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LAS Opportunities

  • Tinker Application
    2016 Tinker Field Research Grant Call for Applications The Center for Latin American Studies is pleased to announce the 2016 Tinker Grant competition for summer fieldwork in Latin America for Master's and PhD students.  The 2016 application deadline is Friday, March 11th at 12:00 noon.  Electronic copies should be submitted to colind@email.arizona.edu, please reference “2016 Tinker FRG Applicant” in subject line of email.  Application and FAQ links.
  • The new Director of the Center for Latin American Studies, Associate Professor Marcela Vásquez-León, was interviewed on “Arizona Week” on PBS channel 6 on Friday, September 25 at 8:30 p.m. The program explores the impact of the war on drugs on Latin America.
  • How are race and racism experienced and perceived in countries such as Brazil, Venezuela, and Colombia  where a mixed-raced ideology and the myth of racial equality have traditionally been at the core of national identity? This class critically analyzes notions of race and anti-racist activism to examine the ideologies and circumstances of the political structure, race-targeting public policies, and and black activism in contemporary Brazil/Latin America.

Center News

Congratulations Graduating Seniors!
The Center for Latin American Studies’ graduating seniors gathered in the Harvill Building for an informal pizza luncheon/awards ceremony on Thursday, May 5th. Many won awards from both CLAS and SBS... read more
LAS Major Mario Aubert-Vasquez wins 2016 Pillar of Excellence Award
               Mario Aubert-Vasquez and UA Provost Andrew C. Cormie           Mario and Public Health MA Student Sam Packard with a wheelchair from their research in Nogales     The Center for Latin... read more

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Center for Latin American Studies
1103 E. Second St
P.O.Box 210076
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel: (520) 626-7242
Fax: (520) 626-7248

Department Director

Dr. Marcela Vásquez-León
Harvill Building, Room 337B
P.O.Box 210076
Tucson, AZ 85721
Tel: (520) 621-6282
Fax: (520) 626-7248

mvasquez@email.arizona.edu