MAY 2-3: With support from LSGS, the History Dept hosts a 2-day conference featuring top scholars studying migrations within and from Latin America from a transnational perspective

GOOD LUCK on EXAMS - we wish all our students well as the semester ends and final exams begin!

Summer Courses:  We are highlighting 3 great summer offerings: Resistance & Revolution; Food Production & Consumption in NC & Peru; and Intensive Summer Spanish (all count toward LSGS certificate).

Fall Courses:  We are offering the Intro to Latino/a Studies in the Global South course, in addition to many other fall options covering topics of immigration, memoir, food, youth, health, and more...  Check out the Courses page.

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Student & Alumni News

Student, Kim Higuera

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Kimberly (Kim) Higuera will be graduating in May 2014 with the Certificate in Latino/a Studies in the Global South. Kim is a Sociology major and is also completing her certificate in Child Policy Research. Below is a short interview with Kim: Q: How did your interest eventually evolve into…
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Guest Student, Keny Murillo

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Keny Murillo was a guest student in courses and projects associated with the Two-Way Bridges/ Puentes de Doble Via project at Duke this academic year. (More about Two-Way Bridges at Keny is now undertaking several fundraising projects in order to continue his education in medicine. Keny is a…
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Exhibits and Articles

Art Exhibit- Prints for the People:The Romo Collection

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Estampas de la raza/Prints for the People: The Romo Collection April 13−July 27, 2014 East Building, Level B, Meymandi Exhibition Gallery All tickets $5 Hours Tuesday–Thursday 10 am–5 pm Friday 10 am–9 pm Saturday–Sunday 10 am–5 pm Closed Monday Beginning April 13, 2014, the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA)…
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AccessDuke- working on financial aid for undocumented students AccessDuke is a student coalition dedicated to equal treatment for undocumented students. AccessDuke is a student coalition working to make Duke more accessible to undocumented students by granting undocumented students access to need-blind admission. Currently, undocumented students are only admitted to…
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Indigeneity (De)coloniality @rt

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INDIGENEITY | DECOLONIALITY | @RT Duke University, April 30 – May 3, 2014. FRIEDL BUILDING, ROOM 225. DUKE EAST CAMPUS. Durham, NC. USA INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP AND EXHIBITION THE WORKSHOP: we take the word “workshop” seriously and differentiate it from “conferences” or “symposia.” We could have also named it “seminar.”…
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  • Enjoy a clip from Vida Propia, an intimate look into the life of Nora Mendez, and immigrant kitchen worker and mother of three living in Durham, NC.  This documentary was produced by Duke MFA student, Sarah Garrahan, and is part of FARE, a project developed to bring the documentary to life through a series of community food events.  For more info, visit