Bunker Hill Community College

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BHCC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

BHCC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

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BHCC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Maria Hinojosa: Frontlines: Latinos & Immigration

The foremost Latina broadcast journalist in America, Maria Hinojosa brings over 25 years of experience reporting on critical issues concerning the changing cultural and political landscape in America and abroad. As a journalist, Hinojosa has been awarded the highest levels of recognition in the profession, including four Emmy Awards and the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Reporting on the Disadvantaged. Currently the anchor and executive producer of NPR’s award-winning weekly program, Latino USA, Hinojosa will present “Frontlines: Latinos & Immigration.”

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Lecture Hall C202 Charlestown Campus
Program begins at 1 p.m.

Presented by the International Admissions and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.


Exhibits for September 15 - October 15

Celebrating Latinx Entrepreneurs—A Symposium with Boston-area Business Leaders

Learn about the ingenuity, creativity and drive behind several Boston-area Latinx businesses from the people who made them a success—the owners. 
Aprende directamente de los diferentes empresarios y dueños de negocios sobre la ingenuidad, la creatividad y el empeño que los llevo a sus respectivos éxitos profesionales. 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
6-8 p.m. | C202


“A Caribbean Celebration!” with Jorge Arce and Raiz de Plena

Celebrate with dance and music! Folklore Master Jorge Arce and the Humano Multicultural Project demonstrate traditional Camparsa Boricua and Bomba. Audience participation is encouraged. 
Muévete al ritmo de la comparsa tradicional Boricua y Bomba dirigida por el maestro del folklore latino, Jorge Arce y el grupo multicultural Humano. Experimenta y disfruta el colorido de la vestimenta, la actuación y la música de esta tradición artística.

Thursday, September 28, 2017
1 p.m. | Gymnasium


An Evening with Poet Martín Espada 

Be inspired by this award-winning writer as he reads his work, discussing themes of immigration and giving voice to the spirit of endurance in the face of loss.
Comparte con el bien premiado escritor y poeta Martín Espada mientras el discute los temas de inmigración dándole así voz al espíritu de fortaleza y resistencia ante la experiencia de perdida y separación.

Thursday, October 5, 2017
6-8 p.m. | C202


Afrocaribeño: Celebrating Our Cultural Connections!

Embrace the powerful storytelling and dramatic performance of this musical and visual art experience from Jorge Arce and the Humano Multicultural Project, with over 25 different instruments, dance and mime costumes, masked storytelling, traditional artifacts and contemporary painting.
Regocíjate y comparte esta actuación y relato histórico-musical del maestro Jorge Arce y del proyecto Humano Cultural. Esta exploración de la cultura puertorriqueña y afro-caribeña incluye la exposición de 25 instrumentos musicales diferentes, disfraces, máscaras, pinturas y artefactos tradicionales y contemporáneos.

Thursday, October 12
1 p.m. | A300


Library and Learning Commons Displays


Hispanic Heritage Month Books - Works from the BHCC collection display outstanding Latinx-Americans in science, arts and humanities.
Exposición de la colección de libros y trabajos sobre los Latinx-Americanos en las ciencias, las artes y las humanidades.

“The Many Faces of Carnaval” - A vibrant display of carnival masks from the Dominican Republic and other countries by local artist and educator Ana Mejia.
Una exposición colorida y vibrante de máscaras de la Republica Dominicana y de otros países por la artesana y educadora Ana Mejía.