News and features for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

Saints, Spirits, and Madonnas: The Everyday Religion of Latina Culture

Submitted by Genevieve Bleidner '13 on April 22, 2010

On April 7, 2010, Fairfield welcomed to its campus Michelle Gonzalez, Ph. D., assistant professor of Religious Studies at the University of Miami, for

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A Taste of Sazon at Fairfield

Submitted by Enerida Ademi '13 on October 22, 2009

“It's necessary for the student body to be exposed to something other than the norm,” explained Yismilka Sosa '10, director of S.A.L.S.A. (Spanish

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Junot Díaz Speaks at Open VISIONS Forum

Submitted by Joan Grant on October 16, 2009

The 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz will appear at Fairfield University’s Open VISIONS Forum on Monday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. in the Regi

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Internationally Acclaimed Russian Poet to Visit Fairfield

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold on October 5, 2009

Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko has been inspiring people since the 1950s, when he first began to publish his poems. Later, he became an unofficial

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