Hispanic Heritage Month
Office of AHANA Student Programs
Organized by the OASP Hispanic Heritage Planning Committee, the Archbishop Oscar Romero Scholarship Committee, the Boston College Alumni Association and the Latino/as at Boston College Association.
Boston College will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, held from September 15 through October 15, with a series of art presentations, lectures, discussions, and social events.
Hispanic Heritage Month officially begins on September 15, the anniversary of independence for five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Mexico declared its independence on September 16, and Chile on September 18.
The celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month educates both students and the community alike about Hispanic culture, language, and history.
Boston College’s Hispanic Heritage Month events are free and open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and the greater Boston community.
September 13 - October 11
2013 Hispanic Heritage Month Events at BC
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Adriana Bosch
Sept.18, 6pm, Devlin 101
“Latino Americans” presents a chronological history of Latinos in America from the 16th century to now.
Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, and Producer of PBS "Latino Americans" series, Adriana Bosch, will be coming to speak to us.
Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo "Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo"
Sept. 19, 7pm, Devlin 008
Co-sponsored by: Center of Human Rights and International Justice and Organization of Latin American Affairs (OLAA).
Featuring: Estela de Carlotto and Buscarita Roa from the famous Argentinian human rights organization formed in response to Argentina's state repression in 1970.
CASA's First General Meeting
Sept. 23, 7pm, Stayer Hall 1st Floor Lounge
Great Cuban food, music, and conversation! Learn how you can get involved.
Sept. 25, 4pm, Fulton Honors Library
Latinos@BC will be hosting a great evening. Meet new students, faculty and staff from the BC Latino Community! This is a wonderful event to share our stories and network with one another.
Brazilian Club First General Meeting
Sept. 25, 5pm, Gasson 305
Meet our e-board and learn more about our exciting upcoming events. There will also be FREE WHITE MOUNTAIN ICE CREAM!
PROGRESANDO JUNTOS: Alumni Networking
Oct. 3, 6pm, Walsh Function Room
Join us at one of our biggest events to network with alumni! Our alumni will be representing a wide range of professions and would love to meet you! Any alumni interested in participating please contact email@example.com. This event is not restricted to only Latino professionals, everyone is welcome.
Boston Esperanza 5k
Oct. 5, 8am, Artesani Park, 1255 Soldiers Field Rd., Boston, MA, 02456
Participate in the annual Boston Friends of Safe Passage Esperanza 5K. This is a walk/run fun event open to everyone! The first 100 registrants will receive a free T-Shirt!
For more information: http://www.firstgiving.com/safepassage/boston-esperanza-5k
Noche de Estrellas "Night of Stars"
Oct. 11, 6:30pm, Gasson 100
Hispanic Heritage Month will be ending this year's celebration with a Night of Stars. CELEBRATE our LAST NIGHT! Join us as we recognize this year's Steering Committee for their hard work! Experience a night filled with music, memorable performances, dancing, food and more.