Central American Studies

Central American and Transborder Studies Events

Guest Speaker Javier Zamora

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 9:30am

Javier Zamora speaking at a lectern

Javier Zamora is an award winning author born in La Herradura, El Salvador in 1990.  When he was a year old, his father fled El Salvador due to the US-funded Salvadoran Civil War. Read more

Ilopango - The Volcano That Left

Saturday, December 10, 2022 - 7:00am

Flat plain with metallic outline of volcano on horizon against a blue sky with clouds

During her residency at Atelier Calder, Beatriz Cortez has imagined a speculative version of the Ilopango Volcano.  The eruption of the Ilopango Volcano spread ashes or tierra blanca joven, all over the planet in the year 536.  The particles of this sacred land carry spiritual meaning to people who also migrated (and continue to migrate) from the Central American region to other territories. Read more

Lucia Ixchiu

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Lucia Ixchiu standing with arms crossed in colorful shirt in front of the ocean

The Department of Central American and Transborder Studies presents Lucia Ixchiu Read more