News and Events

View the latest news and future events below or view all at the following links:

Additional news and events can be found on LAILAC's Commons site.

Our Events

LAILAC is well connected to institutions abroad that co-sponsor events such as seminars, lectures, and symposia and that facilitate faculty and student exchanges. These include the Bernardo Atxaga Chair in Basque Literature and Linguistics (with the Etxepare Euskal Institute), the Xoan González Millán Center for Galician Studies (with Galicia's Secretaría Xeral de Política Lingüística), the Mercè Rodoreda Chair (with the Institut Ramon Llull), and the Miguel Delibes Chair.

In recent years we have had the honor to host scholars such as Alberto Romero, Silvia Saitta, Diana Sorensen, Elvira Narvaja de Arnoux, Enric Bou, Anxo Lorenzo, Mauro Fernández, Henrique Monteagudo, Dolores Vilavedra, Ana Maria Martinho, José María Pozuelo Yvancos, Aurora Egido, José Carlos Mainer, Ricardo Senabre, and Claudio Guillén; and prominent writers such as Ray Loriga, Antonio Muñoz Molina, Luis Rafael Sánchez, Paloma Díaz Mas, Carmen Boullosa, Juan Villoro, Mempo Giardinelli, Antonio José Ponte, Leonardo Padura, Bernardo Atxaga, Kirmen Uribe, Teresa Moure, Manuel Rivas, Carsten Sinner, Annabel Martin, and Marina Garcés Mascareñas. 

Annual Students' Conference

LAILAC students organize an annual international student conference at The Graduate Center. Upcoming conference details will be posted here when available.

Recent News

Sep 19, 2022

Meet the 2022 Teaching and Mentoring Award Winners

Congratulations to Professors Abhijit Champanerkar, Anna Indych-Lopez, and Barbara Katz Rothman, and to students and recent graduates Filip Bergabo, Cristina Pardo Porto, and Karyna Pryiomka.

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Sep 15, 2022

Celebrating Our Scholars in Hispanic Heritage Month

The Graduate Center is part of the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities, which aims to double Hispanic doctoral students and increase the number of Hispanic professors by 20%.

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Sep 19, 2022

Feria Internacional del Libro de la Ciudad de Nueva York

The 2022 program for Feria Internacional del Libro de la Ciudad de Nueva York has been announced. For more information visit the event website.

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