2024 CLACS Summer Teacher Institute

CLACS Summer Teacher Institute

Asian Diasporas in Latin America and the Caribbean

Location:  UW-Milwaukee (in-person)

July 22-24, 2024

This summer institute examines Asian migration to Latin America and the Caribbean since the mid-19th century, the experience of their descendants as well the emergence of more recent Asian communities in the region.  Presentations will explore the transnational labor demands which gave rise to significant Asian diaspora communities in Peru, Brazil, Cuba and Mexico, the challenges of discrimination and anti-Asian violence and the resilience of these communities in enduring and adapting. The institute also considers late 20th century and contemporary Asian immigrant experiences as well as teaching resources appropriate for world history and Spanish language classrooms.

Cost:      $90 in-service teachers/$30 Education students (includes breakfasts, lunches, and materials).  Dorm housing is available for $120/night single or $60/night shared.

Application deadline:  May 24, 2024.  For more information, contact:  Julie Kline (jkline@uwm.edu or 414-229-5986).  Application HERE.

A collaboration between the UW-Milwaukee Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), UW-Madison Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies (LACIS) and the Florida International University (FIU) Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center.  CLACS, LACIS and FIU are Title VI National Resource Centers, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.