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El Mundialito – LALACS Soccer Cup 2012

¡¡¡GOOOOOOOOOOOL!!!! On Saturday, October 6, six profs, over 40 students, and several Friends of LALACS gathered in Lund to play the first annual LALACS Cup.  We played hard, laughed hard, and celebrated the new major AND the winning team. Click on the link below to see the movie!  El Mundialto 2012

Meet the Majors: Andrea Doebler

We are so pleased to announce our second LALACS major, Andi Doebler. My name is Andi Doebler and I’m a Spanish and LALACS double major from Albany, Minnesota. I’m in my third year at Gustavus, and involved in Pound Pals and Intramural athletics as well as other activities on the side such as biking, downhill […]

Hispanic Heritage Month/ Mes de la Hispanidad:

Hispanic Heritage Month/ Mes de la Hispanidad: Below are events related to the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month in October! Come and have fun, get involved, and learn about the Hispanic World! Several of these events are to kick-off our new major! On campus/in Saint Peter Saturday, October 6, 9am-12pm, South Mall: LALACS Soccer Cup (in […]

Rachel Chase, first LALACS major at Gustavus!

GUSTIE OF THE WEEK!  Rachel Chase, our first major!  This is a great article about a wonderful person and a dedicated student. Thank you, Rachel, for being our first major!

LALACS is launching a new major!

In the Fall of 2012, students can declare a major in Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies! Be among the first to graduate with the new major, which examines issues such as globalization, identity, and community in Latin America. Learn about Latin American culture and history, study abroad, and serve others while you prepare yourself for our […]

NEW J-term 2013!! Study about the Haitian Diaspora in Miami

The Haitian Diaspora: Surviving and Thriving in Miami Are you interested in Haiti but not ready to make a trip abroad? Join Assistant Professor of Geography, Anna Versluis, as she and her class spend January 2013 living and studying in Miami’s own Little Haiti. Discover a Miami you never knew. Photo courtesy of Mark Diamond […]

Summit of the Americas

Cartagena, Colombia, is ready to host the 6th summit of the Americas that will gather 33 heads of state, including President Obama, on the 14 and 15 of April, 2012. The five topics on the agenda cover a wide range of regional interests from security issues to efforts on poverty reduction. However, different participating countries […]

Meet Avery Wallace: LALACS Minor

Hi! My name is Avery Wallace and I am from Madison, Wisconsin. I am currently a sophomore Spanish and History double major with a LALACS minor. When I am not studying you might find me practicing in the pool. I am on the Gustavus Swim team which takes up a good chunk of my time […]

Meet LALACS alum Jacki Christopher ’03

One thing that holds true about our alums in Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies at Gustavus — they lead fascinating and productive lives after graduation. We are so proud of everything that Jacki has accomplished so far, and we can’t wait to see what’s next. After graduating from Gustavus in 2003, Jacki Christopher worked […]

OLAS Brings Brazilian Carnival to Gustavus!

  On Sunday, February 26th a 12 person Brazilian band under the direction of Robert Everest will be performing in Alumni Hall. The featured singer is well-known Bahian sensation: Dandara. They will all be performing over the weekend in full-fledged carnival-style in the Cities. For more information check out: Carnaval Brasileiro.         […]