Entries tagged with ‘lalacs’

Crisis in Venezuela: Screening of La Soledad

La Soledad is an interesting and complex film of a personal narrative within the wider societal context of Venezuela. This film is not one that can simply be watched casually and then moved on from without further thought. Before the film, political science and history professors gave background on Venezuela’s economic and social situation, which […]

Lecture: Politics and History of the Inka Empire

Professor Steve Kosiba’s presentation on the Incan empire was incredibly detailed and timely, as it was on Indigenous People’s Day. It was a great opportunity to learn more about an ancient civilization and spark thoughts about the context in which it relates to how society perceives globalization and the cultural conflicts that exist today.  The […]

Meghan Gallagher Represents Class of 2019 as Commencement Speaker

The LALACS major from Chanhassen, Minn. will deliver the commencement address on Saturday, June 1 at Hollingsworth Field.

Language Study Opens Door to the World for Young Alum

Bjorn Kjelstad's education in the Gustavus Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies program prepared him for research and life in South America.

1968 Teach-In Explores The Legacy of Protest

Professors from four different areas offered an interdisciplinary look at the legacy of 1968's historic protests.

Why LALACS? Notes from an Alumnus’ Perspective

Written by: Bjorn Kjelstad’17 (LALACS / Spanish) One of the first questions I received upon returning home for Thanksgiving and after having declared my LALACS and Spanish double major was, “What are you going to do with that?” The question, however, should be, what do you value about your major? What I have come to […]