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
Asuntos del Sur Selected by Mozilla for "Open Leaders" Program
Asuntos de Sur, the Latin American political platform directed by LAS faculty member Matias Bianci, was recently selected to recieve "open" training and mentorship in Mozilla's Open Leaderships... 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
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