Panoramas Roundtable: Argentina


On October 25th, Argentina had a pivotal election that has resulted in a future runoff in late November.


Tuesday, November 3, 2015
4217 Posvar Hall
12:00 p.m. (noon)


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Post/Colonialism and the Pursuit of Freedom in the Black Atlantic


This conference on post/colonialism and the pursuit of freedom in the Black Atlantic is an interdisciplinary event of wide geographic scope.


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Latin American Research Review (LARR)


Signing Ceremony, on October 22, 2015 officially bringing LARR to Pitt under Editor Aníbal Pérez-Liñán.


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A Discussion of Current Latino Issues in Pennsylvania


Representative Acosta will talk about the current state of Latino issues and organizations in Pennsylvania. She will also address the state’s currently much debated English-only bill.


Postponed to January

Date/Time/Location: TBA

Gangs & Drug Trafficking in Central America


In the summer 2014, the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America to the United States turned into a torrent, with unaccompanied minors making up a particularly significant percentage of the persons seeking entry.


Friday, October 23
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Location: Assembly Room--William Pitt Union


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Center for Latin American Studies

Since 1964, the University of Pittsburgh has been committed to a Latin American studies program of unique depth and richness. Its Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) has become internationally recognized for excellence in undergraduate, graduate, research, professional education and outreach. CLAS is designated as a comprehensive National Resource Center (NRC) on Latin America by the U.S. Department of Education.


Upcoming Events

Friday, December 4

International Career Toolkit Series: Teaching English Abroad
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
4217 Posvar Hall

Thursday, May 19 to Saturday, May 21

Leading from the South: Politics of Gender, Sex and Sexualities
2016 SNX: The South-North Exchange on Theory, Culture and Law Latino and Latina Critical Legal Theory (LatCrit)
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Santo Domingo, República Dominicana-Universidad Iberoamericana
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