Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs

Latinx Heritage Month 2020 Calendar of Events

About Latinx Heritage Month

Latinx Heritage Month is celebrated nationally from September 15th - October 15th. Starting in 1968, Americans observed what was called, "Hispanic Heritage Week," this was expenaded to a month long celebration in 1988. Currently the Office of Multi-Ethnic student affairs helps lead the Latinx Heritage Month efforts at the University of Michigan. 

If you are interested in being part of the planning committee for Latinx Heritage Month 2020 please filll out this form. The deadline to submit is Tuesday, August 4th, 11:59 pm

All students, staff, and faculty are invited to partner and contribute by collaborating, planning, and celebrating the campus wide "month" of events! As you coordinate with your student organization/department/office, please make sure to submit your events using the LHM events submission form. The deadline to submit is Monday, August 31st, at 11:59 pm. All accepted events will be posted on the Latinx Heritage Month Calendar, Happening @ Michigan, the MESA website, and other social media platfroms. 

You may rememember this month referred to as Latino/a or Latin@ Heritage month in the past.  In an attempt to be more inclusive, the committee decided this year to update the name outside of a gender binary.  To learn more about this concept, please read this article "What is Latinx?" by Gabe Gonzales at Flama.

Visit this LINK to find more info about this years Latinx Heritage Month 2020! The link includes links to RSVP, info about speakers and events, a highlight of the committee planning, and much more! 

Latinx Heritage Month 2020 Overview:

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Latinx Heritage Month Opening Ceremony

Virtually 7 pm ET

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

LHM Presents: Afro-Latinx Series | Poetry with Ariana Brown

Virtually Time TBD

Thursday, September 17, 2020 

LHM Presents: Prisca Dorcas | Latinx Families: Generational Trauma

Virtually 5 pm ET

September 18, 2019

LHM Presents: Community Building Social Event

Virtually 7 pm ET

September 19, 2019

LHM Presents: Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse Watch Party

Virtually 5 pm ET

September 22, 2019

Latinx Stem Graduat Panel

Virtually 5 pm ET

September 23, 2019

LHM Presents: Afro-Latinx Series | Dr. Zaire Dinzey Flores

Virtually 5 pm ET

September 24, 2020

SACNAS Graduate Panel

Virtually 5:30pm ET

September 25, 2020

LHM Presents: Big Vic | Musical Performance

Virtually 6 pm ET

September 26, 2020

LHM Presents: Coco Watch Party

Virtually 5 pm ET

September 29, 2020

Engaging with Latinx Partners in Southwest Detroit

Virtually 2 pm ET

September 30, 2020

Mixing it up at Latinx Heritage Month!

Virtually 6:30 pm ET

October 1, 2020

Latinx Students Coffee Chat with your Career Coach!

Virtually 3 pm ET

October 1, 2020

Latinidad Magazine Poetry Workshop

Virtually 7:30 pm ET

October 2, 2020

LHM Presents: Community Building Social Event

Virtually 7 pm ET

October 3, 2020

LHM Presents: Watch Party (Film TBD)

Virtually 5 pm ET

October 5, 2020

Health and the Border

Virtually 6 pm ET

October 6, 2020

Latinx Heritage Month 2020: Closing Ceremony

North Campus, Walgreen Drama Center, 8pm

October 9, 2020

SACNAS Loteria!

Virtually 5 pm ET

October 13, 2020

Performing the Moment, Performing the Movement: Javier Cardona 

Virtually Time TBD


Latinx Heritage Month Events