The Center's interdisciplinary minor provides students with detailed information about the Latino experience in the United States as well as Latin American civilization. It benefits students interested in careers in teaching, public service, health care, law, business, the arts, the media, and other fields. The minor also provides Latino students with a broader understanding of their own history and culture.
Minor Courses in Latino and Latin American Studies
Fall 2017 Please consult MyNIU and course catalog to verify information.
NIU Latino Oral History Project
The Center for Latino and Latin American Studies is currently developing a collection of Latino oral histories on research that examines the study of labor history, migration studies, race and ethnicity, Latinos and public health, undocumented students and workers, gender and sexuality studies, and the history of Latino entrepreneurship in Northern Illinois.
NIU Latin Jazz Wednesday, April 12th at 8pm School of Music Concert Hall
Ph.D. Candidate in History Matt Maletz (see attached flyer) Representing Revolutionary Campesino Politics In Guatemala’s 1950 Huelga de Dolores Thursday, April 13th at 5pm Latino Center, Rm 121
Graduate Colloquium Speaker Ken Hirth, Professor of Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University Monday, April 24 at 7 PM in Cole Hall rm.100: Merchants, Markets and Commerce in the Aztec World Tuesday, April 25 at 12:30 PM in Cole Hall rm. B-55: Obsidian Craft Production at Teotihuacan, Mexico.