2013 Hispanic Heritage Month Events at NSU

Cine Argentino: Soñar No Cuesta Nada

Cine Argentino: Soñar No Cuesta Nada Sunday 09/08/13, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library sponsors the annual Argentine Film Festival and kicks off with “Soñar No Cuesta Nada.” The film is based on a true story and deals with justice and duty in life. 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.

Cine Argentino: El Ángel Del Acordeón

Cine Argentino: El Ángel Del Acordeón Sunday 09/15/13, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library continues the Argentine Film Festival with “El Ángel Del Acordeón.” This award-winning film is about a child and an accordion and features the Colombian musical group, Barrio Abajo. 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: Nature, Symbolism, Mysticism and Color Exhibit

Opening Reception: Nature, Symbolism, Mysticism and Color Exhibit Sunday 09/15/13, 5:00 PM - 9:00 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.

Working with Latino Children and Families in South Florida: Cultural and Contextual Issues

Wednesday 09/18/13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This presentation, facilitated by Diana Formoso, Ph.D., from NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies, will focus on cultural and contextual issues to consider when working with Latino children and families, including:  the impact of multiple, chronic and uncontrollable stressors on family life; faith-based coping; cultural values supporting hierarchical parent-child relationships; children’s cultural brokering and family work; acculturation and parents’ ethnic socialization practices; and the legal limits of corporal punishment in Florida. Location: Maltz Psychology Building, room 2045. For more information, send email to Dr. Formoso at formoso@nova.edu.

Opening Celebration with Hispanic Music and Composers

Thursday 09/19/13, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

The Abraham S. Fischler School of Education will kick off Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with a traditional opening flag ceremony, and will present a program depicting the music of Latin America (i.e. Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, and other Latin countries.  The presentation will demonstrate how the fusion of existing American Indian rhythms and styles together with the introduction of African and Spanish music, instruments and dances influenced music and composers today.  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 Delores Smiley at 954-262-8443 or smiley@nova.edu.

Salsa Dancing!

Thursday 09/19/13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Come join Center for Psychological Studies doctoral student, Marta Tobenas, for a lunchtime salsa dancing event! Ms. Tobenas is a trained instructor who will be teaching salsa dancing from both the female and male perspectives. Bring your dancing shoes! Location: Maltz Psychology Building, room 2057. For more information, send email to Marta Tobenas at mt783@nova.edu.

Learn how to find Spanish Language Resources at the Alvin Sherman Library

Friday 09/20/13, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Learn how to ­find Spanish Language resources including books, films, and journals available online from home through the Alvin Sherman Library.

Tango from the Streets of Buenos Aires: Hispanic Heritage Dance Concert

Tango from the Streets of Buenos Aires: Hispanic Heritage Dance Concert Saturday 09/21/13, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Experience the drama of the Tango with live music and authentic dancers including members of the Miami Tango Times Dance Company. Free and open to the public. Tickets may be obtained by presenting Alvin Sherman Library card. Location: Miniaci Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 954-262-5477.

Teens: Papel Picado

Saturday 09/21/13, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Papel picado is a Hispanic folk art in which intricate designs are cut into colorful paper. Learn about this traditional art form in this hands-on workshop. Program is designed for teens ages 13-18. Location: Alvin Sherman Library, room 1035. Free and open to the public. Call 954-262-5477 for more informationSunday, September 22

Cine Argentino: Homenaje A Gabriel García Márquez

Cine Argentino: Homenaje A Gabriel García Márquez Sunday 09/22/13, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Alvin Sherman Library continues the Argentine Film Festival with a third film, “Homenaje A Gabriel García.” This film is pays homage to Colombian writer García Marquez. Argentine actress and journalist Adriana Bianco will introduce and provide commentary. English subtitles. Free and open to the public. Location: Carl DeSantis Building, Knight Auditorium. Call 954-262-5477 for more information.

Working with Hispanic Adolescents in the ESOL Program

Tuesday 09/24/13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This presentation, facilitated by Fabiola Audibert from the Center for Psychological Studies, will provide an overview of the cultural transition of immigrant youth, acculturative stress, and coping strategies utilized among immigrant students. Location: Maltz Psychology Building, room 2058. For more information, send email to Fabiola Audibert at fa130@nova.edu.

Sharkey's Storytime: Canta, baila, y ríe en la bibliotec

Wednesday 09/25/13, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Sing, dance and read stories in English and Spanish. Program is designed for children, ages 3-5 (with caregiver). Location: Alvin Sherman Library, room 1017. Free and open to the public. Call 954-262-5477 for more information.

Bone Marrow Dine and Learn for Hispanic Heritage Month

Wednesday 09/25/13, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Nova Southeastern University-Jacksonville Campus 6675 Corporate Center Parkway, Suite 115 Jacksonville, FL 32225

Come and learn how you can be the one to save a life! Jennifer Salah from  Be the Match will be our guest speaker, talking on bone marrow transplants and their importance to our Hispanic community. Food will be provided!

