CERLAC Fellow Liisa North is being honored by the Universidad Andina in Quito, Ecuador for her long time contributions as a researcher, intellectual, and social justice activist. To read more about their tribute to Professor North, click here.
Loly Rico was one of the panelist of CERLAC's 2017 Michael Baptista Lecture: Violence in Mexico and Canadian Refugee Policy. Full story: Dear List-Mates, we are proud to share with you the good news: our co-director Loly Rico is the recipient of the Spirit of Barbra Schlifer Award!! For Immediate Release Loly Rico Announced as […]
April 27, 2017 Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada Alan Hair President and CEO, Hudbay Minerals As members of the Extractive Industries Research Group and the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean at York University in Toronto, Canada, we are writing to express our deep concern in relation to the recent arrest […]
2016 TLN TeleLatino Essay Prizes Awarded The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) at York University and TLN Telelatino is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 TLN Telelatino Essay Prize in recognition of outstanding scholarly papers in any area of study on the experiences of the Latin American diaspora. […]
2016 Michael Baptista Essay Prizes Awarded The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) at York University is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 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 […]
Sergio Aguayo explica la violencia en México Por Pablo Gómez Barrios | firstname.lastname@example.org Jueves 9 marzo, 2017 Compartir Sergio Aguayo es profesor e investigador en el Centro de Estudios Internacionales del Colegio de México, donde coordina el Seminario sobre Violencia y Paz. Sergio ha enseñado en diversas universidades de México, Estados Unidos y Europa. En […]
The Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) honoured Professor Carl James with the Faculty’s Teaching Award for his contributions to graduate teaching and membership. James was presented his award at the Faculty Council meeting on March 2. Attending the presentation were friends and colleagues of James. To read the whole YFile article, please click here.
An insightful examination of the deepening humanitarian crisis in Mexico will be the focus of the Winter 2017 Michael Baptista Lecture, which is presented on March 8 by York’s Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC). Sergio Aguayo The lecture, titled “Violence in Mexico and Canadian Refugee Policy”, will run from 5 to […]
University of the West Indies Professor Emerita Carolyn Cooper was the keynote speaker at the annual Michael Baptista Lecture on Nov 3. Her lecture, title "'DIsguise Up De English Language': Louise Bennett's Anansi Poetics," articulated the importante of "Miss Lou" as a consolidating force in Jamaican culture. To access the full article, please click here.
Latin American Working Group (LAWG) library opens at CERLAC's Resource Centre: We are pleased to announce the opening of the LAWG (Latin American Working Group) Library, part of CERLAC's Resource Centre, thanks to the efforts of Liisa North and Caese Levo. As Liisa explains, LAWG "played a leading role in sustaining Canadian solidarity with human […]