Journey to Success Speaker Series: Dolores Huerta

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Latin American and Latino Studies is proud to co-sponsor a presentation by Dolores Huerta, one of the most influential leaders of this country.  A recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among other awards, at 83, Dolores Huerta continues to work tirelessly developing leaders and advocates for the working poor, women, and children. Thursday, October […] Read more »

“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 »

SKULLS & SKELETONS – Celebrating Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead 2015

    The Wake Forest Museum of Anthropology along with the Hispanic League and Sawtooth School for Visual Art, invite you to find the artist in you and learn about how the Day of the Dead is celebrated in Mexico.  The event includes a guided tour, an authentic Mexican lunch, and a mask making […] Read more »

REL 390: The Politics of Holiness – New LALS Course

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Mary, Saints, and Martyrs in Latino Catholicism Instructor:  Dr. Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo Dates & Times:  T/Th –  9:30am –  Wingate 206   This course explores the political dimensions of Catholic devotions to Mary, saints, and martyrs both in Latin America and among Latino/as in the United States.  Particular attention will be paid to critically […] Read more »