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The Latin American and Latino Studies Program was established to encourage the study of Latin American and Latino history, culture, geography, economics and politics. Working with students and a distinguished interdisciplinary faculty, the Program is committed to enhancing and advancing the understanding of and appreciation for Latin America and its people.

New approved Latin American and Latino Studies course

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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 […] 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!

Wake Forest University Chile: Honors Semester

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2015 Fall Semester. Graduate with Honors in Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS). Complete Latin American Studies minor in one semester. Financial aid and additional scholarships available. Seminar and tutorial setting with intensive individual instruction and class work. Travel to PerĂº, visit Cuzco and Machu Picchu. Information session on Wednesday, February 18 from 4:00 […] Read more »

“Legitimation Battles in Latin America: The Transnational Advocacy Network on behalf of the Palestinian Campaign of Recognition at the UN”

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Presentation by Daniel F. Wajner, Ph.D. Candidate in International Relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Annenberg Forum (Carswell 111) – February 17 4:00 – 6:00 pm