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“Madison Day of the Dead Celebration featuring art installation and film screenings”

On October 31, 2014 by UW LACIS Blog

(by Jessica Schwartz, LACIS’ Outreach Intern and BA ’15) Based on the traditions of Oaxaca, Mexico, community members are celebrating Day of the Dead – with a Madison twist. Artist and Professor Carolyn...

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“In Solidarity with Missing Students from Ayotzinapa, Mexico”

On October 27, 2014 by UW LACIS Blog

The following is PhD Candidate/Spanish TA, Edith Beltran’s, reflection on the rally held in Madison on 10/22/14 to stand in solidarity with the missing students in Ayotzinapa, Mexico They took them alive, we...

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Nicaraguan Human Rights Lawyer and Activist Juanita Jiménez Martinez

On October 17, 2014 by UW LACIS Blog

by Bette Benson (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BA, Pol Sci & Intl Stud ’15) The University of Wisconsin welcomed Nicaraguan Human Rights Lawyer and Activist Juanita Jiménez Martinez to campus earlier this month....

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LACIS HOLOFOTE: Six Weeks in Salvador da Bahia

On October 17, 2014 by UW LACIS Blog

The following is Laura E. Hamman’s reflection on the time she spent in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, thanks in part to the FLAS grant she received. Ah, que bom você chegou! As a...

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Department of the History of Science & LACIS Affiliate Faculty Member

LACIS Faculty Member Awarded Andrés Ramos Mattei-Neville Hall Article Prize

On September 29, 2014 by UW LACIS Blog

by Bette Benson (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BA, Pol Sci & Intl Stud ’15) UW-Madison Assistant Professor of Medical History, Pablo F. Gómez, has been chosen as the recipient of the Andrés Ramos...

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LACIS Holofote: Former NAVE Visiting Scholar, Panmela Castro, Featured in PBS Newshour Interview

On August 12, 2014 by UW LACIS Blog

by Sarah Ripp (LACIS Outreach Coordinator) In March 2012, LACIS co-sponsored (along with Vital Voices Global Partnership) a visit to Madison by Brazilian graffiti artist and women’s rights activist, Panmela Castro.  During her...

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LACIS Goes Back to School!

On July 14, 2014 by UW LACIS Blog

by LACIS Outreach Assistant, Mary Pyne (’13, LACIS and International Studies) When one thinks Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies, the mind draws up the windowless Ingraham hallways and the sandwich you might...

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Badger Fulbright Students: Ian Carrillo, Ph.D, 2014-15 Recipient

On July 14, 2014 by UW LACIS Blog

by Mary Pyne, LACIS Assistant (’13, LACIS and International Studies) As you might have heard, thirteen University of Wisconsin-Madison students have received 2014-15 fellowships from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the country’s flagship program...

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LACIS Alumni & Former Employee Interns in Brazil for World Cup, Draws Attention!

On July 14, 2014 by UW LACIS Blog

  by Israel Pechstein, Assistant to the Brazil Initiative Karl Whitemarsh finished his B.A. in 2013 (LACIS, Portuguese, Spanish) and continued to work at LACIS where he assumed responsibilities for event coordination, publicity,...

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LACIS Spring/Summer 2014 International Internship Grant Recipients

On May 8, 2014 by UW LACIS Blog

Congratulations to the latest round of recipients of LACIS’ International Internship Grants: Aidee Guzman, Nina Longinovic, Jessica Schwartz, Steven Snyder, and Mary Traudt! Undergraduate students can receive one-time funds for internships in Latin...

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