Community Listening Session- Voces de Latinidad Project: Damián Vergara Wilson, PhD.
Reception followed by Speaker & Discussion
Join us for the first Community Listening Session in a series of six for our Voces de Latinidad documentary film project. Each gathering in this series will focus of a different cultural aspect of the question: “Who or what is Latinidad?” Voces de Latinidad aims to feature unique voices from our community culminating in a short documentary and digital archive celebrating the rich diversity of our lived experiences.
Recently featured in a New York Times article, this first gathering will be led by UNM Professor of Spanish as a Heritage Language, Damián Vergara Wilson, PhD.
Free community event. Register and save your spot below.
On May 18, we invite all Hispanic, Latina/o/x/e, Chicano/a/x/e, Burqueño/a/e, Mestiza/o/e members of Barelas, Atrisco, the South Valley, and surrounding neighborhoods to come and share how you identify culturally and how language shapes your reality and lived experiences. Maybe you grew up speaking Spanish and keep it in your family or community, or maybe you feel cut off from it. Either way, we’d love for you to share your stories for an evening of discussion, story-telling, food-sharing, and all around diversión! Please feel free to bring a cherished object, photo or writing as a story prompt.
Note: Community sessions will be filmed and some individuals may be selected for one-on-one interviews.
Check back for additional Voces de Latinidad Community session dates & speakers
The Voces de Latinidad project has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom.