Latin American Children’s Book Creators

Summer Series
June 24-August 24, 2021
10-11:30am Central)
In collaboration with the International Youth Library (Munich, Germany) and Translation & Interpreting Studies (UW-Milwaukee), CLACS offers a summer series of six acclaimed Latin American children’s and young adult writers and illustrators, moderated by international children’s book specialists who know their work well. Countries represented in this year’s series include Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Chile. … Continue Reading »

Spring 2021 Brazil Initiative

CLACS has two days of virtual events for our Spring 2021 Brazil Initiative. The events were graciously put together by our colleagues at Marquette University, Dr. Michelle Medeiros (Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) and Dr. Jessica Rich (Political Science). April 23, … Continue Reading »

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 »