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Director’s Welcome

David Mares

Welcome to the Center for Iberian and 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


4/3/19   2019 Tinker Field Research Grant Competition deadline

4/18/19  The Process of Health/Illness/Attention Regarding Depression in Migrant Women from Puebla Living in New York City

5/9/19  Rhythm is the Key: The Transnational Teachings of Afro-Peruvian Arts Matriarch Victoria Santa Cruz

5/16/19 Graduate Symposium

5/21/19 Lithium: Challenges and Opportunities on the Road to Cleaner Energy

5/23/19 The Guard’s Dilemma: Exploring the Social Roles and Individual Treatment Experience for Inpatient-Guards in Tijuana’s Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation Centers