Month: April 2024

Graduate Student Luis Palomino Research Project Update

Contributed by Luis Palomino “COVID-19 and internal migration in Peru” My research seeks to analyze the effects of lockdown policies on internal migration. This study also aims to determine if the effects of lockdown and remote work policies on the new patterns of the spatial distribution of the population are short-term, medium-term, or long-term, especially […]

Graduate Student Menglu Chen Research Project Update

Contributed by Menglu Chen My research project aims to delve deeper into transnational narratives by exploring the interconnections between Latin America and Asia. Through an analysis of works such as José Eustasio Rivera’s La Vorágine, where the protagonist encounters the dreadful conditions of those coerced or misled into tapping rubber trees, my study tracks the […]

Graduate Student Maria Isabel Palacio-Cano Research Project Update

Contributed by Maria Isabel Palacio-Cano My research project examines the training of the Colombian Armed Forces during the period between 2002-2008. The overall objective is to conduct a critical analysis of the professionalization of the Colombian armed forces. This analysis will assess the extent to which increased capacity and an offensive posture created the conditions […]

Graduate Student Apoliana da Conceição Research Project Update

Contributed by Apoliana da Conceição RACE IN BRAZIL REPRESENTED IN ALUÍSIO AZEVEDO’S MULATTO How does literature represent society? Our lives? An era? To what extent is the depiction accurate? There is no better way to answer these questions than analyzing what we already have available as great written literature. In this case, we talk about […]

Interim Director selected for CLAS Award

Interim Director Charles Venator-Santiago was recently selected as the winner of the 2024 Broader Impacts, Service, and Visibility Award. This award, as the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) explains, recognizes UConn Faculty members for their work in “outstanding initiatives that visibly impact the welfare of Connecticut and beyond” through community engagement, and developing […]