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Social and Cultural Inclusion

Democratization and growth have contributed to more free, creative, and open societies across much of Latin America, but deep inequality and poor social services persist. Institute activities might include projects that highlight the inclusion challenges posed by governance and economic development, deeper collaboration with Jesuit universities in the region, and service and research trips for Georgetown faculty.

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PBS Special on the U.S.-Mexico Border Features CLAS Alumna Pati Jinich (G'04)

Pati Jinich (G'04), a distinguished alumna from the Center of Latin American Studies and renowned chef, will host the PBS special La Frontera with Pati Jinich, which uses food as a vehicle for cultural exploration in the U.S.-Mexico border region.

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M.S. in Spanish Linguistics

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese sponsors this master's degree program in the applied linguistics, history, phonology, and semantics of the Spanish language.


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Creating Conditions for Social Justice in Central America

In recent years, nations throughout the Americas have sought to build their democracies on the foundations of inclusion, justice, and human rights. In Central America, this has required addressing the long-standing inequalities and legacies of violence that have marred the region, and civil society…


Georgetown Americas Table: Feliciano Reyna (Video)

September 27, 2021

Duration: 21 minutes