Another Successful Summer Teacher Institute

CLACS hosted the 2019 Summer Teacher Institute, “Society and Politics in Contemporary Central America.” Twenty-four educators and 1 student came together to participate and share resources. These educators represented K-12 and post-secondary institutions from five states.

The materials used in this conference can be found here.

The institute was 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 

Música del Lago 2019

Colectivo Coffee and CLACS are pleased to announce this year’s lineup for the Música del Lago concert series at Colectivo’s Lakefront cafe, Milwaukee! Now in its fifteenth year, this series highlights some of our city’s finest Latin music groups. All … Continue Reading »

LACUSL Speaker Series, Anna María Escobar

March 6, 2019
(2:30pm, AGSL, UWM Libraries, 3rd floor)
Join us for the next LACUSL Speaker Series event, featuring Dr. Anna María Escobar (Spanish and Portuguese, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).  Her talk is entitled: “Peruvian Colonial Spanish: Spanish and Indigenous Narrative Strategies.”… Continue Reading »

Spring 2019 LACUSL Speaker Series

Re-scheduled to February 27, 2019
(3:20pm, AGSL, UWM Libraries, 3rd floor)
Join us for the next LACUSL Speaker Series event, featuring Dr. Beatriz Botero (Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies, UW-Madison).  Her talk is entitled: “The Contemporary Latin American Novel: Psychoanalysis and Violence.”… Continue Reading »

2019 Summer Teacher Institute

July 10-12, 2019
A generation has passed since the 1987 Central American peace accords which promised to end the civil wars and lay the foundation for democratic practice in the region.  El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, however, are today some of the world’s most violent societies.  The current migration crisis highlights the fragility of institutions…… Continue Reading »