To RSVP: Call us at 904.245.8910 or by email at ps712@nova.edu. Please RSVP by Friday, September 20th

 

Cine Argentino El Exilio De Gardel

Cine Argentino El Exilio De Gardel Sunday 09/29/13, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Argentine Film Festival concludes with, “El Exilio De Gardel.” This film highlights the life of tango singer Carlos Gardel, dealing with his exile, politics and Argentine history. Singer Rodrigo Aragón is also featured. Argentine actress and journalist Adriana Bianco will introduce and provide commentary. English subtitles. Free and open to the public. Location: Carl DeSantis Building, Knight Auditorium. Call 954-262-5477 for more information.

It’s Celebration Monday in Fort Myers!

Monday 09/30/13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NSU’s Fort Myers Campus will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a mouthwatering Salsa Cook-off on Monday, September 30, from noon to 1:00p.m. This Latin food-fest which will involve staff, students, and faculty, is free and open to the public. For further information, call Shelby or Emily at 239-274-6070 or e-mail svargas1@nova.edu or esarver@nova.edu .

 

Hispanic Culture as seen through its Art and Architecture Yesterday and Today

Wednesday 10/02/13, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Focusing on the indigenous and European heritage up to an examination of the present, the presenter will demonstrate how the Hispanic fusion of art, through its architecture, continues to influence the modern world. The audience will go on a virtual tour through Spain and other Latin American countries to examine the styles of Cathedrals and Churches, private homes in colonial times, Missions, universities, and outstanding landmarks in the South Florida area. A special added feature as a follow up to this event will be a visit to the Ancient Spanish Monastery on West Dixie Highway (North Miami Beach) to view its preservation of art, antiquities, and architecture of the historically-designated Cloisters and its gardens.  This visit will take place following the Architecture presentation, on a day and time to be announced at the presentation. 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 Delores Smiley at 954-262-8443 or smiley@nova.edu.

Hispanic Heritage Chasing the Black Orpheus: Invisible Blackness in Mexico and Brazil

Wednesday 10/02/13, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

University of Miami professor and critic, B Christine Arce, PhD. (http://www.as.miami.edu/mll/people/ChristineArce) will discuss her research, which analyzes the representation of Mexico’s historical “others” such as the invisibility of Blacks in Mexican culture.The presentation will provide an historical and cultural overview of Blacks in Mexico and Latin America in general and the way they have been imaged in the arts. The  talk will be in English and is open to students, faculty and staff interested in the Spanish language and Latin American & Caribbean History, Art and Culture. Location: Nova Southeastern University, Alvin Sherman Library, 2nd Floor Gallery.


Tour of Ancient Spanish Monastery

Thursday 10/03/13, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

As a follow up to the presentation on “Hispanic Culture as seen through its Art and Architecture Yesterday and Today,” participants are invited to a tour of the Ancient Spanish Monastery on West Dixie Highway (North Miami Beach) to view its preservation of art, antiquities, and architecture of the historically-designated Cloisters and its gardens. 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 Delores Smiley at 954-262-8443 or smiley@nova.edu.

It’s Celebration Monday in Fort Myers! Part II

Monday 10/07/13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This NSU Fort Myers campus will celebrate Hispanic Heritage on Monday, October 7, from noon to 1:00p.m. and, this time they will collaborate with El Pilon Restaurant to prepare yummy plates with Sabor Latino to excite your palate. Again, in true celebratory style, this event will be free and open to the public.  Join us at 3650 Colonial Court, Fort Myers, Florida 33913. For further information, call Shelby or Emily at 239-274-6070 or e-mail svargas1@nova.edu or esarver@nova.edu

Sharkey's Storytime: Canta, baila, y ríe en la bibliotec

Wednesday 10/09/13, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Sing songs and read stories in English and Spanish. Program is designed for children, ages 3-5 (with caregiver). Location: Alvin Sherman Library, room 1017. Free and open to the public. Call 954-262-5477 for more information.

Hispanic Focus, Food, and Salsa Dancing

Saturday 10/12/13, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Come join the Orlando Campus for a lunchtime Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration that will stimulate you from head to toe.  Sheyla Ascencios. prominent Hispanic public speaker in Central Florida will focus your intellect towards important issues that are affecting the Hispanic Community. You will be treated to delectable Hispanic food – taste of a new culture for some, and memories of the home country for others. The celebration will culminate with Salsa dancing to exciting Latin music. Free and open to the public. Location: Nova Southeastern University Orlando Campus, 4850 Millenia Boulevard, Orlando, Fl. 32839. For more information, call 407 -264-5601or e-mail sw1084@nova.edu.

Paco Moreno & Friends: Concert for Children

Saturday 10/12/13, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Paco Moreno & Friends perform music and dances from Spanish-speaking countries throughout the world. After the performance, children will be invited to play authentic Ecuadorian musical instruments which were homemade by Mr. Moreno. Location: Alvin Sherman Library, 2nd floor, Cotilla Gallery.