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Please accept our hearty welcome to the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at the University of Texas at Austin. LLILAS is an interdisciplinary organization founded in 1940, within the College of Liberal Arts, which integrates more than 30 academic departments across the university. We offer programs that lead to BA, MA, and PhD degrees, and dual MA degree programs with Business, Communication, Community and Regional Planning, Law, and the LBJ School of Public Affairs. More . . .

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Two Students Receive LLILAS Benson Community Engagement Award


LLILAS master’s student Tony Macias and undergrad Latin American Studies major María Ponce are the recipients of the 2014 LLILAS Benson Community Engagement Award. LLILAS Benson staff will present the cash awards to Macias and Ponce at their respective end-of-the-year celebrations.

LLILAS Grad Student Sara McTarnaghan Wins BRASA Award


Sara McTarnaghan, a master’s degree candidate at LLILAS pursuing a joint degree in Community and Regional Planning, is a recipient of the prestigious Brazilian Initiative Scholarship Award for 2014, given by the Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA)

Brazilian Journalist Uncovers J. W. F. Dulles Interview with Brazil’s João Goulart in Benson Collection

John W. F. Dulles and Nettie Lee Benson pose with newly arrived archives from Brazil, June 1975.

In an article for the daily "Folha de São Paulo" published on April 2, 2014, Brazilian journalist Lucas Ferraz reveals the existence of a previously unpublished interview between Latin American historian John W. Foster Dulles and deposed Brazilian president João Belchoir Marques Goulart (aka Jango) dated November 15, 1967.

Vivian Flanzer Wins Award for Best Academic Publication from the American Organization of Teachers of Portuguese


Vivian Flanzer, a senior lecturer in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The University of Texas at Austin, and a faculty associate of LLILAS, has been awarded the Best Academic Publication prize from the American Organization of Teachers of Portuguese (AOTP.)

White House Honors Associate Professor Luis Urrieta as César E. Chávez “Champion of Change”


LLILAS faculty associate Luis Urrieta Jr. was recognized by the White House on Monday, March 31, 2014, as being one of 10 community leaders who embody the spirit of César E. Chávez’s legacy.

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Wed • Apr 23

Lecture: "'Católico a mi manera:'...

BEN 2.104
12:30 PM

Wed • Apr 23

Lecture: "Sustainability and...

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School
6:00 PM

Thu • Apr 24

Lecture: "Latin American Television...

Hackett Room, SRH 1.313
2:00 PM

Thu • Apr 24

Book Talk: "The Fight to Save Juarez"

Balcony Room C, SAC 3.116
8:00 PM

Fri • Apr 25

Lecture: "Mass Media, Identity, and the...

Moseley Room, Harry Ransom Center
11:00 AM
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