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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
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Nova Southeastern University Honors Hispanic Heritage Month with Cultural Events for the South Florida Community

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will recognize Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) by celebrating and learning about the Hispanic culture through a variety of activities.

A listing of events is below. For the most current information and updates, visit: www.nova.edu/hispanicheritage

COST: Unless otherwise noted, all events are FREE and open to the Public.

LOCATION: Events will be held at locations throughout NSU’s main campus in Davie at 3301 College Ave, 33314 and its Abraham S. Fischler School of Education campus at 1750 NE 167th Street in North Miami Beach, 33162.

 

August 30-October 18 list hours open?

Nature, Symbolism, Mysticism, and Color Exhibit

A Celebration of Art in Honor of 2013 Hispanic Heritage Month

Curated by Adriana Bianco
Featured Artists Ingrid Kaufmann (Argentina-Swiss), Jorge Cavelier (Colombia), Sebastian Spreng (Argentina)Sponsors: Nova Southeastern University,The Argentine General Consulate of Miami, Art Works, The Republic of Colombia, Broward County Florida, Broward County Florida Cultural Division, The General Consulate of the Republic of Argentina in Miami.

Location: Alvin Sherman Library, 2nd Floor-Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla Gallery.  For more information call 954-262-5477.

 

CINE ARGENTINO

Dedicated to Colombia

Commentary by actress & journalist, Adriana Bianco

Location: Carl De Santis Building (business school) Knight Auditorium.  For more information call 954-262-5477.

-Soñar No Cuesta Nada

Sept. 8 at 2 p.m.

Based on a true story, this film touches on justice and duty in life.  An Argentine-Colombian collaboration. This film is subtitled in English and is for mature audiences. Directed by Rodrigo Triana

-El Angel del Acordeón

Sept. 15 at 2 p.m.

An award-winning, touching film about a child and an accordion. Also features the Colombian musical group, Barrio Abajo. Directed by Maria Camila

-Homenaje a Gabriel García Márquez

Sept. 22 at 2 p.m.

This film pays homage to Colombian writer, Gabriel García Márquez

-El Exillo de Gardel

Sept. 29 at 2 p.m.

This film pays homage to the famous tango singer Carlos Gardel.  It touches on exile, politics and Argentine history. It also features singer Rodrigo Aragón.  This film is subtitled in English. Directed by Fernando Solanas.

Sponsors: Nova Southeastern University (NSU), The Argentine General Consulate of Miami, Art Works, The Republic of Colombia, Broward County Florida, Broward County Florida Cultural Division, The General Consulate of the Republic of Argentina in Miami.

 

Sharkey’s Storytime!

Sept 25 and October 9

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Ages 3 – 5 with caregivers

Enjoy books, songs & activities that enhance early literacy skills and explore the world online with

kid-friendly websites recommended by librarians.  Location: Alvin Sherman Library Room 1017.  For more information, call 954-262-5477.

-9/25: ¡Canta, baila, y ríe en la biblioteca!

Sing, dance and read in the library!  Stories and songs in English and Spanish.

-10/9: Fiesta Fun!

Stories and songs in English and Spanish.

 

Wednesday, September 18

Working with Latino Children and Families in South Florida: Cultural and Contextual Issues

Noon – 1:00 p.m.

This presentation, facilitated by Diana Formoso, Ph.D., from NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies, will focus on cultural and contextual issues to consider when working with Latino children and families, including:  the impact of multiple, chronic and uncontrollable stressors on family life; faith-based coping; cultural values supporting hierarchical parent-child relationships; children’s cultural brokering and family work; acculturation and parents’ ethnic socialization practices; and the legal limits of corporal punishment in Florida. Location: Maltz Psychology Building, room 2045. For more information, send email to Dr. Formoso at formoso@nova.edu.

 

Thursday, September 19

Opening Celebration with Hispanic Music and Composers

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.

