Latino/Latin American Studies

The Latino/Latin American Studies minor consists of 20 credits of interdisciplinary coursework.  This study of the Americas is appropriate for all students, especially those majoring in History, Hispanic Studies, Political Science, Theology, and Global Business.

Spring 2018 Event Series

"Immigrant Voices in Conversations about Justice"

The Latino/Latin American Studies program will host a series of three public conversations with members of the Asamblea de derechos civiles.

La Asamblea de derechos civiles (The Assembly for Civil Rights) is a statewide, faith-based non-profit organization which organizes immigrants from predominantly Latino congregations in Minnesota to build power for changes in the immigration system and the underlying political and economic structures behind it.

Spring 2018 Event Schedule

  • A Conversation about DACA
    Thursday, January 18, 7:00pm, Gorecki 204 A&B, CSB
    View the video of this Conversation here.
  • A Conversation about Economic Justice
    Tuesday, February 13, 7:00pm, Quad 264, SJU
    View the video of this Conversation here.
  • A Conversation about Immigrants in the Public Arena
    Tuesday, March 13, 7:00pm, Gorecki 204 A&B, CSB
    View the video of this Conversation here

Students interested in attending all three events and participating in the production of a mural on the theme of Justice are encouraged to register for LLAS 270 for either 0 or 1 credit. The mural project will be led by ART students and based on group conversation and reflection. Students who register for 1 credit are expected to attend all three public events AND participate in the community mural project.

The 2018 spring event series is co-sponsored by the Koch Chair on Catholic Thought.