New book co-authored by Penn Professor Michael Jones-Correa

A recently published book, "The Double Bind: The Politics of Racial & Class Inequalities in the Americas" has been co-authored by Penn Professor Michael Jones-Correa. Check out his chapter, "Experiencing Inequality but Not Seeing Class." For more information on the book in its entirety, visit the site linked below:

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 Internship with Glenmede Trust - Meeting October 17th, 2016

Penn's Quechua program & the value of Indigenous Languages - Américo Mendoza Mori

While speaking at the United Nations in New York for the commemoration of the UN Declaration of the Rights of the Indigenous Peoples, Professor Américo Mendoza Mori had the opportunity to talk about the Quechua program at Penn and the value of Indigenous Languages.

The website Remezcla interviewed Mendoza Mori  about that experience.

To learn more about Penn's Quechua program and to read Mendoza Mori's interview, visit:

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Inaugural Penn in Latin America and Caribbean Conference a Success
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Penn in Latin America & the Caribbean Health Conference

Health in Latin America & the Caribbean: Equity, Access & Innovation

Inaugural Conference

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

1:00 - 5:00pm, Reception & Posters 5:00 - 6:00pm

Biomedical Research Building II/III Auditorium

This event is free and open to the Penn community

Registration required:




2015 Commencement Ceremony

The University of Pennsylvania's 259th Commencement ceremony will take place on Monday, May 18, 2015 in Franklin Field at 10:15 a.m., and is preceded by student and academic processions through campus. The ceremony will end at approximately noon.


The Latin
American and Latino Studies program is pleased to announce the availability of
Graduate Student Field Research Grants for the summer of 2015.  The grants are primarily intended to provide
graduate and professional school students with the opportunity to deepen their
disciplinary interests in any country of Latin America and the Caribbean. The

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