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Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

  • Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff: Orgullo Hispano March
    • Friday, September 15 I 1:00 p.m., meet in front of the St. Joan of Arc Chapel
  • Join the Hispanic/Latinx Faculty and Staff Association in walking the Marquette Mile while proudly displaying the flags of Latin America! Flags, music, and treats will be provided.
  • For more information, contact: alejandra.jolon@marquette.edu
  • Cerveceros Night
  • Friday, September 15  I 7:10pm, American Family Field
  • Employees, join the Hispanic/Latinx Faculty and Staff Association to root the Brew Crew to a victory over the Washington Nationals! 
  • Spiderman: Across the Spider-Verse
  • Friday, September 15 I 8:00pm, Varsity Theater
  • Come watch a great movie and celebrate the talent of diverse actors! 
  • For more information, contact: alecia.conway@marquette.edu
  • Fiesta de Noche
  • Saturday, September 16 I 7:00pm - 10:00pm, Eckstein Common
  • Hosted by Sigma Lambda Beta, this annual tradition includes music, food, and fun. Don't miss it! 
  • Latinas Unidas
  • Tuesday, September 19 I 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Student Wellness Center (First floor of 707 Building)
  • Mingle with other Latina students, meet Latina faculty and staff, and eat great food
  • For more information, contact: maria.tijerina@marquette.edu
  • Soup with Substance: "Cultura, Carreras, y Comunidad"
    • Wednesday, September 20 I 12:00 p.m., AMU Lunda room
    • In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, this week's Soup with Substance invites Marquette Latinx alumni who have community-oriented careers to talk about their journeys. Join us to learn how their families, faith, and culture shaped their pathway toward service and solidarity.
    • Sponsored by Campus Ministry; Hosted by Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion and the Center for Engagement & Inclusion. 
  • Latin@ Arts Tour
  • Friday, September 22 I 2pm -3pm, 1028 South Ninth Street Milwaukee, WI 53204
  • The Graduate School invites you to join us at Latino Arts, Inc. to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. We will tour the Francisco Mora Exhibit. The fine arts institution is dedicated to exclusively showcasing the works of Hispanic and Latino artists. Tour is free and transportation will be provided. Space is limited and RSVP required - click here.
  • Prospanica Milwaukee: Latino Men's Development Conference
  • Saturday, September 23 I 8:00am - 2:30pm, O'Brien Hall
  • The theme of the conference is "Molding Men for More Mindset-Mentorship-Money." Breakfast and lunch will be served!
  • Register here. For more information, contact: milwaukee.president@prospanica.org
  • En Todo Amar y Servir
  • Tuesday, September 26 I 12:00pm, Central Mall
    • Join us for "En Todo Amar y Servir" to celebrate the anniversary of the formation of the Society of Jesus and Hispanic Heritage Month, with Get Them While They’re Hot Tamales.  The first 100 students, faculty and staff will get a FREE t-shirt.
    • Sponsored by the Office of Mission & Ministry
  • Marquette Team for "Black Brown Run Around 5K"
    • September 30 I gather at 10:00am, race time 11:00am, Veterans Park
    • The Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion and the Race, Ethnic, and Indigenous Studies program are sponsoring the first 20 students, faculty, and staff who'd like to join us for the inaugural Black Brown Run Around. This event is aimed at promoting health and wellness, fostering connection among Black and Latinx communities, and also supports non-profits working to support financial literacy. 
    • To get your registration fee covered, complete this form by Sept. 22 or earlier - spaces will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • For questions, contact stephanie.riveraberruz@marquette.edu
  • Convivio familiar en español
    • Domingo, 1 de octubre, 2023 / Sunday, October 1, 2023, 10:30 – 11:30am, AMU 227
    • Parte del Fin de Semana Familiar de la Universidad Marquette 2023
    • Vengan a convivir con otras familias hispanohablantes. Platicaremos, jugaremos Lotería (¡Habrá premios!), y más. Habrá café y pan dulce. El evento es gratis y no requiere reservación por adelantado.  (A fun get-together for Spanish speaking families)
    • Para más información, comuníquese con: nicole.h.meirose@marquette.edu (habla español)
  • Black-Brown Get Down: Community Conversations for Culture and Connection
  • Tuesday, October 3 I 5:00pm - 7:00pm, 707 Hub
  • Join these student-led conversations designed to build community, cultivate cultural awareness, and foster solidarity among Black and Brown students. Food will be served!
    • Sponsoring offices: Center for Engagement and Inclusion, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Educational Opportunity Program. For more info, contact: jacqueline.black@marquette.edu   
  • First Gen Friday Presents: Latin Dance Night

