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“Encountering América” Competition

“Encountering América” Competition

How have you encountered Latin America or the Latin American influence on the United States?  Perhaps in your community, at your dinner table, through your travels, through your family and your life story?  Over the next two weeks, the Latin American Studies Concentration invites you to reflect on those encounters and produce an entry for our “Encountering América” Competition.  The competition has two categories: Photography and Flash Fiction/Non-fiction (short writing). Rules This competition is open to all UD students.  Submissions…

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Searching for the Disappeared: Mexican Mothers Turning Grief into Action

Searching for the Disappeared: Mexican Mothers Turning Grief into Action

We invite you to attend a talk tonight (10/8) at 6pm in the Art History Auditorium entitled “Searching for the Disappeared: Mexican Mothers Turning Grief into Action.” Lucia Diaz, mother of a disappeared son, will be speaking about the organization she has founded, “Colectivo Solecito,” which is a collective of mothers from the Mexican state of Veracruz who search for information regarding their disappeared children. Researcher Matt Hone, PhD will be on hand to discuss the wider context of the…

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Upcoming LAS events at UD

Upcoming LAS events at UD

¡Hola! We’d like to you be aware of some events coming up that should be of interest.   Monday, October 30th at 4pm in Anselm 230. Mate Monday. Come, join us for some mate and traditional sweet breads (including pan de muerto and other snacks) as we have a discussion about racism in Latin America. Drs. Pezzia, Petersen, Muñoz Solano, and Espericueta will be talking about Latin America’s history and present and the complexity of race and ethnicity in Latin…

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