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A Letter to the UConn Community (COVID-19)

Please Click below: Cultural Centers and Institutes release statement of concern about upsurge in xenophobia during the COVID-19 crisis   Any questions or concerns about El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies please contact our program assistant Kimberly Vasquez at or submit any general questions to  

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2020 UConn Migrant Farm Worker Clinic Fellowship

2020 UConn Migrant Farm Worker Clinic Fellowship Sponsored by the UConn Honors Program, El Instituto: Latina/o, Caribbean & Latin American Studies Institute, CT Area Health Education Center & the UConn Migrant Farm Worker Clinic The UConn Migrant Farm Worker Clinic fellowship is a competitive award that allows students with an interest in migration studies and/or […]

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Multi-Media Artist Alejandro de la Guerra Year-Long Residence at UConn

Contributed by Samuel Martínez In February 2020, Alejandro de la Guerra, Nicaraguan artist and art teacher, began a planned year-long residence as a visiting fellow at UConn’s School of Fine Arts. The main thematic point of reference of de la Guerra’s art is historical memory. Among his best-known works is the public sculpture/performance piece, La […]

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  1. Apr 10 Victoria Almodovar's Thesis Defense (Online)9:00am
  2. Apr 22 Julia Marchese's Thesis Defense (Online)3:30pm
  3. May 1 Matheus Souza Thesis Presentation (On-line)10:00am
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