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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
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

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