New Centre club celebrates diversity with Latin American Cultural Festival

Marking Hispanic Heritage Month, Centre College hosted several events to celebrate its Hispanic and Latino students and to support those impacted by the cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Building off of a convocation on migration held in September, students and faculty recently organized a rally in support of DACA students

By | 2018-05-29T18:38:39+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Campus, Diversity, Latin American Studies, News|

Grissom Scholar Emmely Ovalle ’19 reconnects with her heritage in Cuba

Centre College is recognized nationally for its life-changing study abroad experiences, and with 85 percent of students participating, there are a wealth of interesting stories to tell. During CentreTerm, the College’s three-week winter term, 33 students in the Latin American Culture Abroad class, taught by Associate Professor of Spanish Genny Ballard, traveled to Cuba. Among

By | 2017-03-14T14:53:12+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Academics, CentreTerm, Latin American Studies, News, Spanish, Study Abroad|

Independent study highlighted at annual John C. Young Scholars Symposium

The annual John C. Young Scholars Symposium at Centre College will be held Saturday, April 16 in Vahlkamp Theater of Crounse Hall, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Seven seniors will present the results of their yearlong projects, each providing a 20-minute presentation with an opportunity for concluding questions and discussion. Four presentations will take place during the

Seniors Ballard and Keene present capstone projects at national conference in Austin, Texas

For many Centre College students, senior year culminates in a paper or presentation representing not only a particular interest in their field but also all they have learned within that area of study. Some then present these projects at a national conference, as did two Latin American Studies seniors who traveled recently to Austin, Texas.

By | 2016-03-18T15:18:37+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Latin American Studies, News, Research|

Dr. Eva Cadavid explores the philosophy of race and ethnicity

Centre College’s Latin American studies program is young but quickly growing, especially with the addition of Assistant Professor of Philosophy Eva Cadavid’s class, Philosophical Discussions on Race and Ethnicity. “This course arose from my participation in the development of the Latin American studies minor,” Cadavid explains. “Once I started thinking about the types of courses

By | 2014-02-20T13:32:26+00:00 February 20th, 2014|Academics, African Studies, Experts, Latin American Studies, News, Philosophy|