center for latin american studies
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.
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.
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.
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,...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.