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The Center for the Americas is dedicated to enhancing programming at the University of Oklahoma in several areas of the Western Hemisphere. Its major focus in Latin America, but it also promotes activities on the Caribbean, Canada, and global US foreign policy.

Among its activities are monthly lunches for those in the OU community who are interested in Latin America; guest speakers; mini-conferences; film showings; musical concerts; the management of the oulatinamerica-L listserv at; a research essay competition; and more. Students or faculty interested in sponsorship from the Center for the Americas for their relevant activities should contact its director. For the moment, the Center does not offer research or travel grants to students or faculty.

The Center for the Americas is sponsored by the ConocoPhillips Fund and the Canadian Studies Fund.



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Previous Events

The Defense of Human Rights in the Americas
War, Peace and Accountability
Latin America and Caribbean Lunch
Addressing Language Shift in Kaqchikel, a Man Language of Guatemala
Guatemala and the USA
Human Rights in the Americas
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latin americanist lunch
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Latin Americanist Lunches
Latin Americanist Lunches
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Papel Picado
Pan Dulce
Water for All
Brazil on the Brink
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becoming a brazilianist
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renewal of u.s. cuba relations
Emitting Light and Reflecting Color: The Divine Across Mediums in Colonial Peru
Latin American Lunches
Latin American Week
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