News and Announcements
Kaitlyn Klein and Giulia Soto have both been recognized Meet the amazing Humanities Graduates that will be recognized s exemplary College of Humanities' graduates!
Check out the wall cases on Levels 1 and 2 at the Marriott Library to see students' work! The students from SPAN 4900, "Indigenous Writing and Culture," contributed to the display.
The Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs (CLASP) has recognized University of Utah faculty member Christopher T. Lewis, Assistant Professor of Portuguese & Brazilian Studies in the Department of World Languages & Cultures, with its Junior Faculty Teaching Award.
Faculty receiving funding from Latin American and Brazilian Studies are researching a variety of topics in countries from Argentina to Peru.
The Brazil Scientific Mobility Undergraduate Program has allowed thousands of Brazilian students to study in universities across the U.S. The University of Utah has hosted 74 of these students, many of whom are studying science, technology, engineering and math. Click here to read more!
Jack Longino, a University of Utah biologist, has identified 33 new species of predatory ants in Central America and the Caribbean, and named about a third of the tiny but monstrous-looking insects after ancient Mayan lords and demons.
The Latin American Studies Program now has an Honors track! Ask your advisor for information on how to pursue an Honors degree in Latin American Studies.
This fall, we have a new course, focusing largely on Latin America - BIOL 3450. This is a great opportunity for some of you to branch out of your comfort zone. This class is geared towards biology and non-biology majors. No prerequisites required!
Nahuatl (also known as Aztec) represents one of the most important indigenous languages of Latin America, spoken by more than 1.5 million people in Mexico today. Quechua represents a major language of the Andean region, presently with more than 10 million speakers.
Christopher Lewis received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Romance Languages and Literature with an emphasis in Luso-Brazilian Studies...