Journal of latin american studies - dr graham denyer willis, dr paulo drinot, dr sian lazar, dr diego sánchez-ancochea. Overview our mres programme provide a personalised and focused introduction to postgraduate research allowing you to develop as an independent researcher with the support of an expert in latin american studies it provides a rigorous overview of the current state of scholarship in your selected field, guides you,. Postgraduate students and visitors at the centre of latin american studies, recently relocated to the university's newest building, have access to excellent facilities across the university the world-famous university library is home to 6 million volumes while the centre also has its own library and an extensive film collection. Latin america's history is a collision of culture and politics, wealth and poverty in this major you will study a history of corruption, colonisation and celebration off the back of its traumatic history, latin america is growing economically at breakneck speed and you will move along with it for aspiring comerciantes and cultural. Latino and latin american studies is a rapidly growing field, and palgrave macmillan is proud to publish timely and essential research spanning its many disciplines palgrave offers cutting-edge academic research that explores everything from current struggles in haiti to the continent's turbulent political past. The latin american studies program is comprised of a thriving community of scholars, students, alumni, and local residents who work together to foster understanding of the diverse cultures and complex historical and contemporary relationships of mexico, central and south america, the caribbean, and latinas and latinos.
The handbook of latin american studies (hlas online) is an annotated bibliography on latin america consisting of scholarly resources selected and annotated by scholars edited by the hispanic division of the library of congress , the multidisciplinary handbook alternates annually between the social sciences and the. I felt challenged, encouraged and supported at all times, and very much felt like part of an active department, even as a student it was a very easy decision to come back here to do my phd, i never seriously considered anywhere else knowing the department i would be attached to pete watson, ma latin american studies,. The department of latin american studies at bates college, including major requirements, courses and faculty. About the coursethis is a nine-month programme which spans three academic terms and is intended to provide an interdisciplinary understanding of the main developments in latin america from c 1900 to the present.
The latin american studies association (lasa) is the largest professional association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of latin america with over 12,000 members, nearly 60 percent of whom reside outside the united states, lasa is the one association that brings together experts on latin. Latin american and latino studies latin american studies swarthmore's latin american and latino studies program explores the rich diversity—as well as the similarities—among and within latin american countries and cultures the program also investigates the broad dynamics shaping latino experiences in the. When clas opened its doors in 1959, just months after the cuban revolution, it was one of the first latin american studies programs in the united states it has continued to be a leader in area studies, bringing together scholars and practitioners from the washington dc area and the region to serve as adjunct faculty.
Latin american studies provides a framework of study in the humanities and social sciences that fosters an integrated approach to understanding latin american cultures and peoples as well as the important role of latin america in our 21st-century global system. Latin american studies concerns the study of the society, culture, politics and history of latin america. Brazil owes debt of gratitude to uf scientist uf center for latin american studies' visiting scholar dr ernane c rabelo, published an article in the gainesville sun the article highlights the work done in brazil by peter rolfs, the dean of the college of agriculture at the university of florida (1915-1920) learn more. The ma latin american studies at leiden university offers in-depth expertise on the latin american region.
This multidisciplinary master's programme provides a comprehensive overview of social sciences and humanities in latin america the programme's graduates have established careers in research, journalism, teaching, and policy formulation and implementation. Wellesley's latin american studies interdepartmental major offers students the opportunity to focus their field of study with multidisciplinary perspectives.
About us the institute of latin american studies (ilas) is australia's first and victoria's only academic centre dedicated to fostering research and understanding of latin american history, sociology, politics, commerce, economics, archaeology, languages, and culture the institute coordinates undergraduate courses,. Latin american studies (las) is an academic field dealing with the study of latin america and latin americans contents [hide] 1 definition 2 history 3 associations 4 bibliographic resources 5 journals 6 programs 7 research libraries and archives outside latin america 8 some notable latin americanists 9 see also.
We bring together multidisciplinary expertise to provide a national and international collaborative centre for the support, promotion and dissemination of academic and policy work in human rights. The center for latin american studies is very pleased to announced that senior and las student worker juan zozaya was awarded the outstanding senior success award from the college of social and read more statement in support of the elena rodríguez family the faculty and staff of the center for latin american. The master program in latin american studies provides students with important knowledge about the history, literature and music of latin american societies, while also examining social anthropological issues it lays the theoretical, empirical and linguistic foundation for enabling students to understand the variety of. The latin american studies mlitt comprises taught and research-based elements, allowing you to focus in depth on one aspect of latin american studies topics available include: linguistics, culture, history and politics of latin america, the spanish novel and latin american film.