News & Events



  1. April 25, 2020 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
  1. Conference

Join LAIS for a round table discussion about the political situations in Latin America with a focus on Colombia and Chile. 

  1. March 3, 2020 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
  1. Tertulia
  2. Discussion
  3. round table
  • Gloria E. Anzaldúa


  1. February 24, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  1. Discussion
  2. Public Talk
  • Prof. Bryant


  1. February 13, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
  1. Lecture
  2. Visiting Faculty
  • ¡Las Sandinistas!


  1. February 11, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:45pm
  1. Movie Screening
  2. Free

Professor Kiko Mora (Ph.D. The Ohio State University) is professor of the Semiotics of Advertising and Culture Industries in the Department of Communication and Social Psychology at the Universidad de Alicante (Spain). 

Co-sponsored by Department of Spanish and Portuguese and by the Latin American and Iberian Studies Program.


  1. January 14, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
  1. Co-sponsored event


This academic conference will bring together graduate students from across the world and disciplines for a discussion on Borders, power and transgression in Latin America and the Iberian World

  1. Conference
  • Professor Cobo working in the JCB Library

Professor Juan Cobo Betancourt is currently in Rhode Island at the John Carter Brown Library reseraching and writing his next book. 

  1. News
  2. faculty
  3. Fellowship

The Latin American and Iberian Studies Program (LAIS) is proud to recognize, and thank the lecturers, Dr. Emily Engel, Alba Constenla Torrado, and Mario Tumen who taught Program courses in the 2019 Calendar Year.

  1. LAIS Lecturers