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News from the 2022-2023 Academic Year

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BIC Announces New Language Access Collaborative

August 3, 2022
Building Integrated Communities is delighted to announce a call for applications for the new Local Government Language Access Collaborative, a one-year interactive course designed to build capacity for North Carolina local governments to communicate with residents in community languages.

US Department of Education NRC and FLAS Grants

August 16, 2022
The UNC-Duke Consortium is among a select group of academic programs awarded Title VI funding from the U.S. Department of Education for the 2022-2025 grant cycle.

Congratulations to Professor Cynthia Radding!

September 22, 2022
All of us at ISA join the friends and colleagues of Cynthia Radding (History) in congratulating her on the publication of her new book, Bountiful Deserts: Sustaining Indigenous Worlds in North New Spain (University of Arizona Press)

Job opening: Outreach Coordinator

September 30, 2022
We are hiring an Outreach Coordinator

We are hiring!

October 28, 2022
ISA’s Building Integrated Communities program is excited to hire two full-time bilingual positions and expand our team. The positions are based at UNC Chapel Hill and are grant-funded for a three year period with health insurance and benefits.

Welcome to Skylar Zee—New Outreach Program Coordinator

January 5, 2023
Skylar Zee joins us as the new Outreach Coordinator for the Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University

Welcome to Susan Clifford —New Language Access Coordinator

January 31, 2023
Susan Clifford joins us as the Language Access Coordinator for the Building Integrated Communities initiative at ISA.

Welcome to Emily Spangenberg—New Bilingual Program Coordinator

January 31, 2023
Emily Spangenberg joins us at the Bilingual Program Coordinator for the Building Integrated Communities Initiative at ISA.

Congratulations, Dominican Jazz Project!

February 2, 2023
ISA congratulates Stephen Anderson and the DJP for winning two awards at the third annual Premios Indie Dominicano.

Congratulations Pedro Lopes de Almeida!

May 5, 2023
Pedro Lopes de Almeida (Romance Studies) receives the 2023 Faculty and Postdoctoral LGBTQIA+ Advocacy Award from the UNC LGBT Center

Congratulations Andreina Malki!

May 5, 2023
Andreina Malki selected as a 2023 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Innovation Fellow!

LTAM Major wins a Fulbright

May 8, 2023
Chlesea Ramsey, Latin American Studies Major 2023, wins a Fulbright.

From the Director

June 12, 2023
With the memory of Commencement 2023 still fresh in our thoughts, we at the Institute for the Study of the Americas look back upon Academic Year 2022-2023 and give ourselves permission to strike a self-satisfied pose with the achievements of year-long planning and successfully executed programming.