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Hispanic and Latin American Life

About the Center for US-Latin America Initiatives (CUSLAI)

The Center for US-Latin America Initiatives (CUSLAI) promotes research and educational initiatives in Latin American studies, and works to strengthen the intellectual and cultural connections between students and faculty at UT Dallas and their Latin American counterparts.

CUSLAI sponsors a variety of initiatives designed to enhance interconnectedness of the UT-Dallas community and the Latin American region as a whole. Programming includes:

  • Lectures and public talks that reflect an interdisciplinary approach to Latin American studies
  • Research grants for faculty and advanced graduate students
  • Provide assistance for Latin American Studies degree programs and student organizations
  • Support UT Dallas study abroad and cultural immersion activities in Latin America