LatinX Heritage Month
Celebrate LatinX Heritage Month at Washington College!
What is Latinx Heritage Month?
LatinX Heritage Month is observed by Americans each year from September 15th-October 15th by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
Campus Event Info
- Mi Tierra, September 15, 2022 at 6:30 PM, The Egg – Learn about different Latin counties during Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month. Food Provided (small snacks that tie into the country being represented).
- Offensive to Pious Ears, September 20, 2022 at 5:30 PM, Litrenta – The Book Launch of Ofensiva a los Oídos Piadosos, written by Dr. Deanda (Dept. of World Languages) and the Discussion Panel, led by Drs. Hall, Ponti, and Charles.
- Dance Class, September 22, 2022 at 6:30 PM, The Goosenest – The LSU board will teach students how to dance bachata, cumbia, and more.
- "Race, Politics, and LatinX Identity in the US", September 27, 2022 at 6:30 PM, Litrenta – Dr. Hickel (PoliSci) will present his research on the role played by the LatinX community in the presidential campaign and in the US political arena.
- Lotería Night, October 6, 2022 at 6:30 PM, The Egg – Learn how to play Latin Bingo and win prizes.
- Noche de Karaoke, October 20, 2022 –Students will show their singing skills and will sing karaoke in Spanish.
- Day of the Dead, November 1, 2022 – A community celebration where people set the altar for the dead and share bread and chocolate. There will be a face painting artist doing Catrinas, as well as a recital composed of the HPS students choir and local musicians Sergio Cilla and Freddy Granillo.