Inaugural Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture
“The Latinx Community within Contemporary America”
As part of Georgia Tech’s Intercultural Lecture Series, the inaugural Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture will feature Esmeralda Santiago, best-selling author, award-winning screenwriter, and essayist, to discuss activism in the Latinx community within contemporary America.
Presented by Institute Diversity, Office of Hispanic Initiatives, and GoSTEM, please join us on October 17 from 3-4:30 p.m. in the Academy of Medicine as Esmeralda Santiago will examine:
- What is the role of activism in the Latinx community today?
- Who are the Latinx voices emerging as activists to help achieve our aspirations for a just and inclusive society?
- What are some of the most pressing issues facing the Latinx community and the nation in the years ahead?
- How can we use art and identity to move the Latinx community forward?
Immediately following the lecture by Esmeralda Santiago, she will sign copies of her groundbreaking memoir, When I Was Puerto Rican, in the lobby of the Academy of Medicine. Copies of her book will be available for purchase.
To register for the Hispanic Heritage Month Lecture, click here.
To learn more about Esmeralda Santiago, click here.