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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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NEH Grant Will Transform Study of Early Books

The Primeros Libros project is a digital collection of books printed before 1601 in the Americas.

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.”

NASA-Funded Project Under Way in Puerto Rico

Fieldwork in the Puerto Rican highlands; photo by Carlos Ramos-Scharrón

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 to Lead LLILAS Brazil Center

Photo: Brian Birzer, 2014

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.

LLILAS Students Earn Thesis Accolades

Undergraduate Katie Floyd wrote a thesis about this stone Olmec-style “crouching figure” from the Precolumbian Collection, UT Austin

Four LLILAS students, two master’s students and two undergraduates, earned thesis awards this spring for work that culminated their years at UT.


Thu • Sep 3

Foro Urgente: "Understanding...

2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Latin American Collection, SRH Unit 1
3:00 PM

Tue • Sep 8

LLILAS Faculty Book Series: "Language...

2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Latin American Collection, SRH Unit 1
12:00 PM

Thu • Sep 24

Symposium: "Coral Reefs at Risk in the...

Texas Governors' Room, UNB 3.116
9:00 AM

Fri • Oct 2

Mexican Center Lecture: "Lorena Wolffer...

2nd Floor Conference Room, Benson Latin American Collection, SRH Unit 1
4:00 PM
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