Upcoming Latinx Heritage Events on Campus

Fiesta en la Terraza
Saturday, September 25th
8:00 PM CST
Location: Memorial Union Terrace
The Brothers of the Gamma Theta Chapter of Lambda Phi Latin Fraternity Inc is proud to announce the return of Fiesta en la Terraza. Join them at the terrace for a night of Bachata, Reggaeton, Merengue, Cumbia, Hip Hop & more. Music by DJ Patrón.

CLS Open House
ChiLaCSA & Chican@ & Latin@ Studies
Thursday, September 30th
12:00 PM CST
Location: 336 Ingraham Hall
Come meet new students, faculty and staff, learn about new directions in CLS research and teaching, and discover the CLS Program!

Friday Flicks: Black in Latin America
Black Cultural Center
Friday, October 1st
11:00 AM CST
Location: Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym)
Join the BCC for this edition of Friday Flicks in celebration of Latinx Heritage Month! They will screen Black in Latin America – a four part series focused on African influence in Latin America and the Caribbean. The docuseries focus on the shared African Roots in those areas and explores the history of colonization and slavery in those various contexts. Throughout the event, refreshments will be available. The four part series lasts 4 hours, please come and leave as you choose.

A Night with Curly Velasquez (Keynote Speaker)
Friday, October 8th
6-7:30 PM CST
Location: MSC Lounge, Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym)
Curly Velasquez is an actor, content creator and artist who celebrates all things Latinx and beautiful. He began his career in fashion working for celebrity photographer David LaChapelle, and design icon Jeremy Scott before starting his own line. Curly produces and appears in BuzzFeed’s Latinx division: Pero Like. You can also see Curly on Starz’s VIDA

Latine Ball
Saturday, October 16th
7-11:00 PM CST
Location: Great Hall, Memorial Union
Doors open at 6:30 PM. The Latine Ball is an annual event at the end of Latine Heritage Month where we can celebrate Latine Culture and dance together in community. An awards ceremony hosted by the Latine Student Union will be presented during the dance acknowledging all the accomplishments they have made this year. There will be plenty of food and music! RSVP form will open Monday, September 27th.

Get Involved with Latinx Campus Resources
Latinx Cultural Center
DREAMers of UW-Madison
Chican@ Latin@ Certificate Student Association