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  • Elias D. Krell is the 2016-2017 César Chávez Fellow

    Elias graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and College in Voice Performance and Ancient Greek, respectively, and sang opera professionally for three years before entering the PhD program in Performance Studies at Northwestern University and beginning their own music composition practice in the same year. Graduating with the degree in 2014, Elias was Consortium for Faculty Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow in Women Studies...

  • Promises to deport undocumented immigrants were central to the campaign of president-elect Trump, leading to uncertainty about the status of many Dartmouth students, particularly those whose residency had been protected under the Obama Administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Dartmouth’s policy has been to maintain “citizenship-blind” admissions and financial aid, consistent with DACA. LALACS faculty unanimously urged President Hanlon to reaffirm this...

  • During the summer of 2016, Jade McLaughlin ’17 and Madellena Thornton ’17 worked as Global Health Initiative interns at Hospital Cayetano Heredia (HCH) in Lima, Peru. Their work on emergency preparedness focused on the willingness of healthcare workers to respond in a disaster.

    by Madellena Thornton ‘17

    The eight districts in Northern Lima stricken by poverty are incredibly vulnerable to devastation from a natural or biological disaster due to the lack of first-...

  • Abraham F. Lowenthal, Professor Emeritus of International Relations, University of Southern California, discusses whether & how Latin America matters to the U.S. today.

    Monday, October 10, 2016


    Room 003, Rockefeller Center

    Sponsored by: Rockefeller Center

    Intended Audience(s): Public

    Categories: Lectures & Seminars

    This lecture will address two central questions: how have transformative changes over recent decades and...

  • Adventurers who want to take full advantage of Dartmouth might want to bring their passports: More than half the students study abroad before they graduate. And as demand for international learning grows, so does the list of Foreign Study (FSP), Language Study Abroad (LSA), and other programs spreading across the globe.

    One student who’s taken full advantage of the Frank J. Guarini Institute for International Education is Pilar Brito ’16....

  • In 2008 I joined the U.S. Navy. Today I am a Lieutenant pursuing a master’s degree in Mexico. Upon entering Dartmouth I knew that I wanted to study in the LALACS department. Everything about Latin America intrigues me: the history, culture, politics, geography, and people. As an interdisciplinary program, I was able to satisfy my interest in all these areas. Additionally, with the flexibility of the D-plan and the encouragement of the LALACS department, I was able to spend three terms of my...

  • A group of 19 Dartmouth undergraduate students, three medical professionals, and two Geisel medical students recently traveled to the northern Atlantic autonomous region (RAAN) of Nicaragua and spent two weeks on a experiential learning international service trip working as volunteers in a medical clinic and on a construction team. Participants in the program engaged in thoughtful reflection, learned many aspects about Nicaraguan culture and history from the communities in Nicaragua, and...

  • Celebrating the New Wave of Ibero-American Cinema

    Hosted by Dartmouth College

    Download the full program here



    January 13-February 17, 2016

    7:00 PM



    Loew Auditorium

    Black Family Visual Arts Center

    22 Lebanon Street

    Hanover, NH 03755

  • Two Dartmouth professors, Julie Hruby, an assistant professor of classical studies, and Deborah Nichols, the William J. Bryant 1925 Professor of Anthropology, have received the inaugural 2015 Apgar Award for Innovation in Teaching for their new course, “Who Owns the Past?”

    The award recognizes and supports innovative teaching initiatives that cross traditional academic boundaries. It is aimed at proposals for team-taught, interdisciplinary courses, particularly those offered by...

  • Almita Miranda is the 2015-2016 César Chávez Fellow

    Almita A. Miranda is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University. Her research interests are in cultural and political/legal anthropology, race/ethnicity, gender, (im)migration, citizenship, transnationalism, Latino families and grassroots organizing in the U.S. and Mexico/Latin America.

    Her dissertation, “Living in Legal Limbo: Migration, Citizenship...