free and open to the public. Location:   Abraham S. Fischler School of Education,1750 NE 167 Street, North Miami Beach. For more information, please contact Tatjana Martinez at tatjana@nova.edu or 954-262-8484.

NSU Miami Regional Campus- Cuban Food Sampling

Friday 09/19/14, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hispanic Heritage Month Programs offered at NSU Miami Regional Campus,

8585 SW 124th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33183

Learn fun facts and view tables displayed in the main lobby all week with art and music from Cuba.  The celebration week will culminate with Cuban food sampling on Friday, Sept. 19 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.  The event is open to NSU faculty and staff.  For more information, please contact Sharon Blake at sharblak@nova.edu or 305-275-2602.

Cine Argentino: Placido

Sunday 09/21/14, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library continues the Argentine Film Festival with “Placido.” This film portrays the life of Cuban poet Placido in 19th century Afro-Cuban society. Director: Sergio Giral. No English subtitles. Special guests include director Sergio Giral and singer/actress Maria Ester Lovero. Argentine actress and journalist Adriana Bianco will introduce and provide commentary. Free and open to the public. Location: Carl DeSantis Building, Knight Auditorium. Call 954-262-5477 for more information.

NSU Miami Regional Campus- Chilean Food Sampling

Friday 09/26/14, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hispanic Heritage Month Programs offered at NSU Miami Regional Campus,

8585 SW 124th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33183

This week the art and music from Chile will be on display. The celebration week will culminate with Chilean food sampling on Sept. 26. The event is open to NSU faculty and staff.  For more information, please contact Sharon Blake at sharblak@nova.edu or 305-275-2602.

Performance: IFÉ-ILÉ Cuban Dance Company

Saturday 09/27/14, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library will host IFÉ-ILÉ Dance Company, the most renowned Cuban dance troupe in Miami. Famous for traditional Cuban dances, Mambo, Rumba, Conga, Chancleta, Son, Salsa, and the ritual dances of the Orishas, the company also boasts a repertoire featuring a wide range of other genres, including modern dance fusions. The company has performed at the Latin Grammy Awards, Super Bowl Sunday and the Billboard Awards, as well as in festivals such as the Smithsonian Institution's Folklife Festival. IFE-ILE has also performed in several videos and commercials, including in actor Andy Garcia's directorial debut film, “The Lost City.” Free and open to the public. Location: Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center. Tickets are FREE and available 3 weeks prior to the programs with an Alvin Sherman Library card.  Call 954-262-5477 for more information.

 

 

Cine Argentino: Van Van, Empezó La Fiesta

Sunday 09/28/14, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library continues the Argentine Film Festival with “Van Van, Empezó La Fiesta.” This documentary depicts the lives of Cuban music group Van Van.  Director: Liliana Mazure. No English subtitles. Argentine actress and journalist Adriana Bianco will introduce and provide commentary. Free and open to the public. Location: Carl DeSantis Building, Knight Auditorium. Call 954-262-5477 for more information.

Latinos, Multiculturalism, & Clinical Practice

Wednesday 10/01/14, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Latinos in the United States are a highly diverse group, varying in a number of parameters including country of reference, race, culture, generational history, language usage, acculturation, and others.  The Center for Psychological Studies sponsors a presentation that will provide an overview of some of these factors and their potential impact in the provision of psychological services. Free and open to the public. Location: Center for Psychological Studies, room 2045. Please email Amarilis Acevedo, Ph.D., at aa1101@nova.edu for more information.

Fort Myers Regional Campus: Hispanic Heritage Luncheon

Wednesday 10/01/14, 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Hispanic Heritage Month Programs offered at NSU Fort Myers Regional Campus,

3650 Colonial Court, Fort Myers, Florida 33913

The NSU Fort Myers Regional Campus along with the NSU Fort Myers SGA are jointly planning a Hispanic Luncheon for NSU faculty, staff and students. Menu items will be purchased from “El Pilon” restaurant.  Feel free to bring home cooked items that showcase recipes from your respective cultures.  For more information, call Kevin Hunter, 239-274-6983.

