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Colombian Conference: Shaping Colombia Towards Sustainable Development (04.05.2019)

April 4th, 2019in Event Announcements

Colombia has set a roadmap to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and multiple efforts have been made both in the public and private sector towards achieving its milestomnes. Although there is still much to be done, numerous grass-roots organizations, public and private companies, and the government in Colombia are actively responding to the challenges posed by the SDGs. The 2019 VI Colombian Conference mission is to raise awareness, and to help augment these initiatives. More

James Iffland at “Roque Dalton and the intellectuals: then and now” in El Salvador

March 31st, 2019in Faculty News

The Multidisciplinary Faculty of the West (FMOcc) of the University of El Salvador (UES) hosted the second day of the conference cycle called "Roque Dalton and the intellectuals: then and now", given by the PhD. James Iffland, researcher at Boston University, this March 12. During the academic day, the dean of the FMOcc, PhD, was present. Raúl Azcúnaga; the director of the University Press of the UES, PhD. David Hernández and the director... More

Palmer Grant Travel Report: Madeline Ray

March 28th, 2019in Student News

"The Palmer Grant from the Center for Latin American Studies made it possible for me to go to Mexico in January to support Professor David Carballo's community archaeology efforts in Tlajinga, Estado de Mexico.  In pre-history, Tlajinga was a working-class neighborhood on the outskirts of the ancient city of Teotihuacan. Today, the area is a small town that is becoming absorbed into Mexico City's sprawl. Carballo has excavated here over several years and has built relationships with... More

Cuba Study Abroad: Erica Danielle Wilson

March 24th, 2019in Student News

All of my preconceived notions about Cuba were challenged by my study abroad experience. Cuba is considered by the United States to be a third world country.  That was evidenced by the many decaying buildings in Havana and the excessive amount of family members living in one apartment due to a housing shortage, but other than that Cuba is extremely advanced. They are a leading exporter of medical supplies, they actively and effectively tackle... More

Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico Tour at Museum of Fine Arts

March 18th, 2019in Event Announcements

Join us for a group visit to Graciela Iturbide's Mexico at the Museum of Fine Arts. We will be joined by the exhibit curator. Start: Wednesday, April 3 at 5:50 PM End: Wednesday, April 3 at 7:15 PM Where: Fenway Entrance on The Fenway on the Museum’s North side Iturbide's photographs not only bear witness to Mexican society but express an intense personal and poetic lyricism about her native country. One of the most influential photographers active in Latin America... More

Research Associate Opportunity (Focus on Latin American Region)

March 16th, 2019in Opportunities

  By joining Eaton Vance, you’ll become part of a company that has one of the best employee retention rates in the financial services industry. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and tremendous opportunities for growth and development. If you do not see a position that fits your career objectives, please return to this site in the future as our hiring needs will change. We look forward to your becoming a part of our continued success!   BASIC... More

Operations Coordinator (graduating seniors) Job Description 2019

March 16th, 2019in Opportunities

  Operations Coordinator (Non-Profit/Full Time) Yleana Leadership Academy The Yleana Leadership Academy is seeking a full-time, year-round Operations Coordinator to start upon his/her college graduation in May 2019. Major areas of responsibility include driving revenue to our for-profit arm through sales and marketing of an extant product, overseeing budgeting and finance as well as spearheading programs and general operations duties.  This position has enormous opportunity for growth and is an excellent way to learn all aspects of operating... More