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About Contextos

This blog is intended to provide students, faculty, alumni, associate members, and friends with an interactive space for sharing knowledge, research news, professional projects, and engaging stories and photographs about Latin America and the Caribbean.

As the name denotes, Contextos intends to reflect the heterogeneity of the region as seen through a variety of disciplinary lenses, as well as to capture the contrasting political, economic, and social realities that Latin Americans encounter in their lives. In this initial stage, we will feature one entry per month. We encourage everyone in our community to participate and share their experiences in this new space. For more information on how to submit a story or photo essay click here.

The University of Chicago has a long-standing commitment to and tolerance of multiple forms of free expression. Opinions expressed by contributors to Contextos do not reflect the official position of the University, or any of its constituent departments or organizations.