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

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African Diaspora in the Americas: Deadline Extended to Apply for Summer Study in Brazil

African Diaspora in the Americas: Deadline Extended to Apply for Summer Study in Brazil

Fri, Feb 17, 2017

The deadline to apply for the faculty-led summer study abroad program in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has been extended until March 15, 2017.


Food Revolutions: Latin America’s Food System Is Topic of 10th Annual Lozano Long Conference

Food Revolutions: Latin America’s Food System Is Topic of 10th Annual Lozano Long Conference

Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Latin America might just be the canary in the coal mine for the world food system.


L-R, back row: Rocío Verduzco Sandoval, Matthew Butler, Yolanda Castillo Franco, Marlen Alvarado González, Theresa Polk; front row: Cecilia Bautista García, Sujey Miranda Marín, David Bliss.

Endangered Archives Programme Grant Moves Forward in Michoacán

Wed, Jan 11, 2017

A contingent from LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections visited the capital city of Morelia in Michoacán, Mexico, last November to begin work on an Endangered Archives Programme grant awarded by the British Library and funded by Arcadia.


Unknown artist, La Virgen niña hilando/The Child Mary Spinning (detail), Cuzco, Peru, mid 18th century. Oil on canvas. Collection of Carl & Marilynn Thoma.

Thoma Visiting Scholars in Spanish Colonial Art: Call for Submissions

Mon, Jan 9, 2017

In collaboration with the Thoma Foundation and the Blanton Museum of Art, LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections is pleased to announce a convocatoria / call for proposals for the Thoma Visiting Scholars in Spanish Colonial Art (Becas Thoma para Investigación en Arte Virreinal Latinoamericano).


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