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Director’s Welcome

David Mares

Welcome to the Center for Iberian Latin American Studies (CILAS) at the University of California San Diego. CILAS has a long and proud tradition as one of the strongest interdisciplinary programs focused on Latin America and the Iberian peninsula in the U.S. We welcome your participation in our Center, whether through attendance at our weekly lecture series, application as a graduate student or Visiting Scholar, or submission of your manuscript for publication in our Sussex Academic Press series. Please browse our website, and if you don’t find what you need, feel free to contact us directly.

Events & Announcements

April 2, 2015 Visioning a Transit City: Transit Planning and Citizen Participation in Quito, Ecuador

April 8, 2015 Compañeras: Zapatista Women’s Stories

April 10, 2015 Sociolinguistic Aspects in the Brazilian Amazon

April 15, 2015 Civility, Victimhood and Citizenship in Post-dictatorship Chile

April 16, 2015 A social and cultural history of Cuban dance from 1930 to 1990, both on the island and in the diaspora.

April 17, 2015  The Revolution is for the Children: The Politics of Childhood in Havana and Miami, 1959-1962

April 28, 2015  Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights