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State turns to CLAS faculty for expertise on Black and Latino history

In 2020, Connecticut became the first state in the nation to require all high schools to offer a course on Black, Puerto Rican, and Latino studies. Congratulations to CLAS faculty in transforming Connecticut K-12 Curricula through The Black and Latino History Project (BLHP):  Fiona Vernal Anne Gebelein Jason Oliver Chang Avinoam Patt Noga Shemer   […]

UConn Anthropology Alumna’s Book Wins Two Prizes

UConn Anthropology PhD and Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Rhode Island, Hilda Lloréns’ latest book, Making Livable Worlds: Afro-Puerto Rican Women Building Environmental Justice has recently won two awards: The Gregory Bateson Prize from the Society for Cultural Anthropology And the Frank Bonilla Book Award from the Puerto Rican Studies Association Congratulations, […]

GLC Receives CT Humanities Award

By Yale’s newsletter July 22, 2022 New Haven, Connecticut – The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center at Yale University has been award a $30,000 grant from Connecticut Humanities to enable them to develop a series of working groups for Connecticut teachers to study and develop curriculum and resources on Black and Latino […]

New Instituto MA student publishes demographic and human development studies

Luis Palomino, in-coming student in the MA in International Studies with a concentration in Latina/o and Latin American Studies, is co-author of two recent scholarly publications in Perú. One article, “Determinantes de la evolución del número de casos y muertes por COVID-19 en el Perú: movilidad, geografía y desarrollo económico,” tracks changes over time in […]