Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies

August 2021 News

August 26, 2021
Professor of Portuguese David Jackson delivered the Inaugural Lecture of the Program in Graduate Studies in Literature of Universidade Federal Fluminense (IFF) the morning of August 26, 2021. The topic of Professor Jackson’s lecture was his recent...
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August 16, 2021
After 93 days of brutal siege, the Aztec emperor Cuauhtémoc surrendered the jewel of his empire – the island city of Tenochtitlán – to an invading Spanish army under Hernán Cortés and its indigenous allies on August 13, 1521. At the time, the Aztec...
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August 12, 2021
“Perhaps the time has come for the radiocarbon evidence to assume priority in reconstructions of the chronology of the Inca emperors and the dating of Inca monumental sites such as Machu Picchu.” Recent findings from radiocarbon dating of human and...
August 12, 2021
On October 5-8, 2021, the Caribbean community and international partners will come together for four days of immersion in the science of climate change and health in the Caribbean, identifying knowledge gaps, posing solutions, resource sharing, and...
August 2, 2021
The new Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Yale University will give one $30,000 award for a Brazilian scholar to spend one academic semester per year lecturing and researching beginning in the fall...