Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico - You don't need to learn Spanish to connect with Mexico! If you are an English-speaking expat living in Puerto Vallarta, come to "Connect with Mexico" and discover your adopted country anew.
Connect with Mexico - Mexico explained, in plain English.
• Learn about Mexican culture, geography, history, literature, art, government and its many peoples.
• Gain a greater appreciation of the stories behind the doings and sayings of Mexicans.
• Interact more and better with those Mexicans with whom you come in contact.
Join us every Tuesday from 10:30 am to 12 noon at ArtVallARTa, 213 Calle Pilitas, next to the San Franciscan Resort and close to the corner with Olas Altas on the south side of Puerto Vallarta.
Conversation Topics include:
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Mexico: Gentle Homeland
Learn about Mexico's peoples, geography, politics, traditions, fears, and hopes all in one session. This is an introductory talk for the Connecting with Mexico series.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
A Long History of Shifting Borders
The territory of Mexico has grown and shrunk throughout the years. Explore the way an island in the Pacific was gained by France; how Guatemala left and the Yucatan came back; and, well, how Mexicans view the United States' territorial expansion.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
The Pregnant Virgin
Regardless of whether they are Catholic or not, all Mexicans are Guadalupe fans. Discover the legends behind Our Lady of Guadalupe; the obsessive sacrifices and long marches; and the wonders of faith and architecture that take place in Tepeyac.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
So Far From God... So Close to the United States
Mexico has a love-hate relationship with its powerful northern neighbor. Let's delve into how Mexicans view the United States and its immense influence on the Mexican story; how they feel about US territory that used to be Mexican; and whether Mexico is destined to play a greater role on the future of the United States.
We hope to see you soon in our Connect with Mexico dialogues. There's no doubt we can all learn something, enjoy each other's company, and together gain new insights on how to enjoy Mexico even more. The cost is $20 USD or $350 MXN per person per session, and includes all materials for the conversations and some refreshments.For more information, visit ConnectWithMexico.com, or send an email to connectwithmexico(at)gmail.com.