LAIS Director Cecilia Méndez was interviewed by different media outlets about the Peruvian presidential elections, among them La República, Al Jazeera, The Conversation, and the German public radio. Her declarations
Congratulations to LAIS Graduate Student Marlene Torres Magaña on receiving a Graduate Opportunity Fellowship for the 2021-2022 academic year!
Marlene Torres Magaña is currently working on her research project entitled, Historietas, Nationalismo Mexicano, y Cultura: The Construction and Promotion of a Mexican National Identity during the Twentieth Century. She examines
You were born in Madrid, Spain. You left Spain in 1954 and got your PhD from the University of New York in 1964. Then you came to UCSB in 1965.
Congratulations to Professor Eloi Grasset (Spanish and Portuguese) for the publication of his new book La Trama Mortal: Pere Gimferrer y la política de la literatura (1962-1985) (Editorial Renacimiento, 2020). In this groundbreaking study,
Professor Carlos Morton’s new radionovela, Frontera Sin Fin, tells the story of those forced to flee their homes in Central America and sheds light upon the issues of violence, poverty and exclusion. Frontera
Congratulations to Professor William Robinson (Sociology) on the publication of his new book, The Global Police State (Pluto Press, 2020). The Global Police State highlights the ways in which governments create stratification in their societies through
Jennifer Amador is a second year LAIS Masters Student. In this interview she talks about her passion for studying Latin America, her current research and future goals. Read on to learn
Iryna Zdanovich, LAIS Financial and academic Manager, joined us to talk about her work with LAIS faculty and students. Read below to learn more! What do you like most about
LAIS alumni Jorge Gonzalez (2012) shares his experiences in the LAIS graduate program and how his studies influence his work in activism. Read on to learn more! What spurred your
LAIS undergraduate major, Lee Leal-Ramirez, join us to talk about what motivates her to study Latin America and her work with Neogranadina. Read on to learn more! What motivated you