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10/28/2014

The Latin American and Latino Studies Program was established to encourage the study of Latin American and Latino history, culture, geography, economics and politics. Working with students and a distinguished interdisciplinary faculty, the Program is committed to enhancing and advancing the understanding of and appreciation for Latin America and its people.

Summer 2017 Salamanca, Spain: Spanish Language, Literature and Culture

02/13/2017

If you are interested in studying abroad this summer see if the program offered in Salamanca, Spain is for you.  Contact Professor Margaret Ewalt in Romance Languages for more details.

Chile/Argentina (SoCo) Study Abroad Information Session

01/31/2017

Please, join us to find out more about our study abroad opportunities. Tuesday, February 7 4:30 – 6:00 pm Kirby 120

WFU 2017 MLK “Building the Dream” award winers

01/18/2017
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It is a great honor to announce that Cazandra Rebollar,  a Senior Psychology major and LALS minor and first-generation college student, was awarded the WFU 2017 MLK “Building the Dream” award.  Cazandra was recognized for her commitment to social justice and those most marginalized and disenfranchised.  She has worked on behalf of new immigrants and […] Read more »

Afro-Brazilian Capoeira Angola Workshop

12/02/2016

What is it?  Capoeira Angola es a games whose origins may go as far back as the 16th. century, when Africans were enslaved and taken to Salvador, Brazil.  In its history and practice, Capoeira Angola reflects the philosophy and aesthetics of its origins.  Similar to many African traditions, there are no clear-cut distinctions between the […] Read more »

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