Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

What: Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

When: Wednesday, September 28 from 1:00 - 2:10 pm

Where: Maxwell Hall Student Center  

Sample food from the countries of Latin America and enjoy drums, dancing, and songs by Bombayo.

 

What: Proust's Latin Americans and Proust's Muse Fashion Symposium

When: Thursday, September 29 at 6 pm

Where: The Museum at FIT, Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center, First Floor, Seventh Avenue at 27th Street

RSVP at: https://museumatfit.secure.force.com/ticket/#details_a0O1600000ojeWAEAY.

See the exhibition Proust’s Muse, the Countess Greffulhe, featuring extraordinary fashions from the legendary wardrobe of Élisabeth de Caraman-Chimay, (1860–1952), a famous beauty celebrated for her “aristocratic and artistic elegance.” Also, join Rubén Gallo, professor of Latin American literature at Princeton University, for a presentation on his new book, Proust’s Latin Americans, which explores the presence of Latin America in Marcel Proust’s life and work.