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Fall 2014 ISLAC Newsletter
News and Spotlight
Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman is conducting an Exploratory Research trip in Porto Allegre, Brazil, and while doing that she gave a lecture on "The Color of Love: Racial Socialization and Affection in Black Brazilian Families."
Congratulations to Ms. Rachel May and Ms. Viviana Diaz Balsera for having won the Gold Medal in the 2014 Florida Book Awards Florida Non-Fiction Category with their book, La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence.
The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) offers an academic residency program for researchers, scholars and artists at critical junctures in their academic careers. The Institute offers a place for reflection and writing as well as opportunities to interact with the University community.
Fellows must be in residence at UC MEXUS at the UCR campus for the duration of their stay.
The 2015 UN Practicum in Advocacy submission deadline has been extended to December 15th.
Attached are the application and faculty recommendation forms for the 2015 UN Practicum with the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom at the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
If you are interested in applying, please do not be deterred by the tuition, think of it as another course in your curriculum and know that it is possible to find funding to attend.
The Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University is looking for fellows to participate in a post-doctoral program. Fellows will teach for two years, with at least two courses a semester. The fellowship offers a $47,500 a year stipend plus benefits.
Deadline: October 01, 2015
The Postdoctoral Research Associate Program provides junior scholars the opportunity to spend a year at the Department of Latina/Latino Studies to pursue their current research and to engage with academic peers and students at the University of Illinois.
Deadline: December 01, 2015
Predoctoral/Postdoctoral Fellowship in Latin American Studies
The Latin American Studies Program at Lehigh University invites Ph.D. candidates specializing in Latin America, with a clear contemporary Latin American cultural studies focus, to apply for a two-year predoctoral/postdoctoral fellowship, beginning fall 2015.
Deadline: December 01, 2015
The Stone Center for Latin American Studies at Tulane University invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship. The fellowship requires teaching two courses per semester, with at least one course for each Spring Semester designated as a Service-Learning course.
In March 2003, the U.S. Department of State awarded Partners of the Americas a grant to implement this program, which sponsors exchanges of outstanding civil servants to carry out a fellowship at a federal, state, or local host agency. Fellows are assigned to actual working positions at a host agency and are expected to engage in practical hands-on activities. They remain at the host agency for the duration of the fellowship. This program does not involve attending courses, training sessions, or participating in study tours visiting various institutions of interest.