Journals and Newsletters

  • The center for Latin American, Caribbean and Latino studies publishes a periodic newsletter that summarizes the activities of the center for each period, highlights current news, and identifies important Latino resources.
  • AL REVERSO is a free online interdisciplinary journal. It will publish articles, reviews, and interviews in Spanish, English, and Portuguese. The site will be based at the Center for Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. AL REVERSO accepts submissions in Spanish, English, or Portuguese. Each issue of AL REVERSO will usually collect a number of articles around a central theme. Contributions on various topics not related to the issue's theme are also welcomed and included. Contributions to AL REVERSO might be in different formats, including essays, interviews, reviews, as well as in various literary or artistic forms that reflect on the proposed topics

Recent Publications

My name is Elva Orozco, I am a sixth year PhD student at the University of Massachusetts Political Science Department and I am currently working on the graduate certificate in Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino studies. There are many things I have to say about the certificate, but I will start by saying that one of the reasons I came to UMass to pursue research on Feminicide—that is, gender-based homicides, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico—was precisely because of the Center.

Alvarez, Cruikshank Receive Mellon LASA Seminars Initiative Award

aculty news


Professors Sonia Alvarez, Barbara Cruikshank and Charles Hale (University of Texas at Austin) have received a Mellon Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Seminars Initiative Award to support their continued research aimed at theorizing protest movements.

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