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CERLAC announces recipients of 2020 Michael Baptista Prize

York University PhD student Giovanni Hernández-Carranza (Department of Sociology) and undergraduate student Enzo Flores Montoya (Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics) were named the recipients of the 2020 Michael Baptista Essay Prize from the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC). To read the full YFile story, click here.

2020 Michael Baptista Essay Prize Awarded

2020 Michael Baptista Essay Prize Awarded The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) at York University is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Michael Baptista Essay Prize for outstanding scholarly work in the area of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. At the graduate level, the prize was awarded to […]

2020 TLN Telelatino Prize Awarded

2020 TLN Telelatino Prize Awarded The Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) at York University is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 TLN Telelatino Prize for outstanding scholarly papers in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Prizes were awarded to Tamara Toledo for her paper "Space and Recognition: Curating Latin […]

York graduate Gonzalo de Villa appointed Archbishop

York graduate Gonzalo de Villa appointed Archbishop July 15, 2020 On July 9, 2020, the Vatican announced that Gonzalo de Villa, who in 1988 completed a Masters Degree in Social and Political Thought (SPT) at York University, has been appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Santiago de Guatemala— historically the oldest of the two Ecclesiastical Provinces in Guatemala.  While at […]

Statement from the Executive Committee of the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean in Solidarity with Black students, faculty, staff, and community members

Statement from the Executive Committee of the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean in Solidarity with Black students, faculty, staff, and community members Anti-racism is central to CERLAC’s mission. The research CERLAC promotes has long been concerned with systemic racism in Latin America and the Caribbean, and its manifestations of discrimination and […]

York University's 'C4' Capstone Classroom Project, led by CERLAC Fellow Danielle Robinson, wins prestigious international award

York University's 'C4' Capstone Classroom Project, led by CERLAC Fellow Danielle Robinson, wins prestigious international award A York University project that brings a diversity of students from different disciplines together to work on real-life problems has received an international award from Airbus and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC). Through the Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom (C4) […]

New CERLAC Director Appointment

We are delighted to announce that Professor Danielle Robinson has been appointed CERLAC Director starting July 1. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Dance in the School of Arts, Media, Performance, and Design and is cross-appointed to the Graduate Programs in Theatre and Performance Studies as well as Communication and Culture. She […]