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The Future of Latin American Studies
Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

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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, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, and Social Work. Read more...

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Javier Sicilia Presents Austin Lecture on Contemporary Mexico


Mexican writer and peace activist Javier Sicilia will present the Austin Lecture on Contemporary Mexico on Monday, November 17, at 6 p.m., on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin. Sicilia’s talk is titled “La crisis del Estado y la dignidad ciudadana en México” (State Crisis and Civilian Dignity in Mexico).

New Dual Degree in Social Work–Latin American Studies Addresses Gap in Services for Latinos

Mural at the School of Social Work by Raúl Valdez, 1996

The School of Social Work and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at The University of Texas at Austin are establishing a new dual degree program at the graduate level, the first of its kind in the United States.

Summer 2015 Program in Rio de Janeiro

Photo by Dmitry V. Petrenko

LLILAS faculty associate João Vargas will lead a study abroad program in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during the summer of 2015. Vargas is an associate professor of anthropology and African and African Diaspora Studies.


Mon • Nov 24

Job Talk: "Racialized Conflicts and the...

CLA 1.302B
12:00 PM
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