45th annual Latin American Film Series

March 28-April 5, 2024
UWM Union Cinema
Free Admission
Join us for the Latin American Film Series, our first time fully back in the UWM Union Cinema for in-person screenings since 2019!  We have a lineup of eleven narrative feature and documentary films from Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Argentina.… Continue Reading »

FLAS Career Panel

The Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies at UW-Milwaukee and the Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Utah are hosting a hybrid Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Career Panel on March 14, 2024 at … Continue Reading »

Agents of Exchange

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Women’s Roles in Forming the Latin American Literary Canon
an international virtual symposium
February 16, 2024
Even before the 1868 translation of Sarmiento’s ‘Facundo’ by Mary Tyler Mann, women’s contributions have been crucial to the development of the Latin American literary canon.… Continue Reading »

LACUSL Speaker Series

December 5, 2023 (3pm)
AGSL, UWM Libraries, 3rd fl
“When Life Hands You Tɨkuee Iya, Make Ndute Tɨkuee Iya:
A Research Journey with Pottery and the Mixtec Language in Oaxaca, Mexico”
As a master’s student in archaeology, Cheri Price’s focus was on the Valley of Oaxaca, Mexico, and pottery from the Formative period. In her thesis, she used ethnoarchaeology examples of pottery creation to explain processes for the samples that she had. She also… Continue Reading »

Silent Books

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Sharing Wordless Picture Books across Cultures and Languages
Monday, December 11, 2023
11am Central (via Zoom)
In response to the waves of refugees from Africa and the Middle East arriving to the Italian island,Lampedusa, the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), led by Deborah Soria, launched the project… Continue Reading »