Current Events

Fall 2018

October 13, 2019, 4:00PM

October  11, 2019, 6:00PM


October  10, 2019, 6:00PM

Past Events

October 2, 2019, 6:30PM

September 19, 2019

Dr. Clara Irazabal talked to a group of students about “Housing Is A Right”

at UMKC in Katz Hall

September 19, 2019, 11:30AM-1:00PM

Housing Is A Right: A Case Study of Affordable Housing in Venezuela
Presenter: Dr. Clara Irazabal

Thursday, September 19th
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Katz Hall, Room 101
5005 Rockhill Road, KC MO
Lunch will be provided. Metered parking is available across the street from Katz Hall

Register Now >>>


September 17, 2019, Noon-1:30PM

September 3, 2019, Noon-1:30PM

August 27, 2019, 2:00-3:00PM

August 22, 2019, 5:00PM

June 17-19, 2020

April 29, 2019, 3-4:30PM


April 26, 2019, 6-9PM

Registration is required for everybody by Wednesday, April 24, 2019

All guests please register HERE

Graduates need to send the following to Iván at: as soon as possible but no later than Wednesday, April 24, 2019!

1)      Major(s) and minor(s), if applicable

2)      Head shot

3)      Inspirational quote (one line, can be original or authored)

4)      Would you or your parents like to talk/testimony for a minute or so? Words of encouragement?

March 20, 2019, Noon

March 18, 2019, 1:30PM

Various Dates

February 25, 2019 – March 1, 2019
Dr. Clara Irazabal presents at 2 urban planning events in Washington, DC:

  1. February 26, 2019 – The launching event for a Historic Preservation Program in Latin American and Caribbean Cities by the Inter American Development Bank
  2. March 1, 2019 – The Annual Latino Public Affairs Forum


November 15, 2018 – 6:00PM – 7:30PM
Presenting Steve Ellner
In Honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month

Steve Ellner earned his Ph.D. in Latin American History at the University of New Mexico in 1980. Since 1977, he has taught Economic History and Political Science at the Universidad de Oriente in Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela.  He has been a Visiting Professor in various US universities in the fields of Latin American History and Political Science. Ellner has published several books on Venezuela and Latin America and has been a regular contributor to NACLA: Report on the Americas, Commonweal, and In These Times, among others.

Location: UMKC Student Union, Theater 103
For more information contact

UMKC and community cosponsored by Latinx and Latin American Studies (LLAS) ● Architecture, Urban Planning and Design ● Political Science ● Sociology ● History ● Economics ● Latin@ Alumni and Student Organization (LASO) ● Association for Latin American Students (ALAS) ● Planning and Design Student Organization (PDS) ● the Alliance for Global Justice ● Cross Border Network ● International Relations Council.