Posted: Oct 28, 2014
LLILAS faculty associate João Vargas will lead a study abroad program in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during the summer of 2015. Vargas is an associate professor of anthropology and African and African Diaspora Studies.
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.
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.
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.