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 »

Access to Global Public Health

April 19, 2022
10am Central
Dr. Paul Farmer, a founder of Partners in Health (PIH), died earlier this spring. To honor his impact and vision, this event highlights one of many global health professionals who carry forward that same commitment of public health for poor and underserved communities around the world.… Continue Reading »

Reinventing Community in Hualcayán, Peru: Ancient and contemporary transformations of landscape, ritual, and heritage

Rebecca Bria talk, 4/14/22

April 14, 2022
1:30pm Central
This talk traces Bria’s archaeological reconstruction of ancient community life in Hualcayán, Peru, a place Andean people inhabited, reimagined, and transformed over nearly four thousand years (2400 BC–AD 1450). It also reflects upon how Hualcayán’s ruins, infrastructure, and other material legacies continue to impact contemporary villagers… Continue Reading »

2022 CLACS Summer Teacher Institute

Oaxaca mural, Africamericanos

July 11-13, 2022
location: UW-Milwaukee (in-person)
A legacy of slavery and regional migration created significant African-descended communities throughout Spanish America. However, outside of regions where plantation agriculture flourished, many of these communities have been rendered relatively invisible in nations which have imagined themselves as shaped primarily by their indigenous, mestizo or European roots.… Continue Reading »

Wisconsin Immigrant Workers: Their Stories and Impact

March 10, April 7, May 12, 2022
The pandemic placed a spotlight on the many essential roles that immigrants play in our economy and society. Join us for a series of webinars highlighting the untold stories and contributions of Wisconsin’s immigrant workforce, from health care to the dairy industry. These webinars are free and open to the public.… Continue Reading »

Reading Luisa Capetillo

Thursday, March 10, 2022
1:30 p.m. via Zoom
Please join us for the third LACUSL Speakers Series of the 2021-2022 academic year. We welcome Dr. Nancy Bird-Soto, Professor of Latin American Literature in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.… Continue Reading »