 

 

Pediatric Obesity in Latino Families

Thursday 10/02/14, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Latinos are at an increased risk for obesity and long-term complications including diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease. There are multiple risk factors impacting Latino youth and increasing rates of pediatric obesity in this population. The Center for Psychological Studies sponsors this presentation that will provide an overview of the barriers impacting this population, as well as a review of the evidence for health promotion and secondary prevention interventions aimed at this population. Free and open to the public.  Location: Maltz Building, room 2045. For additional information, please contact Jessica Valenzuela, Ph.D. at  jv637@nova.edu.

Teachers, Hispanic Children and Families, and Our Community: Acculturation works both ways

Thursday 10/02/14, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Faculty members from the Abraham S. Fischler School of Education will join local school teachers to discuss what have we learned and what have we gained as educators through the process of acculturation in the last fifty years in South Florida. What does acculturation mean? How does it work? What are the opportunities gained by the process of acculturation? Can we do better in the future? Free and open to the public. Location:Abraham S. Fischler School of Education,1750 NE 167 Street, Ballroom, North Miami Beach.  For more information, please contact Tatjana Martinez at tatjana@nova.edu or 954-262-28484.

NSU Miami Regional Campus-Panamanian Food Sampling

Friday 10/03/14, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hispanic Heritage Month Programs offered at NSU Miami Regional Campus,

8585 SW 124th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33183

 

Panama is highlighted this week of Hispanic Heritage Month, which features the music and art of a beautiful country. The celebration week will culminate with Panamanian food sampling on Oct. 3.  The event is open to NSU faculty and staff.  For more information, please contact Sharon Blake at sharblak@nova.edu or 305-275-2602.

 

NSU Miami Regional Campus-Mexican Food Sampling

Friday 10/03/14, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hispanic Heritage Month Programs offered at NSU Miami Regional Campus,

8585 SW 124th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33183

 

It’s Mexico’s turn in the spotlight! Interesting facts, art and music will be on display during this week the celebration week will culminate with Mexican food sampling on Oct. 3.  The event is open to NSU faculty and staff.  For more information, please contact Sharon Blake at sharblak@nova.edu or 305-275-2602.

Culturally Grounded and Contextually Relevant Interventions for Ethnic Minority Youth: Stress, Coping, and Social Support

Monday 10/06/14, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Center for Psychological Studies sponsors this presentation that focuses on cultural and contextual issues to consider when working with Latino children and families that go beyond traditionally used parenting interventions, with a special emphasis on: the impact of multiple, chronic and uncontrollable stressors on family life; culturally-grounded strategies used by families to cope with these stressors; and the importance of building indigenous support networks for both parents and children.  Free and open to the public.  Location: Maltz Building, room 2045. For additional information, please contact Diana Formoso, Ph.D., at formoso@nova.edu.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAM: Paco Moreno & Friends: Hispanic Heritage Month Concert for Children1st floor, Public Library Services

Tuesday 10/07/14, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Musician/Educator Paco Moreno and surprise guests perform authentic music and dances from Spanish-speaking countries throughout the world. Children will have an opportunity to touch and play handmade Andean musical instruments in this interactive celebration. Recommended for children of all ages.

Diversity Dialogue: Spanish Speaking Americans: Expanding Our Borders from Within

Tuesday 10/07/14, 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ronie Gomes, MFT, Ph.D., adjunct professor at the Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences (SHSS) will facilitate the dialogue, inviting open commentary from participants of Hispanic heritage from around the world (who are US citizens) to share with the group how we may further develop our approaches in educational setting an ever increasing Hispanic American population. Location: Horvitz, President’s Dining Room. For more information, call Debra Nixon, 954-262-3008.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS-Raise a Reader @ Sharkey’s Storytime! Fiesta Fun!

Wednesday 10/08/14, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with stories and songs in English and Spanish! Recommended for children ages 3 - 5 years with their caregivers.

