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Latina/o Studies Minor Faculty

Rafael Acosta
Assistant Professor
2620 Wescoe
Subini Annamma
Assistant Professor, Special Education
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 537
Christina Bejarano
Associate Professor
Marta M. Caminero-Santangelo
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - English Professor
Wescoe Hall, Room 3001
Ben Terry Chappell
Associate Professor
213P Bailey Hall
Stuart Alexander Day
Associate Professor
Strong Hall, Room 250
Ruben Flores
Associate Professor
213M Bailey Hall
Michelle Johnson-Motoyama
Associate Professor
Twente Hall, Room 311
Joo Ok Kim
Assistant Professor
213K Bailey Hall
Cecilia Menjívar
Foundation Distinguished Professor
721 Fraser Hall
Brent E. Metz
Associate Professor
Fraser Hall, Rm. 609
Ludwin E. Molina
Associate Professor
Fraser Hall, Room 525
Michael J. Orosco
Associate Professor
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 539
Christopher Michael Perreira
Assistant Professor
213J Bailey Hall
Shannon K. Portillo
Associate Professor
Wescoe Hall, Room 4060T
Luciano Tosta
Associate Professor
Wescoe Hall, Room 2630


  • Sherri Tucker, KU Professor and author of “Dance Floor Democracy: The Social Geography of Memory at the Hollywood Canteen,” presents at 6 p.m. tonight at the American Jazz Museum (1616 E 18th St., Kansas City, MO 64108), where she will also display some of the photographs she’s uncovered in her research, play a few of the audio recordings from of her interviews with Canteen patrons, and finish with a Q&A session. More.
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  • Tribute Or Tribulation? How do we commemorate history? What is the best way to remember a conflicted and painful past? And who gets to decide? Listen here »
  • CLAS names 1st associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion (KU News link)
  • Congratulations to Ph.D. student Marilyn Ortega for being selected as one of the inaugural National Humanities Without Walls Predoctoral Fellows for 2017.
  • Ben Schmack won the Best Ph.D. Paper Award at the 2016 Northern Illinois University History Graduate Student Conference.  Congratulations, Ben!
  • Congratulations to Kathryn Vaggalis who received the Center for Migration Research Graduate Student Grant.
  • Ph.D. student Gamze Kati was one of the winners of the second annual IEHS graduate student blog competition this year.  Congratulations, Gamze!
Upcoming Events
Hall Center Humanities Lecture Series
A forum for interdisciplinary dialogue between renowned speakers, the university and the surrounding communities.
Schedule of Lectures

Disability Studies Seminar presents Subini Annamma
"Disrupting the Carceral State through the Socio-spatial Dialectic: Exploring the Trajectories of Incarcerated Young Women of Color with Disabilities"
Thursday, January 26, 2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hall Center for the Humanities, Seminar Room 1
Event Flyer (PDF)


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