by Jesus Del Toro (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BA, LACIS, & Spanish ’18) Every year, LACIS distributes grant money to qualified undergraduate students from any major or discipline in order to help those...Read More →
A history of collaboration – Latin American history professor Steve Stern to retire after nearly 40 years of working closely with colleagues in the history department.
Written by: Katie Vaugh, Arts & Humanities Collaboration and respect for other opinions not only played an ongoing role in Steve Stern’s career — they also helped shape a division of the history department...Read More →
Written by: Raven Hayes, LACIS graduate student. Suzanna da Silva remembers her school experience as unstable. “I was about 10 years old. From there I started going to school. I would study half...Read More →
Written by: Raven Hayes, LACIS graduate student. Teacher discontent and demoralization in Rio de Janeiro is growing. After four months, a strike coordinated by the state teachers union recently ended. The striking teachers...Read More →
By Eli Weiner (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BBA – Marketing, BA – LACIS, ’16) LACIS alum Cameron Perra is currently working as a contract interpreter, but his relationship with Latin American culture started years...Read More →
By Eli Weiner (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BBA – Marketing, BA – LACIS, ’16) Throughout the year, Israel Pechstein of the Brazil Initiative had heard one of his Portuguese students talk about “going...Read More →
by Eli Weiner (LACIS Social Media/Outreach Intern, BBA – Marketing, BA – LACIS, ’16) Recent LACIS alum Jacob Wolbert is currently pursuing his PhD in ethnomusicology at the University of Cal-Berkeley. I reached out...Read More →