LAS Minor, Certificate, and Experiential Learning

Minor in LAS

Certificate in LAS

Experiential Learning

Charles A. Hale

Charles A. Hale Lecture

The Charles A. Hale Lecture honors the memory of Professor Charles A. Hale (1930 - 2008), a specialist in Latin American liberalism and intellectual history. He was a distinguished scholar and faculty member at the University of Iowa from 1966 - 1997.

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

10th Annual Charles A. Hale Lecture to be held September 23, 2021

Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Join the UI Latin American Studies Program for the 10th annual Charles A. Hale Lecture entitled "Popular Cosmopolitanism: Cinema, Genre and Mediation in Mid-Century Mexico" delivered virtually by Ignacio Sánchez Prado on Thursday, September 23, 6 - 7:30 pm (CDT).

Dr. Conceição Evaristo presents “Black Female Authorship Seeding Black Female Characters” on May 4, 2021

Friday, April 30, 2021
Afro-Brazilian Writer Dr. Conceição Evaristo will present “Black Female Authorship Seeding Black Female Characters” on May 4, 2021 at 4pm via Zoom. She has published seven books, including Olhos D’agua (2015) for which she won the Jabuti Prize. In 2019 she was honored by the Jabuti Award Commission as writer of the year. 

Upcoming Events

ICFRC Event- "Iowa Most: Bringing Miles of Smiles to the Indigenous Mayans of Guatemala"

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
Hey Honorables! Join ICFRC and guest speaker Deb Dunkhase for "Iowa Most: Bringing Miles of Smiles to the Indigenous Mayans of Guatemala"! You will only need to register if you plan to attend in-person: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eiphoq... to follow health protocols for events, including wearing masks and social distancing. If you will not attend in person, you can view the program live via City Channel 4. You can access the livestream exactly at 12 p.m. …
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Bilingual Reading with Hector Abad Faciolince

Monday, November 1, 2021 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
Please join us for a bilingual reading with Ida Cordelia Beam Distinguished Visiting Professor, Hector Abad Faciolince. This event will be held in Spanish and English. This event is sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
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Conversatorio with Hector Abad Faciolince and Horacio Castellanos Moya

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Old Capitol Museum
Hector Abad Faciolince, Ida Cordelia Beam Disinguished Visiting Professor, and Horacio Castellanos Moya, from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Iowa, will discuss Latin American literature and their shared experiences as writers in exile from political voilence. Reception to follow. This event is made possible by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the International Writing Program (IWP), the Obermann…
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FilmScene at the Chauncey with Hector Abad Faciolince

Thursday, November 4, 2021 7:15pm to 9:15pm
FilmScene (Chauncey)
FREE ADMISSION "El olvido que seremos/Memories of my father," directed by Oscar-winner Fernando Trueba, is the story of Hector Abad's family and childhood in Medlin, Colombia.  The assassination of his father, a beloved human rights activist, shook the nation.  Presented in Spanish with English subtitles; after the film, Abad will answer questions in Spanish and English. This event is made possible by Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese…
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Student Disability Services - Open House

Friday, November 12, 2021 2:30pm to 4:30pm
University Capitol Centre
We invite faculty, staff, and students to visit us in our new location and learn about our services!   Services available: Academic accommodations Exam services Media services Deaf/hard of hearing services Learn more about everything our department has to offer at: sds.studentlife.uiowa.edu.
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