The Spanish House has a fun schedule of events set for the fall semester
- October 18, 7:00 pm (Maiz de las Americas)
Maiz is one of the most important crops in the Americas, having been domesticated over 10,000 years ago, it was just as important as the domestication of wheat in the European world. This event will have traditional dishes of Maiz made by our own Professor Chinchilla as well as teach about the significance of the crop to the native populations. This event is sponsored by the Spanish House and HOLA.
- November 1, 7:00 pm (Día de los Muertos)
HOLA and the Spanish House invite you to celebrate the Day of the Dead, which is celebrated in Mexico and some central and southern regions of Latin America. It's an event to come together to celebrate the lives of friends and family members that have passed. An altar will be made were students and staff can bring items of photos of loved ones.
- November 15, 7:00 pm (Movida Madrileña)
For this tertulia, we will explore the time of the Movida Madrileña. This movement took place after the dictatorship in Spain. It was a time of freedom and exploration. In addition to the tertulia, we will have a cinema cycle, in which we will play movies by the director Pedro Almodovar, which are a result of the Movida.
- Every Wednesday in November, 6:00 pm (Ciclo de cine, época de la movida)
Each Wednedsay during the month of November, there will be a 6:00pm screening of a film by Pedro Almodovar, a director who is emblematic of la Movida Madrileña
- December 6, 7:00 pm (Juegos típicos del mundo hispanohablante)
Come take a study break and play some typical games from Spain and Latin America!