Welcome, Bienvenidos, Bem-vindos!
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. Read more...
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The University of Texas at Austin is one of six recipients of a Digital Humanities Implementation Grant award from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The grant of $215,000 will fund “Reading the First Books: Multilingual, Early-Modern OCR for Primeros Libros.”
Assistant Professor Carlos Ramos-Scharrón (LLILAS, Department of Geography and the Environment) has collaborated this July with students from the Geography and Environmental Sciences Departments, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, to conduct research in the Puerto Rican highlands.
Sônia Roncador, associate professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, has been appointed faculty chair of the LLILAS Brazil Center. She succeeds Associate Professor Fernando Lara of the School of Architecture.
Four LLILAS students, two master’s students and two undergraduates, earned thesis awards this spring for work that culminated their years at UT.