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AccessDuke

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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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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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Durham County Community Health Assessment 2014

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Durham County Community Health Assessment 2014-Latino Community Voices Friday April 25, 12:00-1:30 pm Durham County Human Services Building 414 E. Main St. (free parking available) Lunch provided! Registration required. To register, contact Erika Samoff, 919-560-7833 esamoff@dconc.gov As part of the 2014 Durham County Community Health Assessment, we are holding…
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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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30th Meeting of the Latin American Labor History Conference

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The 30th Meeting of the Latin American Labor History Conference, “Aquí y Allá: Migrations in Latin American Labor History” will be held May 2-3, 2014, at the BorderWork(s) Lab at Duke. This conference brings together some of the top scholars studying migrations within and from Latin America from a…
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Estampas de la Raza: Prints for the People with UNC Professor Stephanie Elizondo Griest

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Estampas de la Raza: Prints for the People with UNC Professor Stephanie Elizondo Griest Friday, April 25 | 6-9 p.m. North Carolina Art Museum To Register: https://alumni.unc.edu/article.aspx?SID=5694 Come along for an up close experience with the North Carolina Art Museum's Estampas de la raza/Prints for the People: The Romo…
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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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Duke Writing 101 ELL Video

Video on Youtube- Duke Students work with ELL students in Durham Students in Professor Nicolas Eilbaum's fall semester Writing 101 course worked all semester with ELL students in Durham. They made a video with the students at Hillside High School. Check it out here.
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Young Dreamers deserve in-state tuition in NC

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Charles D. Thompson Jr., Ph.D., is professor of the Practice of Cultural Anthropology and curriculum director at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke. He teaches a course on the US/Mexico Border and contributes to the Latino/a Studies Program in myridad ways. Below is his opinion piece published in…
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GANO Seeking Volunteers

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GANO is Seeking Volunteers GANO is Duke's student-run volunteer program that offers free ESL tutoring to Spanish-speaking adults in Durham, provides childcare for the tutees' children & now features a child-tutoring program. GANO meets Tuesdays & Thursdays on East (6:30-8pm, Friedl 107), and there will be upcoming tutor training…
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Kelly Bies: North Carolina, don’t give up on your students

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Duke Student and former participant in "DukeEngage Tucson: US/Mexico Border Civic Engagement" was featured in the following article in Chapel Hill News on Dec 3, 2013 By Kelly Bies December 3, 2013 Three weeks ago, the NC Dream Team, a group of undocumented high-school students, launched a petition and…
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The Madness of Curing: Antonio Viego

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Prof Antonio Viego, Faculty Director of the Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South, teaches courses in Latino/a Studies, psychoanalytic theory, and sexuality studies. Read his essay on Prof Robyn Wiegman's Object Lessons here: https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/feminist_formations/v025/25.3.viego.html A. Viego. (Winter, 2013). The Madness of Curing. Feminist Formations Zahid R. Chaudhary…
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Summer Course in Latin American and Caribbean Literature

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Resistance and Revolution: Latin American and Caribbean Literature in the Age of Intervention Summer 2014 - Term 1 (May 14- June 26) LSGS 290S LIT 290S ICS 290S POLSCI 390S (CCI) Cross Cultural Inquiry (R) Research (W) Writing (ALP) Arts, Literature & Performance (CZ) Civilizations Our central question for…
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MUJERES TALK Site Launched

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MUJERES TALK is a national, online forum for the publication, circulation and discussion of original research, commentary and creative work by Chicanas, Latinas, Native American women and women of color hosted by the OSU Knowledge Bank. The new site launched on January 14, 2014. Visit at: mujerestalk.org Follow on…
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Club Pura Vida

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Club Pura Vida Come practice your Spanish among friends, music and food! This is a Spanish conversation group that meets several times during the academic year on campus. The meetings are open to all Duke students and the broader community at all level of proficiency. All are welcome to…
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Intensive Spanish Summer Institute Spanish 111

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Course Includes: Trips to local Latino establishments, a cooking class, interaction with the Hispanic community in Durham through El Centro Hispano, Skype sessions with Spanish students from UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS AMERICAS, PUEBLA in Mexico. Additional Information: This course fulfills 2 levels of Spanish in one 6-week session. It is…
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Food Production and Consumption in North Carolina and Peru: A Comparative Approach (Spanish 311)

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Spanish 311 (2 credits): a Summer Session I course. Apply now! Equivalent to courses SP204 and SP303 Ideal for students from SP203 Active use and study of Spanish Topics covered include cultural studies, the impact of globalization, food production and consumption, environmental and labor issues, and the culinary arts.…
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