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Concert-Conversation with Natalia Serna from Corazón Norte

Please join us on Wednesday, April 25, from 5-6:30 pm in Open Grounds, Studio A (1400 University Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22903), for a concert-conversation with Natalia Serna on immigration justice at the U.S.A-Mexico border.
 
It will also be an opportunity to hear from the Latino Health Initiative, Sin Barreras, and the Charlottesville-area Immigrant Resource and Advocacy Coalition about the great work they are doing in our local community! Hope you can join!
 

Feria de la Salud y el Bienestar: Yoga en español con Alicia López Operé

This Saturday, April 21, from 10-2 pm, please join the UVa Health System's Latino Health Initiative and local non-profit Sin Barreras for the Feria de la Salud y el Bienestar. This event is free and open to the public. It will be held at the Church of the Incarnation (1465 Incarnation Drive, Charlottesville).

Professor Alicia López Operé will lead short meditations and collaborate with a yoga instructor to offer a bilingual class. Other classes include zumba and therapeutic massage.

3D printing for Medical Spanish: A talk by Alicia López Operé

Please join us on Thursday, April 26th, at 3:30 in the language commons (NCH 299) for a talk on "3D Printing for Medical Spanish." Professor Alicia López Operé will present, along with her students and collaborators in the Makers Studio in Wilson Hall and in the MAE lab in the Engineering School, the results of their project in the creation of 3D prints human models, skeletons and organs for my class Spanish for Medical Professionals.

Everyone is welcome and refreshments will be served.

We Are Here Diversity Festival: April 14, 10-3 pm, IX Park

Please join us for the We Are Here Diversity Festival, a UVA-sponsored initiative which aims to bring the UVA and Charlottesville communities together to create dialogues about diversity through the arts.

The festival will take place on April 14 from 10 am to 3 pm in IX Art Park, and it will feature local artists, performing groups, and non-profit organizations and a variety of activities to raise awareness and engagement about challenges faced by local minority groups.

The main two speakers for the event are:

“The future of literary history: Mass-digitized collections, literary data, and American fiction in the Antipodes”: A Talk by Katherine Bode (Australian National University)

On Tuesday, April 24 at 4pm, Katherine Bode will deliver a talk entitled “The future of literary history: Mass-digitized collections, literary data, and American fiction in the Antipodes.”  IHGC and the DH@UVa speaker series are co-sponsoring this event.

How Borges Wrote: Presentation with Daniel Balderston, Jared Loewenstein, Nora Benedict, and María Laura Bocaz

Please join UVA Press at 4:00 pm on 4/24 at Special Collections for a launch event and reception with Daniel Balderston — Director of the Borges Center and Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Modern Languages at the University of Pittsburgh — around his new book How Borges Wrote (April 2018; UVa Press).

Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy. Q&A with Deborah Parker and Mark Parker at Tom Tom Festival

Please join us on Thursday, April 12, at the Old Metropolitan Hall on the Downtown Mall from 2:00-3:10 for a discussion of Sucking Up: A Brief Consideration of Sycophancy, co-authored by Deborah Parker and Mark Parker.

For more information on the Tom Tom Festival, and a full list of activities, please visit https://tomtomfest.com.

“El ciclón: An Ecocritical Approach to the Hurricane in Gabriel García Márquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch": Lecture by Charlotte Rogers

On April 20, from 9:30 am until 1:30 pm, the Institute for Humanities and Global Cultures is sponsoring a symposium of presentations by IHGC Mellon Faculty Fellows for 2018-2019. Please join us in Wilson 142 for three presentations by faculty fellows -- Charlotte Rogers, Christopher Krentz, and William Hitchcock -- followed by a catered lunch. Professor Rogers's talk is entitled, "El ciclón: An Ecocritical Approach to the Hurricane in Gabriel García Márquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch."

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