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Please accept our hearty welcome to the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at The University of Texas at Austin. LLILAS is an interdisciplinary organization founded in 1940, within the College of Liberal Arts, which integrates more than 30 academic departments across the university. We offer programs that lead to BA, MA, and PhD degrees, and dual MA degree programs with Business, Communication, Community and Regional Planning, Law, the LBJ School of Public Affairs, and Social Work. Read more...
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Latin American Resources at UT
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The study of Jewish Latin America provides an opportunity for intellectual exploration and, for many, self-reflection as well.
Professor Seth Garfield (Department of History, LLILAS) received the prestigious Bolton-Johnson Prize Honorable Mention Award for his book "In Search of the Amazon: Brazil, the United States, and the Nature of a Region" (Duke, 2013).
The Benson’s curator of two years will step into the chief leadership role at the collection while continuing her special collections work.