Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
September 28, 2016
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
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.