As part of Frostburg State University's celebration of National Hispanic Month, Dr. MacGregor O'Brien will speak on "The Indian of the Americas: A Latin American View of Ethnicity" Thursday, Oct. 4, and classical Spanish guitarist Rafael Serrallet will present a concert on Friday, Oct. 5. Both events are free and open to the public.
Sponsored by the Latin American Student Organization (LaSO), O'Brien's presentation will be at 7 p.m. in Lane University Center room 141.
O'Brien, professor of Spanish and chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, is a native of Peru who has lived and taught in Frostburg for 24 years. He has offered lectures on multi-cultural communication in both the United States and Latin American, and he leads a study abroad program in Ecuador.
Serrallet's program the next evening will be at 8 p.m. in the Lane University Center Appalachian Station. His program will include works by Piazzolla, Rodrigo, Roussel, Villalobos, Gifford and Bernstein.
For more information, contact O'Brien at (301) 687-4287 or Miguel Cardinale at (301) 687-4716. FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.
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