Thursday, November 7, 2013

Visit from Washington Cucurto & María Gómez (Eloísa Cartonera)

Visit from Washington Cucurto & María Gómez (Eloísa Cartonera)

Friday, November 8, 2013

Presentation: 5PM-7PM (snacks provided)

Eloísa Cartonera: Ten Years of Artisanal Publishing in Latin America

The Richard Mauthe Center

2418 Leon Bond Drive

Green Bay, WI 54311


Saturday, November 9, 2013

 “Resistance and Memory in Latin American Art”

Stephen Perkins (UK), Washington Cucurto (Argentina), Eduin Pérez Fraga (Cuba) & Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz (Peru/USA) -- WC Gallery 7:30PM onwards

WC Gallery

908 Talbot Ave., De Pere, WI 54115


Sunday, November 10, 2013



Monday, November 11, 2013

Workshop: How to Make Cartonero Books

1965 Room – University Union 5PM-7PM


Wednesday, November 13, 2013: Leave for MKE Airport at 6:00AM

Contact information:

Gabriel T. Saxton-Ruiz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Humanistic Studies and Spanish
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Drive - TH 331
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001

Phone: (920) 465-2740 (office)

Fax: (920) 465-2890

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Invitados de Cuba - charla el lunes

...y un poco de contexto para la charla del lunes...

Mesas etc.



MESAS DE CONVERSACIÓN                      



Lunes 2:30pm-3:30pm Common Grounds Café

Miércoles 2:30pm-3:30pm Common Grounds Café    



Martes 1:30-3:30pm (Language Lab)*




En el Language Lab.



9:00-11:00am Kelly

2:15-3:30pm Andrea


9:00-11:00am Andrea

3:30-5:00pm Kelly


2:15-3:30pm Andrea


9:00-11:00am Andrea

3:30-5:00pm Kelly


9:00-11:00am Kelly



Jueves 4:30pm en el Phoenix Club

Monday, September 16, 2013

Mesas de conversación

Rodolfo (México)

Lunes 2:30pm-3:30pm Common Grounds Café

Miércoles 2:30pm-3:30pm Common Grounds Café

Álvaro (España)

Martes 1:30-3:30pm (Language Lab)*
*Studio Arts 355


Hispanic Heritage Month

¡¡¡¡¡¡Actividades en el campus!!!!!

Hispanic Independence Celebration Festival

Sunday, September 15 -2pm at Leicht Park in Green Bay

Sign up in the American Intercultural Center to attend Green Bay’s annual Hispanic Independence Festival as people of all nations come together to celebrate! Great music, dancing and food!

Spanish Study Abroad Programs

Tuesday, September 17 -3:30pm, Room 103

Learn about study abroad program for Spanish majors and minors. For more information, contact Office of International Education in Cofrin Library 207 or call OIE at 920-465-2190.

Familia Rodante film

Wednesday, September 18 -5pm, Christie Theater, University Union

Familia Rodante is a film about a four-generation Buenos Aires family who take a road trip across the countryside of Argentina. As a family, they deal with cramped, stifling conditions and mechanical setbacks that bring domestic tensions and romantic conflicts to the surface.

Correo Ae’reo

Thursday, September 19 -8pm, Phoenix Room B

Awarding-winning multi-instrumental and Latin/World music duo, Correo Ae’reo performs traditional Latin American music of Venezuela, Argentina and Mexico, along with their own original music. Their soulful harmonies and lively music will leave you wanting more.

Día De Los Muertos: Ofrendas and Origins

Monday, September 23 -11am -3pm, Room 103

Milwaukee artist Nicole Acosto will guide workshop participants through a brief history lesson of Dí a De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) discussing the Mexican celebration and the significance and symbolism of ofrendas offerings). Participants will utilize a variety of supplies to craft their own miniature ofrendas that mirror the symbols they have seen. Supplies provided at workshop. Stop by any time!

Latino Tapas Food Demonstration & Sampling

Wednesdays, Sept. 25 & October 2, 9 & 16 -11am, AIC

A tapa is snack in Spanish cuisine and here is a chance to learn about the different tapas from across the Latino regions and cultures! And also a chance to sample taste these delicious tapas!

Latino Superstition Panel

Tuesday, October 8 -3:30 pm, Christie Theater, University Union

Every wonder why you Latinos like to wear yellow underwear on New Year’s Eve? Or what walking around the block with a suitcase means for you? Come learn fun and interesting Latino superstitions and other superstition practices that is practiced and believed from different parts of Latin American countries.

