LAS Senior Juan Zozaya Wins SBS Outstanding Senior Success Award
Congratulations to graduating senior Juan Luis Zozaya Tellez, the winner of the SBS Student Success Award honoring a first-generation college student! Juan is a double major in History and... Read More
Statement in support of the Elena Rodríguez family
  The faculty and staff of the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Arizona join many in the Tucson community in expressing our support and admiration for the family of 16-year-old... Read More
LAS MA Student Claudia Diaz-Combs Accepted into PHD Program at Syracuse
Congratulations to Claudia Diaz-Combs, a graduate student in LAS and Public Health, who was accepted to the Maxwell School of Geography at Syracuse University to begin a Ph.D. program in Geography in... Read More
NEW Videos on LAS Youtube Site!
New videos of last week's Friday charla, featuring Dr. Darim Borim of UMASS Dartmouth and Brazilian graffiti artist Alexsandra Ribiero, are now up on LAS's youtube site! Click... Read More
Tinker Symposium 2017 Video!
The 2017 Tinker Symposium video is now LIVE on the LAS youtube site! Follow the link to watch highlights from the symposium and hear students reflect on their experiences researching in Latin America... Read More
Video of Ricardo Esquivia Ballestas Charla
LAS was thrilled to be able to host Colombian human rights activitist, Ricardo Esquivia Ballestas, for one of our Friday lectures in February. His talk,  “Building Peace, Sustainability, and Hope in... Read More
LAS Grad Student Chris Sittler Wins 1st Place at Graduate Student Showcase
Chris Sittler, a graduate student in LAS, won first place for the communities and society graduate session at the Graduate Student Showcase. Chris's research, which he carried out in Honduras with... Read More
LAS Participates in, Sponsors No Vale Nada La Vida Symposium
Last week, LAS participated in a symposium at the Global Justice Center that brought together Tucson-based researchers and border activists to discuss the issue of migrant deaths and disappearances... Read More
Manos de Mujeres Migrantes Project
Students from the Fall 2017 Guatemala Study Abroad Program completed interviews with four migrant women as part of their Visual Anthropology Class. It is just one example of the kinds of innovative... 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