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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

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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LLILAS Internship Program Combines Work, Intellectual Exchange, and Camaraderie

Spring 2015 LLILAS interns (l–r): Anastasia Bradatan, Leslie Gloria, Sam Hagan, Lucía Alanís, Cameron Clark, and Elizabeth Dorantes

Students apply to the LLILAS internship for diverse reasons; all say they end up learning something surprising and new.

LLILAS MA Graduate Rigoberto Choy Wins Outstanding Thesis Award

Rigo Choy with Associate Professor Lorraine Leu at the May 2014 LLILAS graduation; photo by Mari Correa

Rigoberto Ajcalón Choy, an indigenous Guatemalan scholar, has received a 2015 Outstanding Thesis Award from the UT Graduate School.

Student Spotlight: Manuel Galaviz


Six years ago, Manuel (Manny) Galaviz could not have predicted the path his life has taken.

Lozano Long and Benson Honored at Plaque Unveiling Ceremony

(L-R) Teresa Lozano Long, Joe Long, UT president Bill Powers, LLILAS Benson director Charles Hale; photo by Gabriel Pérez

LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections celebrated Teresa Lozano Long, EdD, and the late Nettie Lee Benson, PhD, at a plaque unveiling ceremony.


Tue • Apr 28

Lecture: "Rivers of Gold, Lives of...

GWB 2.206
3:00 PM

Wed • Apr 29

Book Talk: "In Search of the Amazon:...

GAR 4.100
3:30 PM
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