In the Heights/In Holyoke Latina/o Cultural Project and Symposium

In the Heights/In Holyoke Symposium: Marisol Negron, Israel Reyes, Merida Rua and Catherine Young

Nov. 30, 2018 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall

Marisol Negron, Assistant Professor of American Studies and Latino Studies, University of Massachusetts, Boston: “Music as Praxis: Hope, Faith and Community in the Soundtrack for In the Heights.”

Israel Reyes, Associate Professor of Spanish and Portugese, Darmouth College: “The Gentrification of Our Dreams: Urban Space and Upward Mobiity in Lin Manuel-Miranda's In the Heights.”

Merida Ru, Professor of Latina and Latino Studies and American Studies, Williams College: “Paciencia y Fe: Abuelas as Icons and Everyday People.”

Catherine Young, Writing Program Lecturer, Princeton University: “Anita, Diana, Vanessa: The Triangulation of Landmark Latinx Women on Broadway.”

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In the Heights/In Holyoke Symposium: Arnaldo Lopez, Juan Recondo and Vanessa Rosa

Nov. 30, 2018 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Kittredge Center, Holyoke Community College

Arnaldo Lopez, Art Manager and Development Strategist, Pregones Theater, New York City: “Community, Mobility and the Broadway Lottery.”

Juan Recondo, Lecturer, CUNY and New York University, New York City: “Paciencia y Fe in Long Island City: Performing and Teaching in the Heights at LaGuardia Community College, NYC.”

Vanessa Rosa, Assistant Professor of Latina/o Studies, Mount Holyoke College: “In the Heights in Holyoke: An Interdisciplinary Anaysis for the Mapping of Latinidad, Civic Engagement and Feminism.”

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Occupying Broadway: Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights Spectacular Claim to Latina/o Cultural Citizenship

Nov. 29, 2018 4:30 pm
New York Room, Mary Woolley Hall

Alberto Sandoval-Sanchez, professor emeritus of Latina/o studies served as a consultant for the production of "In the Heights" and has been serving as scholar-in-residence at Holyoke Community College this the semester.

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In the Heights

Nov. 8, 2018 7:00 pm
Nov. 9, 2018 7:00 pm
Nov. 10, 2018 2:00 pm
Nov. 10, 2018 7:00 pm
Nov. 15, 2018 7:00 pm
Nov. 11, 2018 7:00 pm
Nov. 12, 2018 7:00 pm
Nov. 13, 2018 7:00 pm
Nov. 14, 2018 7:00 pm
Nov. 15, 2018 7:00 pm
Leslie Phillips Theater, Holyoke Community College

The Holyoke Community College Theater Department presents "In the Heights", which was written by “Hamilton” playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda. "In the Heights" is a Tony-award winning musical celebrating Latino culture, music and dance. The Mount Holyoke Department of Spanish, Latina/o, Latin American Studies is a sponsor of the event.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $8 students and seniors. The Friday, Nov. 16, performance will be ASL interpreted.

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