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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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

Call for Student Papers in Latin American Studies

The Greater Philadelphia Latin American Studies Consortium (GPLASC) is now soliciting panel and paper proposals from undergraduate and gruaduate students within consortium schools for the December 5th Student Conference.  Proposals from all disciplines are encouraged, including but no limited to: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Ethnomusicology, Gender Studies, History, Linguistics, Literature, Political Science and Sociology.  Panels should consist of four presenters and a faculty commentator.

Penn Law launches innovative program in Latin American and Latino Studies Program

In recognition of the mounting importance of Latin Americ as both a
rapidly growing global legal market and the hub of much U.S. immigration
debate, the University of Pennsylvania Law School has established the
innovative Certificate of Study in Latin American an Latino Studies. In
collaboration with Penn's Latin American and Latino Studies Program,
the new certificate will enable Penn Law students to enrich their legal
educations by gaining knowledge of the social, cultural, and political
issues facing Latinos and Latin Americans, while also affording

Latin American and Latino Studies celebrates anniversary (The Daily Pennsylvanian)

The program hosted a gala on April 4 to celebrate


Laura Anthony April 13, 2014, 4:38 pm 

This year Penn is celebrating the Latin American and Latino Studies program’s silver anniversary.

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