Alexandria Campus Hispanic Heritage Events

The Alexandria Campus International Studies Committee proudly presents Hispanic Heritage Month events. All events are free and open to everyone. All events will take place on the Alexandria Campus in the Bisdorf Building (AA) located 3001 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22311-5097. Special thanks for the funding of these events by the Alexandria Campus Provost Office, Dean of Students Office and the Student Government Association. Volunteer support has been provided by the SALSA student group.

For directions, go to For more information, contact Dr. Jack Lechelt at

The remaining events for this month include:

Wednesday, October 10 at 2:00 p.m. in AA-196
Film: Pan’s Labyrinth. “In the fascist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world,” from Directed by Guillermo del Toro and winner of 3 Academy Awards.
Thursday, October 11 at 12:30 p.m. in AA-196
Professor Carlos Schroder will present on Human Rights in Argentina. This will last approximately one hour.
Monday, October 15 at 12:30 p.m. in AA-196
Film: Zoot Suit. “A kind of musical accompanying the story of the early 1940’s and the effect that the “zoot suit” (a man’s suit of long jacket and pegged pants, always worn with a long keychain that looped almost to the ankle…. the rebellious fashion of young men) had on the morals and attitudes of the people of that era,” from
Wednesday, October 17 at 2:00 p.m. in AA-196
Professor Jim Baer will present on Illegal Immigration in Latin America. This will last approximately one hour.
Tuesday, October 23 at 4:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.
Bolivian Dance Troupe will be performing. Food will be available at this event.

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