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. 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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Latin American Resources at UT
- Benson Latin American Collection
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- Primeros Libros
At the end of this week, LLILAS Benson bids farewell to David Block, Associate Director for Scholarly Resources and Latin American Bibliographer at the Benson Latin American Collection.
LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections is the co-sponsor of “Foro Urgente: Understanding the Humanitarian Crisis on the Border: Roots and Responses,” a panel discussion and community forum addressing the humanitarian crisis on the U.S.–Mexico border and responses to the crisis from government and local organizations.
The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), Brazil, and The University of Texas at Austin have launched a second call for joint research projects as part of a five-year agreement between the institutions.
A post-custodial archiving project of LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections enters a new phase with the hiring of archivist Theresa Polk, who joined the LLILAS Benson staff in July.
Seven vibrant silkscreens from the Benson Latin American Collection will be on display over the next several years in the Dean’s Office of the College of Liberal Arts, located on the third floor of the Gebauer Building.