Calendar of Events

Hispanic Heritage Opening Celebration & Keynote Address

Monday, September 18, 2017

5:00 PM

Bryant Hall, Room 111

Reception to follow in the Jan & Lawrence Farrington Gallery

The Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Celebration is a traditional ceremony to commemorate the University of Mississippi’s official recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month. As a part of the celebration of culture and diversity, the opening celebration will feature José Galvez, photographer of Hispanic immigration in the south, as the keynote speaker.

Hispanic Heritage Films Series

Beginning September 21st, a series of films will be shown in Spanish with English subtitles. All films will begin at 7:00pm and will be held in the Lamar Hall, Room 131. See the trailers at: For More Information, contact Professor Diane Marting at

The Hispanic Heritage Series is made possible with the support of Pragda, the Spanish Film Club, SPAIN Arts & Culture, and the Secretary of State for the Culture of Spain. Local major sponsors are: The Department of Modern Languages, The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, The Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement, and Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Cinema Minor, The College of Liberal Arts, English, The Croft Institute for International Studies, the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History, Political Science Department, The Sarah Isom Center for Gender and Women’s Studies, the Oxford Film Festival and the Sociology and Anthropology Department.

Other Events

Hispanic Heritage Month Cultural Conversation:Telling Our Stories


Tuesday, September 26, 2017

6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Bryant 111

Join us as members of the UM community share their stories about Hispanic and Latin American culture and heritage.

10 Things You Never Knew

Wednesday, October 4th

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Bryant 209

This engaging lecture will reveal facts and myths about Hispanic and Latin American culture.

Are You Ready? Dialogue Series: Let’s Start the Conversation

Wednesday, October 16th

5:00 PM-6:00 PM

Bryant 209

Join members of the UM community as they discuss Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Dreamers.

Did You Know?

September 15 – October 15, 2017

Join us on our social media outlets as we highlight various artists, authors, actors/actresses, and athletes of Hispanic and Latin American descent.

Hispanic Heritage Month Sponsors

The Center for Inclusion & Cross Cultural Engagement

Department of Modern Language

Latin American Student Organization

The Spanish Film Club

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For more information or disability accommodations, please contact The Center for Inclusion and Cross Cultural Engagement at 662-915-1689 or