Press Release - LACS

Canadian Association for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CALACS) Conference

The University of Guelph is home to Canada´s only Latin American and Caribbean Master´s (LACS) Program that incorporates the social sciences and the arts. On June 3-4, 2017, the LACS program and the University of Guelph will host the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

New Publication by Professor Clive Thomson

The title of the new book is: Georges Hérelle: archéologue de l'inversion sexuelle "fin de siècle"

Georges Hérelle is an important figure in the history of homosexuality in France

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New Publication : Sandino's Nation

How two of Latin America's greatest writers dramatized Nicaraguan nationhood before, during, and after the Sandinista Revolution.


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New Publication : Granma Nineteen and the Soviet's Secret

By the beaches of Luanda, the Russians are building a grand mausoleum to honour the remains of the Comrade President. Granmas are whispering: houses, they say, will be dexploded, and everyone will have to leave. Can the children of Luanda steal the Russians' dynamite, decipher Comrade Gudafterov's letter, and save their homes? With the help of his friends Charlita and Pi (whom everyone calls 3.14), as well as assistance from Dr.

Parliamentary Guide Program

As a Parliamentary Guide, you can hone your speaking abilities, perfect your second official language and form special friendships with people from coast to coast.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over Canada and around the world are guided through the historic corridors of the Parliament Buildings.

We are proud of the more than 20 years of guiding tradition:

COA Teaching Award

The School of Languages and Literatures is happy to announce that Professor Margot Irvine has been selected for the COA Teaching Award 2013/2014.

New Publication

Congratulations to Professor Stephen Henighan, who has just published his new "mini-book" "A Green Reef: The Impact of Climate Change" (Linda Leith Publishing, 2013; 50pp.). It is "a philosophical meditation on the impact of climate change."

Read more about "A Green Reef" here