Latin Americans: The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped a Nation by Ray Suarez is the featured book in November for The Rest of the Story bookclub. The discussion will begin at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries and will be led by Latin American specialist Laura D. Shedenhelm, bibliographer for Latin America, Spain & Portugal, University of Georgia Libraries.
This program is part of a series of events funded by a grant to the UGA Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute (LACSI) and the University Libraries for programming about “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History.” The grant is from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the American Library Association (ALA).
As one of 203 grant recipients selected from across the country, the University of Georgia (UGA) will receive a cash grant of $10,000 to hold public programming — such as public film screenings, discussion groups, oral history initiatives, local history exhibitions, multi-media projects or performances — about Latino history and culture.
Programs will continue through Spring 2016