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Hello all! We have a quick but important announcement. First, we would like to express our gratitude and appreciation for outgoing director,  Eric Zolov. Eric has been an amazing leader and kind steward of LACS at Stony Brook. ¡Gracias, Eric!

Secondly,  Joseph M. Pierce has been appointed interim director of LACS for the fall 2019 semester.

Joseph has been at SBU for six years, and is Assistant Professor in the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature at Stony Brook Uni versity. He is the author of Argentine Intimacies: Queer Kinship in an Age of Splendor, 1890-1910 (SUNY Press, 2019) and co-editor of Derechos Sexuales en el Sur: Políticas del amor y escrituras disidentes (Cuarto Propio, 2018). He is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation.

He looks forward to keeping up the work of LACS and ensuring that the program maintains its vibrant presence on campus. Joseph can be reached at:


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