The Abraham S. Fischler School of Education will kick off Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with a traditional opening flag ceremony, and will present a program depicting the music of Latin America (i.e. Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, and other Latin countries.  The presentation will demonstrate how the fusion of existing American Indian rhythms and styles together with the introduction of African and Spanish music, instruments and dances influenced music and composers today.  Free and open to the public.  Location: Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, 1750 NE 167 Street, North Miami Beach.  For more information, please contact Delores Smiley at 954-262-8443 or smiley@nova.edu.

Salsa Dancing!

Noon – 1:00 pm

Come join Center for Psychological Studies doctoral student, Marta Tobenas, for a lunchtime salsa dancing event! Ms. Tobenas is a trained instructor who will be teaching salsa dancing from both the female and male perspectives. Bring your dancing shoes! Location: Maltz Psychology Building, room 2057. For more information, send email to Marta Tobenas at mt783@nova.edu.

 

Saturday, September 21

Tango from the Streets of Buenos Aires:

Hispanic Heritage Dance Concert

2 to 3:30 p.m.

Experience the drama of the Tango with live music and authentic dances performed by Oscar Caballero, Roxana Garber, and the Miami Tango Times Dance Company. The concert will include live piano, bass, bandoneon, and violin music.  Directed by conductor Anibal Berraute, with vocals by Cristina Longo.

Pick up your tickets with your Alvin Sherman Library card starting Wednesday, August 21 at the Alvin Sherman Library Public Library Services Desk. To sign up for your library card visit: www.nova.edu/library/main Location: Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center. For more information, call 954-262-5477.

 

Tuesday, September 24

Working with Hispanic Adolescents in the ESOL Program

Noon – 1:00 pm

This presentation, facilitated by Fabiola Audibert from the Center for Psychological Studies, will provide an overview of the cultural transition of immigrant youth, acculturative stress, and coping strategies utilized among immigrant students. Location: Maltz Psychology Building, room 2058. For more information, send email to Fabiola Audibert at fa130@nova.edu.

 

Wednesday, October 2

Hispanic Culture as seen through its Art and Architecture Yesterday and Today

Noon – 1:30 pm.

Focusing on the indigenous and European heritage up to an examination of the present, the presenter will demonstrate how the Hispanic fusion of art, through its architecture, continues to influence the modern world. The audience will go on a virtual tour through Spain and other Latin American countries to examine the styles of Cathedrals and Churches, private homes in colonial times, Missions, universities, and outstanding landmarks in the South Florida area. A special added feature as a follow up to this event will be a visit to the Ancient Spanish Monastery on West Dixie Highway (North Miami Beach) to view its preservation of art, antiquities, and architecture of the historically-designated Cloisters and its gardens.  This visit will take place following the Architecture presentation, on a day and time to be announced at the presentation. Free and open to the public.  Location:   Abraham S. Fischler School of Education ,1750 NE 167 Street, North Miami Beach.  For more information, please contact Delores Smiley at 954-262-8443 or smiley@nova.edu.

Thursday, October 10

Hispanic Food Celebration, Noon – 1:30 p.m.

The Abraham S. Fischler School of Education will close Hispanic Heritage Month 2013 with Grande Hispanic Feast featuring on site preparation of a huge paella with scrumptious sides and mouth- watering desserts.  Visitors will have an opportunity to watch the chef prepare this amazing dish that originated in the fields of a region called Valencia, located in eastern Spain.   Location:  Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, 1750 NE 167 Street, North Miami Beach.  For more information, please contact Delores Smiley at 954-262-8443 or smiley@nova.edu.

 

Saturday, October 12

Paco Moreno & Friends: Concert for Children

2 to 3:00 p.m.

Paco Moreno & Friends perform music and dances from Spanish-speaking countries throughout the world.  After the performance, children will be invited to play authentic Ecuadorian musical instruments which were handmade by Mr. Moreno.  Come prepared to dance and sing and celebrate Hispanic Heritage!  Location: Alvin Sherman Library, 2nd Floor-Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla Gallery.  For more information, call 954-262-5477.

 

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About Nova Southeastern University: About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 300 beautiful acres in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels.  NSU is a not-for-profit independent institution with an enrollment of approximately 27,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields. NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification. For more information visit www.nova.edu

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