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Fall 2021 Classes!

USLS 211: Intro to Latino/a Studies Click to watch video (Dr. Lucía Suárez) Click to watch video (Dr. Brian Behnken) Click to watch video (Dr. Megan Myers) EDUC 420/520: Bilingualism and the Education of Latinx Youth HIST/USLS 371: Mexican American History SPAN 324: Latin America Today SPAN/USLS 325: Culture and Community: Iowa and Midwest Latino/as … Continue reading Fall 2021 Classes!

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Spring 2021 Classes!

USLS 211: Intro to Latino/a Studies Click to watch video (Dr. Lucía Suárez) Click to watch video (Dr. Brian Behnken) Click to watch video (Dr. Megan Myers) US LS/SPAN 305X: Spanish for Heritage Speakers HIST 340: Latin America I US LS/ANTHR 323C: Latin American Anthropology-Race, Class and Gender SPAN 324: Latin America Today HIST 341: … Continue reading Spring 2021 Classes!

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Fall 2020 Classes!

USLS 211: Intro to Latino/a Studies Click to watch video (Dr. Lucía Suárez) Click to watch video (Dr. Brian Behnken) Click to watch video (Dr. Megan Myers) EDU 420/520: Bilingualism and the Education of Latinx Youth HIST 340: Latin America I HIST 442: Rebellions and Revolutions in Modern Latin America CJST/USLS 360X: Latinas and Victimization: … Continue reading Fall 2020 Classes!

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Dr. Megan Myers

Congratulations to Dr. Megan Myers on her tenure!   “This is my fourth year at Iowa State and I feel so incredibly grateful to call Ames home. My affiliation with the Latino/a Studies program here at ISU began upon my arrival in 2016 and some of my favorite memories on campus and in the community … Continue reading Dr. Megan Myers

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Dr. Shannon Harper

USLS is happy to welcome Dr. Shannon Harper, our newest core faculty member! While working toward my PhD in criminology, law, and justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago, I discovered a research interest in violence against Latinas somewhat by accident. My area of research specialization is domestic violence (DV; i.e., physical, sexual, and … Continue reading Dr. Shannon Harper

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NEW Course Fall 2020 Semester: CJST/USLS 360X

NEW Course Fall 2020 Semester: CJST/USLS 360X Latinas and Victimization: Examining Survival Strategies and Justice This new cross-listed course will explore the contexts through which Latinas experience and respond to domestic violence (DV), sexual assault, and human trafficking. The course is the first of its kind to examine how Latinas courageously survive violence amidst challenges … Continue reading NEW Course Fall 2020 Semester: CJST/USLS 360X