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Latina/o Studies

Understand, Engage, Transform

The Latina/o Studies (LTST) department provides an expansive offering of courses designed to train a new generation of scholars and professionals.  Representing the largest ethnic minority in the United States, Latina/o culture and is an important area of investigation. As such, the reflections of unique local experiences, regional characteristics, and national presence of the Latina/o identity is integrated into the program.

By allowing students to gain a more dynamic, inclusive, and conceptual knowledge of social issues, the curriculum and undergraduate minor program offered in the Latina/o Studies Department enhances the education of students in any discipline. Above all, the LTST department seeks to help students succeed in their University studies and prepare them for scholarship training, professional careers, leadership positions, work with Latina/o populations, and an understanding of a multicultural population, transnational society, and a global economy.

 

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Special Programs

Wyoming Latina Youth Conference

A non profit organization dedicated to empowering young latinas.

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Student Organizations

Students can participate in Student Organizations that celebrate diversity and inclusion.

Dia de Los Muertos

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Meet the Latina/o Studies Team

Faculty and Staff

The Latina/o Studies Department has one shared staff member and four faculty members dedicated to the program. Members of the faculty and staff can offer guidance on program questions.

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Faculty Affiliates

The Latina/o Studies Department has several faculty members from other departments that make important contributions and teach multiple courses for the LTST curriculum.

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Advisory Board

The Latina/o Studies Department is privledged to have many prominent members of the community and state advising the direction of the program, and offering insight and support. 

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Information & Resources

Contact Us

Arts & Science | Latina/o Studies
Phone: (307) 766-2733
1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 4297
Laramie, WY 82071
Email: scgsj@uwyo.edu 

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Upcoming Events

September

Friday, September 20th | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm | Community Conversations Scholarship and Research Symposium on Culture, Gender and Social Justice

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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