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University of Illinois at Chicago

Latin American and Latino Studies Program

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago / Latin American and Latino Studies Program is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic

Student Body

10
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 70%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 10%
American Indian or Alaska Native 10%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 10
Male (8)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Representation of nation, race, gender and labor in film; Colonial political discourse and social resistance; social structures and religious rituals among the Maya; rural development and ecology in Mexico; Latina reproductive rights; youth activism; transnational Cuban migration; globalization and labor strategies of women in Brazil; Mexican hometown associations; local, national and global immigrant rights struggles
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. Amalia Pallares
Director
Email: amalia@uic.edu
Phone: 312-413-3773
Fax: 312-996-1796