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LACS is proud to announce the publication of two books by UM-LACS alumni, Rebekah Pite and Kathleen López. Here López and Pite pose in front of the their books at the recent Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Book Fair in Washington, D.C.

Alpaca Yarn in Cusco--Photo by David Frye

Alpaca Yarn in Cusco--Photo by David Frye

Rural Area of Colón, Cuba--Photo by Edgardo Pérez-Morales--2010

Rural Area of Colón--by Edgardo Pérez-Morales--2010

Wherever you go, go blue!--Torres del Paine National Park, Chile--Photo by Samuel Wainwright

Wherever you go, Go Blue!

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The University of Michigan Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) stimulates and supports regionally focused academic and curricular endeavors. The center is a nexus for faculty members and students from a wide range of disciplines and perspectives who share a common interest in Latin America and the Caribbean. LACS also fosters engagement and exchange between the people of Michigan and the Latin American and Caribbean scholars, activists, and artists who make up our global community.

Brazil Initiative Conference:

Brazil: History, Human Rights, and Contemporary Slavery  |  Michigan Law  |  Nov. 1, 2013

Panel 1: Enslavement in 19th-Century Brazil

Panel 2: State Guarantees of Human Dignity: Constitutional Frameworks and Courtroom Struggles


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