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LLILAS Grad Student Sara McTarnaghan Wins BRASA Award

Posted: Apr 14, 2014

Sara McTarnaghan, a master’s degree candidate at LLILAS pursuing a joint degree in Community and Regional Planning, is a recipient of the prestigious Brazilian Initiative Scholarship Award for 2014, given by the Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA)

Brazilian Journalist Uncovers J. W. F. Dulles Interview with Brazil’s João Goulart in Benson Collection

Posted: Apr 8, 2014

In an article for the daily "Folha de São Paulo" published on April 2, 2014, Brazilian journalist Lucas Ferraz reveals the existence of a previously unpublished interview between Latin American historian John W. Foster Dulles and deposed Brazilian president João Belchoir Marques Goulart (aka Jango) dated November 15, 1967.

Vivian Flanzer Wins Award for Best Academic Publication from the American Organization of Teachers of Portuguese

Posted: Apr 7, 2014

Vivian Flanzer, a senior lecturer in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The University of Texas at Austin, and a faculty associate of LLILAS, has been awarded the Best Academic Publication prize from the American Organization of Teachers of Portuguese (AOTP.)

White House Honors Associate Professor Luis Urrieta as César E. Chávez “Champion of Change”

Posted: Mar 31, 2014

LLILAS faculty associate Luis Urrieta Jr. was recognized by the White House on Monday, March 31, 2014, as being one of 10 community leaders who embody the spirit of César E. Chávez’s legacy.

Rolando Hinojosa-Smith Honored by National Book Critics Circle

Posted: Mar 26, 2014

Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, Lozano Long faculty affiliate, was honored with the prestigious Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Book Critics Circle earlier this month in New York.

LLILAS Benson Transformations Invite and Enliven

Posted: Nov 14, 2013

On October 24, 2013, LLILAS Benson hosted a reception to celebrate its newly branded partnership and transformations to its spaces within Sid Richardson Hall, Unit 1.

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