News & Events

Calendar of Events

The Center for Latin American Studies holds and sponsors a variety of events throughout the year. Our events range from seminars, guest speakers, film screenings, concerts, and much more. All of our events will be listed in our Calendar of Events. 

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Center Blog

Catch up with the latest Center news, press releases, faculty and student spotlights, and much more!

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Annual Conference

The UF Center for Latin American Studies' 67th Annual Conference will be on Buen Vivir and Other Post-Development Pathways. This conference explores lifeways that are motivated by desire for human and ecological health, harmony, pleasure, community, and sovereignty. 

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The Latinamericanist

The Latinamericanist is the Center for Latin American Studies' newsletter. The newsletter is published every Fall and Spring semester and provides an overview of Center events, student and faculty spotlights, Center announcements, and much more.

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Event Funding Request

The Center for Latin American Studies considers proposals to organize or co-sponsor faculty- and student-led initiatives from the University of Florida, as well as from other academic and cultural institutions. These initiatives include but are not limited to, conferences, lectures, invited speakers, community engagement, arts initiatives, and other events both on- and off-campus. If you wish to propose a speaker for one of the Center’s lecture series, you’re welcome to do so. We also accept proposals for a Spanish-speaking audience.

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Subscribe to the Weekly Newsletter

Our weekly newsletter is emailed to our subscribers and highlights Latin American themed Center and university wide events, grants, and job opportunities as well as faculty publications.

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Contact Us

For event funding inquiries, please contact the Program Coordinator.

Maira Gutierrez Rascon
Email: mgutierrezra@latam.ufl.edu
Tel: (352) 273-4715

For help promoting an event, please contact the Communications Specialist.

Patricia Alba 
Email: patricia@latam.ufl.edu
Tel: (352) 273-4047