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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

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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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News

Argentine Music and Literature To Be on Display at October 16 Event

Rayuela manuscript pages and first edition (photo by Robert Esparza)

Icons of Argentine music and letters will be the focus of Celebrating Argentina: An Evening of Tango, Literature, and Food. Focusing on the lyrics, music, and dance of tango, as well as an archival gem—Julio Cortázar’s original manuscript of the novel Rayuela—the event offers something to appeal to all five of the senses.

LLILAS Executive Committee and Mexican Center Condemn Violent Repression of Students in Mexican State of Guerrero

LLILAS students protest in solidarity with 43 missing Mexican students (photo by Kate Layton)

We are pained and outraged by the news of the recent murder of six and disappearance of 43 normalista students from the Escuela Normal Rural “Raúl Isidro Burgos” in Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, Mexico, reportedly at the hand of local police forces.

LLILAS and Geography Professors Visit New Potential Study Site in Puerto Rico

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Professors Carlos Ramos-Scharrón, Eugenio Arima, Edgardo Latrubesse, and Ken Young recently visited Puerto Rico as part of current efforts to develop a new research project with local partners from the University of Puerto Rico’s Río Piedras and Mayagüez campuses and the U.S. Forest Service’s International Institute of Tropical Forestry.

Javier Auyero Named LLILAS Benson Associate Director for Public Programs

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Javier Auyero, the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Professor of Latin American Sociology, has been named Associate Director for Public Programs at LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections.

Clinton Global Citizen Award Winner Employs Several LLILAS Alumni

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On Sunday, September 21, President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton honored the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) with the Clinton Global Initiative’s 2014 Global Citizen Award.

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Events

Tue • Oct 21

Lecture: "The Myth of Nicaraguan...

Hackett Room, SRH 1.313
4:00 PM

Wed • Oct 22

Information Session: "Spring...

ART 1.302L
4:00 PM

Thu • Oct 23

Lecture: "The Impact of the Maya...

ART 1.120
5:00 PM

Mon • Oct 27

Conversation: "Patrolling the Border:...

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

Tue • Oct 28

Foodways fo Mexico Series: "Mexican...

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