On April 29th, 2021 the LAIS program hosted the first day of the Alumni Reunion and Career Panels. The recording of the opening remarks is available here:https://youtu.be/R15HZnz8PnM In the opening
LAIS 2nd International Graduate Student Conference, “Borders, Power and Transgression” featured in HFA news along with an interview from LAIS Director and Professor of History Cecilia Méndez!
The 2nd International Graduate Student Conference, “Borders Power and Transgression” featured presentations from 20 graduate students from across the globe. Participants discussed borders as a broad and fluid concept and
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