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Posted Jan 30, 2014

New Book by Associate Professor Regina Cortina is Published

Regina Cortina is Associate Professor of Education in the Department of International and Transcultural Studies at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her current research explores European aid to education in Latin America and its strategic importance for the field of international and comparative education. Dr Cortina studies the role of education in international development and poverty reduction, particularly focusing on ways in which greater opportunities can be created for marginalized groups.Her new book is called "The Education of Indigenous Citizens in Latin America"

Posted Nov 09, 2013

ILAS launches Center for Mexican Studies

Posted Sep 26, 2013

ILAS welcomes new visiting faculty

Posted Jul 01, 2013

Former Tinker Visiting Professor Gabriel Negretto publishes a book on constitutional change

Posted Jul 01, 2013

ILAS Welcomes New Director and Director of Graduate Studies

The Institute of Latin American Studies welcomes the new Director  Jose Moya and the new Director of Graduate Studies Gustavo S. Azenha. 

Upcoming Events

Oct 24, 2014 12:10 PM, 457 Schermerhorn Extension

A Long Strange Trip: Latin America's Global Drugs

Speaker: Paul Gootenberg, Stony Brook Univeristy 

This event is part of the Americas South Seminar: Dominant, Residual, and Emergent Political Forms.

Oct 27, 2014 4:30 PM, International Affairs Building Room 802, 420 West 118th St.

Mexican Mondays

Join us for the next Mexican Mondays meeting, a series hosted by the Center for Mexican Studies and the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures to discuss new publications, current affairs, and more.

October 27: Carmen Boullosa, “Defensa imaginaria de una Texas imaginada”

Oct 29, 2014 1:00 PM, Avery Hall, Columbia University

The Politics of Inequality at Brazil's Satellite Launch Center

Speaker: Sean T. Mitchell 

The Latin Lab Brown Bag Series (LBS) are happenings where international scholars introduce issues on Latin American spatial practices.

Oct 29, 2014 6:00 PM, International Affairs Building Room 802, 420 West 118th St.

Brazil After the Elections

Speaker: Albert Fishlow, Professor Emeritus, Columbia University

With the end of the electoral race in Brazil, the focus now shifts to the new administration starting on January 1. Professor Emeritus Albert Fishlow will offer his insights about the challenges and opportunities for the upcoming years. This session is part of the course of Political, Social, and Economic Development in Brazil (instructor Sidney N. Nakahodo)

 

Oct 30, 2014 12:10 PM, 457 Schermerhorn Extension

Legislating Dissent: Race, Republicanism and the Public Sphere in Post Independence Nicaragua

Speaker: Justin Wolfe, Tulane University 

This event is part of the Americas South Seminar: Dominant, Residual, and Emergent Political Forms.