The Sidewalk School

The Sidewalk School

March 2, 2021
4:30-5:30pm Central
The Sidewalk School exists to provide quality education to migrant children who would go without as they experience displacement at the U.S.-Mexico border.  Initially developed for the Matamoros Tent City, The Sidewalk School now operates in six Mexican cities. … Continue Reading »

Author Reyna Grande

March 10, 2021 (4:30-6:00pm Central)

Reyna Grande is the author of the bestselling memoir, The Distance Between Us, (Atria, 2012) where she writes about her life before and after she arrived in the United States from Mexico as an undocumented child immigrant.… Continue Reading »

Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

February 17, 2021 (4-5:30pm Central)

with Jeffrey Erbig (Assistant Professor in Latin American and Latino Studies UC-Santa Cruz)
Drawing upon manuscripts from over two dozen archives in seven countries, Erbig traces on-the-ground interactions between Ibero-American colonists, Jesuit and Guaraní mission-dwellers, and autonomous Indigenous peoples as they responded to ever-changing notions of territorial possession.… Continue Reading »

2020-21 CLACS Fellows

Congratulations to the three recently selected CLACS Fellows who will contribute to scholarly exchanges on the theme, Latin American and the Caribbean in Times of Crisis.  In addition to their own individual research projects, each Fellow will co-plan public engagement … Continue Reading »