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Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

All events are free and open to the public

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Opening Event for Hispanic Heritage Month

Monday, September 16, 2019  •  Noon - 1 pm
Cultural Arts Center, Atrium

Author, Dahlma Llanos- Figueroa, will be speaking about her cultural influences and how they are reflected in her books. Daughters of the Stone was a finalist for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize. Books will be on sale $19.60. Free event, for college community and opened to the public. For more information, contact Yaritza Santana, 845-574-4370,

Puerto Rico: Discussion & Film

Thursday, September 19, 2019  •  3 - 3:50 pm
Academic II, Room 2315

Prof. Josephine Tarsia will give a brief discussion of the country and show a video titled, "Una Mirada a Puerto Rico," a high-definition film with breathtaking aerial views and ground shots of Puerto Rico's awe-inspiring beauty.


History of Spain

Tuesday, October 1, 2019  •  Noon - 1 pm
Academic II, Room 2100

Presentation by Prof. Kostandinos Ritsatos: History of Spain

Hieronymus Bosch: The original man of mystery

Monday, October 14, 2019  •  1 - 2 pm
Technology Center, Ellipse

Presentation by Prof. Sabrina Rider, Hieronymus Bosch: The original man of mystery. Come and learn about one of the most mysterious and famous painters of the modern world.