El Instituto Assistant Professor in Residence Rodolfo Fernández talks about his transition to on-line teaching during UCONN’s COVID classroom shutdown in this Spanish-language Identidad Latina interview with José Alonso Velásquez.
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 […]
UConn Journalism, Scott Wallace, reports on the spread of COVID-19 as it spreads among the Indigenous people in the Amazon, out today in National Geographic. Click Below: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/2020/04/first-coronavirus-deaths-indigenous-communities-amazon/
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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 […]
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 […]
Need an extra class? There are seats available in MUSI 6412 – Sound, Power, and Signification every Wednesdays 4:30PM – 7:00PM in MLIB001C for Spring 2020. Below is the syllabus. For any questions or concerns contact Jesus Ramos-Kittrell at email@example.com or call (860) 486-5454.
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. […]
A group of institute directors have signed a letter of support for the student organizers of the March for Solidarity. This rally and march will begin on the Student Union Terrace, Tuesday 19 November 2019, 12 PM-2 PM. We join our voices to those of the student leaders who are calling for dialogue on and […]
An NPR report on research by El Instituto/Political Science joint faculty member and Associate Professor Charles (Robert) Venator highlights the disorganized and slow response by Federal authorities to the plight of Hurricane María refugees and how this top-level management inefficiency threw the main weight of resettling the displaced people and providing their needs onto […]