News and Announcements

  • International & Area Studies' Students Recognized at College of Humanities ConvocationInternational & Area Studies' Students Recognized at College of Humanities Convocation

    Kaitlyn Klein and Giulia Soto have both been recognized Meet the amazing Humanities Graduates that will be recognized s exemplary College of Humanities' graduates!

  • Marriott Library: Student Art DisplayMarriott Library: Student Art Display

    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.

  • Christopher Lewis Receives National Teaching AwardChristopher Lewis Receives National Teaching Award

    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.

  • Latin American ResearchU of U Faculty Researching a Host of Latin American Topics

    Faculty receiving funding from Latin American and Brazilian Studies are researching a variety of topics in countries from Argentina to Peru.

  • BrazilBem-vindos to the U's Brazilian students!

    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!

  • Zipacna FaceNew Faces for Mayan Demons: U of U scientist discovers new ant species in Central America

    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.

  • Latin American Honors TrackLatin American Studies Honors Track

    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.

  • Rainforest Ecology and ConservationRainforest Ecology and Conservation

    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!

  • NahuatlStudy Nahuatl and Quecha

    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 LewisWelcome Christopher Lewis, our new faculty member!

    Christopher Lewis received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Romance Languages and Literature with an emphasis in Luso-Brazilian Studies...

Last Updated: 8/16/17