La Casa begins it's annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month this Saturday, September 15th, and continues through the middle of October. The timing coincides with several Latin American independence days: the 15th marks the independence days of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, and Mexico, Chile, and Belize followon the 16th, 18th and 21st. They've assembled full list of activities for students and community members, happening throughtout the month.
You can read our interview with Dr. Sandra Ruiz, curator and Assistant Professor of Latina/Latino Studies and English about Erica Gressman's Limbs here, and get your tickets for CUCO's performance at Pygmalion here. Also be sure to check out Elizabeth Acevedo at the Urbana Free Library during Pygmalion. Follow La Casa's Facebook page to keep up with specific event details throughout the month.