In January 2020, LAIS Affiliated Faculty Dr. Anabel Ford traveled to both Guatemala City, Guatemala and Belize City, Belize to further conservation and development of the Maya Forest Gardens. The
Tyler McMullen is the LAIS Graduate Program Assistant. He joined PASC in Summer 2019 after earning his MA degree in French and Francophone Studies from Cal State Long Beach, where
Professor Cecilia Méndez (History), LAIS Program Director, was interviewed by the Peruvian newspaper La República about current events and politics in Peru. The interview can be found here: ‘La Republica’ article.
Professor Jeff Hoelle (Anthropology) had an op-ed in the LA Times about the fires in Brazil in August, 2019. His piece can be found here: LA Times article.
Professors Miroslava Chávez-García and Verónica Castillo-Muñoz (History) have served as guest editors in the Winter 2020 issue of the Pacific Historical Review’s special issue, “Gender and Intimacy across the U.S.-Mexico
Roberto Strongman is Associate Professor in the Department of Black Studies at UCSB. In his most recent publication ‘Queering Black Atlantic Religions’ (2019), Professor Strongman offers a novel analysis of
LAIS affiliated faculty Evelyne Laurent-Perrault awarded fellowship at the John Carter Brown Library
Award Recipient: Evelyne Laurent Perrault Award Date: Thursday, February 13, 2020 Professor Evelyne Laurent-Perrault has been awarded Center for New World Comparative Studies Fellowship at the John Carter Brown Library
LAIS is pleased to share a recent publication by the Santa Barbara Independent Newspaper which features ‘Hostile Terrain 94’. HT94 is intended to memorialize and bear witness to the thousands