Haiti’s Independence Debt

October 26, 2022
1pm Central (via Zoom)
A conversation with NY Times reporters, Catherine Porter and Constant Méheut
In May 2022 the New York Times published a remarkable series about Haiti’s so-called double debt. After Independence, France demanded reparations be paid by the new republic. Multiple loans to pay the original debt followed. … Continue Reading »

The 2022 Brazilian General Election

October 6, 2022
On October 2, Brazilians voted in the high stakes presidential election, featuring two frontrunners: incumbent Jair Bolsonaro and former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.  Learn why this election matters so profoundly for the future of democracy in Brazil.… Continue Reading »

NCCLA 2022: Call for Papers

November 3-5, 2022
Valparaiso University
NCCLA is excited to invite papers for our first in-person conference in three years, with remote presentation options. The organization invites proposals for panels, round tables, and papers from all disciplines that highlight salient topics in Latin American History, Politics, Anthropology, Art, Music, Economics, Literature, and more.… Continue Reading »

Japanese Latin Americans and WWII

Spring Virtual Series
March 14-May 11, 2022
To complement the February 18-May 29, 2022 exhibit at the Jewish Museum of Milwaukee, “Then They Came for Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII and the Demise of Civil Liberties,” CLACS has organized parallel programming to tell the stories of Japanese Latin American populations during the same time period.… Continue Reading »