Latino Americans: 500 years of history


October 6, 2015 to October 7, 2015 11:30 PM - 1:30 AM

Petworth Neighborhood Library, 4200 Kansas Ave NW, Washington, DC 20011, United States

Watch EPISODE SIX of this award-winning PBS documentary series followed by discussion on local Central American history led by Ana Patricia Rodriguez

EPISODE SIX with post-film discussion about the role language plays in identity led by Amelia Tseng

In the U.S. culture wars, language plays a leading role, perhaps because of the way it shapes identity and can both create and divide communities. What does your language mean to you? Join Hola Cultura for a screening of the final episode of the PBS documentary Latino Americans: Peril and Promise (1980-2000), and followed by a discussion of language and identity with Dr. Amelia Tseng, Director of Bilingual Education at American University.

Tues, Oct. 6, 6:30 ? 8:30 p.m.
Petworth Library
4200 Kansas Ave. NW, Washington DC
METRO: Petworth

FREE and open to all!