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  • Cows, Land, and Labor Conference

    Late April's Cows, Land, and Labor Conference, hosted by Matt Garcia, synthesized hands-on practioners and academic theorists in discussion about the role of the bovine in New England.

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  • LALACS scholar receives 2019 ACLS Fellowship

    Matt Garcia is the recipient of a one year fellowship from the American Council of Learned Scholars. Presently he acts as the chair of LALACS. He holds appointments in History and LALACS, and is the Ralph and Richard Lazarus Professor of History, Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies, and Human Relations.

  • Kudos to LALACS

    Latin American scholars shine in the latest Kudos from the Office of Communications.

  • Change the subject

    A new film tells the story of Dartmouth students who worked to change existing Library of Congress subject terminology describing undocumented immigrants.

  • Roma, Please

    The Oscars generate annual interest in Hollywood, and Desiree Garcia and other Dartmouth professors weighed in on their favorites for the statuette

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  • Alumni Story: Darlyn Hayes '00

    Darlyn Rodriguez Hayes is a Senior Attorney at Microsoft, currently supporting the Universal Store teams delivering storefronts, infrastructure, code signing, distribution and security capabilities.

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  • Undocumented?

    Not sure what to do? Dartmouth has resources for you, and our faculty can help you navigate them.

  • Tepoztlán Institute Support

    Dartmouth has agreed to a three year sponsorship in support of the Tepoztlán Institute, to foster transnational studies and conversations between scholars, activists, and artists across the Americas.

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  • Alumni Story: Naomi Tomky '06

    As someone who travels around the world learning about culture and cuisine, Naomi Tomky's LALACS degree gave her the base and background to understand how to consciously and respectfully write about other people's stories.

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Recent Publications

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  • "Ramona in the City: Mexican Los Angeles, Dolores Del Rio, and the Remaking of a Mythic Story"

    Desiree J. Garcia, Colin Gunckel, ed., Jan-Christopher Horak, ed., Lisa Jarvinen, ed., et al.

    Cinema between Latin America and Los Angeles: Origins to 1960 (Rutgers University Press 2019)

  • "Invisible Immigrants: A Better Life and the Cinematic Undocumented," in Latinx Ciné in the Twenty-First Century

    Desiree J. Garcia, Frederick Luis Aldama, ed, et al.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2019

  • Operation Amigos: The Original Amateur Hour Goes to Mexico

    Desiree J. Garcia

    Quarterly Review of Film and Video (forthcoming)

  • A Just and Righteous Man:  Eli Black and the Transformation of United Fruit

    Matthew J. Garcia

    The Jewish Role in American Life:  An Annual Review, Casden Institute, Purdue University Press, forthcoming, December 2018


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