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Each year, LASP sponsors a variety of lectures and performances that are open to the surrounding communities. Past events have included lectures by scholars, journalists, and politicians, and presentations by poets, novelists, and musicians.

The Program reaches out to the Latino community in the Greater Philadelphia Area by linking up with high schools and cultural organizations. The Program also provides guidance to students interested in careers related to Latin America.

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Cultural Studies Presents: CHOCOLATE!!! Organic Fair Trade Food and Culture  presentation by the Kallari Indigenous Growers of Ecuador   November 12th, 6:00 pm Falvey Library 205   Free chocolate tasting! Bring bottled water and taste buds! Co-sponsored by the Latin American Studies Program
Cultural Studies Presents: CHOCOLATE!!! Organic Fair Trade Food and Culture presentation by the Kallari Indigenous Growers of Ecuador November 12th, 6:00 pm Falvey Library 205 Free chocolate tasting! Bring bottled water and taste buds! Co-sponsored by the Latin American Studies Program
Chile Summer 2013

SUMMER 2014- CONSIDER CHILE!!!!
LANGUAGE, CULTURE and INTERNSHIP IN CHILE
At the PONTIFICIA CATOLICA UNIVERSIDAD en VALPARAÍSO (PCUV)
Catholic University at Valparaíso.
Do you want to improve and/or enhance your Spanish language skills? Do you want to experience a complete immersion into the language and culture? Do you want to earn credits towards your major or minor in Spanish; Economics; History; Business; Latin American Studies?
And…
If you have a good command of Spanish you may want to apply for an Internship* in the following disciplines :
- Negocios  (Business)
- Comunicación y cultura  (Communications Studies; Cultural Studies)
- Desarrollo social  (Social Service; Social Development; Social Affairs)

Relevant for the following majors:
Business- Marketing- Economics- Communication- International Studies- Social Services- Social Work- Latin American Studies.

*An interview via Skype prior to acceptance is required!
Apply NOW for this exciting six-week summer program in CHILE! You can earn up to 6 credits!
Cost: TBA soon!
Included: Guided study tours in Valparaíso, Santiago, Viña del Mar.
Also, a 4-day TOUR of BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA.

The program will enrich your mind with an in-depth exposure to the following course offerings on Chilean culture, politics, economic model, and language.
May 22 - July 4, 2014
CATOLICA PONTIFICIA Location
Valparaíso, Chile
 
For more detailed information contact us ASAP
Faculty Program Coordinator
Dr. Adriana Merino
Department of Romance Languages & Literatures
College of Arts & Sciences
St. Augustine Center 344
610-519-5648
adriana.merino@villanova.edu  [Preferred]


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  • The Latin American Studies Program at Villanova University has received a 2-year (2009-2011) Title VI-A Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Grant from the U.S. Department of Education in the amount of $173,840.00. Under the direction of Dr. Satya Pattnayak, Project Director, this grant will help Villanova develop a cross-disciplinary and regional focus in Brazilian Studies. This grant will also introduce a critical language curriculum in Portuguese at Villanova. More news on the grant-related activities will be forthcoming soon on this website.

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Zecca Ligiero, Ph. D. Dance, Art Soccer and Capoeira: Afro-Brazilian Performance Fundamentals.

Lowell Gustafson "The Ancient Maya view of Time--or-- You've Still Got Time Nine Months

Bryan McCann "The Gaucho Challenge: Southern Regionalism inBrazillian Popular Music"

"Brazil's Foreign Policy: New Dimensions"

Masks in Latin America

Putting the B in BRIC: New perspectives on economic development in Brazil

"Is Blood Thicker than Water?"