News & Events

The Latina and Latino Studies Program welcomes Professor Elvia Mendoza as our Visiting Assistant Professor for 2017-2019.

Elvia's scholarship on violence, memory, race and sexuality, and her expertise in producing documentaries for social justice, will enhance our curricular offerings. We look forward to working with her as she teaches and advises our majors and minors. Bienvenida, Elvia!

LLSP Professor Selected as a Kaplan Institute for the Humanities Faculty Fellow for 2017-18

Congratulations to Professor Emily Maguire for having been selected as a Kaplan Institute for the Humanities Faculty Fellow for 2017-18!

LLSP Professor Receives Newberry Library Research Fellowship for part of 2017-18

Congratulations to Professor John Marquez for having received a Newberry Library Research Fellowship for part of 2017-18!

Engendering Change Graduate Conference

Engendering Change is an annual Graduate Student Conference focused on issues of gender and sexuality. This year’s theme is Institutionality and Precarity. We welcome papers that address the institutionality of gender, sexuality, and race in relationship to structures including but not limited to the university; charity and activist organizations; capitalism and debt; marriage; healthcare; prisons; media, art, and popular culture; schools; and local, state, and federal law-making.

Lecture by Prof. Amada Armenta, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania
Lecture by Prof. Roberto Gonzales, Assistant Professor of Education at Harvard University Graduate School of Education