Youngstown State University will host the following events as part of its Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations.

SEPT. 14, CENTOFANTI SYMPOSIUM: Tim Wise, prominent anti-racist writer and educator, will speak in Kilcawley Center’s Chestnut Room at 6 p.m.

SEPT. 18, SPANISH PANEL: A panel of speakers will discuss the importance of Spanish language acquisition from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lariccia Family Intercultural Collaboratory in Jones Hall.

SEPT. 20, ART OPENING: The opening for Gaby Berglund Cardenas’ “Life While You Wait Exhibit” will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. in Bliss Hall’s Judith Rae Solomon Gallery.

OCT. 6, HISPANIC HERITAGE CELEBRATION: Music, entertainment and dance performances by groups such as the Labra Brothers, Samuel Andrade and Alma De Mexico will highlight a celebration from noon to 3 p.m.

OCT. 11, 1968, MASSACRE PANEL: A panel of YSU faculty will discuss the 50th anniversary of a massacre of students and faculty by military and police in Mexico City on Oct. 2, 1968. The discussion will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor.