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LLILAS Faculty in the News

Posted: January 21, 2013

Due to their wide range of expertise, LLILAS faculty are frequently called upon to discuss Latin America–related issues in the media, as well as receiving recognition for their contributions to Latin American Studies. Featured here are some of our most recent faculty in the news.

Javier Auyero (Department of Sociology) discusses his new book, Cadenas de violencia, in which he explains the collateral effects of violence in the greater Buenos Aires area. For the complete story, visit Clarin.com.

Luis Carcamo Huechante (Department of Spanish and Portuguese) discusses the tensions between Mapuche communities and the Chilean State. For the complete story, visit El Mostrador.

Anthony Di Fiore (Department of Anthropology) is conducting a study in Bolivia to determine how primates practice cooperative breeding. To learn more about this study, visit NIU Today.

Denise Gilman (Law School) and Barbara Hines (Law School) explain the benefits of the program Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). For the complete story, visit UTLaw Magazine.

Fernando Lara (School of Architecture) discusses the impact of Oscar Niemeyer’s legacy. For the complete story, visit PBS Newshour.

Joseph Potter (Department of Sociology) testifies why the state should continue to fund Planned Parenthood. For the complete story, visit MySanAntonio.com.

Nestor Rodriguez (Department of Sociology) comments on the feud between research centers that focus on immigration reform. For the complete story, visit Fox News Latino.

David Stuart (Department of Art and Art History) denies any apocalyptic predictions in the Maya calendar in this interview with NBC. “We injected some of our fears and anxiety into their culture,” says Stuart. For the complete story, visit MSNBC.

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