Latin American Studies
Mar. 26, 2019—The recent rise of right-wing, authoritarian governments has inspired a unique one-day symposium with scholars from leading academic institutions. These researchers will explore the history and significance of this political phenomenon on Friday, March 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Sarratt 325/327. Featured speakers include: Sean Jacobs (New School), Lisa McGirr (Harvard University),...
Mar. 28, 2017—Some 300 boxes containing the rarest and earliest portions of the J. León Helguera Collection of Colombiana, which documents centuries of Colombian history, have been acquired by Vanderbilt Libraries.
Mar. 30, 2016—Steven Wernke, associate professor of anthropology, will team up with Akira Saito, an anthropologist with Japan's renowned Museum of Ethnology, to promote scholarly exchange on a significant but little-studied chapter in colonial South American history.
Feb. 23, 2016—Markus Eberl will study how the relocation of a Maya community in Guatemala affects their connection to the past.
Oct. 5, 2015—Years of interdisciplinary research by Ted Fischer, professor of anthropology and director of the Center for Latin American Studies, and more than a dozen Vanderbilt students from across the university went into the development of Mani+.
Oct. 1, 2015—Cardenal, an acclaimed Nicaraguan poet, revolutionary and liberation theologian, will deliver a public talk on “Politics, Poetry and the First Latin American Pope” at the John Seigenthaler Center.
Oct. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University will celebrate the fall launch of Latino and Latina Studies, a new multidisciplinary program, with several events during Hispanic Heritage Month, including an Oct. 15 talk by author Joy Castro.
Nov. 4, 2011—Norma Antillón, who colleagues say has been “the heart” of the Center for Latin American Studies for the past 25 years, received a delightful shock at her recent retirement party. Professor of History Marshall Eakin announced that faculty, students, alumni and others whose lives have been touched by the longtime manager in International Programs have...
Nov. 4, 2011—The General Assembly is the highest governing body of the IIHR, consisting of 40 human rights experts from throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Sep. 2, 2010—Vanderbilt University’s Center for Latin American Studies will expand its collaborations in Tennessee and beyond through world-class research, teaching and community service – thanks to a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.