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Latin American and Latino Studies 

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.

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Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) - Political Science
Speaker Series, Fall 2021

Organizer: Prof. Jorge Alves, Political Science and LALS Advisory Board

Sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Click a lecture title for more information

Zadia M. Feliciano 

Puerto Rican Migrants Since Hurricane Maria: Struggles and Achievements

Zadia M. Feliciano, Professor of Economics & Director Latin American & Latino Studies, Queens College, CUNY

Monday, September 27, 2021, 12:15 - 1:30 pm

Register: https://bit.ly/LALSPSCI_PuertoRico


Amanda Ellis

William Calvo-Quirós

Mexican American Cultural Resistance in the US Southwest

Amanda Ellis, Assistant Professor of English, University of Houston
William Calvo-Quirós, Assistant Professor, American Culture, & Latina/o Studies, University of Michigan

Wednesday, Octover 6, 2021, 12:15 - 1:30 pm

Register: https://bit.ly/LALSPSCI_MexicanAmerican


Brais Outes-León 

Modernismo & Historical Avant-Gardes in Latin America From 1870-1935

Dr. Brais Outes-León, Assistant Professor of Hispanic Languages & Literatures, Queens College, CUNY

Monday, October 18, 2021, 12:15 - 1:30 pm

Register: https://bit.ly/LALSPSCI_AvantGardes


Brazilian Democracy: Prospects and Challenges

Daniela Campello, Professor of Political Science, Fundação Getúlio Vargas
Marcus Melo and Professor of Political Science, Federal University of Pernambuco

Monday, November 8, 2021, 12:15 - 1:30 pm

Register: https://bit.ly/LALSPSCI_Brazil


Race, Politics and Descriptive Representation in Latin America

Natália S. Bueno, Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, Emory College
Erica Townsend-Bell, Associate Professor, Political Science Department; Director, Center for Africana Studies, Oklahoma State University

Monday, November 22, 2021, 12:15 - 1:30 pm

Register: https://bit.ly/LALSPSCI_Race


 

A Hispanic Heritage Month Virtual Event

Maria Hinojosa

A Conversation with Maria Hinojosa

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

7 – 8:15 pm

Free and open to the public.

Register · More Info

 

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 Office Information

 

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus, there are currently no regular in-person office hours. For all matters, please send an email to the director listed below.

Director: Zadia Feliciano
Office: Powdermaker 306F
Phone: ​718-997-5442
E-mail: zadia.feliciano@qc.cuny.edu

Advisory Board
Jorge A. Alves
Political Science Department
E-mail: jorge.alves@qc.cuny.edu

Sara Hinojos
Media Studies Department
E-mail: sara.hinojos@qc.cuny.edu

Brais Outes-León
Hispanic Languages and Literatures Department
E-mail: brais.outesleon@qc.cuny.edu

Juan Luis Rodriguez
Anthropology Department
E-mail: juan.rodriguezaponte@qc.cuny.edu

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