Professor Juan Cobo Betancourt (History and LAIS Program Vice Director) was interviewed by the Ecuadorian radio Radio Voz Andina Internacional of the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar about his work digitizing historical documents
The Latin American and Iberian Studies Program (LAIS) at UC Santa Barbara is pleased to announce the inaugural Latin American and Iberian Studies Undergraduate Essay Competition! Please share this opportunity
Emma Laura Zamora joins LAIS at UCSB from Cal Poly SLO where she received a B.A. in History. Read on to learn about what motivated Ms. Zamora to study Latin America,
Marlene Torres-Magaña received her BA in Chicana/o Studies and Black Studies at UCSB. Read on to learn about what motivated Ms. Torres-Magaña to study Latin America, her current research plans
LAIS Tertulia in the HFA news! “Coronavirus and Historic Patterns of Epidemics in Latin America” with Dr. Marcos Cueto
The LAIS March 2020 Tertulia, “Coronavirus and Historic Patterns of Epidemics in Latin America” with Dr. Marcos Cueto, featured by the Humanities and Fine Arts News at UC Santa Barbara.
Professor Miroslava Chavez-Garcia interviewed about the forced sterilizations of migrant women in detention in Georgia.
Professor Miroslava Chavez-Garcia (History) was interviewed about the forced sterilizations of migrant women in detention in Georgia. You can read the article HERE.
Professor Dwight Reynolds has a new book, “The Musical Heritage of al-Andalus” (Routledge/Taylor & Francis)
Professor Dwight Reynolds (Religious Studies) has a book in press with Routledge/Taylor & Francis titled The Musical Heritage of al-Andalus that deals with music in medieval Iberia from the Muslim conquest in 711 CE