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LAS 399 Capoeira Independent Study
Learn capoeira with Studio Axé's Aquil Hameed during the Spring 2018 semester! Learn about the history and culture behind this afroabrazilian combination of martial arts and dance.    Contact Clea... Read More
Last Week at LAS: Brazilian Black Consciousness Day and Dr. Mauad Workshops
    The Center for Latin American Studies held two great Brazil-themed events last week. On Monday, they celebrated Brazilian Black Consciousness Day on the UA Mall last week, giving the university... Read More
LAS Holds 13th Annual Tinker Symposium
The Center for Latin American Studies held its 13th Annual Tinker Research Symposium last week, where graduate students from a variety of departments presented their summer field research from Latin... Read More
LAS Faculty Published in Voices of Mexico!
LAS Faculty members and affiliated faculty members recently published articles in Voices of Mexico, a publication of the Universidad Nacional Aútonoma de Mexico. All of the faculty members wrote... Read More
Congratulations LAS Tinker Grant Awardees!
The Department of Latin American Studies would like to congratulate the LAS MA students who were awarded Tinker grants for summer fieldwork in Latin America! Their destinations include Guatemala,... Read More
LAS Visiting Scholar Edgar Monreal Successfully Defends Dissertation
Dr. Edgar Monreal, a visiting scholar in the Latin American Studies department,  successfully defended his doctoral dissertation at the Universidad Veracruzana this past week. Dr. Monreal's... Read More
Dr. Jennifer Cyr awarded the Kellogg/Notre Dame Award for the Best Paper
CLAS faculty member Jennifer Cyr recently presented  a paper at the Congress of the Midwest Political Science Association annual conference in Chicago, and was awarded the Kellogg/Norte Dame Award... Read More
Faculty Matias Bianchi Interview with teleSUR
Grassroots Movements Bring Fresh Air to Democracies: Analyst LAS... Read More
New Brazil Studies Initiative
The Center for Latin American Studies, in partnership with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, has been awardedThe International Studies and Foreign Language Grant that will allow for the... Read More
Safety In The Field (Professional Development)
◦ Advance preparation for fieldwork /reporting ◦ Situational awareness ◦ Gender‐based violence ◦ Handling a crisis   Beth Alpert Nakhai, Associate Professor, Judaic Studies   Marcela Vásquez‐León,... Read More

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