Welcome to convivencia!
Hosted by james madison university
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DÍA 1 | FRIDAY, APRIL 12
WELCOME TO CONVIVENCIA!

2–5 PM | Check-in / Registration:

Sign in and say hello. Feel free to hang out for as little or as long as you like.

6–8:30 PM | Opening Night Event:

6–7  PM | Meet and mingle with aperitivos, bebidas, y música.

7–8:30 | Get to know LXDEA Co-founders and Convivencia Steering Committee in this kick-off panel facilitated by Mari Vasconez and Marcus Valentin. Special presentation by Alliance Member, Sandra Rivera.

DÍA 2 | SATURDAY, APRIL 13
SESSIONS, COMUNIDAD, Y BOCA TUYA

8–8:45 AM | Morning Café y Plática:

Enjoy your morning bebida in conversation with Convivencia attendees.

9 AM–12:45 PM | Morning Sessions:

9–10:30 AM | SELF-Esteem: Our youth need more than "I believe
in You" 
with Siomara Bridges-Mata - Interactive Workshop

9–10:30 AM | One Step at a Time: Integrating Communal Knowledge in Concert Dance through Disco and Mexican Ballet Folklorico in Dance Education
with Gabriel Mata - Plática/Visual Artistic Sharing/Critical Conversation

10:45 AM–Noon | Cuíra: Amazonian Encantados and Embodied Storytelling
with Angelica Monteiro - Movement Class

10:45 AM–12:15 PM | Plática, Testimonio, y Convivencia: Centering Chicana/Latina Feminist Research Methodologies & Pedagogies in Dance Education
with Franchesca Marisol Cabrera and Kiki Avelar - Interactive Workshop

12:15–1:30 PM | Alumerzo:

Keep the plática and community building going as we break bread together.

1:45–5:30 PM | Afternoon sessions

1:45–3:15 PM | Moving Towards Inclusion: Latindad + Disability in Dance
with Mark Travis Rivera  | The Professional Storyteller - Interactive Workshop/Critical Conversation

3:30–4:30 PM | Contemporary Danza Azteca - Honoring our Ancestors
with Elisa De La Rosa - Movement Class/Workshop/Experience

3:30–4:30 PM | So Your Students Speak Spanish and You Don't?
with Laura de la Garza Noble and Brianna Brathwaite - Interactive Workshop

4:45–5:30 PM | Watching and Dreaming; dance as a primary source in traditional Latinx Studies classes
with Tadea Martin-Gonzalez - Plática/Critical Conversation

4:45–5:30 PM | Cruza la Línea
with Jackie Courchene - Visual Artistic Sharing

8 PM | Boca Tuya Performance

Want to keep the conversation going? Join us for an informal toast post show.

DÍA 3 | SUNDAY, APRIL 14
CEREMONIA, REFLEXIÓN, Y HOPES FOR THE FUTURE

10–11 AM | Brunch with Café con Pan Dulce:

Enjoy complimentary coffee and conversation with Convivencia attendees

11 AM–1 PM | Ceremonia de Communiad Session | Orishas in Motion
with Beatrice Capote - Movement Class/Workshop/Experience

1:30 PM–2:30 PM | Collected, Facilitated Strategizing, Envisioning, Reflection Session:

We want to hear from you and strategize together on where Convivencia will take us next!
Facilitated discussion with LXDEA co-founders and Convivencia Steering Committee.

3 PM | Until next time! Thank you for attending Convivencia!

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LXDEA Convivencia events will be held at the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts. The schedule will be announced soon, so please check back in the coming weeks for more information.
CONVIVENCIA SCHEDULE
Friday, April 12th, 2024
2:00pm - 5:00pm Time to Arrive

6:00pm - 8:30pm Opening Event: Meet/Mingle with aperitivos and bebidas, mariachi band, opening talk by LXDEA Co-Founders and Convivencia Steering Committee

saturday, april 13th, 2024
8:00am - 8:45am Morning Café y Plática

9:00am - 12:00pm Morning Sessions (15 - 30 minute breaks in between sessions)

12:15pm - 1:30pm Lunch Provided

1:45pm - 5:30pm Afternoon Sessions (15 - 30 minute breaks in between sessions)

8:00pm - Boca Tuya Performance -
BocaTuya.com

sunday, april 14th, 2024
10:00am - 11:00am Brunch with café con pan dulce

11:00am - 12:30pm Session: Collective, facilitated strategizing, envisioning, and reflection

1:00pm - 2:00pm Session: Ceremonia de comunidad
3:00pm Departure
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