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Group picture in front of Philippeion at Olympia

Trip to Greece

In early May, Dr John Walsh traveled to Greece to visit historical monuments and locations with 30 students and alumni. The group visited Athens, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Corinth, Olympia, Delphi, and several Greek islands. Preparations are underway to visit again next year, and John plans to add Crete to the list of destinations.

Autobiographie et homosexualité en France au XIX siècle de Philippe Lejeune

New publication by Prof. Clive Thomson

Please join us in congratulating Prof. Clive Thomson for the publication of his book, Autobiographie et homosexualité en France au XIXe siècle de Philippe Lejeune. Paris, Éditions de la Sorbonne - Paris 1-Panthéon, 2017, Collection "Tirés à part", ISBN - 979-10-351-0039-1.

In this work, Prof. Clive Thomson shares his experience of reading Lejeune's famous 1987 essay



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

Book cover

New Publication : Sandino's Nation

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


Book cover with red background and a black male figure


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.