The legacy of U.S. policies in Nicaragua

Paul Dix - Wilfredo

The Latin American and Latino Studies Program at Wake Forest University will host Mr. Paul Dix and Ms. Pam Fitzpatrick for a discussion on the effects of the U.S. policy in Nicaragua. The financial support received by Nicaragua’s rebel groups during the 1980s from the U.S. had catastrophic and lasting consequences on the country’s civilian [...] Read more »

Students begin southward journey


Officials at the University of Diego Portales have been working closely with Wake Forest University’s Center for International Studies and Latin American and Latino Studies Program to prepare for the arrival seventeen Wake Forest students and one Wake Forest faculty member in Santiago, Chile. The delegation will be the second group of Wake Forest students [...] Read more »

Brazil’s African identity

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The Museum of Anthropology will welcome Elina Hartikainen, Pre-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Virginia, on February 16th for a discussion on her research into African religious and racial identity politics in contemporary Brazil. Specifically, she will examine how Brazilian practitioners of Candomblé, an African diasporic religion, imagine and perform [...] Read more »

Student storyteller: Guatemala


Summer research in Guatemala has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember. When I heard about the possibility of doing a project in a foreign country that would be financially backed by the Reynolds Scholarship, my thoughts immediately jumped to the study that I would end up conducting this past [...] Read more »