CLACS Announces Fellows Program

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies is pleased to announce a new CLACS Fellows Program (2019-2020), to support research and public engagement on the topic of Migration in the Americas. CLACS will support up to three Faculty Fellows … Continue Reading »

UWM Authors, 2019

CLACS Faculty were well-represented at yesterday’s UWM Authors event, hosted by UWM Libraries. The event focused on books, film/video, and recordings. Honorees included:  Susana Antunes and students (Spanish and Portuguese), Patrick Bellegarde-Smith (Emeritus, African and African Diaspora Studies), Nancy Bird-Soto (Spanish … Continue Reading »

2018 Milwaukee Summit

CLACS was one of many cosponsors of the 12th Annual Henry W. Maier State of Milwaukee Summit, organized by the UWM Urban Studies Programs and held on November 15, 2018.  A distinguished panel of community leaders and policy experts discussed different … Continue Reading »

Fall 2018 Student Award Recipients

CLACS is proud to announce the student recipients of the Fall 2018 award cycle. Congratulations to Marissa Paulson (BA, Global Communication; Portuguese) and Sugeiry Berroa (BA, Global Studies; Portuguese) for receiving the Donald R. Shea Scholarship! This scholarship may be … Continue Reading »

Digital Resource on Cuba

Thanks to the research and digitization efforts of Regional Faculty Associate Dr. Omar Granados and Librarian David Mindel (UW-La Crosse), CLACS contributed to a new digital resource, Freedom Flotilla, which documents the Cuban Marielistas who were placed at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin upon their arrival in 1980.… Continue Reading »

25th Anniversary of the Américas Award

This year, the Consortium of Latin American Studies Program (CLASP) celebrated 25 years of the Américas Award for Children’s and Young Adult Literature in Washington, D.C. during Hispanic Heritage month. On September 28, 2018, the Américas Award ceremony was held at the Library of Congress. The Américas Award began at CLACS, in collaboration with CLASP, and was coordinated by the Center for its first eighteen years.… Continue Reading »