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.
As part of the interdisciplinary project, Seis Miradas por Latinoamérica, Chilean virtuoso Carlos Pérez, will offer a concert at the Kulynych Auditorium, in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center. The concert will feature music tied to poetry from Spain and Latin America, featuring works by Paraguayan Agustín Barrios, Brazilian Heitor Villa-Lobos, Venezuelan Antonio Lauro, Spaniards Julián Arcas […] Read more »
NEW DATE: Tuesday, February 16 4:00 – 7:00 pm Broyhill Auditorium Free screening and facilitated dialogue with director Tony Parent, a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, School of Drama. Tony Parent is an actor, writer, producer, and facilitator who works in New York City Schools teaching at-risk students […] Read more »
Beyond Black and White: How Discrimination Shapes Health Outcomes and Health-related Behaviors in Brazil
Dr. João Luiz Bastos, Assistant Professor of Public Health at the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Brazil and Visiting Scholar at Wake Forest University will be giving a lecture on Wednesday, February 17 at 4:00 pm at the ZSR Library Auditorium.
Dr. Elvia Rosa Castro is an independent curator and Cuban Art critic with degrees in Philosophy and Art History from the University of Havana, a highly regarded expert who has published several books, as well as edited and created numerous art books and exhibitions. She will making a presentation on March 16 at 5:00 pm […] Read more »