Captured in the Diamantina Mountains of Lencois, Brazil by undergraduate student Rachel Tomasic,  "On Top of the World", was named Honorable Mention in the Places category of the 2015 International Photography Exhibition
NEWSLETTER: March 26, 2018
Call for Proposals: ILCLA 2018 Deadline Extended
The second Symposium on Indigenous Languages and Cultures of Latin America (ILCLA),  will take place October 25-28, 2018 at Ohio State. 

Proposals are now being accepted for individual presentations and group panels related to one of eight thematic tracks. The deadline to submit proposals has been extended to  March 31, 2018. 

More information about the thematic tracks and application process can be found at:
Brazil Gateway Reception
The Brazil Gateway team will be on campus in April and they will be hosting a reception on April 12th. From 5-8 pm at TRISM (1636 N. High Street), join the OSU Brazilian community to celebrate all things Brazilian, learn about the Brazilian Student Association on campus, and Portuguese language opportunities at Ohio State.You can also get more information about the new Education Abroad program in Curitiba, Columbus' sister city.

Please RSVP to . This event is co-sponsored by the Brazil Gateway, BRASA, CLAS, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and Greater Columbus Sister Cities International. 
Summer Seminars Abroad in Havana, Cuba
The Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at The Ohio State University announce this year's intensive Summer Seminars Abroad, a 16-day workshop in Spanish linguistics in Havana, Cuba. 
The program, to take place  July 9-25, 2018,  is intended primarily for Spanish teachers. Application is open, however, to graduate students from Spanish and other disciplines who have a demonstrated ability in the use of the Spanish language and a need for this type of course. 
For more information, and to apply for the program, please visit the website:
Lucrecia Martel Retrospective
During the month of April, the Wexner Center for the Arts will be presenting the films of Argentine Filmmaker, Lucrecia Martel. A member of the New Argentine Cinema Movement, Lucrecia Martel has been described as " One of the most prodigiously talented and critically adulated filmmakers in contemporary world cinema" (Bomb Magazine). The film times will be listed below, and tickets can be purchased at the Wexner Center for the Arts website:

Tuesday, April 17th, 7 pm: The Headless Woman
Wednesday, April 18th, 7 pm: Zama
Friday, April 20th, 7 pm: La ci énaga (Short Works)
Saturday, April 21st, 7 pm: The Holy Girl
Lecture: Esther da Costa Meyer
The Department of Classics is pleased to announce the 30th Annual Thomas E. Leontis and Anna P. Leontis Memorial Lecture in Modern Greek Studies. On Thursday, March 29th at 3:00 pm in the Interfaith and Reflection Room (Ohio State Union), Esther da Costa Meyer will be giving a lecture on "Found in Translation: Neoclassicism in Havana." 

This lecture examines the rich complexity of Cuba's borrowings from Greece, particularly in Havana, and the ways in which neoclassicism molded the architecture and the urbanism of the city from the 1820s to the 1950s.
First Ohio State Brazilian Literary Spring

Thursday, April 19
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Billy Ireland Cartoon Library
Will Eisner Seminar Room
"Brazilian Comics" with Luli Penna
in English

Friday, April 20
4:00 - 6:00 PM
Hagerty Hall Room 255
"21st Century Brazil in Voices, Images, and Letters" 
in Portuguese
Community Fellowship: Immigrant Justice Corps
The Immigrant Justice Corps is recruiting applicants for its Community Fellowship program. They are seeking  applicants that can speak Haitian Creole and are interested in providing immigration legal services. For more information, and to submit an application, visit:
Autumn 2018 Less Commonly Taught Languages of Latin America: Course Offerings
The Center for Latin American Studies is excited to announce new less commonly taught language course offerings for Autumn 2018, including:
  • Yucatec Maya
  • Haitian Creole
  • Portuguese
  • Quechua
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