Exploring the Southern Cone

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Students participating in this year’s Southern Cone Program update it’s Facebook and Twitter pages with pictures and stories regularly. Track their progress and read about their experiences by liking the /WFUSoCo page or following the @WFUSoCo page. The Southern Cone Program, a semester-long study abroad program in Chile and Argentina, was launched in the spring [...] Read more »

LALS names Chauvenet recipient

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Wake Forest Junior Frank de Waegh was recently named by the Latin American and Latino Studies Program and by Selection Committee of the Chauvenet Award as one of the award’s first recipients. Frank, a Political Science major, will be spending his summer in Port-au-Prince, Haiti conducting research on non-government organizations in the country. Frank allowed us to interview [...] Read more »

Assessing Hispanic Studies

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In recent years, transatlantic approaches to cultural production have gained increasing prominence within academic fields ranging from history and geography to literary studies. Transatlantic perspectives have encouraged fruitful scholarly exchanges among literary critics, historians, linguists, geographers, sociologists, and anthropologists. In particular, a growing number of prominent scholars of Peninsular Spanish and Latin American literature and [...] Read more »

Latino faculty-student engagements

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Members of the university’s faculty and staff possessing Latino heritage or maintaining Latino interests will sit down with members of the university’s student body to discuss their common experiences and challenges over an authentic Hispanic meal at the first-ever Latino Student/Faculty Dinner. The dinner will provide students with an unique opportunity to network with the university’s faculty, [...] Read more »