|Latin American Studies Minor Offers:
pleasure and advantages of interdisciplinary study. Training in valuable
language skills. Congenial social and academic activities. Self-understanding
and appreciation of the diversity of cultural perspectives. The Latin American
Studies minor is an interdisciplinary approach that explores the history,
culture, geography, economy, politics, art, literature and business climate
of Latin America.
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| Students can earn a minor in Latin American Studies that will complement
majors in a number of fields. The minor includes courses from several departments.
We invite you to explore our program.
There is an academic excelence award for LAS students at EIU.
Extended deadline for the award: March 29, 2013
Latin American Studies
Study Abroad Award
Students who have declared a minor in Latin American Studies and who studied abroad in a Latin American country in fall 2012, spring 2013, or who will study abroad in summer 2013 are eligible for LAS Study Abroad Award. Applicants will submit a 250-300 word narrative that describes the details of their study abroad program (country of study, dates of program, and credit received) and briefly reflects on how the trip has contributed to their understanding of Latin America. Applicants who will travel in summer 2013 must submit concrete evidence of intention to study abroad, such as a plane ticket receipt.
Please send applications via e-mail attachment to Pam Ortega at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 5.
Events for 2013- 2014
Elección de nueva coordinadora del programa.
Dr. Vanesa Landrus is the new coordinator of the LAS Minor for the period of 2012-2014.
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For More Information,
Contact: Dr. vanesa Landrus, Coordinator or Dr. Carlos
C. Amaya, webmaster.