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University of Nebraska at Omaha. Office of Latino/Latin American Studies



"Established in 2003 with the support of UNO faculty, staff, and students as well as the metropolitan community, OLLAS has helped fill a void in the Nebraska and Great Plains region's infrastructure dedicated to the productive incorporation of the new and growing Latino population into the political, economic, and social life of the region. The office is dedicated to developing our institutional capacities and academic initiatives aimed at improving our understanding of Latino/Latin American issues and populations within and across borders." from

Derived from departmental website, viewed on 2021-06-02:

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

College and Departments

 File — Drawer 1-A-8
Scope and Contents

Posters from Music, Theatre (Dramatic Arts), Communications, English, Philosophy and Religion, History, Women’s Studies, the Goldstein Center for Human Rights, the College of Information Science and Technology, and the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) about lectures, exhibits, and other events.

Dates: circa 1975-2021

UNO Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) Records

Identifier: UNO-0272
Content Description The records of the Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at UNO document its operations and activities beginning from its founding in 2003. OLLAS staff meticulously documented the unit's activities and compiled fliers, posters, news coverage, documents, and material into binders for each academic year and special event (Cinemateca, Cumbre, etc.). The research work of OLLAS is represented in reports, grants, and related material. The collection does not contain student records, but...
Dates: 2002-2022