Eckstein Awarded Latin American Studies Association Lifetime Achievement Award
“Dr. Eckstein richly deserves this lifetime career recognition, on the grounds of prolific, high-quality, interdisciplinary scholarship, truly exceptional service to LASA, and broader service to the profession.”
GWU Hosts Heine for Webinar on Active Non-Alignment for Latin America
Ambassador Heine argues that a policy of active non-alignment is especially urgent given the ongoing and divisive war in Ukraine as well as the financial crisis in Latin America, the worst in 120 years.
Center for Latin American Studies Hosts Mexican Culture Conference
The two-day conference was entitled “Mexican Literature, Culture, and Film across Borders: Translation, Migration, and Frontiers.”
IAD President Discusses Issues Facing Latin America
Michael Shifter, President of the Inter-American Dialogue, spoke about the current issues facing Latin America as well as the U.S. policy dynamics that affect the region.
BtH: Puerto Rico Facing Debt and Disaster
The Beyond the Headlines, or BtH, series continued with a discussion on the destruction in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Latin American Studies Hosts Fall Reception
Students, faculty, and friends of the Latin American Studies program filled the Pardee School to enjoy Latin American food and music.
LASP: Analyzing Coverage of Brazil’s Crises
Senior reporter and editorial writer for Brazil’s Folha de S.Paulo, Fabiano Maisonnave, led the talk.
Latin American Studies Redesigns Curriculum
The Latin American Studies MA Program at the Pardee School has been redesigned to make graduates more competitive in the job market.
DRS Makes Moral Case for Saving Planet
The Division of Regional Studies organized an event where Pardee School faculty examimed the ethical implications of combatting climate change.
Symposium Examines Year of US-Cuba Relations
At a recent Pardee School symposium, scholars and diplomats examined the first year of closer relations between the U. S. and Cuba
Pineda Talks Hispanic Heritage at Prison
Professor Adela Pineda was invited to speak at FMC-Devens, a Massachusetts federal men’s prison.
LAS Event Traces Rise of the Barrio
At an event organized by Latin American Studies, attendees learned about the rise of the barrio as a unit of cultural and political power in Venezuela.
Latin American Studies Holds Reception
The Latin American Studies Program held its 2015 Fall Reception on Sept. 10.
Adela Pineda Appointed Director of Latin America Studies
Adela E. Pineda will be the new Director of the Latin American Studies Program at the Pardee School.
Exhibit Honors Oscar Romero at BU
An exhibit at the BU School of Theology celebrates the life and legacy of Oscar Romero, widely expected to be beatified by the Catholic Church.
Students Travel to Cuba
A recent trip to Cuba allowed students affiliated with the Pardee School to experience life on an island long isolated from the U. S.
Student Spotlight: Bruno Wins Carter Center Fellowship
Congratulations to masters student Joshua Bruno, who will study Latin American gold mining in summer 2015 thanks to a prestigious grant.
The High Cost of Peace in Colombia
Juana Garcia Duque spoke about the challenges to the peace process between rebel groups and the Colombian government.