Students broaden their perspective of ‘Caribbean Urbanisms’ through NYC excursion
García's book explores history, complexities of U.S. refugee policy
Latina/o Studies Program stands with our students
Diaz's study of art collective journeys into Chicano/a culture
"Discover our Familia": Watch our video
Spring 2018 courses address recent events and national climateFaculty in the College of Arts & Sciences are exploring questions about recent events in their research and scholarship, and students have the opportunity to engage with their expertise through numerous courses this Spring relevant to our current national climate.
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Undergraduate and Graduate Study
Supplement your major, your Master's or Ph.D. with an interdisciplinary minor in Latina/o Studies that is open to undergraduates and graduates of all colleges at Cornell. Latina/o Studies offers a multi-disciplinary range of courses that enhance students’ understanding of Latinas/os in the United States ranging in topics from immigration, labor, politics, music and health to history, culture, law, education, performance and literature.
We are a dynamic community of students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds
Latina/o Studies is dedicated to the study of the historical, linguistic, literary, social, economic, and political experiences of a vastly heterogeneous population in the United States, that today totals over 55 million people. Officially founded in 1987 as the Hispanic American Studies Program, our name was changed to the Latina/o Studies Program in 1995. We nurture familia, inquire into the important questions of the day, and through our courses and other intellectual activities—conferences, lectures, exhibits, dialogues, and other research initiatives and activities--learn how Latinas/os contribute to a greater understanding of the world, through the analysis of politics, migration histories, health, labor insertion, literature, and the arts.