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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. 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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David Block Retires from LLILAS Benson


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.

"Foro Urgente" to Focus on Border Humanitarian Crisis


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.

Second Call for UT-FAPESP Research Announced

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.

Learning from Latin America Through Post-Custodial Archiving

Guatemalan National Police Historical Archive staff member prepares police records for archival processing and digitization.

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.

Romo Silkscreens on Display in COLA Dean's Suite


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.

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Wed • Sep 3

Poetry Reading: "UT Poetry Center...

UFCU Student Learning Commons, PCL 2.500
4:30 PM

Thu • Sep 4

Foro Urgente: "Understanding the...

Santa Rita Room, UNB 3.502
5:00 PM

Fri • Sep 5

LLILAS Faculty Book Series: "Narrating...

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

Fri • Sep 12

Lecture: "The New Asylum Seekers"

GAR 1.102
12:00 PM

Wed • Sep 17

Lecture: "Agustín Oscar Rossi"

Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School
12:15 PM
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