Hispanic Heritage Month

Sept. 24: Hispanic Health Fair

Sept. 24: Hispanic Health Fair

Islander nursing students and faculty will provide blood pressure, BMI and blood sugar screenings as well as AIC/Cholesterol screenings to the first 50 visitors!
Sept. 25: Public Service and LGBTQ+ Public Communities in South Texas: A Talk with Eric Holguin

Sept. 25: Public Service and LGBTQ+ Public Communities in South Texas: A Talk with Eric Holguin

Join Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi alumnus, Eric Holguin, for a discussion on how his South Texas public service is informed by his experiences as a local political figure.
Sept. 25: Lotería

Sept. 25: Lotería

Join the Islander Cultural Alliance for a game similar to bingo for fun student prizes!
Sept. 25-26: UnSchooled: What's in a Name: The Language of Diversity

Sept. 25-26: UnSchooled: What's in a Name: The Language of Diversity

Learn more about the origin of phrases, names, and the importance of culture in everyday conversation!
Sept. 25-26: Read-A-Thon

Sept. 25-26: Read-A-Thon

Dr. Melissa Galván will host a two-day Read-A-Thon, where Islander faculty, students, and staff will read short excerpts of literary works by Spanish, Spanish American, and U.S. Latina/o authors.
Sept. 26: Pioneers in Film Making: Antonio Rodriguez Fuentes and Josefina Barrera Fuentes

Sept. 26: Pioneers in Film Making: Antonio Rodriguez Fuentes and Josefina Barrera Fuentes

Join the Mary and Jeff Bell Library for a special screening of motion pictures by Mexican American filmmakers Antonio Rodriguez Fuentes and Josefina Barrera Fuentes!
Sept. 28: Hispanic Heritage Festival

Sept. 28: Hispanic Heritage Festival

Join the Islander Cultural Alliance and the Texas State Aquarium (TSA) for the Hispanic Heritage Festival on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sept. 30: Latin American Film Series

Sept. 30: Latin American Film Series

Join the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Spanish program for the first film of the Latin American Film Series! Film title TBA.
Oct. 1: Hispanic Poetry Reading

Oct. 1: Hispanic Poetry Reading

Join Dr. Javier Villarreal and Juan M. Perez, Corpus Christi poet laureate, for an afternoon of English and Spanish poetry.
Oct. 1: Alebrije con ICA

Oct. 1: Alebrije con ICA

Paint your own ceramic Alebrije, a brightly-colored Mexican folk spirit animal!
Oct. 2: Spanish Teachers Panel

Oct. 2: Spanish Teachers Panel

The discussion will feature narratives from local teachers in the community, and refreshments will be provided.
Oct. 3: Translation Matters

Oct. 3: Translation Matters

Commemorate International Translation Day and learn about the upcoming Spanish-English Translation and Interpretation Certificates! The guest speaker is Lorena Parada-Valdes.
Oct. 6: Fiesta Concert featuring Arnulfo Velásquez

Oct. 6: Fiesta Concert featuring Arnulfo Velásquez

Enjoy the beautiful, entertaining, and emotionally rewarding Latin American art songs sung by Arnulfo Velásquez on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 3 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.
Oct. 9: Latin American Film Series

Oct. 9: Latin American Film Series

Join the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Spanish program for the second film of the Latin American Film Series! Film title TBA.
Oct. 9: PASS Cultural Celebration and Display

Oct. 9: PASS Cultural Celebration and Display

Celebrate the panethnic identities of Latin culture through music, delicacies, and a cultural event.
Oct. 10: Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Oct. 10: Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Is Hispanic culture under-represented in Wikipedia? Let's do something about it! Visit the Mary and Jeff Bell Library for a conversation about the representation of Hispanics in Wikipedia.
Oct. 15: We Googled Her and She Wasn't There: The Wikipedia Scholars Project

Oct. 15: We Googled Her and She Wasn't There: The Wikipedia Scholars Project

Learn about how Mexican American women resisted the status quo by pushing the envelope and claiming space by challenging the social constructs of their time.
Sept. 15 through Oct. 15: Hispanic Heritage Month Display

Sept. 15 through Oct. 15: Hispanic Heritage Month Display

Check out the Mary and Jeff Bell Library Hispanic Heritage Month displays with books, films, and other resources that highlight the rich and diverse influence of the Hispanic and Latino communities.
Sept. 15 through Oct. 15: Hispanic Heritage Month Resources

Sept. 15 through Oct. 15: Hispanic Heritage Month Resources

The Mary and Jeff Bell Library has created an online guide for Hispanic Heritage Month that offers access to books, journals, databases, teaching resources, and more!
Oct. 16: Spanish Program Open House

Oct. 16: Spanish Program Open House

Check out the Spanish Program Open House! Refreshments will be provided.
Oct. 17: Mariachi & Folklórico Showcase

Oct. 17: Mariachi & Folklórico Showcase

Celebrate the pageantry and beauty of the music of the Mariachi de la Isla and the traditional dances of Alcorta's Compañía de Danza Folklórica.
Oct. 19: Las Cafeteras

Oct. 19: Las Cafeteras

Enjoy an evening of Afro-Mexican beats, rhythms, and rhymes and inspiring lyrics that document stories of a community seeking love and justice with Las Cafeteras!