Karen Cries on the Bus

Wednesday, October 9 -5pm, Christie Theater, University Union

Karen has left her slimy but successful husband Mario after ten years of marriage. She needs a fresh start to find out who she is and who she could be, despite her husband's proclamation that she can do absolutely nothing. She walks out into Bogota with no job, no friends, and hardly any money, but catches a break when she meets a hairdresser named Patricia at a cheap flophouse. With her younger and seemingly stronger friend by her side, Karen takes her first steps towards independence and self-discovery.

The Cry film

Tuesday, October 22 -5pm, Christie Theater, University Union

The Cry is a suspenseful and shocking horror film using the Mexican urban legend of La Llorona (the Weeping Woman) as the basis for a series of child disappearances in Central Park at the center of New York City. Detective Scott (Christian Camargo) must solve the crimes and also battle both the horrific nature of the crimes and his own demons… his ex-wife drowned his own child in a similar fashion years ago.

Events are sponsored by the student members of Organizacion Latino Americana, Good Times Programming, Office of International Education, Spanish Language program, Common Theme Committee and the American Intercultural Center.

Monday, September 2, 2013

Casa Alba Melanie

An opportunity to learn about resources in the Hispanic community for faculty and students (students in practicum, social work, Spanish, education, etc):

September 12 at 10 am
at Casa Alba Melanie Center,  314 South Madison Street in downtown Green Bay

Tour of the Center and one hour overview of services and resources at the Center (healthcare, education, legal, law enforcement assistance and language learning skills)

Program presenters: Fr. Ken DeGroot, Sr. Melanie Maczka and members of the local Hispanic Community

Luisa Etxenike: UWGB's Scholar-in-Residence, Fall 2013

Here you have a short bio of our Scholar in Residence, Luisa Etxenike. She will be teaching two courses for UWGB in the Fall semester of 2013: SPAN 465 Special Topics-Contar el cuento  with Prof. Cristina Ortiz, and ENG 338 World Literatures- Memory, Gender and Violence in Contemporary World Narratives with Professor Saxton-Ruiz.

Luisa Etxenike (San Sebastián, Spain)

Has published the following novels: El detective de sonidos (2011), El ángulo ciego (Euskadi Literary Award 2009), Los peces negros (2005), Vino (2000), El mal más grave (1997) and Efectos secundarios (1996), and the short story collections Ejercicios de duelo (2001), and La historia de amor de Margarita Maura (1990).

Her short stories have been included in numerous anthologies, the most recent: Un deseo propio. Antología de escritoras españolas contemporáneas, edited by Inmaculada Pertusa y Nancy Vosbrug.

She has translated from French the works of Jacques Roubaud (Algo negro), Jean-Michel Maulpoix (La cabeza de Paul Verlaine) and Claude Lanzmann (Alguien vivo pasa).

She teaches creative writing workshops at the Cultural Center Ernest LLuch (San Sebastián, Spain) and at the University of the Basque Country (Bilbao). She also teaches courses on “Theory of Narration” and “Gender Studies” for the University of the Basque Country (Aula de la Experiencia, Bilbao).

She is the coordinator of the International Encounter of Women Writers that takes place annually in San Sebastian since 1988.

In 1999 she was an International Visiting Scholar at Columbia University’s Spanish Graduate Program, where she taught courses in contemporary Spanish literature.

In 2007 she was awarded the distintion of Chevalier d’ Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government as a recognition for her outstanding work in the fields of art and literature.

In 2012, San Sebastian’s municipal government awarded her the Medalla al Mérito Ciudadano (Medal for Exemplary Citizenship).

Among her hobbies are bird watching and archery.

An interview with Luisa was recently published in the Spanish newspaper El Mundo:


And here's an interview with Dr. Pilar Rodríguez...



Aquí van las horas de tutoría para el otoño.  ¡Nos vemos en el Lab (Studio Arts 355)!


9:00-11:00am Kelly

2:15-3:30pm Andrea



9:00-11:00am Andrea

3:30-5:00pm Kelly



2:15-3:30pm Andrea



9:00-11:00am Andrea

3:30-5:00pm Kelly



9:00-11:00am Kelly

Monday, February 4, 2013

Tutoría, mesas y tertulias - primavera 2013

Mesas de conversación:

Laura – Martes y jueves  a las 11:00 (Language Resource Center SA 350)

Rodrigo –Lunes y miércoles a las 14:30-15:30 (Common Grounds)

Tutorías: (Language Resource Center)

Lunes- Kelly 9:00-12:00 

Martes- Kelly 1:00-4:00 

Miércoles- Andrea 9:00-12:00

Jueves- Andrea 9:00-12:30

Viernes- Kelly 9:00-12:00

Andrea 12:00-3:00 (o más tarde si es necesario)

Jueves a las 4:30pm en Phoenix Club.

Atención: En la Tertulia y en las Mesas de Conversación solo obtendrán una firma los estudiantes que hablen y participen activamente. Asistir y no hablar no cuenta como práctica.