2020-21 CLACS Fellows competition announcement

The UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) invites applications for its Faculty Fellows program focused annually on diverse themes. Fellows will contribute to scholarly exchanges on the selected topic and will co-plan public engagement activities, to be supported by CLACS as part of its Title VI-funded commitment to teaching, research and public engagement.… Continue Reading »

Congratulations to Mme. Christiane Taubira

Congratulations to Mme. Christiane Taubira on being awarded the following Doctorates: Doctorate Honoris Causa, Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium (April 26, 2018) Doctorate Honoris Causa,  Université de Genève, Switzerland (October 9, 2020) The following awards: Prix Laurent-Mc Cutcheon 2019, Fondation … Continue Reading »

ACTFL Workshop, fall 2020

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Virtual Workshop Distance Learning Tools and Strategies for Developing Proficiency in Each Mode of Communication Saturday, October 10, 2020 10am-2:30pm In this workshop, language educators will explore tools for planning and … Continue Reading »

2019-20 Student Award Recipients

CLACS extends its congratulations to the 12 undergraduate and graduate students we have funded this year! Over $54,000 was awarded to support students’ study abroad programs, field research, and conference presentations. To learn more about these awards, visit our funding … Continue Reading »

Accelerated Portuguese 110

SUMMER 2020 ONLINE Accelerated Portuguese 110 (1st and 2nd semester) After completion, students can enroll in PORTUGUESE 203 in fall. June 22nd-August 1st Learn this beautiful language, with more than 260 million speakers in Brazil, Portugal, and several countries in … Continue Reading »