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presents  Exploding Canons: ¡NUEVOlution!


Charlotte Teachers Institute 


Tuesday October 27, 2015 from 5:15 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

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Levine Museum of the New South 
200 E. 7th St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

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5:15 - 6:30 pm  Reception, Community Information Booths, and ¡NUEVOlution! Exhibition Viewing

6:30 - 8:00 pm  Featured speaker presentations and panel discussion

8:00 - 9:00 pm ¡NUEVOlution! Exhibition Viewing

Featured Topics and Speakers
  • Charlotte: America's New Immigrant Gateway Model - Owen Furuseth, Associate Provost and Professor of Geography, UNC Charlotte
  • De Aquí y de Allá: Creando Identidad en el Nuevo Sur - Oliver Merino, Latino New South Project Coordinator, Levine Museum of the New South
  • Cultural Geographies, Gender, and Chicana Memory: Amalia Mesa-Bains - Magdalena Pena, Professor of Hispanic Studies, Davidson College
  • Latina Finds Inspiration in the Queen City: Race, Language, and Cultural Literacy - Kurma Murrain, Poet and English as a Second Language Teacher, West Charlotte High School
  • The Train Has Left the Station: You'd Better Climb on Board - Gregory Weeks, Chair and Professor of Political Science, UNC Charlotte

Moderator:  Nancy Gutierrez, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UNC Charlotte

Details on Exploding Canons: NUEVOlution event

Details on Levine Museum of the New South's NUEVOlution exhibition