12/03/2018 - Natalie Lira was awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant for the project, Demographic Patterns of Eugenic Sterilization in Three U.S.
11/28/2018 - Gilberto Rosas was named Associate in the Center for Advanced Studies (CAS) for the academic year 2019-2020.
10/16/2018 - In an article for PBS American Experience Professor Natalie Lira discusses her research on the impact eugenics had on the sterilization of Mexican American women in
10/05/2018 - The Department of Latina/Latino Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites applications for two Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellows in Ethnic Studies.
09/14/2018 - Queer and Latinx artist Erica Gressman premiered Limbs at the Krannert Art Museum on September 13th. Limbs was curated by Latina/Latino Studies Professor Sandra Ruiz with Kranne
09/13/2018 - La Estación Gallery opened in the Department of Latina/Latino Studies on September 12th with the exhibition “Limbs, Ligaments, Part
08/27/2018 - The Department of LLS was busy this summer creating a performance/art gallery on the first floor of our building.
08/21/2018 - Congratulations to all of the LLS teachers and affiliate faculty ranked as excellent during the Spring 2018 semester!
08/09/2018 - Latinos are still a rarity on American television, especially in proportion to their population.
07/13/2018 - A professor of Latina/Latino studies, Dowling will be one of two presenters at the afternoon briefing. The event, sponsored by the Population Association of America, will be held in the Rayburn House Office Building.
04/12/2018 - Formed in 2012 to support promising LAS students with financial need, the Lincoln Scholars Initiative had its first graduates during the 2015-2016 academic year, when eight Lincoln Scholars graduated. Last year, 12 graduated. This year’s graduates are departing with exciting dreams in a variety of fields.