Charlotte Teachers Institute- Exploding Canons: NUEVOlution!

CTI NUEVOlution

The next program in Charlotte Teachers Institute’s flagship speakers series is offered in partnership with the Museum and the new exhibit   ¡NUEVOlution! Latinos and the New South.  

Exploding Canons: ¡NUEVOlution! will feature expert representatives from Davidson College, UNC Charlotte, Queens University and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools exploring Latinos and the New South from a variety of perspectives: demographics, politics, art, poetry as well as the lived experience.  The program also includes a reception and admission to the ¡NUEVOlution! Latinos and the New South exhibit. 

Featured discussion topics include: 

  • Charlotte: America's New Immigrant Gateway Model – Owen Furuseth, Associate Provost and Professor of Geography, UNC Charlotte
  • Cultural Geographies, Gender, and Chicana Memory: Amalia Mesa-Bains – Magdalena Maiz-Peña, Professor of Hispanic Studies/Latin American Studies, Davidson College
  • De Aquí y de Allá: Creando Identidad en el Nuevo Sur – Oliver Merino, Latino New South Coordinator, Levine Museum of the New South
  • Latina Finds Inspiration In The Queen City: Race, Language, and Cultural Literacy – Kurma Murrain, English as 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

Free and open to public. Registration required