Frederick Luis Aldama to discuss Latino/a pop culture in conjunction with National Hispanic Heritage Month

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Frederick Luis Aldama is scheduled to speak about Latino/a pop culture on October 3 and 4, 2013, in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Dr. Aldama was born in Mexico City in 1969 to a Mexico City born and bred chilango papa and a Guatemalan-Irish-American mama. He is an Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University who uses the tools of narrative theory and cognitive science in his teaching and scholarship on Latino and Postcolonial literature, art, music, film, and comic books. He is also the founder and director of the Latino Studies Center at OSU.

Thursday, October 3, from 7-9pm:
Watch a film showing of Washington Heights followed by a discussion with Dr. Aldama. Fruit and dessert will be served. Location: Hutton Honors College Great Room (811 E. Seventh St., Bloomington).

Friday, October 4, from 11am-2:30pm:
Join a lunch discussion with Dr. Aldama (courtesy of Noodles and Company). Location: Hutton Honors College Great Room (811 E. Seventh St., Bloomington).

The events were arranged by Diversity in Action, a Hutton Honors College organization focused on recognizing cultural differences and promoting unity on the IU Bloomington campus.

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