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12. 08. 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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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04. 02. 2014
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UW-Madison Senior Katie Morris Wins Brazilian Initiation Scholarship

Until recently, as far as we know no student from UW-Madison had ever won a Brazilian Initiation Scholarship (BIS)  sponsored and administered by the Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA). This is somewhat surprising when you...

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19. 12. 2013
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LACIS Winter 2013 International Internship Grant Recipients

It’s that time of year again when we wish to extend our congratulations to the winners  of LACIS’ Internship Grants! Undergraduate students can receive one-time funds for internships in Latin America, the Caribbean,...

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13. 12. 2013
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Two LACIS Faculty Awarded WARF Research Grants

One of the intended uses of this blog is to highlight our dedicated and innovative core and affiliated faculty members, to recognize their research and applaud their achievements. As the Fall 2013 semester...

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30. 09. 2013
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Andean Art Theft: Recovering Peru’s Spanish Colonial Heritage

“The initial attraction of art theft as a field may be that of a good detective story, complete with beautiful and exotic settings, stolen and forged works, and tales of skullduggery and recaptured...

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