REL 390: The Politics of Holiness – New LALS Course

10/07/2015
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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 »

Careers in Latin American Studies – April 16 – Kirby 120- 5:00 pm.

04/10/2015
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On Thursday, April 16, at 5:00 pm, in Kirby 120, Catherine Jones, a 1997 Wake Forest graduate, who majored in Politics and Spanish (prior to the creation of the Latin America and Latino Studies Program), will talk about possible careers for LALS minors.  Catherine Jones serves as General Counsel of Virgin Mobile Latin America, a […] Read more »

Latino Awareness Week – April 6 – 10

03/31/2015
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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

03/30/2015
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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 »

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