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LAS Professor Margaret Wilder Publishes Article on Binational Water Desalination
The Department for Latin American Studies is proud to announce that core faculty member Margaret Wilder, along with Ismael Aguilar-Barajasc , Nicolás Pineda-Pablosd , Robert G. Varadye , Sharon B.... Read More
LAS Professor Scott Whiteford Publishes Ford Foundation-Funded Research on Migrants
Dr. Scott Whiteford, a professor at the Center for Latin American studies, recently published an article titled “In Harm’s Way: Family Separation, Immigration Enforcement Programs and Security on the... Read More
LAS and the Arizona State Museum Complete Film on the History of U.S. Immigration
    The Department for Latin American Studies and the Arizona State Museum are proud to present their first joint filmmaking effort: U.S. Immigration: Linking Past to Present. The fifteen-minute... Read More
Assistant Director Colin Deeds Wins Award for Excellence
  The Department for Latin American Studies is very proud to announce that Colin Deeds, the LAS Assistant Director, was presented with the 2016 University Award for Excellence today for his years of... Read More
Dr. Matias Bianchi presents research on 21st century Latin American politics in Washington, DC
    Dr. Matias Bianchi,  a faculty member in the Center for Latin American Studies and the School for Government and Public Policy, is currently working to change the face of politics in Latin... Read More
Kudos Zoraida Francis-Reyes!
The Department of Latin American Studies is very proud to announce that former LAS major, Zoraida Francis-Reyes, will be honored with the Consuelo Aguilar Esperanza Award at the... Read More
LAS Students Invited to Meet with Mexican Foreign Secretary and US Ambassador
Early in February, a small group of Mexican/Mexican American students studying in the LAS department were invited to meet the Mexican  Secretary of Foreign Relations and Ambassador to the US from... Read More
Kudos Matías Bianchi!
        The Latin American Studies Department is proud to announce that Dr. Matías Bianchi, a faculty member in LAS and the School for Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona, has... Read More
Sunday, June 7, 6 p.m.—BORDER ODYSSEY: Travels Along the US-Mexico Divide
The public is invited to join BorderLinks and Antigone Books at the Southside Presbyterian Church (317 W. 23rd St., Tucson, AZ) for a conversation led by Dr. Charles D. Thompson, Jr., author of the... Read More
Memorial Services for Governor Raul H. Castro
  A memorial Mass for former Arizona Gov. Raúl H. Castro, who died April 10 in San Diego, is set for Tucson and Nogales on May 15.  Memorial masses will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 272 N... Read More

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