Month: April 2020

UConn Alumna Hilda Lloréns Wins LASA Silvestrini Prize

UConn Anthropology PhD and University of Rhode Island Associate Professor of Anthropology Hilda Lloréns was awarded the LASA Puerto Rico section’s 2020 Blanca G. Silvestrini Prize for the article that she co-authored with Maritza Stanchich (U Puerto Rico Rio Piedras) “Water is life, but the colony is a necropolis: Environmental terrains of struggle in Puerto […]

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