Category: Events and Announcements

National Museum of the American Latino

Paid Smithsonian Leadership Program   Extended Application Deadline: April 14, 2023   Watch the program in action. Young Ambassadors Promotional Video Listen to Alumni speak about the Young Ambassadors Program. Nuestro Quinceaños: A Retrospective This summer our Young Ambassadors are creating positive change in your community! Be a Part of It and Apply Now to the Young Ambassadors … Continue reading National Museum of the American Latino

Diálogo 24.2

Special journal issue, which features Iowa State’s USLS, guest editor Lucía M. Suárez, is now available! Diálogo 24.2 has officially launched on Project Muse.    

Ecuador Study Abroad Program

Summer 2023 Two week program in Ecuador in late July/early August Earn 3 EDUC credits and fulfill your International Perspectives requirement Led by ISU faculty member Dr. Katherine Richardson Bruna Open to both undergraduate and graduate students Applications due February 1 Highlights: Integrated cultural (art, food, music, dance) experiences Community-based knowledge building with public health … Continue reading Ecuador Study Abroad Program

Lecture Series: What Is Latinx? And Who Is Latinx?

Dr. Cristobal Salinas spoke about What Is Latinx? and Who Is Latinx? Dr. Cristobal Salinas focused on how the categories of race, gender, and sexuality continue to be the site of analysis for many higher education researchers, effectively filling the void of intersectional approaches to student development and learning theory. Yet, we still struggle with terminology … Continue reading Lecture Series: What Is Latinx? And Who Is Latinx?

USLS Graduate Assistant

My pronouns are He/Him. I am originally from Southern New Mexico, but lived in Des Moines for a long time. I am a graduate student in Anthropology.  My favorite part about teaching USLS 211 is the opportunity to expand students’ understanding of Latinx communities, and helping students from the Latinx communities to connect their own experiences in the … Continue reading USLS Graduate Assistant