CLACS Conversations: Popular Protest in Guatemala

Mon, October 18, 4-5pm Central Time via Zoom Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Miguel Cuj (Vanderbilt University), Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology Dr. Aracely Martínez (Universidad del Valle … Continue Reading »

Teaching Mixed Classes: Approaches and Strategies for Attending to the Needs of All Learners

Saturday, October 23
9am-12noon Central Time

Many heritage language (HL) learners study their home language in the context of mixed classes, that is, classes with second language learners and heritage language learners. However, nearly all the work on HL teaching has focused on specialized HL classes, including the development of teaching methodologies, pedagogical materials, and classroom strategies. Addressing this gap, this workshop will consider… Continue Reading »

CLACS Conversations: Protests in Cuba

Wed, August 4, 3:30-4:30pm via Zoom Register in advance for this meeting: Dr. Manuel Fernández (UW-Eau Claire), Professor of Languages and Program Director of Latin American and Latinx Studies Dr. Raúl Galván (MPTV) Manager of Program Production at Milwaukee PBS Dr. Omar Granados (UW-La Crosse) Associate … Continue Reading »

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 »