“I knew the men murdered in the Amazon—and their alleged killer”
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 […]
Congratulation to Laura Bedoya in graduating and pursuing her education! Read her article today The Political Empowerment of Women in Colombia: Towards Gender Equality.
Professor Venator joins 17 other leading scholars of the Latino experience on the inaugural Scholarly Advising Committee of the National Museum of the American Latino . Further news here.
The Ballard exhibit highlights depth of Puerto Rican Puppetry, you can read more through UConn Today.
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.
WFSB News reporter Christian Colón reported on the academic programs of El Instituto as a Hispanic Heritage Month feature.
Contributed by Anne Gebelein Thanks to the generosity of the CLAS Dean’s office, El Instituto was able to welcome its first Activist-in-residence, MaryJoan Picone, LCSW, in 2021. MaryJoan has been organizing Mexican farmworkers in the Glastonbury area for over a decade, and volunteers at the U.S./Mexico border as well, assisting migrants in need of food, […]
Contributed by Damián Deamici After a hiatus due the COVID-19 pandemic, the Eyzaguirre Lecture returned to the University of Connecticut this fall. The lecture honors the memory of Professor Luis Eyzaguirre, who taught Spanish and Latin American literature at the institution for over 30 years. This was the first time that the lecture was held […]
Contributed by H. Kenny Nienhusser La Comunidad Intelectual (LCI) is a living/learning community with a mission to nurture a sense of community for and support students who identify as Latina/o/x and/or Caribbean or have an affinity to learn more about the Latino and/or Caribbean diasporas. LCI was born from the efforts of many current and former […]