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BHCC Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

Exhibits for Hispanic Heritage Month

The Mary L. Fifield Gallery at Bunker Hill Community College presents

¡Lee! Hispanic Heritage Month Books - A display featuring works from the BHCC collection that highlight outstanding Latinx-Americans in science and the arts.

September 15 – October 15
Library and Learning Commons
Charlestown Campus 

¡Expresiones! A Collage of Altered Photographs by Cuban Filmmaker Oldren Romero

Navigate through this provocative, dream-like landscape of images from Romero’s forthcoming film, Hello (2019), where the sacred and the profane exist side by side in life and art, and where tradition and beauty confront the threat of malice and erasure.

October 1 – November 1
Library and Learning Commons
Charlestown Campus

¡Descubrir! Hispanic Heritage Research Guide

An online guide featuring books and online resources highlighting Hispanic and Latinx heritage and achievement.



Events for Hispanic Heritage Month

¡Eschucha! An Evening with Activist and Poet Yvette Modestin

Join us for a talk on contemporary perspectives on the Afro descendant experience in Latin America and a reading of new poems from her most recent collection, Nubian Butterfly: The Transformation of a Soulful Heart.

Remarks by Associate Professor Carlos Maynard. Book signing and reception to follow.

Tuesday, September 24
6 p.m., A300 Lounge
Charlestown Campus

¡Comparte! Diversity in Our Courtrooms—with Honorable Roberto Ronquillo Jr. Chief Justice, Boston Municipal Court Department

Connect with professional practitioners in the fields of Criminal Justice and Legal Studies about future careers in Massachusetts Courts.  Be inspired by Judge Ronquillo’s personal journey, from the goals he set about education and his career path as a young man in El Paso, Texas, to the challenges and rewards he currently experiences as chief administrator of Boston municipal courts.

Thursday, October 3
1 p.m., C202
Charlestown Campus

¡Mi Voz! Voices from the Community

Celebrate the opening of Maddu Huacuja’s new exhibition, Open the Way.  Meet the artist in person and experience her most recent work about the myths and migration of Latinx peoples to the U.S.  

Engage with Poets Leonardo Nin, Willy Ramirez and Jimmy Valdez as they present a fusion of perspectives, examining current issues facing Latinx men of color in spoken word performance and group discussion.

Hosted by 2019-2020 BHCC Distinguished Artist Scholar in Residence Rhina Espaillat.

Book signing and reception to follow.

Thursday, October 10
6 p.m., Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery, 3rd Floor A-Building
Charlestown Campus

¡Inspirate! An Afternoon with Rosalba Solis

Experience this dynamic performance of traditional Meso-American music with authentic instruments and Aztec dance. Presented by cultural performer and educator Rosalba Solis. Audience participation is encouraged. 

A question and answer period with the performer will conclude the program.

Tuesday, October 15
1 p.m., A300 Auditorium
Charlestown Campus