ISLA’S CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Job Opportunities:  We are calling for applications for the opportunity to become our next Coordinator of Student Affairs and Webmaster, for the upcoming academic year 2022-23. ISLA promotes and nurtures the interdisciplinary study of Latin America – its languages, literature, arts, and cultures;… Continue Reading →

Multilingual Poetry Workshop- March 17th, 2022

About the Event: In this workshop, students read poems that draw on multiple languages. Looking at works by writers like Teresa Hak Kyung Cha, 최 Lindsay, Mónica de la Torre, and others, we discussed how poets transgress linguistic boundaries, complicate… Continue Reading →

Transitional Justice in Latin America Today- March 16th, 2022

About the Event: For decades transitional justice has played an important role in Latin America in helping to heal the wounds of conflict and dictatorship and to build stronger social and political ties as a foundation for new post-conflict orders… Continue Reading →

Carnival/Carnaval- Wednesday, February 23rd 2022

About the Event: ISLA and BLS partnered again to celebrate Carnival/Carnaval for a second year with a virtual party and speaker event on Wednesday, February 23rd, 6-8 pm! We were delighted to welcome back our wonderful faculty and staff speakers who… Continue Reading →

Lost in Translation- February 17th, 2022

About the Event: Latinx music tells stories about love, moments lived, fun times, dreams and desires, and much more to their listeners. On the one hand, music is a form of art that everyone who has had the opportunity to… Continue Reading →

“A Future of Hope: On the Inauguration of Chile’s New President,” by Hedwig Feit, 11 March 2022

CHILE REJECTS THE POLITICS OF THE PAST AND HEADS TOWARDS A FUTURE OF HOPE AND PROSPERITY FOR ALL CHILEANS AND ALL THE PEOPLES OF CHILE. “You can cut all the flowers, but you cannot keep spring from coming” Pablo Neruda… Continue Reading →

La Gran Colombia Event -November 18th, 2021

About the Event: Participants learned more about the region from Professor Tshombe Miles (Black and Latinx Studies, BLS), Professor Mark Rice (History), and Professor Enrique Desmond Arias (Marxe Chair of Western Hemisphere Affairs, MSPIA) about the history that brought these… Continue Reading →

Marxe School Virtual Open House- October 28th, 2021

About the Event: ISLA and Baruch’s Marxe School of International and Public Affairs hosted a Virtual Open House for the Marxe School Master of International Affairs (MIA) Program, featuring the concentration in Western Hemisphere Affairs. Students got the opportunity to meet the Director of… Continue Reading →

Living in Verse: Queer Poetry Open Mic and Workshop- October 12th, 2021

About Event: The Writing Center and ISLA hosted an event for LGBTQIA+ History Month,  focused on queer poets and poetry. We read together, collaborated on a brief writing exercise, and heard from Baruch writers in an open mic. Students were welcomed… Continue Reading →

A Trip Around Las Americas-September 30th, 2021

About the Event: Students joined ISLA and Latinx Heritage Month for A Trip Around Las Américas!  and “traveled” to countries like Mexico, Ecuador, and the Dominican Republic to learn more about these countries in Latin America and the Caribbean region…. Continue Reading →

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