Virtual U: Latin American Studies 3-Part Series by AARP CT Webinar Wednesdays:
Join us as we welcome Dr. Mark Overmyer-Velazquez inaugural University Campus Director of the University of Connecticut at Hartford as he offers to us a 3-part series on Latin American Studies from his lens as a Professor of History and Latinx Studies. Dr. Overmyer-Velázquez works with colleagues and Hartford partners to build bridges between academic and city communities to support collaborative, engaged learning and research. The son of a Mexican immigrant and a scholar of Chinese religion and philosophy, Dr. Overmyer-Velázquez received his Ph.D. at Yale University in Latin American and U.S. Latino history and has dedicated his book publishing, teaching, and community activism to those intersecting fields.
Wed 5/5 @7PM - Cinco de Mayo: The Origin Story
Wed 9/15 @1PM - Hispanic Heritage Month: Celebration of the People
Wed 10/20 @7PM - Beyond Borders