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Extended Deadline: February 15, 2012

Wed, Dec 21, 2011

Scholarships Available for Study Abroad in Guatemala and Brazil


Professor Arias Receives Two Research Awards

Tue, Dec 20, 2011

Faculty Research Leave from LLILAS & Humanities Research Award for 2010-2012


Professor Arroyo Receives a Humanities Research Award

Mon, Dec 19, 2011

Prof. Arroyo received a Humanities Research Award for the years 2012-2014




Professor Polit-Dueñas: New Volume On Violence in Latin America

Sun, Dec 4, 2011

Meanings of Violence in Contemporary Latin America is the title of a volume co-edited by Gabriela Polit-Dueñas


Mike Acuña Memorial Library

Sat, Dec 3, 2011

In memory of fellow student Mike Acuña, who passed away in 2010


The 2012 Lozano Long Conference on Central Americans & Latino/America

Fri, Dec 2, 2011

Actress, activist and philanthropist Eva Longoria will be the keynote speaker


Sigma Delta Pi-zeta Chapter at UT

Thu, Dec 1, 2011

The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society


Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Jossianna Arroyo will direct the summer program in Salvador, Brazil

Sat, Nov 5, 2011

Prof. Arroyo will teach a course on Afro-Brazilian Literatures and Cultures at ACBEU, (Brazilian American Cultural Association)


Antigua, Guatemala

Arturo Arias will direct a new summer program in Antigua, Guatemala

Sat, Nov 5, 2011

A course on contemporary Maya literature at the Casa Herrera


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Book on Cervantes by Professor Zimic

Fri, Nov 4, 2011

Professor Stanislav Zimic has published a new book entitled De esto y aquello en las obras de Cervantes


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Graduate Coordinator Laura Rodriguez wins Tany Norwood Award

Fri, Oct 28, 2011

Laura Rodriguez was awarded the prestigious Tany Norwood Award by the Friar Society


Dr. Jossianna Arroyo-Martínez invited as Visiting Scholar

Fri, Oct 21, 2011

Dr. Jossianna Arroyo-Martínez has been invited as a Mellon Distinguished Visiting Scholar in the African Diaspora to Lewis and Clark in Oregon for Fall 2012


2011-2012 Colonial Lecture Series

Mon, Oct 17, 2011

An initiative aimed to bring to our campus distinguished senior and emerging scholars


Latin American Jewish Studies Association Conference in 2013 at UT Austin

Sun, Oct 16, 2011

The XVI International Research Conference of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association (LAJSA) will be held at the University of Texas at Austin June 9-11, 2013


Dr. Luis Cárcamo-Huechante elected to Society for Teaching Excellence

Sun, Sep 25, 2011

Congratulations to the new members of the Society for Teaching Excellence!


Faculty Retirements

Thu, Sep 8, 2011



Prof. Luis Cárcamo-Huechante

Professor Luis Cárcamo-Huechante wins Humanities Research Award

Mon, Jul 25, 2011

Examining the ways in which Mapuche radio programs, poetry, and music revitalize contemporary Mapuche culture and foster cultural diversity in the region.



Graduate Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowship in Brazil

Sun, Jun 5, 2011

Fellowship to support a year of research for her dissertation project entitled “Poeticas Afrodiásporicas nas Américas: Cooperifa e Nuyorican Poets Cafe.”


Poéticas para el siglo XXI Logo

Am-E-RI-CANs - April 22, 2011

Wed, Apr 13, 2011


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Prof. Jill Robbins: Crossing through Chueca

Tue, Apr 12, 2011

In the past two decades the city of Madrid has been marked by pride, feminism, and globalization—but also by the vestiges of the machismo nurtured during the long years of the Franco dictatorship...


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37th Annual Poetry Declamation

Winners & Event Photos

Tue, Apr 5, 2011


Isla Flores-Bayer

Alumna Awarded a NSF Fellowship

Isla Flores-Bayer

Mon, Apr 4, 2011


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Prof. Michael Harney: The Epic of The Cid: With Related Texts

Sun, Mar 27, 2011

The Epic of the Cid records the deeds of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, the Cid of history and legend. A powerful warrior in the Christian reconquest of medieval Spain, a formidable strategist, and a charismatic leader...


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Prof. Jason Borge: Latin American Writers and Hollywood

Sat, Mar 26, 2011

Professor Borge’s study analyzes the way that Latin American writers and intellectuals engaged with Hollywood during the first decades of the 20th century...


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