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La Comunidad Intelectual Learning Community Presents Research at Virginia Tech Conference

By Dr. Diana I. Ríos, El Instituto and Communication For several years we have conducted a case study on La Comunidad Intelectual (LCI) using biography-of-work techniques. LCI co-directors and founders, Diana I. Ríos and Graciela-Quiñones-Rodríguez have led student co-authors toward successful conference submissions. In February 2020, LCI student leaders again figured prominently as core to […]

Graciela Mochkofsky Presents the 2019 Mead Lecture

Contributed by Samuel Martínez The 2019 Robert G Mead, Jr. Lecture was presented on 14 November 2019 by Graciela Mochkofsky, Director of the Spanish-language Journalism Program, Executive Director of the Center for Community and Ethnic Media, and Tow Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center. Professor Mochkofsky joined the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at […]

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 Artist Protection Fund Fellowship in residence 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, […]

Former Instituto M.A. Student to Join APSA Committee

Yazmín García Trejo (MA ’07) has been appointed to the American Political Science Association Committee on the Status of Latinos and Latinas. She is a survey statistician and researcher at the US Census Bureau, Center for Survey Measurement, working with the language and cross cultural group on Census participation and Census knowledge among hard-to-count populations.  […]