CERLAC Fellow Professor Alison Crosby co-authors book on Mayan women’s struggle for justice In a new book that explores a group of Mayan women’s collective struggle for justice, York University Professor Alison Crosby and Boston College Professor M. Brinton Lykes examine how these women’s protagonisms have been formed after suffering genocidal violence in Guatemala during […]
MEYER BROWNSTONE June 26, 1922 - April 3, 2019 was a CERLAC Director from 1991 - 1994. We are celebrating a champion of peace and social justice who mentored several generations of activists around the world. To read the whole article in The Globe and Mail, click here.
Laura Levin, associate professor of theatre in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design at York University, was recognized with the Postdoctoral Supervisor of the Year Award from the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS). The award honours professors who demonstrate exemplary support for postdoctoral scholars at York University, exceeding general supervisory expectations. To […]
CERLAC Director - Alan Durston publishes a new book: Indigenous Languages, Politics and Authority in Latin America. Historical and Ethnographic Perspectives. This volume makes a vital and original contribution to a topic that lies at the intersection of the fields of history, anthropology, and linguistics. The book is the first to consider indigenous languages as […]
CERLAC marks 40th anniversary with 2018 Michael Baptista Lecture To read the full YFile news click here.
York University social science Professor Kamala Kempadoo is the 2018 recipient of the Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) Lifetime Achievement Award. A Caribbean scholar for nearly three decades, Kempadoo possesses a stellar international reputation and specializes in researching, writing and teaching on the issues of gender, sex and sexuality, and sex work in the English-, Spanish-, French- and […]
Louis Lefeber, noted economist and founding director of York University’s Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC), died at Mount Sinai Hospital on July 28. To read the whole article in YFile, click here. If you would like to read his profile story from the CERLAC Bi-annual Newsletter (1997/98 - 1998/99), click […]
CERLAC Fellow - Antonio Torres-Ruiz publishes a new book: HIV/AIDS and Democratization in Mexico: A Tale of a Globalized Struggle for Human Rights and Development. HIV/AIDS and Democratization in Mexico deepens our understanding of globalization, as a complex and multidimensional phenomenon, as well as its effects on the public policymaking process and sustainable human development […]
Juan Pablo Pinto develops online exhibit about popular education in 1980s Nicaragua using CERLAC Resource Centre materials. https://scalar.library.yorku.ca/popular-education-in-revolutionary-times-nic/index Juan Pablo Pinto (MA student, Anthropology) has created an online exhibit about popular education in Nicaragua as part of an initiative by the Office of the Vice Provost Academic to develop classroom resources using the collections held […]
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 […]