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Related Departments/Organizations

On campus affiliated departments:

Center for Human Rights in the Americas: The UC Davis Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas (CSHRA) is an academic initiative for the comprehensive study of human rights across the American continent. 

UC Davis Chicana/o Studies Department

UC Davis Department of Native American Studies

UC Davis Department of International Relations

UC Davis Department of Spanish and Portuguese

UC Davis Faculty with International Linkages

UC Davis Gender and Global Issues Program

University Outreach and International Programs

Surrounding Community

Agua de Beber (Brazilian Capoeira Group - Sacramento) Capoeira comes from the colonial era when African slaves in Brazil disguised self-defense as dance and play.  Today capoeira is practiced around the world.  Água de Beber (ADB) is the Sacramento, California branch of the United Capoeira Association (UCA).


Chile CAD Serve as a contact reference for Chilean cultural affairs and are a first resource for new students coming to UC Davis from Chile.

Colombia Viva Danza (Davis) UEPAGE FOUNDATION is a non-profit organization that is recognized as such by the State of California and the Internal Revenue Service. UEPAGE works on spreading the Colombian culture in the city of Davis, California.  We are volunteers who want to contribute to the well being of our most needy compatriots.

International House  (I-House) is a non-profit, community-based organization. The mission of I-House is to promote respect and appreciation for all people and cultures.


Marin Interfaith Task Force on the Americas: The Marin Interfaith Task Force on the Americas is a grassroots organization that has achieved local, national, and international recognition for its positive contribution to ending human rights abuses in Central America.

LANIC Latin American Network Information Center

Latin American Studies Association (LASA) LASA is the largest professional Association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America.





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The Hemispheric Institute on the Americas is an interdisciplinary group bringing together faculty and graduate students that focus on the study of transnational processes in the American Hemisphere.

Our Goal includes promoting research to challenge the boundaries of disciplinary specialization and culture area studies, exploring the connections throughout the social, cultural, and economic landscape of the Western Hemisphere from an array of perspective and redirecting and redefining the study of Latin America from a broadly hemispheric viewpoint.

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