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CERLAC Fellow Kemala Kempadoo receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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 […]

Passing: Louis Lefeber

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

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.

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 […]

Call for Submissions: TLN Telelatino Awards 2018

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 […]

Call for Nominations: Michael Baptista Essay Prizes 2018

Deadline: August 31, 2018. Nominations limited to York University students only. The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) is pleased to announce the 2018 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 […]

"Casa en Tierra Ajena" the complete documentary by Carlos Sandoval

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 […]