Spotlight: Interview with Dr. Nicholas Padilla

Dr. Nicholas Padilla is the FLAS Coordinator at CLACS.  FLAS (Fellowships for Language and Area Studies) support the study of less commonly taught languages, including Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and indigenous languages of the Americas.  Nick talks about the benefits of FLAS for undergraduate and graduate students and about his own experience as a FLAS recipient, studying Quechua in Ecuador.… Continue Reading »

“La tragedia de las hermanas Mirabal”

On the anniversary of the death of three of the Mirabal sisters, the world honors the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Learn more about the three women who stood up to Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo here and below.