At the 1st International Conference on Literature and Human Rights (June 29 – July 4, 2015), Dr. Fernando Reati‘s book, Desaparecido: Memorias de un Cautiverio, was featured and discussed by a panel of experts from Spain, Italy, Uruguay, and Argentina.
THE GOIZUETA FOUNDATION GRADUATE SCHOLARS
The Goizueta Foundation, founded by Roberto C. Goizueta (former Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company), established The Goizueta Foundation Graduate Scholars Fund to enhance the education and skills of graduate students committed to improving Latino education. Our center’s Graduate Scholars are expected to learn and contribute to the educational… more »
For Fall 2016, Dr. Julia Gaffield is offering the following course to all interested undergraduate students:
HIST 3620: Atlantic World History MW 2:50pm – 4:35pm
The Atlantic World has been a space of cross-cultural contact, empire and nation-building, diasporas, and revolutions since the fifteenth century. The course will focus on transatlantic encounters in Africa,… more »
The Political Science Department is offering a bilingual course for Spring 2015:
Corruption, Violence, and Culture: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of the Political Culture
Are civil war, endemic violence, corruption, and poverty caused by a country’s “political culture?” This seminar explores the concept of political culture, where it comes from, and why it matters. We… more »
SOCI 8900: Special Topics in Sociology (Race, Gender, and Sexuality) taught by Dr. Katie Acosta. Open to all interested graduate students. In the course, students will explore how one’s intersecting marginalities influence their social location. Students will read a wide array of scholarly work in the areas of race, gender, and sexuality — from seminal theoretical… more »
Two sections of PORT 1001 are being offered. They are CRN 84448 / TR / 11:00am – 12:15pm & CRN 81837 / TR / 1:00pm – 2:15pm. One section of PORT 2001 is being offered: CRN 87986 / TR / 2:30pm – 3:45pm.
Ask Us About Study Abroad Opportunities!!!
There are several U.S. and Brazilian companies in… more »
CLALS member, Dr. Jennifer McCoy, Distinguished Professor of Political Science, was quoted in an online New York Times article about Venezuela’s new acting president, Nicolas Maduro.
“Chávez was a master at addressing very different interests and holding them together as the undisputed leader,” said Jennifer McCoy, the Americas program director at the Carter Center in Atlanta.… more »
Associate Professor of Art Education and CLALS member, Melanie Davenport, has worked with indigenous Wixarika (Huichol) youth in central Mexico to create animated shorts illustrating their own stories in their own language. One of these, “Yuimakwara” (the Drum Celebration) will be shown in two film festivals at the Smithsonian’s National Museum… more »