    • Friday, October 6 I 5:00pm - 7pm, Annex
    • The Center for Engagement and Inclusion, LASO, and No Sé are partnering to host a night of fun and dancing while celebrating Latine culture.
    • Come and enjoy the dance performances  
    • Food will be served on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • For questions, contact l.perez@marquette.edu


Filipino American History Month

October: Stay Tuned for 2023 Events 

Native American Heritage Month

Soup with Substance

November 1, AMU 227 (12-12:15 PM)


Representation of Native American Cultures in the Digital Space

Dr. Samantha Majhor


Looking at examples from Marquette University's Indigeneity Lab projects and her participation in building an Očeti Šakowin story map, Dr. Majhor will talk about the advantages and challenges of representing Native American cultures, histories, and present concerns in the digital space. The talk will touch on issues of digital sovereignty, building across audiences, and ethical archival work.



Beading Circle:  Wednesdays in November

November 1, 8, 15, 29 (4-6 PM)


All skill levels are welcome to join this intimate community beading circle during Native American Heritage Month led by Oneida Nation beader, Sara Deida of Deida Designs. No prior experience is necessary. Sara will provide group and individualized instruction. Templates and supplies will be provided (at no cost) to complete a beading project over four sessions.


Space is very limited for this series. 

Registration includes your spot for all four Wednesdays from 4-6 PM on:


November 1

AMU Ballroom A


November 8

AMU 448


November 15

AMU 313


November 29

AMU 254


Refreshments will be offered.


Sponsored by the Native American Student Association, the Center for Engagement and Inclusion, and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion.


Ghosts:  Short Film Screening and Panel

November 21, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM, Maamawi Abiwin (AMU 157)


Based on a true story, the film dramatizes the escape of three Kiowa boys from a government run Indian boarding school to attend a ghost dance ceremony held by their people at a distant encampment.  Ghosts is described as “an oral history of tribal alliance, resistance, and survival from the degradation of forced assimilation.”


Join the Kiowa filmmaker, Jeffrey Palmer, associate professor in the Department of Performing and Media Arts at Cornell University (who will be appearing virtually), and one of the young actors, Kayden Earwood (Dine/Prairie Band Potawatomi/Kiikaapoi), in a Q & A facilitated by Dr. Samantha Majhor, assistant professor in the Department of English at Marquette University.



Native Knowledge 360° and Teaching for Change Virtual Teach-In

November 4 (11-2 PM), 707Hub


The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian and Teaching for Change are partnering to inspire conversation and ideas through virtual keynotes and workshops that will challenge what you think you know about Native Americans.


Come join this collective watch party of a transformational online program.  Lunch will be offered.


Special In-Person Guest:  Rebecca Comfort (Keweenaw Bay Indian Community band of Lake Superior Ojibwe) will demonstrate her art and share what inspired her to start Good Seeds - her Anishinaabekwe (woman) owned business.




Sponsored by the Center for Peacemaking and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion.

Black History Month

  • Black @ Marquette: Soul Food Luncheon and Mixer
    • TBD
    • Networking mixer among Black faculty, staff, and students with a Soul Food lunch 
    • Hosted by Center for Engagement and Inclusion and Black Faculty and Staff Employee Resource Group

Womens History Month

  • Black Women Rock Brunch
    • TBD
    • Join Center for Engagement and Inclusion's annual event celebrating and uplifting Black Women at the start of Women's History Month. All are welcome!

Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month

April: Stay Tuned for 2024 Events

Arab Heritage Month

April: Stay Tuned for 2024 Events

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