In partnership with the Spanish newspaper El Planeta, we are pleased to present this four-day seminar-conference that will explore life issues faced by Latinos living in the United States. The conference will specifically address the impact Latino and non-Latino cultures have on each other.
Participants will take part in four panel discussions, in order to facilitate conversation and share common experiences.

On April 10: Latinos born in the U.S.
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On April 17: Latinos who have recently arrived to the U.S.
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On May 1: Latinos who have lived in the U.S. for more than 10 years.
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On May 9: all the panelists and participants will meet to analyze the results of all sessions.
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Welcoming Remarks will be given by Gerardo Villacres, Director/Editor of El Planeta and Managing Partner of Ultra-Linx Marketing Group LLC. Gerardo Villacres, with extensive civic involvement in the community, is a board member of the Cambridge Center and an overseer of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. He is an advisor of many other non-for-profit organizations, and is a trustee at Bunker Hill Community College. Before coming to the Boston area, he worked at CBS in New York for 20 years and was Manager of the CBS Hispanic Radio Network. Gerardo Villacres has received many international, national and local awards for his work and involvement in the community.

The last day of the seminar/conference will have a Keynote Address by Ilan Stavans, the Lewis-Sebring Professor of Latin American and Latino Cultures at Amherst College. He is editor-in-chief of the four-volume Encyclopedia Latina: History, Culture, and Society in the United States and author of the Hispanic Condition and Spanglish, among many other publications.
All sessions will have three panelists, and will be moderated by Gerardo Villacres and Dr. Luisa Medrano. Closing remarks the last day, May 8 at 9:30 pm, will be made by Jim Smith, Executive Director of The Cambridge Center. Closing remarks will give an opportunity for all those who attend the conference to share what they learned. A closing reception will then follow from 10 to 10:30 pm on May 8. For a complete conference schedule and to register for this conference, call (617) 547-6789 ext. 1 and ask for a brochure.

Sec. 01: 3 Thursdays, 8:00-9:30 pm, Apr. 10, Apr. 17 & May 1, plus 1 Friday, May 9 (Ilan Stavans), 56 Brattle St. | $30

TERM: SPRING TERM

COURSE CODE: LATO

SECTION 1

Starts on: April 10, 2008

Ends on: May 09, 2008

Price: $30.00

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