Archive for May, 2011

Study in Costa Rica over J-Term!

Study in Costa Rica over J -Term with Professor Mayra Taylor.  Immerse yourself in Costa Rican culture, live with a family, study Spanish, and learn about environmental issues of the region.   If you click on this link, you will  see a short video about the Gustavus J-Term in Costa Rica!

Meet Ian Shay, LALACS minor

Hello! I’m Ian Shay, a sophomore from Rice Lake, WI. I am studying for a Spanish major, as well as LALACS and Peace Studies minors. I play tuba in the Gustavus Wind Orchestra, work as a Spanish composition tutor, and am involved in Building Bridges, a group that put on a conference on human trafficking […]


Dear Latin Americanists: My former student Jackie Christopher is writing a fascinating blog called Mexamoxie, in which she discusses Mexican food, culture, politics, and religion.  Her posts range from a treatise on the avocado (with recipes!) to a discussion of maquiladoras to a consideration of her mission work on the border.  Read it! I recommend […]