DePaul University College of LAS > Academics > Latin American and Latino Studies

Latin American and Latino Studies

Upcoming Event- Latinos: Political Participation? Mobilization? or Silenced and Set Aside?

May 11th - 9:30 am 1:00 pm  -  Cortelyou Commons  -  free & open to the public

The Department teams up with In The Thick hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela for a day of panel discussions offering deep discussion and honest insight on Latinos, intersectionality, and political power during some of the most tumultuous months in recent American history. 

1600Click here to RSVP

Enrique Acevedo (Anchor of the award-winning Noticiero Univision late-night edition)

Esther Cepeda (Nationally syndicated opinion columnist)

Victoria DeFrancesca De Soto (Political scientist, MSNBC contributor)

Justina Machado (Latina actor from Chicago)

Steve Cortes (Founder, Veracruz TJM, Latinos for Trump)


Latino Political Participation Event​​

Co-editor ​Letitia Gomez reading from Queer Brown Voices on January 21, 2016​
Co-editor ​Letitia Gomez reading from Queer Brown Voices on January 21, 2016​​
​Co-editor Dr. Salvador Vidal-Ortiz reading from Queer Brown Voices on January 21, 2016
​Co-editor Dr. Salvador Vidal-Ortiz reading from Queer Brown Voices on January 21, 2016
​Contributor Mona Noriega reading from Queer Brown Voices on January 21, 2016
Contributor Mona Noriega reading from Queer Brown Voices on January 21, 2016
​Event on Solidarity and Alliance with guest speaker Wilhelmina Perry
​Event on Solidarity and Alliance with guest speaker Wilhelmina Perry
​"America by the Numbers" event with Maria Hinojosa, Lizette Williams, and Sergio Alcocer
​"America by the Numbers" event with Maria Hinojosa, Lizette Williams, and Sergio Alcocer
P​rofessor Maria Hinojosa's class on Latinos in the Media
P​rofessor Maria Hinojosa's class on Latinos in the Media
L​ST alumni Event 2015 Adan Figueroa, Jaime Ochoa, Mariana Calderon, and Rosa Yadira Ortiz
L​ST alumni Event 2015
Adan Figueroa, Jaime Ochoa, Mariana Calderon, and Rosa Yadira Ortiz
​2015 Senior Capstone Presentations with LST Seniors
​2015 Senior Capstone Presentations with LST Seniors
Senior Paulina Nava presenting research on "Chicagoacá​n"
Senior Paulina Nava presenting research on "Chicagoacá​n"
​Dr. Jerome Branche from the University of Pittsburgh
​Dr. Jerome Branche from the University of Pittsburgh
No overlay defined
No overlay defined
​Jose Antonio Vargas from Define American and "Documented"
​Jose Antonio Vargas from Define American and "Documented"
​Actress Judy Reyes's talk on Latina leadership in Hollywood
​Actress Judy Reyes's talk on Latina leadership in Hollywood
No overlay defined
No overlay defined
No overlay defined
Located in the Lincoln Park Campus
Located ​in the Lincoln Park Campus

Welcome to the department of Latin American and Latino Studies! This program explores the broad dynamics shaping Latin American and Latino experiences and explores the cultural contributions of Latin America to the global community.

Announcements: Course Registration

Are you still trying to figure out what courses to take this upcoming quarter? Are you interested in taking a course on Mexican Cinema?  Indigenous Americas?  Cuban-American Literature? Now you can! Simply perform a Search for Classes on Campus Connection for Latin American and Latino Studies for LST-designated courses or view our list of LALS Approved Courses for the Spring Quarter 2016-2017 in other departments. 

If you have questions related to the department's course curriculum, please see the Contact page. Thanks for visiting the LST website! 

Join our emailing list!