LACS faculty member and Assistant Professor of Anthropology Jason de León's exhibit “State of Exception/Estado de Excepción” featured in the New York Times
Professor Juan Cole’s article in The Nation: “Can the Caribbean’s Tourism Economy Survive Climate Change?
LACS faculty member and Associate Professor of Anthropology Jason de León named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow
LACS is now accepting proposals for the 2018 University of Michigan - University of Puerto Rico Collaborative Symposium
Jason De León on the anthropological study of undocumented migration between Mexico and the United States
4th Annual University of Michigan - University of Puerto Rico Symposium to take place May 3 and 4, 2018
LACS is now accepting proposals for the 2019 University of Michigan - University of Puerto Rico Collaborative Symposium
LACS receives grant from the Tinker Foundation; U-M International Institute and Rackham Graduate School match funds
The LACS Brazil Initiative awards Scholarships for Portuguese Language Studies to fourteen undergraduate students
Bolivian documentary protagonist Basilio Vargas visits Dr. Howard Tsai’s LACS 321 course: “Indigenous Communities vs. Globalization in South America”
Mirrored Mountains: A Panel on Mayan Language, Folktales, and Community around Lake Atitlán, Guatemala
2014 Arthur Aiton Lecture: "The Migration Lessons We're Missing: Caribbean Borderlands and Historical Blindness"
The Socialist Humanitarian Imperative: The Logic and Practice of Cuba's Quest for Global Health in the Americas
Rebels, Revolutionaries and Exiles in New York, Mexico And Havana: Tracing the Transnational Networks and Diasporas of Activists in the Greater Circum-Caribbean 1918-1940
The Afro-Colombian Community of San Basilio de Palenque and its New Role as UNESCO's “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity"
Slavery Against the Law: Enslavement and Human Trafficking in Historical Perspective, from the Amistad Captives (1839) to Siliadin v. France
From Whiteness to Diversity: Crossing the Racial Threshold in Bicentennial Argentina--A Lecture by Teresa Ko
Bate-Papo Lecture Series: Raízes do Samba: Race. Class, Culture, and the Search for Brazil’s Origins
Water Conflicts and Technological Solutions to Climate Change: An Historical Analysis from the Peruvian Andes
Indios Conquistadores: Local Legacies of the Conquest of Mexico--A presentation by visiting ethno-historian, Yanna Yannakakis
Because When God is Too Busy: Haiti, me and THE WORLD--A monologue by Gina Ulysse that weaves spokenword with Vodou chants
Bate Papo Series: Enslavement and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century Brazil and Uruguay--A Discussion with Keila Grinberg, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Arnaldo Cruz Malave, "Between Irony and Adoration: New York Hispanic Caribbean Cultural Expression and the Queer Underground"
Eduardo Elena, "Journeys to the Land of the People: Cold War Radicals, Populism, and the Public in Argentina"
Antonio Luciano Tosta, "Quando a Globalização Esbarra na Tradição: Renovação e Resistência nas Músicas de Capoeira"
Catalina Romero, "Religion, Civil Society, and Politics: The Impact of Democratic Awareness in Chuch and Society"
Graduate Workshop, "Revolución, emancipación, y ciudadanía: entre la revolución de Haití y la guerra de 1912 en Cuba”
Tom O'Donnell presents ’Can Iran, China and Russia Help Chavéz Boost Oil Production and 'Escape the Market of el Imperio'