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The most recent issue of Caribbean Studies features an article by Sociology & LACAS Professor Kelvin Santiago-Valles on Pedro Albizu-Campos’ use of the idea of race. Santiago-Valles, Kelvin. “Our Race Today [Is] the Only Hope for the World”: An African ...

Deadline, January 25, 2008 In 2006, the U.S. Department of State established summer institutes for the study of critical foreign languages. These institutes are open to U.S. citizens who are undergraduate or graduate students or those who have graduated since ...

Michigan State University has recently launched a new series of podcasts entitled Africa Past & Present. The podcasts will feature discussions with eminent Africanists on topics related to the history, politics, and culture of Africa and the Diaspora. For instructions ...

Binghamton University has just subscribed to the Chicano Database, the premier database of Latino/a Studies. Despite its misleading title, the Chicano Database includes citations about all Latino populations in the U.S., including Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, Mexican-Americans, Cuban Americans, and Central ...

As reported in Inside Binghamton University (November 29, 2007), Distinguished Professor of Africana Studies Isidore Okpewho was the guest editor of a special issue of Research in African Literatures (Vol. 38, no. 3, Fall 2007). This issue on African oral ...

Argentine poet, Juan Gelman has won the most prestigious literary prize of the Spanish-speaking world, the Premio Cervantes. The Libraries have many works by Gelman, both in Spanish and in English. For a sampling from infoLINK, the library catalog, see ...

Earlier this month, the United States passed a free trade agreement with Peru. The Libraries’ have significant holdings on the topic of free trade and globalization in Latin America. Selected Holdings on Free Trade & Globalization in Peru Mitchell, William ...

The Libraries’ are currently trialing the Oxford Language Dictionaries Online, which offers online access to Spanish, French, German, and Italian dictionaries. ...

While Binghamton University does not currently offer a PhD in Africana Studies, students have been studying Africana Studies since the early days of BU. To see a list of related dissertations from 1986-2006, check out Africana Studies: BU Dissertations. ...

Working with the University at Albany, Binghamton University has entered a cooperative collection project focused on Latin American Studies. The two universities will share access to the Chicano Database. The Chicano Database is the premier database covering the Latino experience ...