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

Posted: Oct 14, 2014

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

Posted: Oct 9, 2014

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

Posted: Oct 8, 2014

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

Posted: Oct 6, 2014

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

Posted: Sep 23, 2014

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.

Second Call for UT-FAPESP Research Announced

Posted: Aug 25, 2014

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.

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