Why Sanctuary?

Join us and learn about the history and legality of sanctuary cities and efforts to fight Islamophobia and immoral deportation. Wednesday, March 15th. 6:00 – 8:00 pm Annenberg, Carswell 111

Apply to be an Intercultural Ambassador

The Intercultural Center is accepting applications for 2017-2018 Intercultural Ambassadors! Intercultural Ambassadors will actively support the mission of The Intercultural Center by enhancing the experience of students from domestic and international underrepresented groups and fostering and appreciation of diversity and inclusion.  They will help to build an inclusive community, increase student engagement through involvement with […]

Latino Mentoring Initiative

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 […]

WF Chile Honors Program – Fall 2015

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 […]

History 275: Modern Latin America

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

  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 at […]

New approved Latin American and Latino Studies course

Survey of Latin American Music Fall 2015 Mondays & Wednesdays – 12:30 – 1:45 pm Associate Professor of the Practice of Music, Patricia Dixon will offer MUS 210 during the 2015 Fall semester. This course will explore the most important musical traditions in Latin America, concentrating on musical values and social styles as they pertain […]