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  • Darlyn Rodriguez Hayes is a Senior Attorney at Microsoft, currently supporting the Universal Store teams delivering storefronts, infrastructure, code signing, distribution and security capabilities. In her seven years at Microsoft, she previously supported Microsoft’s Developer Center, Partner Center, Windows developer platform and Windows Phone.   

    Darlyn is also an important leader in the D&I community in Microsoft’s Corporate, External and Legal Affairs (CELA) group, across...

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  • If you're a undocumented Dartmouth student, the college has resources that can help. Our faculty is able to walk you through some of the options available:

     

    Undocumented...

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  • Founded in 2003 in part by Pamela Voekel, the Institue was created by scholars to study the roots of a new world order that does not distinguish by border constructs.  Please learn more about it here: https://www.tepoztlaninstitute.org/about-the-institute.html

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

    When I started at Dartmouth I had big plans to be a film studies major and screenwriter. I enrolled in Film 20, the History of Silent Film, a 2A following early morning ski team practices, and quickly aced “falling dead asleep every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon.” I no longer...

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  • Desiree Garcia’s course Comparative Perspectives on the US-Mexican Borderlands (LATS 45) involved a concrete analysis of the region, including conflict and organizing efforts at the border to more abstract notions that including strategies of cultural representations and the forging of new dialectics. The class considered several analytical perspectives relevant to anthropology including: gender, identity, resistance, economics, globalization, migration, and the politics of everyday life. As...

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  •          June 19, 2018 – In an article published in The Dialogue's Latin American Advisor, Visiting Professor of LALACS and former deputy U.S. assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs Peter DeShazo commented on the election results in Colombia.

            Q. Will Colombia’s New President Deliver on His Promises?

            Iván Duque, a conservative former senator, on Sunday won Colombia’s presidential runoff election, defeating former leftist guerrilla and Bogotá...

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  • We, the faculty of Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean Studies at Dartmouth College, oppose the separation of migrant children from their families.  As scholars who study and teach the historical and contemporary issues that shape the Americas, we are acutely aware that immigration to the United States from Latin America has been in decline over the last decade. The “Zero Tolerance Policy” initiated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions does not deter immigration. The majority of recent...

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  • At the recent Organization of American Historians meeting, Matthew J. Garcia spoke about his experiences as the director of Arizona State University's School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies from 2012-2017. During this time, Garcia saw the creation of a partisan department within the public institution, funded by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch. Garcia stated that the investment was leveraged to "advance an agenda that undermines faculty governance and the...

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  • Musicals from The Lion King to Hamilton and Mary Poppins are taking over theatres, both on stage and on film. Desiree Garcia, who teaches in both LALACS and Film Studies, speaks out about the renewed interest in musicals in Hollywood.

    Garcia is quoted in Agence France Presse:

    https://www.afp.com/en/news/721/musical-resurgence-has-hollywood-changing...

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  • Javier Corrales, John M. Carey (Dartmouth Professor of Government, John Wentworth Professor in the Social Sciences) and colleagues have authored an article about impeachements in Latin America. Professor Corrales, Dwight W. Morrow 1895 Professor of Political Science at Amherst College, will speak at Dartmouth on Tuesday, April 17, 4:30, in Haldeman 041.

    Read the article here:

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