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“Living in the Shadows: How the 21st. Century Surge in Interior Immigration is Impacting Latinos in Politics and Health”

Pedraza event

A presentation by Dr. Francisco Pedraza and Ms. Vanessa Cruz Nichols Dr. Francisco I. Pedraza (Assistant Professor of Political Science at Texas A & M University), along with Ms. Vanessa Cruz Nichols (graduate student at the University of Michigan) showcase their latest research on the consequences of immigration enforcement on Latinos’ political participation and their […] Read more »

Latino Awareness Week – April 6 – 10

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Join the Wake Forest Latino Community to celebrate a week full of diverse activities.  The week begins with the screening of the film”Who is Dayani Cristal?”, followed by a Zumba session that will make you burn calories while benefiting the Chaplain’s Emergency Fund.  On Wednesday, Felicia Arriaga (Duke University) will talk about Latinos and Policing, […] Read more »

River Run International Film Festival

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Among the films lined up for this year’s River Run Festival (April 16 – 26), is the documentary by Ted Roach 120 Days, that tells the story of family man Miguel Cortés, who could be forced to leave the country in four months as a result o his immigration status.  In exchange for Miguel agreeing […] Read more »



Join us for an information session about the Study Abroad Programs offered by Latin American and Latino Studies. The event will take place on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm at Kirby Hall, room 120. We will have homemade empanadas!