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Latino/Latin American Studies

The Latino/Latin American Studies minor consists of 20 credits of interdisciplinary coursework.  This study of the Americas is appropriate for all students, especially those majoring in History, Hispanic Studies, Political Science, Theology, and Global Business.

Fall 2017 Series

Indigenous Cultures & Colonial Legacies in the Americas

Touring Maya Culture: Indigenous Migration and Tourism in Neoliberal Mexico
Bianet Castellanos
9/19/2017, 7pm, Founders Room, Quad 170, SJU

Voicing the Silences: Indigenous Language, Poetry, and Decolonization
Ruperta Batista Vásquez
10/23/2017, 7pm, Gorecki 204, CSB

De-industrializing Agriculture in the Shadow of Green Man
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin
11/14/2017, 7pm, Art 102, SJU

View the Fall Series poster.

"Poetry y burrítos" with Roy Ketchum's students and poet, Ruperta Batista Vásquez (second right).

LLAS Alum Spotlight

Hannah Koprek

Hannah Koprek (CSB '10) currently a Talent Acquisition Coordinator. Read more...


More about LLAS

The program offers a variety of courses, some focusing on particular national groups or specific academic disciplines, and others organized around comparative topics or issues.  The purpose is to encourage in-depth study as well as to provide guidance for a general inquiry into the problem of cultural difference and its social and political implications, within both the Americas and the Caribbean

LLAS Brochure
LLAS Reading Circle
LLAS Digital Commons (videos to LLAS presentations)

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Contact Us

Bruce Campbell
Director Latino/Latin American Studies Program
SJU Quad 253C
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John's University

Collegeville, MN 56321
320-363-2727

[email protected]