Snapshots of Activities

Spring 2005

Esquina de la Editora
Hispanic/Latin@ Diversity and Identity
by Ligia Lundine


What’s In a Name?
By Ignacio Corona

On the Cultural Diversity of Latin America
By Abril Trigo

Hispanic/Latin@ Diversity and Identity: A New Paradigm
By Ligia Lundine

What Does Being Hispanic/
Latin@ Mean to You?
Opinions from students, faculty, staff and members of the community

Alpha Psi Lambda:
20 Years of Tradición y Familia

Demography – Hispanic/Latin@ Population in the U.S.A.
By Víctor J. Mora

A Poem
By Noe Tirado-Muñiz

Portuguese at Ohio State and Curitiba, Brazil
By Professor Lúcia Costigan

A Place to Stand: Implications of Latin@ Diversity
By Ernesto R. Escoto and Gonzalo Bruce

Understanding Latin@ Diets: One Research Group’s Efforts to Empower Fellow Latin@s
By Cristine Masters

The Trivia Question of the Week: Participating Restaurants

In Every Issue:

Graduates Achieving their Goals at OSU! Winter 2005

Su opinión
Latin@ or Hispanic: Does It Make a Difference?
By Ivonne García

Snapshot of Activities

Study Abroad
Paella, Siestas, and Studying, Oh My!
By Leslie Dunstan

Food Review
Chase Away Those Early Spring Blues
By By Anisa Shomo


Faculty Profile
Patricia Enciso - Education: “One of the most cherished, democratic and liberatory spaces.”
By Ligia Lundine

Juan Alfonzo - The Science of Persistence and Dedication
By Ligia Lundine

Graduate Student
Rosario Barbieri

Undergraduate Student
Luís Sanchez


Juanes, one of Latin music’s top singers and a nine-time Latin Grammy winner, in his only Ohio performance at the Ohio Theatre on March 20,2005.

Poetry reading sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Author Leticia Luna reads from the new anthology “A Poetic Trilogy of Hispanic American Women: Tricksters, Mystics and Rebels /Trilogía poética de las mujeres en Hispanoamérica: pícaras, místicas y rebeldes.” Luna is one of the book’s editors.




The Ethnic Studies winter reception, held in the Multicultural Center on Jan. 31, 2005. Poetry and music sponsored by American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies and Latino/a Studies. Above: Brian Smith performs his own poetry. Below: Chan Park entertains the crowd with her brand of Korean story singing.


Jaime Flores, Nuyorican poet and special guest of the event “Unas Palabritas” in his performance at the Ohio Union on Jan. 27, 2005.






Left:Hermanos y hermanas represent Alpha Psi Lambda at Taste of OSU. Right: Members of HOTS (Hispanic Organization for Texas Students) cook up something delicious at Taste of OSU in the Ohio Union on March 11, 2005.


The Fourth Annual Ohio Latinamericanist Conference
Held on March 4, 2005, at the Fawcett Center, Ohio State University.






Diana Ruggiero compliments Deuseni Felix, a Brazilian artist whose thematic is the native South Americans.









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