Original dance performances by Valentín Projects: choreographer Joel Valentín-Martínez creates works inspired by The Bracero Program, 1942-1964. With music by Mexican composer Silvestre Revueltas, Valentin-Martinez retells a "bittersweet" story of people caught in the whirlwind of the emergency farm and railroad program initiated by the United States and Mexico during World War II.
Brazos y Abrazos: Thursday, March 13 @ 7:30 p.m.
Brazos y Abrazos: Friday, March 14 @ 8:00 p.m.
Brazos y Abrazos: Saturday, March 15 @ 8:00 p.m.
Brazos y Abrazos: Sunday, March 16 @ 3:00 p.m.
Ballroom Theater - The Marjorie Ward Marshall Dance Center
To purchase tickets, click on the following link: Brazos y Abrazos
For more information on the exhibit, please click on the following link: Bittersweet Harvest.
Undocumented Odysseys: Stories of Border Crossing
Monday, April 7 • 5:00 PM
While our program and its students benefit from the rich Latino cultures and communities that reside and flourish in Chicago, the program also delves into the experiences of Latino communities nationwide. Our curriculum engages in the productive tension between the common interests and differences affecting US Latina and Latinos. Learn more
Looking for information on the Bracero Program Exhibit? Click here: Bracero
In the Latina and Latino Studies Program (LLSP) at Northwestern University, students may take a variety of courses pertaining to the histories, political experiences, cultural, artistic and material expressions, and intellectual traditions of Latinas and Latinos living in the United States.