Student Funding Opportunities

CLACS offers 4 student funding opportunities this spring. Applications now open! Contact Aimee Orndorf, with questions. Visit our funding page for more information. Awards are for advanced undergraduates (juniors and above) and graduate students. All majors welcome! Donald R. … Continue Reading »

Fall 2019 Educator Workshops

On November 2, CLACS organized “Inclusivity in the World Language Classroom,” with the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), featuring Professor Pamela Wesely (University of Iowa), and cosponsored by Spanish and Portuguese, the Language Resource Center and … Continue Reading »

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 

CLACS Digital Humanities Fellow

In collaboration with UWM Libraries Digital Collections, we are pleased to share that the 2019 CLACS Digital Humanities Fellow is Dr. Michael E. Martin, an adjunct faculty member in the UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning (SARUP). The Havana … Continue Reading »

2018-2019 Student Award Recipients

CLACS is pleased to announce the student recipients during the 2018-19 academic year. CLACS awarded over $75,000 in student scholarships, fellowships, and grants to support 22 undergraduate and graduate students. The Donald R. Shea Scholarship may be used for UWM sponsored semester-long … Continue Reading »

New CLACS Trailer

Check out the CLACS 2019 trailer we’ll be screening at the 41st Annual Latin American Film Series.  Our thanks to Filmmaker (and UWM alum) Eric Grycan and to all the individuals who participated!… Continue Reading »

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 »