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27. 10. 2014
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“In Solidarity with Missing Students from Ayotzinapa, Mexico”

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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17. 10. 2014
Juanita Jimenez

Nicaraguan Human Rights Lawyer and Activist Juanita Jiménez Martinez

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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17. 10. 2014
Laura Hamman

LACIS HOLOFOTE: Six Weeks in Salvador da Bahia

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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29. 09. 2014
Pablo F. Gómez, PhD, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medical History and Bioethics
Department of the History of Science & LACIS Affiliate Faculty Member

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

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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12. 08. 2014

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

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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14. 07. 2014

LACIS Goes Back to School!

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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14. 07. 2014

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

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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14. 07. 2014
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LACIS Alumni & Former Employee Interns in Brazil for World Cup, Draws Attention!

  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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08. 05. 2014
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LACIS Spring/Summer 2014 International Internship Grant Recipients

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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10. 04. 2014

LACIS Faculty and Alumni Honored by LASA

A recent Latin American Studies Association email announcing book awards caught our eyes at LACIS recently, and for a few reasons. Three award recipients/honorable mentions currently teach at or received their graduate degree(s)...

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