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Latino Mentoring Initiative

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Are you a sophomore? A Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Minor? Apply to become a mentor to Latino high school youth  from El Buen Pastor Latino Community Services (EBPLCS). This two-year mentoring program pairs qualified WFU juniors with EBLPCS juniors to engage in a meaningful relationship over the span of two years. WFU students […] Read more »

WF Chile Honors Program – Fall 2015

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Congratulations to the first group of students participating in the WF Chile Honors Program Fall 2015.  On Friday, November 20, 2015 they completed an intense semester by presenting the results of their research work to a group of faculty and guests that included Dr. Rogan Kersh (Provost, WFU), Dr. Kline Harrison (Associate Provost of Global […] Read more »

History 275: Modern Latin America

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This course will be offered during the Fall 2015 by Dr. Mir Yarfitz.  It is a survey of Latin-American history since independence, concentrating on the 20th. century.  Emphasizes race, gender, revolution, populism, dictatorship, resistance movements, and U.S.-Latin American relations.  Examines cultural artifacts from multiple genres.

LAS 310 – Fall 2015

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  This course offers students a contextual and theological overview of the body of thought broadly construed as Latin American Liberation Theology. The course begins by introducing the social, historical, and ecclesiastic contexts in which liberation theology emerged. It then analyzes the mutual influence between liberation theology and the Catholic church in Latin America […] Read more »