Latin America Archives
Mar. 20, 2018—Understanding of tuberculosis is associated with higher, not lower, stigmatization of TB patients in Brazil, according to a new report from Vanderbilt’s Latin American Public Opinion Project.
Jan. 25, 2018—Twice as many adults in Latin America and the Caribbean--more than 80 percent--believe unchecked climate change poses a serious risk to their countries. Only 40 percent of Americans feel the same way.
Sep. 26, 2017—New data gathered by the Latin American Political Opinion Project (LAPOP) include some upticks but also discouraging news about the state of democracy in the Americas.
May. 24, 2017—Vanderbilt researchers found a place where early Americans paused on their migrations south and "settled in for a good long while," suggesting a slower pace of settlement than originally believed.
Apr. 7, 2017—Ann Hildalgo, a specialist in Latin American feminist theology, will deliver the inaugural Vanderbilt Divinity School Emerging Scholar Lecture April 13.
Mar. 23, 2017—Tom Dillehay's discoveries at Monte Verde in southern Chile revolutionized the understanding of how and when the Americas were first peopled.
Guatemalan performance artist Regina Jose Galindo premieres new work at Vanderbilt Stadium Saturday, Nov. 12
Nov. 3, 2016—Regina Jose Galindo has invited Nashville's Latino community to participate in the creation of 'Comunidad,' which will celebrate the spirit of mutual support that pervades immigrant community.
Oct. 4, 2016—Findings from archaeologist Tom Dillehay's dig at Huaca Prieta and Paredones include the world's earliest known use of indigo dye.
Aug. 23, 2016—Mani+, a pediatric malnutrition therapy, is the result of years of interdisciplinary research by Vanderbilt anthropology, business, nursing, biological sciences and education students and professors.
May. 20, 2016—Latin American historian Marshall Eakin will discuss the impact of recent political and economic turmoil in Brazil on the Summer Olympics when he speaks at 6:30 p.m. June 6 at the Williamson County Library.
Apr. 18, 2016—Antonio Villaseñor-Marchal, a first-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Anthropology, has won this year’s Native American Graduate Archaeology Scholarship from the Society of American Archaeology.