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Latin America is one of the most diverse and interesting regions in the world. The variety of peoples, cultures, languages, and environments makes the study of Latin America an exciting intellectual adventure. At the UO, students can earn a B.A. degree in Latin American Studies. A minor in Latin American Studies is also available. Our students receive a first-rate interdisciplinary training with study abroad and internship opportunities in seven different countries and language instruction in Spanish and Portuguese. Core courses in Latin American Studies (LAS) are complemented by courses drawn from departments and programs such as History, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, Philosophy, Geography, Journalism, Spanish, Portuguese, International Studies, and Environmental Studies. Read more…


Activities

Major in Latin American Studies at the UO

Investigate why Frida Kahlo’s paintings are so enduringly popular. Dive into the world of Latin American soccer. Separate fact from fiction in the biography of Ernesto “Che” Guevara. Sample popular dishes in countries across Latin America. The Latin American Studies Program offers an in-depth look at the richness and diversity of a vast area and its people. Whether pre–Columbian art, the striking wonder of the Amazon rainforest, or the history of colonialism tugs at your heartstrings, you’ll be forever changed by your newfound knowledge.

Take advantage of study abroad programs where

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LALISA Conference: April 13-15

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

Peripheral Mappings: Social and Cultural Geographies from the Underside of Modernity

Conference Information

Click here for conference materials and here for a Full Program.

From March 4th to October 8th, in the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Schnitzer Gallery: Diálogos

Program

April 13-15, 2017 University of Oregon Times/locations subject to change

Thursday April 13  (JSMA Ford Hall)

1:30-2:00 Registration 

2:00-4:00 CSWS-Sponsored Round Table: Achieving justice: Gendered Violence, Displacement, and Legal Access in Guatemala and Oregon.

4:00-4:30 Coffee Break

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Balbuena Publishes Homeless Tongues

Homeless Tongues: Poetry and Languages of the Sephardic Diaspora

Finalist for the 2016 National Jewish Book Awards in the category of Sephardic Culture, sponsored by the Jewish Book Council.

This book examines a group of multicultural Jewish poets to address the issue of multilingualism within a context of minor languages and literatures, nationalism, and diaspora. It introduces three writers working in minor or threatened languages who challenge the usual consensus of Jewish literature: Algerian Sadia Lévy, Israeli Margalit Matitiahu, and Argentine Juan Gelman. Each of them—Lévy in

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