Eastern Mennonite University

This article is from the EMU News Archive. The approximate date of publication was in September 2003. Current EMU news is available at www.emu.edu/news

TO EMU HEADLINE NEWS | WEMC 91.7 FM | LATINO HERITAGE MONTH AT EMU

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WEMC to Air Hispanic Heritage Specials

WEMC, 91.7 FM, a public radio service of Eastern Mennonite University, will broadcast several special programs to celebrate "National Hispanic Heritage Month." Each year, from September 15 to October 15, America honors the history and artistic heritage of Hispanic Americans whose cultural roots are in Europe, Africa and the Americas.

The specials are part of the program, "What's the Word?," that airs on WEMC at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays. The programs are:

Sept. 22: Latino Writings in the United States
Sept. 29: Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Latin American Literature
Oct. 6: Cuban Literature at Home and in Exile
Oct. 13: Puerto Rican Literature on the Island and in the U.S.

"What's the Word?," from the prestigious Modern Language Association, explores literature and language with humor, style and authority, according to station manager Jon Kauffmann-Kennel.

WEMC broadcasts a schedule of news and information from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) along with classical, jazz, folk and bluegrass, and world music, 6 a.m.-11 p.m. daily.

Posted: September 17, 2003