Tag: latino/a studies

CATEGORIES: May 2020

The Three Hats of Juan Trujillo

Over the years, Juan Trujillo (’90 Spanish) has worn several hats: first responder, Spanish teacher, and amateur radio operator. All three came into play when he volunteered with relief efforts in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria in 2017—and again, when he returned to the island earlier this year after the series of earthquakes.    The … Continue reading The Three Hats of Juan Trujillo

CATEGORIES: Fall 2018

Dancing Bahia

Over the years, WLC has undergone many changes. Not the least of these changes is the ever-growing list of additions- Anthropology, American Indian Studies, U.S. Latino/a Studies, staff, faculty- to our department. Dr. Lucía M. Suárez fits two of these categories: she joined us as a faculty member in Spring 2017, and she is the … Continue reading Dancing Bahia

CATEGORIES: March 2017

Faculty Q&A with Dr. Lucia Suarez

Dr. Lucia Suarez is a new Associate Professor of Spanish and Latino/a Studies and also the Director if the Latino/a Studies Program. She sat down with us recently to share her experiences and interests – they range from dance to theory.

CATEGORIES: March 2017

The Space(s) Between Point A & Point B

Dr. Megan J. Myers is an Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latino/a Studies. She studies the Hispanophone Caribbean and is one of the organizers and co-founders of Border of Lights, an annual event on the border between the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Learn more about the cause here, and learn more about Dr. Myers’ other work here.