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

LLILAS Benson News Archive

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Ann Twinam to Join American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Ann Twinam to Join American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Professor Twinam is affiliated faculty at LLILAS

Thu, Apr 19, 2018


Transcriptions of Chalcatongo Mixtec, by J. Kathryn Josserand (top), and Tehuelche, by Jorge Suárez

Grant Will Fund Transcription of Indigenous Language Collection

Pilot project will improve access to a collection of Mixtec audio recordings

Thu, Apr 12, 2018

The Archive of Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA) has received a pilot grant from the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Women spinning wool. Juncal, Cañar, Ecuador. Photo by Niels Fock/Eva Krener, 1973.

AILLA Awarded Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Mon, Apr 9, 2018

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a Documenting Endangered Languages Preservation Grant of $227,365 to Patience Epps and Susan Smythe Kung of the Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA) for support of their upcoming project entitled "Archiving Significant Collections of Endangered Languages: Two Multilingual Regions of Northwestern South America."


Legacy of Art Historian Jacqueline Barnitz to Be Celebrated with Remembrance and Archive Viewing

Legacy of Art Historian Jacqueline Barnitz to Be Celebrated with Remembrance and Archive Viewing

The Benson Latin American Collection is pleased to announce the acquisition of the archive of Jacqueline Barnitz (1923–2017).

Thu, Mar 15, 2018


Banned Books Are the Theme of This Year’s ¡A Viva Voz!

Banned Books Are the Theme of This Year’s ¡A Viva Voz!

Thu, Mar 8, 2018

Authors Ana Castillo and Carmen Tafolla will be the guest readers and presenters at the 16th annual ¡A Viva Voz! Celebration of Latina/o Arts and Culture.





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