Entries tagged with ‘lalacs’

5th Gustavus Latinx Film Festival

For the 5th Gustavus Latinx Film Festival we have selected five diverse films that challenge ethnic, racial, linguistic, social and political, constructions in the Americas. We hope you will enjoy these films, and the robust conversations that will follow them. All films will be available for free streaming the week prior to the dates below. […]

Shout Out to Our 2020 Grads!

LALACS MAJORS Samuel Abegglen’20  Biology, Studio Art, and Latin American, Latinx and Carribean Studies triple major; Spanish Minor Senior Capstone: LGBT migrants from Latin America report persecution as a reason for seeking asylum in the USA. While scholars have analyzed this issue, less focus has been placed on the racism and heterosexism within the migration […]

Why LALACS? Notes from an Alumnus’ Perspective

Written by: Bjorn Kjelstad’17 (LALACS / Spanish) One of the first questions I received upon returning home for Thanksgiving and after having declared my LALACS and Spanish double major was, “What are you going to do with that?” The question, however, should be, what do you value about your major? What I have come to […]

“¿A utz a wach?” Maya Quiché spoken near campus

                     It seems that “¿A utz a wach?” or “How are you?” is an important phrase to know in St. Peter and its surrounding areas. As part of her internship at St. Peter High School, LALACS senior Andi Doebler ’14 (Spanish & LALACS) has been tutoring […]

Extraordinary Day of the Dead celebration at Gustavus!

El Día de los Muertos:  We were reminded on Friday night that the Day of the Dead is a day to remember our loved ones, to laugh, and to revel in life.  And we did just that –in an extraordinary celebration that spanned the entire day, with a chapel service and a nighttime celebration. We […]

LALACS major Andi Doebler in Guanajuato, México

LALACS/Spanish major Andi Doebler is studying this semester in Guanajuato, México on the CIEE program. She appears in the latest blog post by CIEE in several pictures taken on a course trip to Mexico City. Here, she listens to a “walking lecture” in the Zócalo (the main plaza). Go Andi! We miss you at Gustavus, […]

Drugs, Guns, and US Policies in Mexico

LALACS is proud to host human rights activist Francisco Cerezo, in a talk presented by Witness for Peace of the Upper Midwest    What: “Drugs, Guns and US Policies in Mexico” When: October 9 at 7 pm Where: Confer 127 When Francisco Cerezo’s three brothers were arrested in Mexico for student activism, they never dreamed they […]

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 […]