Author: Robert Sitler

Enter the Mayan World

Annually, the Latin American Studies Program offers an extraordinarily impactful learning opportunity known as the Mentored Field Experience to four competitively selected students. This year’s MFE will immerse participants in the millennial culture of the Maya. Those selected for the

Campeche internship

Stetson’s Latin American Studies Program offers its 2018 internship in the beautiful and safe city of Campeche in the western Yucatan Peninsula. One Stetson student is competitively selected for this 4-week opportunity that includes airfare, room and board. The work in the internship

Stetson in Ecuador

Join us this summer in a program especially for those in International Business, International Studies, Spanish and Latin American Studies. This Latin American Studies program is a 4-week language and cultural immersion in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cuenca,

Voces Hispanas: An Evening of Hispanic Poetry

Students read their favorite poems from throughout the Spanish-speaking world on Tuesday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Rinker Auditorium of the Lynn Business Center. Includes cultural credit. Que vengan todos.

6th Annual Voces Hispanas poetry reading

Come celebrate once again the rich and diverse realm of Hispanic cultures through readings of Spanish language poetry. If you would like to read a poem, whether it’s your own or that of another poet, please send the text in

Stetson in Ecuador (May 12-June 10)

Stetson’s Latin American Studies Program is offering a 4-week immersion course in Cuenca, Ecuador, this coming summer. The program cost of $3,300 (plus airfare) includes lodging with a local family, all meals, cultural exchanges with Ecuadoran students, and a one-unit

Voces Hispanas: An evening of Hispanic Poetry

Sister Cities of Volusia County, Stetson’s Latin American Studies Program, and its Department of World Languages & Cultures present: The 5th annual VOCES HISPANAS: AN EVENING OF HISPANIC POETRY      Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. Rinker Auditorium in the Lynn

Study Spanish with Stetson in Ecuador this summer

Stetson’s Latin American Studies program is offering a 5-week summer Spanish & culture course in beautiful Cuenca, Ecuador, between May 20 and June 24. The program cost of $4,500 includes housing with an Ecuadoran family, three meals per day and

Proposals for faculty/staff workshops on Values Day, Sept. 18

The VCST (Values Commitment Steering Team) requests submissions from faculty and staff for workshops during this year’s Values Day on Sept. 18.  The deadline for submissions is this coming weekend on April 14. Please go to: You are also

Colombian animated film

Gordo, calvo y bajito (Fat, Bald and Short) is a new animated film from Colombia Tuesday, April 9 at 7 p.m. Rm. 25L– in basement of the Stetson library Free and open to the public – Sponsored by the Latin

Stetson internship in Campeche, Mexico

Want to experience Latin America this summer?   Want to go for free? Apply for the 2013 summer internship offered by Stetson’s Latin American Studies program in Campeche, Mexico. This competitive internship award covers all travel to the Yucatan Peninsula, housing,

Study Portuguese in Brazil (May 17-June 20)

Stetson’s Latin American Studies Program proudly offers a 2-unit (8 credit) Portuguese immersion experience for students already familiar with Spanish. This new program includes a home-stay with a Brazilian family; excursions to an Atlantic beach, the charming colonial town of

Hollis Mentored Field Experience in Andean Peru

The Stetson Latin American Studies program has offered a yearly Mentored Field Experience course in the region since 1996 through the generosity of Trustee Emeritus Mark Hollis. This year’s 1-unit (4 credit-hour) class will be directed by Professor Robert Sitler