Contributed by Fany Hannon & Jennifer Morenus The Puerto Rican / Latin American Cultural Center (PRLACC) kicked off its 50th anniversary celebration on Dec. 10 by unveiling a mural with photos and artifacts on a wall leading to PRLACC’s location on the fourth floor of the Student Union. PRLACC grew out of the rise of […]
UConn alum Oxana Sidorova and Neag faculty member Rebecca Campbell-Montalvo published a paper, in the American Education Research Association’s Open Forum journal, based on their research on health access assistance provided by school employees to Mexican and indigenous Guatemalan families.
Contributed by Katerina Gonzalez Seligmann In the Fall of 2021, Katerina Seligmann’s first book Writing the Caribbean in Magazine Time was published in the Critical Caribbean Studies Series at Rutgers University Press. To provide an overview of the book, Katerina draws on excerpts from the book’s introduction: Writing the Caribbean in Magazine Time examines literary […]
May Session 2022 Study in Arizona From May 19 to May 29th, Anne Gebelein will be piloting a new Global Experiential Learning program in Tucson, Arizona. A partnership between El Instituto, the Human Rights Institute, the School of Social Work and the non-profit organization Borderlinks of Tucson, the program will take students to the US/Mexican […]
Contributed by Anne Gebelein First year Masters student Diana Velasco is leading a new partnership between the Department of Children and Families and El Instituto. This semester, Diana will be interning with DCF’s immigration attorney Jennifer Avenia to develop a database of agencies, non-profit and volunteer organizations throughout the state who support mixed-status and undocumented […]
Contributed by Pauline Batista Between November 27and December 2, 2021, I participated in the Biennale of Luanda as a UNESCO Youth Representative. The Government of Angola hosted the event organized by UNESCO and supported by the African Union. In partnership with the Pan African Youth Network for Culture of Peace (PAYNCOP), UNESCO initially selected 118 […]