Please check back and sign up for our mailing list. More events will be added periodically. The first part of the schedule includes official Mellon Sawyer Seminar events happening over the course of the 2019-2020 academic year. The second part includes co-sponsored and relevant events taking place on and off campus during the year. If you have any questions about the events schedule, please email us at

Fall 2019

September 19-21, 2019
Imagining Latinidades in Global and National Perspective

October 10, 2019
La Bamba at FilmScene @ 5:30 p.m.

October 25, 2019
Latina/o/x Migration

November 8, 2019
Latina/o/x Citizenship and National Belonging

December 4, 2019
¡Palante, Siempre Palante! at Film Scene @ 5:30 p.m.
Q&A with Iris Morales (filmmaker and former Young Lord) to follow

Spring 2020

January 31, 2020
Imagining the Latina/o/x Midwest

February 27, 2020
Mosquita y Mari at FilmScene @ 5:30 p.m.

March 27, 2020
Latina/o/x Cultural Citizenships & Popular Belonging

April 16, 2020
Rubén Blades Is Not My Name at FilmScene @ 5:30 p.m.

April 30-May 2, 2020
Performing Latina/o/x Futurity


Other Iowa City Events 2019-2020

coming soon….