Kresge Library

HISPANIC CELEBRATION 2006

Monday, September 25, Celebrarting Mexican Traditions: El Día de Los Muertos, Las Posadas & El Cinco de Mayo
12 - 1 p.m., Oakland Center Fireside Lounge
Presented by Vincent Murray, Executive of the Bagley Housing Association

Tuesday, September 26, Coming to America: An International Student Panel
12 - 1 p.m., Oakland Center Gold Room B
Armando Ojeda, director of Supplier Diversity Development for Ford Motor Company and former president and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will discuss "Opportunities in Hispanic Business." Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, September 27, World Cup: Foosball and Playstation Soccer Tournament
12-2 p.m., Oakland Center Fireside Lounge

Friday, September 29, Closing Ceremony: Fiesta Latina
12 - 2 p.m., Oakland CenterPatio
Featuring musical entertainment by Gloria Sosa and her band Dondé. FREE Latin American food & beverages.


Relevant Full-Text Articles:
  • (2005). 100 Most Influential Hispanics. Hispanic Business 27, (10), pp. 40-78.
  • Grillo, I. (2004). Stealing the Past. Business Mexico 14 (8), pp. 46-7. 51.
  • Karaim, R. (2003). The Latin Swing. U.S. News & World Report 135 (7), pp. 12-15.
  • Navarrette, R. (2006). Talking Borders. Hispanic 19 (7), pp. 14-15.
  • Ordoñez, J. (2006). Music: The Hurban Sprawl. Newsweek (Feb 27, 2006): p13. 
Relevant Books at Kresge Library:
  • California Association for Bilingual Education. (2005). Building on strength : Language and literacy in Latino families and communities . Covina, Calif. : Teachers College Press.
  • Castillo, D. A. (2005). Redreaming America: Toward a bilingual American culture. Albany: State University New York Press.
  • Griswold del Castillo, R. (1995). César Chávez: A triumph of spirit. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press.
  • Stavans, I. (2001). The Hispanic condition: The power of a people. New York: Rayo.

Links to Information on Famous Hispanics:

  • Pedro Almodóvar: Director
  • Joan Baez: Folksinger/Activist
  • César Chavez: Labor & Human Rights Activist
  • Luis V. Guiterrez: Politician
  • Frida Kahlo: Painter
  • Gabriel García Márquez: Writer/Nobel Prize Winner
  • Pablo Neruda: Poet/ Nobel Prize Winner
  • Ellen Ochoa: Astronaut
  • Iván "Pudge" Rodríguez: Major League Baseball Player
  • Lydia Villa-Komaroff: Scientist

*Access to full text resources from off campus is limited to current Oakland students, staff, and faculty.


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