Category Events

Carnival/Carnaval- Wednesday, February 23rd 2022

About the Event: ISLA and BLS partnered again to celebrate Carnival/Carnaval for a second year with a virtual party and speaker event on Wednesday, February 23rd, 6-8 pm! We were delighted to welcome back our wonderful faculty and staff speakers who… Continue Reading →

Lost in Translation- February 17th, 2022

About the Event: Latinx music tells stories about love, moments lived, fun times, dreams and desires, and much more to their listeners. On the one hand, music is a form of art that everyone who has had the opportunity to… Continue Reading →

La Gran Colombia Event -November 18th, 2021

About the Event: Participants learned more about the region from Professor Tshombe Miles (Black and Latinx Studies, BLS), Professor Mark Rice (History), and Professor Enrique Desmond Arias (Marxe Chair of Western Hemisphere Affairs, MSPIA) about the history that brought these… Continue Reading →

Marxe School Virtual Open House- October 28th, 2021

About the Event: ISLA and Baruch’s Marxe School of International and Public Affairs hosted a Virtual Open House for the Marxe School Master of International Affairs (MIA) Program, featuring the concentration in Western Hemisphere Affairs. Students got the opportunity to meet the Director of… Continue Reading →

Living in Verse: Queer Poetry Open Mic and Workshop- October 12th, 2021

About Event: The Writing Center and ISLA hosted an event for LGBTQIA+ History Month,  focused on queer poets and poetry. We read together, collaborated on a brief writing exercise, and heard from Baruch writers in an open mic. Students were welcomed… Continue Reading →

A Trip Around Las Americas-September 30th, 2021

About the Event: Students joined ISLA and Latinx Heritage Month for A Trip Around Las Américas!  and “traveled” to countries like Mexico, Ecuador, and the Dominican Republic to learn more about these countries in Latin America and the Caribbean region…. Continue Reading →

Primer Cafecito at Baruch- September 14th, 2021

About the Event: We invited First Year and transfer students to join us on Zoom for their Primer Cafecito at Baruch — a brief and informal introduction to the key programs, offices, and Latinx student organizations at Baruch dedicated to… Continue Reading →

Earth Day Alert – Thursday, April 22, 2021

Earth Day Alert: Climate Change in Latin America and the Caribbean In honor of Earth Day, ISLA has partnered with Baruch’s Environmental Science faculty (ENV) in the Department of Natural Sciences (WSAS) and the Baruch Climate Scholars Program to have… Continue Reading →

The ISLA Cup 2021 – Thursday, April 15, 2021

The ISLA Cup 2021: A Game Day Scavenger Hunt Come join us to celebrate the end of the semester before all the stress of finals starts. ASEDOM and MexiCulture will compete to win ISLA’s first-ever ISLA CUP! This year’s competition… Continue Reading →

Aftershocks of Disaster – Thursday, April 8, 2021

Mishkin Gallery and ISLA Present: Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm Dr. Yarimar Bonilla in conversation with Professor Rojo Robles Mejias and Film Screening Join us for a special screening of the acclaimed documentary film Aftershocks… Continue Reading →

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