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Center for Latin American Studies receives $1.8 million federal grant

Oct. 23, 2014—The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $1.8 million grant to the Center for Latin American Studies for interdisciplinary projects.

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Vanderbilt University honors 20 as emeriti faculty

May. 9, 2014—Twenty retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 9, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Focus is on creative process at VU immigration reform symposium

Feb. 14, 2014—"Art, Advocacy and Action," a symposium on immigration reform, will be co-presented by Vanderbilt University Divinity School and the Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership in the Professions Feb. 20-21.

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Service learning in Latin America topic of next WOW

Feb. 12, 2014—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to World on Wednesdays, where members of the Vanderbilt community engage in lectures, presentations and conversations about global issues. The next WOW topic is “Service Learning Opportunities in Latin America,” to be presented by the Center for Latin American Studies. The event is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday,...

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Bound for life: The Aztec blood link to the gods begins at birth

Feb. 10, 2014—When an Aztec child was born, soothsayers would consult the birth almanacs contained in codices to determine the most auspicious date to initiate the child into the Aztec community.

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Free concert features Andean indigenous musical elements

Nov. 26, 2013—Vanderbilt University's Center for Latin American Studies and Blair School of Music will bring to life Misa Criolla – a performance of musical works by the late Argentine composer and pianist Ariel Ramírez – Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Scarritt-Bennett Wightman Chapel.

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Department of Art initiative promotes artistic exchange with Brazil

Oct. 11, 2013—Conversations/Conversas, a collaborative project platform initiated by Vanderbilt’s Department of Art and the School of Visual Art and Communications at the University of São Paulo, is creating artistic connections with Brazil.

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Listen: Marionette show at Vanderbilt brings ancient Maya tales to life

Sep. 20, 2013—The adventures of ancient Maya mythical heroes will be dramatized in a free marionette show that premieres Sept. 26 at Vanderbilt University's Central Library.

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CLAS partners with Hillsboro High to share expertise, develop unique curriculum

Sep. 19, 2013—The relationship between Vanderbilt's Center for Latin American Studies and Nashville's Hillsboro High School has evolved from providing professional development workshops to an active exchange of expertise and curriculum.

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Yeu-Matchuc observes World Environment Day with Vanderbilt performance

Jun. 6, 2013—Indigenous Yoreme dancers from Sinaloa, Mexico, constructed a ceremonial hut on Library Lawn and performed songs and dances in a sacred ceremony to mark World Environment Day June 5.

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Yeu-Matchuc brings native dance celebration to Vanderbilt

May. 24, 2013—Yeu-Matchuc will perform ancient songs and dances from the indigenous Yoreme community of Sinaloa, Mexico, June 5 at noon on Vanderbilt University’s Library Lawn.

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Consumer taste for high altitude beans shifts opportunity to small farmers

Apr. 29, 2013—Economic prospects improved for small mountain farmers in Guatemala when consumers developed a taste for coffee brewed with beans grown at high altitude, according to a new study from the Vanderbilt Institute for Coffee Studies.

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