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Northwestern Summit Promotes Research Impact and Engagement

Kudos to Alejandro Carrion for being highlighted in this article for the YPAR project with ETHS and the impact it has on all our students.

Hurricane Maria survivors talk future of Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria survivors Veronica Daviland Javier Valentin Feliciano, both residents of Puerto Rico, spoke in Kresge Hall on Thursday about their experience during Hurricane Maria and its aftermath.

Petition for Latinx, Asian American Studies departments exceeds goal after social media pushes

A petition to make the Latina and Latino Studies Program and the Asian American Studies Program departments has exceeded its goal of 1,000 signatures, after students and Associated Student Government showed their support on social media.


Latinx Scholars in the Making

Thursday, May 3, 6:00 PM
The Latina and Latino Studies Program is proud to highlight the current independent research projects of our majors. Please join us for a panel with four Latinx undergraduates as they share research projects that continue to advance our field as well as challenge the canon.
The Latina and Latino Studies Program at Northwestern University presents its annual symposium for 2018, titled Afro-Latinidades: Blackness, Identity, and Space. Taking place on May 18th, 2018, the day-long symposium will be comprised of four interdisciplinary and artistic panels that speak to connecting themes that illuminate the diverse issues concerning Afro-Latinos across the United States and throughout the Americas. These themes—from issues of urban space, criminalization, political activism, histories of Afro-Latinidad, and identity formation—will be addressed in several panels throughout the day by a distinguished group of scholars, activists, and artists.