Speaker: “Did you know that the bilingual brain has greater potentials? Differences between Bilinguals and Monolinguals

Wednesday 10/08/14, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts & Sciences will host speaker Mercedes Fernandez, Ph.D., associate professor in the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences, who will discuss her ongoing research on the brain’s electrical activity and the differences between bilinguals and monolinguals. The talk will be in English and is open to students, faculty and staff who are interested in Bilingualism, Psychology, Neuropsychology, Spanish Language and Culture, Foreign Language Learning and Second Language Acquisition. Location: Parker Building, room 254.  Light refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Yvette Fuentes at yf60@nova.edu.

 

Being a Lawyer & Changing the World: Celebrating the Contributions of Hispanic Lawyers

Thursday 10/09/14, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Shepard Broad Law Center is proud to host an event celebrating the contributions of Hispanic lawyers. This event will engage prominent Hispanic legal professionals in sharing a personal experience that motivated them to become attorneys. Current NSU Law students, NSU graduate and undergraduate students, as well as prospective law students are welcome to attend. The Hispanic Law Student’s Association, Cuban American Bar Association, Admissions and Career and Professional Development offices will co-host this event. Be a part of this important event that celebrates the contributions of Hispanic legal professionals and inspires the next generation of lawyers. Guests must RSVP to Miguel Hernandez, mh1593@nova.edu. To RSVP, click here.

NSU Tampa Regional Campus: Panel Discussion: Night of Hispanic Leadership

Friday 10/10/14, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hispanic Heritage Month Programs offered at NSU Tampa Regional Campus,

632 Queen Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619

This event is designed to bring Hispanic/Latin leaders in Tampa Bay for a night of discussion and networking.  Panel speakers will discuss their heritage, their role contributions to our community and why they have pride in their heritage.  Free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact Michael Abraham at 813-574-5290.

 

NSU Tampa Regional Campus: Ybor City Historic Walking Tour

Saturday 10/11/14, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 Hispanic Heritage Month Programs offered at NSU Tampa Regional Campus,

632 Queen Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619

Participants from the Night of Hispanic Leadership, as well as Student Government, faculty and staff will have an opportunity to sign up for the Ybor City Historic Walking Tour led by Wallace Reyes, owner of Cigar Industry Walking Tours. Join in for stroll back in time to discover Tampa Bay’s rich history of Spanish and Cuban heritage.  Tour remains of old cigar factories, Ybor's first school and the A.A. Gonzalez health clinic and hospital. The hospital site is now the Don Vicente de Ybor Historic Inn on Avenue Republica de Cuba. For more information, please contact Michael Abraham at 813-574-5290.

The Walking Tour starts at 10am.  Tickets are $17.95 a person which includes entry into the museum. 

 

Lisett Morales “La Mulata del Sabor y su Orquesta

Sunday 10/12/14, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library will host Cuban performer Lisett Morales and her 8 piece band. Lisett Morales starred in the off- Broadway show, “Celia the Musical: The Life & Music of Celia Cruz.” Free and open to the public. Location: Minaci Performing Arts Center.  Tickets are FREE and available 3 weeks prior to the programs with an Alvin Sherman Library card.  Call 954-262-5477 for more information.



Design a Día de los Muertos Mask

Sunday 10/12/14, 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Calling all teens, ages 13-18! Drop in and design your fiercest calavera mask in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Celebrate Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead on November 1, 2014!  Weeklong program runs October 12 – 16. Location: Alvin Sherman Library, 1st floor, Teen room #1035. For more information, call 954-262-5477.

NSU Miami Regional Campus-Hispanic Heritage Pot Luck

Wednesday 10/15/14, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hispanic Heritage Month Programs offered at NSU Miami Regional Campus,

8585 SW 124th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33183

 

The NSU Miami regional campus faculty and staff are encouraged to bring a dish from their country and share in fellowship as we close this year’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. For more information, please contact Sharon Blake at sharblak@nova.edu or 305-275-2602.