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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.

“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

Living the Dream, New Immigration Policies and the Lives of Undocumented Latino Youth

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A book presentation by Dr. Melissa R. Michelson Friday, February 20th 2:30-3:30pm DeTamble Auditorium

Journeys to Success Speaker Series: Satcha Pretto

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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 »