Connected Diaspora: U.S. Central American Visuality in the Age of Social Media, an exhibition featuring the work of U.S. Central American artists is on display in the Fredric Jameson Gallery (115 Friedl Building, Duke East Campus) until 5 March. The exhibit casts light on a new generation of... Read More »
The Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South at Duke University (LSGS) invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship, renewable for a second year, to begin in August 2020.
We seek interdisciplinary scholars with a comparative, innovative, and transnational approach,... Read More »
Claudia Milian, current LSGS Director and Associate Professor of Romance Studies, and Antonio Viego, Associate Professor of Literature, provide their scholarly takes in the August 2017 special issue of the journal Cultural Dynamics. This volume covers the topic of "Theorizing LatinX," and looks... Read More »
Borders, Regimes, Disposability: A Symposium on Migration and State Violence
This past summer, LSGS co-organized a workshop with the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University in the UK: Borders, Regimes, Disposability: A Symposium on Migration and State Violence. The gathering... Read More »
Tune into our ever expanding YouTube channel, which features highlights from a number of distinguished speakers who have given public talks sponsored by the Program. Some of our more recent videos include Northwestern University Associate Professor Geraldo Cadava's talk at Duke, "On the Rise and... Read More »
LSGS's Spring 2017 programming focused on ongoing public talks conceptualized as "Histories of the American Latino/a: Lectures, Archives, and the Public," which gave prominence to the diverse and complex histories of U.S. Latino and Latina communities. The two featured historians were Professors... Read More »
Juan Felipe Herrera, the 21st United States Poet Laureate, spoke about why he values art and poetry at a reading event Thursday.
Held in the Rubenstein Library, the event focused on multiculturalism in the modern age and also included question session with Herrera. Herrera read selections from... Read More »
The Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South at Duke University (LSGS) and the UNC Latina/o Studies Program (LSP) have joined analytical forces by starting a Latin@ Studies Workshop Series.
The goal of this collaborative undertaking is straightforward: to explore and dynamically... Read More »
Juan Felipe Herrera, the 21st Poet Laureate of the United States, spoke at Duke University on Nov. 17, 2016. The event was sponsored by the Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South. Highlights from Herrera's reading and discussion with the audience are included in the video (on left).