Feb. 11, 2020—Mexican poet, journalist and visual artist Myriam Moscona will open the Center for Latin American Studies' Distinguished Lectureship Series on Monday, Feb. 17, with a public lecture titled “Judeo-Spanish: A Torch Lit 500 Years Ago that is Extinguishing in my Hands.” The talk will begin at noon in Buttrick Hall, Room 162.
Jan. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt's Center for Latin American Studies, along with several collaborating departments and centers across campus, will host the fourth annual Vanderbilt Haiti Week Feb. 3–6.
Dec. 2, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies and the Nashville Children’s Theatre co-commissioned a children’s play based on Julia Alvarez’s award winning book "Return to Sender." The Nashville Children’s Theatre hosted the play’s world premiere in October.
Jul. 2, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies has launched an interdisciplinary summer institute aimed at helping K-12 teachers and students make the connection between environmental concerns in Latin America and their impact on the larger world.
Feb. 5, 2019—The Center for Latin American Studies, along with several collaborating departments and centers across campus, will host a series of public events featuring Haiti Feb. 11-13.
Jan. 25, 2019—Vanderbilt’s Center for Latin American Studies and the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries will host a public lunchtime lecture featuring Jason De León, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan and a MacArthur Fellowship recipient, on Friday, Feb. 8. De León's talk is titled “Soldiers and Kings: Violence, Masculinity and Photoethnographic Practice in the Context of Human Smuggling Across Mexico.”
Feb. 28, 2018—Several Vanderbilt faculty and students will present papers and serve on panels at the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies conference, scheduled for March 8-11 at Vanderbilt.
Feb. 14, 2018—Physician, anthropologist and UN adviser Paul Farmer discusses HIV, Haiti and other global health issues at Langford Auditorium Feb. 19.