Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies

October 2017 News

Marcela Echeverri, Assistant Professor of History and MacMillan Center Research Fellow, organized the conference.
October 26, 2017
On October 16, a distinguished group of South American scholars met at Yale to discuss the history of the early republics of the region. The conference, titled “Connected Histories of the First South American Republics (1808-1850),” was part of a...
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont
October 24, 2017
After the Catalan parliament enacted legislation on Sept. 6 calling for a binding referendum on October 1 to decide whether Catalonia should become “an independent state in the form of a republic” and the Spanish Constitutional Court suspended the...
Noël Valis, expert in Spanish literature, wins Victoria Urbano Award
October 8, 2017
Noël Valis, professor of Spanish in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, has won the Victoria Urbano Academic Achievement Award (Premio Victoria Urbano de Reconocimiento Académico), given by the International Association of Hispanic Women’s...