We offer a Minor and a Graduate Specialization with critical analysis of the experiences, histories, and cultures of the multiethnic, multiracial, and multilingual population of U.S. Latina/os.

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March 19, 2020

Dr. Elena Foulis, senior lecturer in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, received the Community Engaged Scholar Award for her work developing several initiatives, activities and courses that…

March 5, 2020


On March 4, 2020, Latina/o Studies held a workshop with Dr. Dinorah Sanchez-Loza. Dr. Sanchez-Loza's talk explored the political development occurring in…

November 4, 2019

Professor Wendy Vogt's talk chronicled the dangerous journeys of Central American migrants in transit through Mexico. Drawing on fieldwork in  shelters and other sites serving migrants traversing…

November 4, 2019

On October 18 and 19, 2019, various events were held to celebrate Día de los Muertos. On Friday, October 18, a roundtable conversation, "Moving Subjects: The Travels of Día de los Muertos (Day of…

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Anna Babel
Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Ulises Juan Zevallos-Aguilar
Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Sarah Gallo
Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning, College of Education and Human Ecology
René Olate
Associate Professor, College of Social Work