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Latin American Studies Creative Projects Contest Winners!

During the spring of 2021, as a means of fostering the study and appreciation of Latin America as well as student engagement around the interrelated crises of COVID-19, democracy/inclusion, identity, immigration, and race, the Center of Latin American Studies at Boston University held a creative projects contest. The competition was open to students in any […]

Happy Holidays

Dear friends of the Center for Latin American Studies at Boston University, I want to take this opportunity to thank you for your relentless support during this most unusual year. As we lived through a pandemic, experienced an economic depression, and witnessed collective anger against racial injustice, our commitment to an education that advances the […]

Jose Luis Nogales Publishes Essay Collection

Congratulations to Jose Luis Nogales, PhD candidate in BU’s Department of Romance Studies, whose collection of  essays on the work of Uruguayan writer Mario Levero has just been published by Editorial de la Universidad de Sevilla.

Immigrant Activism Today

In the wake of the recent Supreme Court decision upholding DACA, Michael Birenbaum Quintero, Associate Professor of Music, Chair of the Musicology & Ethnomusicology Department, and an affiliate faculty member of the Center for Latin American Studies, spoke first with Magalis Troncoso, Executive Director of the Centro Dominicano in Boston, and then with Heloisa Galvão, […]

COVID-19 in Latin America: A conversation with Rene Soria-Saucedo

This is the fifth in a series of interviews conducted by Boston University School of Public Health students Alejandro Alvarez and Juliana Barounis as part of their practicum requirement for the MPH. The goal of their project, which is being supported logistically by the Center for Latin American Studies as part of a larger look […]

COVID-19 in Latin America: A Conversation with Julieta Lomelín

This is the fourth in a series of interviews conducted by Boston University School of Public Health students Alejandro Alvarez and Juliana Barounis as part of their practicum requirement for the MPH. The goal of their project, which is being supported logistically by the Center for Latin American Studies as part of a larger look […]

COVID-19 in Latin America: A Conversation with Carlos Duran

This is the third in a series of interviews conducted by Boston University School of Public Health students Alejandro Alvarez and Juliana Barounis as part of their practicum requirement for the MPH. The goal of their project, which is being supported logistically by the Center for Latin American Studies as part of a larger look […]

COVID-19 in Latin America: A Conversation with Emilia Chino

This is the second in a series of interviews conducted by Boston University School of Public Health students Alejandro Alvarez and Juliana Barounis as part of their practicum requirement for the MPH. The goal of their project, which is being supported logistically by the Center for Latin American Studies, is to explore the current pandemic […]