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Oct. 4, 2007

Birmingham-Southern celebrates Hispanic heritage

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College has designated a week to celebrate Hispanic heritage. The week-long celebration, sponsored by the BSC Hispanic Heritage Committee and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, is being held in conjunction with the World's Fare celebration of Hispanic heritage. The week's activities include:

Tuesday, Oct. 9 – The Best of . . . Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, Peru, Spain, Venezuela, Chile, Argentina & Mexico: Enjoy several displays highlighting Hispanic countries from around the globe at the fountain outside the BSC Norton Campus Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 11 – “The Woman, the Rifle, the Baby, & the Five National Heroes:” A program presented by Ileana Fuentes, director of Red Feminista Cubana, which focuses on the lives of women in Cuba, the concept of “national identity” as a male construct, and why women in Cuba are not experiencing equality. Norton Campus Center Theater, 11 a.m.

Thursday, Oct. 11 – Irene Rimer's Corazon Flamenco Dancers: Corazon Flamenco will perform to different rhythms including Alegrias, Tarantos, Solea, and Sequidillas in the BSC Munger Auditorium at 7 p.m. Open to the public, admission is free.

 

 

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