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LAS Faculty blitz, Sptember, 6th 12:00 to 1:00 PM
LAS presents Faculty blitz, Friday, September, 20th at the César E. Chávez Building, Room 205 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM. LAS faculty will present their research and areas of expertise to students during... Read More
LAS annual welcome back BBQ and potluck
Save the Date! LAS is hosting its annual welcome back BBQ-potluck for students, faculty and staff at Reid Park Friday, August 30th
LAS New Student Orientation, Friday, August 23rd, 9-12 AM
The Center for Latin American Studies is hosting its New Student Orientation, Friday, August 23rd from 9-12 AM. Location TBA. We will arrange 20 minute meeting between 2/3 faculty members with... Read More
PBS need to know series, Juan Carlos Frey-Crossing the Line at the Border, part 3. Dying to get back wins the June Sidney Award for Socially Conscious Journalism
  Investigative reporter Juan Carlos Frey just won the June Sidney award for socially conscious journalism from the Sidney Hillman Foundation for his piece, Dying to Get Back, which aired on PBS... Read More
Dan Rather Reports AXS TV-Operation Streamline, from Tucson, Arizona- Jeremy Slack interview click to see video
   
Elizabeth Oglesby, Associate Professor in the School of Geography and Development and Center for Latin American Studies awarded the Honors College 2013 Excellence in Advising and Mentoring Award.
Marcela Vásquez-León PhD, recieves a Fulbright Scholarship to continue her work with fishermen of the Gulf of California, titled "Fishing at the edge of extinction: Vaquita conservation in the Upper Gulf of California"
Her Fulbright Scholarship project is investigating the first large-scale application of Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) for a marine conservation effort in Latin America: the PACE-vaquita... Read More
Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples and Extractive Industries Across the Americas
Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples and Extractive Industries Across the Americas- University of Arizona, Center for Latin American Studies Human Rights Initiative and Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy... Read More
“Engaging and Transforming Silenced Pasts- Feminist Participatory Action Research, Embodied Praxis and Creativity with Maya Woman” M. Brinton Lykes
M. Brinton Lykes, PhD, is a Professor of Community-Cultural Psychology, Associate Director of the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, and Chair of the Department of Counseling and... Read More
Free Screening of "Crossing the Line" by John Carlos Frey
Join the Center for Latin American Studies and the Loft Cinema for a free screening of the recent hard-hitting PBS documentary Crossing the Line and a discussion afterward with filmmaker, activist... Read More

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