Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

LLILAS Benson News

Professor Virginia Garrard-Burnett Will Lead LLILAS Benson

Thu, May 26, 2016

Professor Virginia Garrard-Burnett has been chosen as the new director of LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections.


Clockwise from top left: Andrea Clark; Prisca Gayles; Angela Tapia Arce; Ricardo Velasco; Anthony Dest

LLILAS Students Receive Accolades, Fellowships, and More

Mon, May 9, 2016

Four LLILAS PhD students and one undergraduate Latin American studies major have been recognized this spring for their outstanding scholarship.


In Capstone Seminar, Students Explore Interdisciplinary Major

Thu, May 5, 2016

The Capstone seminar brings together central issues, concepts, and themes of contemporary Latin American studies. The class is designed as a professional development course to enhance core analytical and writing skills that will be useful for students after graduation.


Professor Ann Twinam Wins LASA Bryce Wood Book Award

Thu, Mar 3, 2016

Professor of History Ann Twinam, a LLILAS faculty associate, has won the Latin American Studies Association’s Bryce Wood Book Award for Purchasing Whiteness: Pardos, Mulattos and the Quest for Social Mobility in the Spanish Indies (Stanford, 2015). The award is given at each LASA congress to an outstanding book on Latin America in the social sciences and humanities published in English.


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