Flávia Biroli is Spring 2024 Bacardi Scholar

Dr. Biroli is Professor of Political Science at the University of Brasília and focuses on gender and democracy Read More

Welcoming new faculty Rafael Ramírez Solórzano

MALAS student Daniela Lizarazo chats with professor of Latino/a/x Studies Rafael Ramírez Solórzano Read More

Alumni Awards nominations open

Nominations for Outstanding Young Alumni and Lifetime Achievement Alumni Award open until December 15 Read More

Meet the incoming MALAS cohort

Fall 2023 brings sixteen new students into our MALAS program Read More

Welcoming new faculty Ariadna Tenorio

MALAS student Jane Perez chats with incoming professor of Latin American literature Ariadna Tenorio Read More

Pilar Useche named Associate Editor of journal World Development

World Development is globally top-ranked journal in Development Studies Read More

Watch highlights from the 2023 Brazilian Music Institute

Dr. Welson Tremura brings together maestros and pupils of Brazilian music in South Florida Read More

Student creative writing compiled in digital anthology

Read the short stories students wrote in the creative writing course taught by Fall 2022 Kislak Family Foundation Writer in Residence Gabriela Alemán Read More

Ave Barrera organizes fall book club

Kislak Family Foundation Writer in Residence focuses on five Mexican women authors from the 20th century Read More

Read the Spring 2023 Latinamericanist

Read about Bacardi scholar, Charles Wood Thesis Award winner, and student presentations at conferences Read More

Rebecca Hanson: “Regresamos a la vieja cultura de la militarización policial”

Center professor Rebecca Hanson interviewed in Spanish language publication Prodavinci Read More

Landmark Master of Development Practice Program celebrates 12-year milestone

Program director Glenn Galloway reflects on 12 years of progress and camaraderie Read More

Latin American Research Review increases cite score

UF-hosted journal scores higher than other interdisciplinary journals in Latin American Studies Read More

Center affiliates co-edit book on artists in colonial Latin America

Drs. Stanfield-Mazzi and Vargas-Betancourt rethink the role of the artist and recover works of unacknowledged creators in colonial society Read More

Three Center alumni return to lead global career readiness sessions

Judith Anderson (LAS certificate 2010), Meghan Reynolds (MALAS 2006), and Jacob Schultz (MALAS 2007) shared expertise from academia, business, and government experience Read More

Ave Barrera named Kislak Family Foundation Writer in Residence

Mexican writer is the second writer in residence, will join the Center in Fall 2023 Read More

Center affiliates take top honors in LASA Peru Section Awards

Drs. Paola Uparela and Richard Kernaghan selected winners for written work on Peru Read More

Catherine Tucker begins research stay at Universidad Loyola

Dr. Tucker's stay develops collaborations between the universities Read More

Robert Walker publishes monthly column on Brazilian Amazon

Publication in Portuguese language brings issues of Amazon to Brazilian audience Read More

Robert Walker published in The Conversation on risks to the Amazon

Dr. Walker emphasizes environmental threats posed by infrastructure projects in the Brazilian Amazon Read More

2023 Fieldwork Festival winners announced

Students received honors during public poster exhibit presenting their fieldwork Read More

71st annual conference to feature anti-racist education in Latin America

Series of panels and workshops will take place March 23-25, 2023 Read More

Remembering former Center professor M.J. Hardman

Dr. Hardman, who recently passed away at age 87, brought Indigenous linguistics to UF in 1969 Read More

Gator Giving Day is February 16

Donate on Giving Day 2023 and receive a sticker to display your support for our programs! Read More

Assistant Director of Administrative Services honored for exceptional contributions to the Center

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Center faculty Emilio Bruna named 2022 AAAS Fellow

Dr. Bruna recognized for significant contributions in Biological Sciences Read More

Nashia Graneau wins Charles Wood Thesis Award

Thesis project analyzed experiences of Kalinago women in Dominica Read More

Exchange initiative connects teachers from U.S. and Campeche to support intercultural curriculum design

Elementary school educator reflects on impact of professional development travel program for teachers Read More

Collaboration between libraries and farmworkers grows historical archives and community bonds through storytelling

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MALAS alumna Bertrhude Albert recognized for teacher development efforts in Haiti

Albert’s organization P4H Global enacts community-centered approach to redefine aid in her home country Read More

‘TCD spirit’ guides Alumni Award winner on career path of conservation and community

Marcela Márquez-García (TCD 2016) takes a lead in Chilean conservation issues and network of women in conservation across Latin America Read More

Gabriela's Album

MALAS student Maricarmen Torres Medina shares her experience working with inaugural Kislak Family Foundation Writer in Residence, Ecuadorian author and scholar Gabriela Alemán Read More

Read the Fall 2022 Latinamericanist

This edition features writer in residence Gabriela Alemán, alumni award winner Marcela Márquez García and other students, faculty, and alumni Read More