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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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Professor Sergio Romero: “Guatemala es paraíso de lenguas”


Assistant Professor Sergio Romero (Spanish & Portuguese, LLILAS) was interviewed in Guatemala’s newspaper of record, Prensa Libre, in anticipation of a June 25 conference at the Academy of Geography and History in Guatemala City titled “Myth and Language in Guatemala’s Indigenous Chronicles.”

LLILAS Affiliate Fernando Lara Pens Houston Chronicle Op-Ed


LLILAS faculty affiliate Fernando Luiz Lara has had an op-ed published in the Houston Chronicle titled “Don’t Wait for Mega-Events to Build Public Projects.” Lara is associate professor at the School of Architecture, and director of the Brazil Center.

Benson Collection Partners with Austin Public Library on Maps Exhibition


The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection of The University of Texas at Austin has installed the exhibition "Mapping Mexican History: Territories in Dispute, Identities in Question" at Austin’s Faulk Central Library, 800 Guadalupe.

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