Centre for Research on Latin America & the Caribbean (CERLAC)

Prof Roberta Iannacito-Provenzano | 2017-08-01 | photo

York professors host Toronto's Cuban community in discussion on culture and identity

  Toronto’s Cuban community gathered on July 7 for a Community Conversation, hosted by two York University Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LAPS) professors, to address issues of culture and identity surrounding their island nation. Spanish language and culture Professor Julio Fonseca from the Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics, alongside the department’s […]

Prof Liisa North Emerita Ecuador U Award 2017-06-14 | photo

Ecuadorian university honours CERLAC Fellow and Prof Emerita Liisa North

  CERLAC Fellow and York Professor Emerita Liisa North was honoured by the Rural Studies Workshop of the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar (UASB) of Ecuador and the Grupo TIERRA at a special ceremony on May 25. The honour was conferred for her scholarship and teaching on rural issues in Ecuador and other Latin American countries […]

Carlota McAllister

CERLAC's director awarded a Faculty Fellowship at Harvard University

  CERLAC Director and Associate Professor of Anthropology Carlota McAllister has been awarded a Faculty Fellowship at the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University. She will spend the 2016-17 academic year as a Visiting Scholar at the center. Each year, the cohort of Warren Center Fellows participate in a themed […]

ruth milkman

Public talk featuring Ruth Milkman explores new political generation

York’s Centre for Research on Latin America & the Caribbean (CERLAC) and the Global Labour Research Centre (GLRC) will co-sponsor a public talk with Ruth Milkman, professor of sociology, CUNY Graduate Centre, and research director at the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education & Labor Studies. The talk, titled “Occupiers and Dreamers: Insiders and […]