DIA DE LOS MUERTOS AT USC 2019

La CASA is excited to put all on one page the various DDLM events occurring at USC this week that it is aware of. If you have any additional programs/event, feel free to email them to lacasa@usc.edu. Again this is our attempt to put together on one page Dia de Los Muertos programming happening at USC and or affiliated. Contact the actual student club/org, department or group as described in the flyer and blurb for more information.

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS AT USC 2019:

EL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS: Wednesday October 30th & Thursday 31st | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Leavey Library Reflection Pool

A collaboration of the USC Libraries, Dornsife College Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, La CASA, Sigma Delta Alpha, Omega Phi Beta, & Spanish Undergraduate Student Association. Join us for this unique opportunity to learn more about El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), celebrated here in Los Angeles, the American Southwest, Mexico, Latin-America, and worldwide.

This year we have added collaboration with more student groups as they celebrate and share cultural traditions with the campus. We’ll also display student work fulfilling a cultural portfolio requirement using primary resources from the Posada Collection to create digital exhibits in Scalar (a multimodal publishing system created at USC). El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

To learn more about El Día de los Muertos, J. G. Posada’s famous calaveras (skulls) and the USC Libraries collection of his broadsides, and to explore the cultural and historical significance and interactions with religion, symbolism, philosophy, ethnic studies, cinema, business, and more visit
https://libguides.usc.edu/dayofthedead 

To see the Scalar digital exhibit created by Spanish language students as part of their cultural portfolio, visit https://scalar.usc.edu/works/posadaprojects 

For more information email us at lacasa@usc.edu or go to our FB Event Link 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEXICO INNOVA’S DIA DE LOS MUERTOS: Wednesday October 30th | 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m. | KAP 145

Mexico Innova’s Dia de Los Muertos is an event where students will hear more about internship opportunities for summer 2020. There will be information presented about our new mentorship program and about the process of applying to graduate school. These activities will be held under the theme of the traditional Dia de Muertos. This is an important Mexican holiday that brings families, friends, and communities together by honoring our ancestors and bringing joy to our stay-away from home.

For questions, please contact Jessica Vela at velaguev@usc.edu

LATINO FLOOR ANNUAL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS CELEBRATION (VOLUNTEERS NEEDED): Friday November 1st | 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. | USC’s Fluor Tower

El Sol y La Luna Latinx Floor in Fluor Tower will be hosting its Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration where we will be having students from local elementary schools participate in various activities. We would love and appreciate any help you can give! To sign up, please fill out this google form: https://forms.gle/yEfHPvJa1uQjHSRz8

PRICE DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FESTIVAL: Friday November 1st | 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | RG: Courtyard

It is that time of the year again to celebrate the lives of the ones that have passed on. Join Price Latino for a small festival in Dia De Los Muertos Festival. We will have free fun and activities to celebrate the holiday. We will also place an altar in the lobby of RGL on October 30, 2019. Feel free to place any decorations.

For more information contact Price Latino at their FB Event Link.

24TH STREET THEATRE PRESENTS DIA DE LOS MUERTOS 2019: Saturday November 2nd | 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | 24th Street Theatre (1117 West 24th St) 

Additional support provided by USC Civic Engagement