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Latin America Women Rising


The Latin American and Latino Studies Program, Women’s and Gender Studies, and the Women’s Center are sponsoring a presentation and discussion by Joan M. Caivano and Dr. Jane Marcus-Delgado on women’s issues in Latin America. Ms. Caivano (Interamerican Dialogue) and Dr. Marcus-Delgado (CUNY Staten Island), will discuss their work on women’s issues in Latin America [...] Read more »

Disasters with Borders: The Impact of the “Haitian” Earthquake in a Dominican Border Town


The January 12, 2010 earthquake that destroyed Port-au-Prince and its surrounding areas is one of the worst disasters in recent history.  While the earthquake and cholera epidemic’s consequences in Haiti received considerable attention, very little is known about how these disasters impacted communities in the Dominican Republic. Dr. Tess Kulstad, Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, [...] Read more »

Carlos Perez


On Monday, November 25th, the Music Department, Latin American and Latino Studies program, with the support of IPLACe, will present a concert featuring Chilean Classical Guitar Virtuoso Carlos Perez in the Ring Theater at 7:30 p.m. Perez will be performing on a Spanish guitar compositions from Romantic composers of Spain and South America, [...] Read more »

Film Screening: From the Back of the Line


The Documentary Film Program, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Department of Politics and International Affairs, the American Ethnic Studies Program, and the Latin American and Latino Studies Program are all co-sponsoring a screening of the documentary From the Back of the Line: Voices of the Undocumented on Thursday September 19th, at 7 PM at [...] Read more »