Institute for Latino Studies announces participants for the 2015 Young Scholars Symposium

Author: Institute for Latino Studies

The Institute for Latino Studies is pleased to announce the participants for our 2015 Young Scholars Symposium, to be convened April 8-10 on the University of Notre Dame campus. These scholars will present a dissertation chapter or essay draft for discussion with ILS faculty fellows and our 2015 Virgilio Elizondo Distinguished Visiting Professor, Davíd Carrasco. Dr. Carrasco is the Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America at Harvard Divinity School and holds a joint appointment with the Department of Anthropology in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University. ILS faculty selected Symposium participants from a national pool of applicants based on the dual criteria of the scholarly excellence of their proposal and the compatibility of their research with Professor Carrasco’s areas of expertise. Congratulations to our 2015 honorees:

Lloyd Barba, University of Michigan
Kiku Huckle, University of Washington
Marzia Milazzo, Vanderbilt University
Aida I. Ramos, University of Texas at San Antonio
Javier Ramirez, Indiana University
Sujey Vega, Arizona State University

Read the full press release and participant bios here.