Spring 2019

The Second Annual LATI Colloquium to be held at NJCU on Thursday, April 4

The Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies program at NJCU will present its second annual LATI Colloquium on Thursday, April 4, in rooms 129, 306, and 317 of the Gilligan Student Union. 

The colloquium will feature scholarly and creative work by NJCU faculty, students, and alumni with a focus on Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino communities in the United States. A full schedule of presentations and panels is available here:  


The Colloquium will open at 10:00 a.m. with an inaugural speech by Dean of Arts and Sciences João Sedycias and close with a reception from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the Student Union first-floor hallway. The reception will include words from Provost Daniel Julius, some excellent Latin American food, and a performance by the NJCU Latin Jazz and Salsa Orchestra featuring 6-time Grammy-award winner John Benítez, directed by Dr. Gabriel Alegría.

All events are free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Dr. David Blackmore, Coordinator of Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies, at dblackmore@njcu.edu.