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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.

The University of Guelph resides on the land of the Between the Lakes Treaty No. 3, the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. This land is part of the Dish with One Spoon, a covenant between Indigenous nations to live peaceably on the territories of the Great Lakes region. We recognize that today this gathering place is home to many First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and acknowledging them reminds us of our collective responsibility to the land where we learn, live and work.