Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

LLILAS Benson News

Rosalva Aída Hernández, Eduardo Lalo, and Bianca Freire-Medeiros

LLILAS Welcomes Three Visiting Professors

Mon, Aug 22, 2016

LLILAS is fortunate to welcome three visiting professors to campus this fall, Rosalva Aída Hernández, Eduardo Lalo, and Biana Freire-Medeiros.


LLILAS Seminar Explores “Imaginary of Brazil”

LLILAS Seminar Explores “Imaginary of Brazil”

Fri, Jul 29, 2016

“Although it no longer holds the status of economic, political, and cultural center, Rio de Janeiro serves as Brazil’s main showcase to the world,” writes Tinker Visiting Professor Bianca Freire-Medeiros (U. São Paulo).


Intensive Nahuatl: Learn the Language of the Aztecs and Zapata

Intensive Nahuatl: Learn the Language of the Aztecs and Zapata

Tue, Jul 19, 2016

Sabina Cruz de la Cruz returns to campus this fall to offer Intensive Nahuatl, with classes available to both undergraduates and graduate students.


Professor Virginia Garrard-Burnett Will Lead LLILAS Benson

Professor Virginia Garrard-Burnett Will Lead LLILAS Benson

Thu, May 26, 2016

Professor Virginia Garrard-Burnett has been chosen as the new director of LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections.


In Capstone Seminar, Students Explore Interdisciplinary Major

In Capstone Seminar, Students Explore Interdisciplinary Major

Thu, May 5, 2016

The Capstone seminar brings together central issues, concepts, and themes of contemporary Latin American studies. The class is designed as a professional development course to enhance core analytical and writing skills that will be useful for students after graduation.


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