Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

September 15 - October 15

Upcoming Events

Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month 2022

ASU observes Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month, by celebrating the histories, cultures, and contributions of Chicanx, Latinx, Hispanic individuals as well as groups who identify with and strive to create a more inclusive environment for these communities.

Call for Programs 

The committee is now accepting events and activities for the 2022 Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month at ASU! We invite student organizations, faculty, and staff to take part in this wonderful opportunity to honor and celebrate Hispanic/Latino heritage as well as share knowledge. To submit an event for Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month at ASU, you may use the following Event Form. Also, feel free to tell us about events that you are aware of occurring in the community


Signature Events

El Grito

September 15, 2022
4:00 PM
Student Center - San Carlos

This event will have loteria, DIY piñata making, along food in order to inform students on the Hispanic culture and celebrate Mexico's independence day. RSVP Here

Vamos a chismear

September 27, 2022
12:00 PM
Taylor Mall Tabling

Students will be asked a series of Hispanic culture trivia questions, if they answer 10 or more right they will receive a Mexican friendship bracelet. RSVP Here

El Cine in the City Series

September 18, 2022
October 6, 2022
October 14, 2022
2:00 PM
Barrett Suite Downtown - Mercado B4

"El Cine in the City"" series celebrates Hispanic and Latinx culture in TV and film! Join us for a viewing of a variety of media - refreshments will be provided!

Below are the dates and times:

9/28 at 2 pm - Film - "I'm No Longer Here"

10/6 at 6 pm - Film - "Encanto"

10/14 at 1 pm - TV Episode - "Street Food: Latin America" and Lunch"

The purpose of the event is to share different representations of Hispanic and Latinx culture in TV and film while enjoying authentic snacks and engaging in relevant conversation. RSVP Here

Visit the Calendar for more Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month events. 


A Cultural Discussion about Historical Roots of the East Valley and Leadership

September 20, 2022
3:00 PM
Multicultural Communities of Excellence Space, Citrus Pavilion 123

In celebration of Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month, the Multicultural Communities of Excellence (MCOE) and Changemaker Central will be hosting a cultural discussion about historical roots of the East Valley and leadership. Panelists include Film Producer and Author Bruce Nelson, City of Mesa Councilman David Luna, Attorney and Civil Rights Champion Phillip Austen and Assistant Professor of Southwest Borderlands Dr. Rafael Martinez Orozco.

Visit the Calendar for more Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month events.


TedTalk & Tacos: Machismo Hurts Men, Too

September 22, 2022
3:00 PM
Memorial Union, Coconino Room, 246

Join SRVP for a dialogue about the unique experiences of Latinx men/masculine individuals, community impacts of machismo, how it affects men, women, and LGBTQ+ people. We will eat tacos and watch a TedTalk discussing machismo, culture, and gender roles. RSVP Here

LatinX Leads: Recognizing, Confronting, & Healing from Violence

September 22, 2022
5:00 PM
Multicultural Communities of Excellence Space, Chuparosa Room 302

Join El Concilio for Hispanic/Latine Heritage Month. Sharing stories and experiences are a huge part of our community and culture. LatinX Leads will help us define and recognize prevalent forms of violence within the Latinx and broader community. Topics will include machismo, sexism, community relationships, anti-Blackness, homophobia, and collective healing.

Movies on the Field: Selena

September 30, 2022
7:30 PM
Sun Devil Stadium

ASU 365 Community Union presents “Movies on the Field” at Sun Devil Stadium. Celebrate Latin Heritage Month with this biographical drama charting the extraordinary career and tragic death of pop singing sensation Selena Quintanilla as her career transcended the Tejano scene that launched her into crossover, mainstream success. Starring Jennifer Lopez, Edward James Olmos, Jon Seda, Constance Marie and Jacob Vargas.

Bring a blanket, sit on the field and enjoy your favorite films on the big screen under the stars! Events are open to the ASU community and the public. Learn more and get tickets at asu365communityunion.com.

SolarSPELL Spanish Tag-a-Thon

October 1, 2022
9:30 AM
Wrigley Hall, 2nd floor suite

"Do you speak Spanish? Are you ready to make a global impact? Then mark your calendars for Saturday, October 1st! The ASU-SolarSPELL offline digital library initiative is hosting a one-day Tag-a-Thon, and we need your help!

SolarSPELL is a global educational initiative that combines curated digital libraries, solar-powered, offline technology, and the training to build information literacy and internet-ready skills. We are developing a Spanish-language offline digital library, to be piloted this November in schools in Chiapas, Mexico. RSVP Here.  

15th Gathering of Ibero-American Writers in the United States: Rosina Conde

October 6-13, 2022
12:00 PM
MU-230-Pima Auditorium

Continuing its mission of promoting cultural diversity and awareness of the Hispanic, Latino, and Chicano communities at Arizona State University (ASU) and the surrounding communities it serves, the track Chicano and Chicana Studies in Spanish (CCSS) and the electronic journal Peregrinos y sus Letras (PysL) are pleased to announce its XV Encuentro de Escritores y Artistas Iberoamericanos en los Estados Unidos or XV Annual Gathering of Ibero-American Writers and Artists in the United States. With an interdisciplinary series of events, this year’s edition focuses on a wide exploration of identity via several forms like literature, film, art, and drama. For this year’s edition of the Encuentro/Gathering, the track Chicano and Chicana Studies in Spanish (CCSS) at ASU and the journal Peregrinos y sus letras (PysL) offer a bold program with an increase in diverse symposiums, exhibits, workshops, screenings, and performances from October 6 to October 13, 2022, both on campus at ASU and in the greater Phoenix area. RSVP Here.

Hispanic Latinx Heritage Month Book Display

September 15-October 15
8:00 AM
Hayden Library

The mobile book display will be located on level one of the Hayden Library. The display will be located next to a whiteboard column in the lobby area off of Cady Mall. The ASU Library is proud to collaborate with El Concilio to present the Hispanic Latinx Heritage Month book display located on level one of the Hayden Library in Tempe. The collection of books, folios and DVDs highlight exceptional Hispanic and Latinx authors and artists to celebrate the month. This display will be located in the lobby from September 15-October 15, so please stop by to check it out.

Visit the Calendar for more Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month events. 


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