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.
As part of the Journeys to Success Speaker Series, Latin American and Latino Studies is one of many sponsors in charge of bringing journalist and co-anchor Satcha Pretto to Wake Forest. Pretto was born and raised in Honduras. She began her career as television journalist on Telemundo, and has worked as a reporter for CNN’s [...] Read more »
The Latin American and Latino Studies Program is sponsoring a presentation by Stephanie Hertz, current Peace Corps volunteer in Guatemala, with the Healthy Schools Program for the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health. In this presentation, “I Dream a Dream”, Ms. Hertz will talk about development work in Latin America, grassroots level [...] Read more »
September 16 – December 12, 2014 Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00am – 4:30pm EXHIBIT: Life After Death: The Day of the Dead in Mexico The MOA’s annual exhibit celebrates the unique Mexican observance of the Day of the Dead. The exhibit’s centerpiece is a traditional ofrenda, an altar with food and beverage offerings, [...] Read more »