News

LALS Certificate now available for Graduate Students

We are happy to announce that graduate students may now complete a certificate in LALS! See the Graduate Resources page for more information.

2013 Graduate Student Field Grants

We are pleased to announce the availability of Graduante Student Field
Grants for the summer of 2013. The grants are primarily intended to
provide graduate and professional school students with the opportunity
to deepen their disciplinary interests in any contry of Latin America
and the Caribbean. Applicants please contact the LALS office for more
details.

Penn and LALS welcome Professor Amy Offner

The Department of History and the Latin American and Latino Studies Program are delighted to welcome Professor Amy C. Offner. Professor Offner joins Penn after completing her PhD at Columbia University. Her research focuses on Cold War anti-poverty programs, social conflict, and economic thought in the United States and Colombia. She will be teaching courses related to the history of capitalism and political economy, empire and foreign relations, and social and intellectual history. Welcome Professor Offner!

Adam Goodman on social media and immigration activism

History Graduate Student Adam Goodman has published an article on the use of social media in
immigration activism. Read his article on well-known journalist and Televisa/EPN
critic Jenaro Villamil's site here. Great work Adam!

Graduate Student Adam Goodman in the Huff Post and Jacobin Magazine

Adam Goodman, a graduate student in History, has published two opinion pieces on the "I-word" and the DREAMers movement in The Huffington Post and Jacobin Magazine.

LALS Director Dr. Emilio Parrado selected among the Delaware Valley's Most Influential Latinos for 2012

Impacto Latin has named Dr. Emilio Parrado, Director of LALS and Professor of Sociology, among the most influential Latinos of Delaware Valley for 2012. Read all about it on page 17 of the Revista. Congratulations Professor Parrado!

 

Three New Courses for Spring 2013 Semester with LALS content

HIST 660.301  Latin America Political Economy               HIST 174.001 Reform
& Revolution in the Americas      PSCI110.001     Comparative Politics                    

    For more details on the courses please check the Registrar Website.

Doctoral student Mara-Cecilia Ostfeld investigates Latino voter identity

Read about Mara-Cecilia's research online in SAS Fronteirs.

Doing Field Research in Latin America:Graduate Students Perspectives

Friday, October 12th

  6:30-8:00pm

  Claudia Cohen Hall, Terrace Room

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