Hispanic Heritage Month
Celebrate with us
Check out the Office of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging’s curated list of events from all across campus.
Visit the Harvard Film Archive and watch films including ¡Rebeladas! Una approximación al cine de mujeres en Latinoamérica .
Explore events at the Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology and the Harvard Art Museums, including the Muchos Méxicos exhibit.
Delve into the Latinx Studies Working Group and David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies events, including the ongoing Remapping Latin American Cinema series.
Explore the new exhibit at the Cooper Gallery, “El Pasado Mío / My Own Past: Afrodescendant Contributions to Cuban Art.”
Building the future
Laura Pesquera Colom
Laura, a member of the Class of 2023, is the Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging ambassador at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
Steven, whose research focuses on democratization, authoritarianism, and other political institutions, is the director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard.
Steven Salido Fisher
Steven’s “Gathering Historias” project, created while he was at Harvard Divinity School, documents the nature-related stories of members of the local Hispanic community.
Cheering on the present
Celebrating the past
Raquel Eidelman Cohen
After emigrating from Peru, Raquel Eidelman Cohen graduated with the first coeducational class at Harvard Medical School in 1949.
Jean Andino, a Harvard School of Engineering alum, was one of the first Hispanic women in the U.S. to become a tenured engineering faculty member.
Andrew Manuel Crespo
The first Latino president of the Harvard Law Review, Andrew is now a faculty member at Harvard Law School.
These members of the Harvard community and many others are involved in University programs such as:
Explore with us
Students and faculty throughout Harvard’s global community are working to increase knowledge of the cultures, economies, histories, environments, and contemporary affairs in the Americas.
Hispanic Heritage Month
María Luisa Parra-Velasco, senior preceptor in Harvard’s Romance Languages and Literatures department, tells us why Hispanic Heritage Month is important.
Forgotten histories of many Mexicos
Host Jennifer Berglund interviews Gabriela Soto Laveaga, professor of the history of science, who researches Latin American history, science, and technology.
Progress and support
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