CERLAC (the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean at York University) solicits applications to a scholarship fund intended to support the research of PhD students whose work is of relevance to Caribbean Studies. The Grace and David Taylor Graduate Scholarship in Caribbean Studies Application deadline: April 6, 2018 Description: The Grace […]
The Paavo and Aino Lukkari Human Rights Fund supports York graduate students engaged in research on human rights and social justice issues related to the situation of indigenous people and/or people of African descent in Latin America and the Caribbean CERLAC announces the call for applications for the Paavo and Aino Lukkari Human Rights […]
CERLAC recently had Carlos Sandoval as guest speaker presenting his documentary, Casa en Tierra Ajena, about forced migration from Central America. Here is the link to the documentary, which is available on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkrZIumTRjI&vl=es). It is part of a research project published in his book, “No más muros. Exclusión y migración forzada en Centroamérica”, which […]
York University students organize events for Refugee Awareness Week - CERLAC will host a screening of the documentary film "Casa en Tierra Ajena" produced by Carlos Sandoval-Garcia on February 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Nat Taylor Cinema. To read the whole article in YFile, click here.
The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) at York University is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Michael Baptista Essay Prize for outstanding scholarly papers on topics of relevance to the area of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. At the undergraduate level, the prize was awarded to: Carlo Handy […]
CALL FOR PROPOSALS The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean at York University welcomes submissions for its 5th International Graduate Student Research Conference: Navigating Hot Water: Defiant Pathways Through The Next Millennium March 16-17, 2018, York University, Toronto (Se incluye texto en Español) At the beginning of the twenty-first century--a new millennium--we […]
The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) celebrated excellence in teaching and research at the annual award ceremony during the first 2017-18 meeting of the Faculty Council. The 2017 winners represent the fields of history, economics, philosophy, humanities, administrative studies and sociology. To read full story click here.
CERLAC Emerita Fellow, Liisa North is the editor along with Timothy Clark of a new book called: Dominant Elites in Latin America - From Neo-Liberalism to the 'Pink Tide'. About the book: This volume examines the ways in which the socio-economic elites of the region have transformed and expanded the material bases of their power […]
Deadline: October 15, 2017. Nominations limited to York University students only. The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) is pleased to announce the 2017 call for the Michael Baptista Essay Prizes. The Michael Baptista Essay Prizes recognize annually, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, an outstanding scholarly essay of relevance […]
CERLAC invites submissions from eligible undergraduate and graduate students of York University to the annual TLN Telelatino Awards on the Latin American diaspora. The TLN Telelatino Award is awarded annually to one York undergraduate and one York graduate student to recognize exceptional work in any area of study on the experiences of the Latin American […]