The Latin American and Latino Studies Program offers a major and a minor concentration in Latin American Area Studies and Latino Studies. The program gives students the opportunity to study a full range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to understanding Latin America and the Caribbean, and the movements and settlement of the peoples and cultures of these regions in the United States. It is a program that combines Latin American studies, Puerto Rican, and Latino ethnic studies.
Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) - Political Science
Speaker Series, Spring 2021
Organizer: Prof. Jorge Alves, Political Science and LALS Advisory Board
Sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
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||Chile Rewrites Its Constitution: A Turning Point for Democracy?
Dr. Jennifer Pribble, University of Richmond
||Women Movements and Reproductive Rights Reforms in Argentina
Cora Fernández Anderson, Mount Holyoke College
Natalie Alcoba, Journalist
||What’s Behind Bolivia’s Pandemic Woes?
Jorge Derpic, University of Georgia
Dr. Calla Hummel, University of Miami
||Caribbean Women and Anti-Imperialist Organizing: Scenes from the 1800s to the Present
Sandy Plácido, Queens College, History
||Brazilian Politics in the 21st Century: From Lula to Bolsonaro
Victor Araújo, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Zurich
||Who are the Republican Puerto Ricans (in FL)?
Vanessa Perez, Queens College, Political Science
||Language, Diaspora and Online Affective Stance in the Venezuelan Diaspora
Juan Luis Rodríguez, Queens College, Anthropology