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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 2016 courses include studies on the Aztecs/Incas/Mayas, Mexico, Culture, Conquest, Colonization, and Politics


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Event Series - Fall 2016


9/20/16, 7:00pm, Q264, SJU
"Caravans of Sorrow, Caravans of Hope": Immigration and the Latino/a Struggle for Social Justice  

James Patino


Dr. James Patiño
Univ. of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN



10/11/16, 7:00pm, Q170, SJU
Latino Politics in the Era of Bad Feelings

Adrian Pantoja


Dr. Adrian Pantoja
Pitzer College, Claremont, CA




11/1/2016, 5:30pm, Brother Willie's Pub, SJU
Perspectives on What's at Stake in the November 8 Elections


Latino/Latin American Student Panel




LLAS 270: Reading Circle

For video links to previous guest lectures, go to: LLAS Digital Commons


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



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