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 »

FLAS Extended Deadline

The FLAS deadline is extended to March 11, 2020! Undergraduates: Receive up to $10,000 for tuition and a $5,000 stipend to continue your Portuguese language courses Graduates: Receive up to $5,000 and a $2,500 stipend to study Portuguese, or an … Continue Reading »

Student Funding Opportunities

CLACS offers 4 student funding opportunities this spring. Applications now open! Contact Aimee Orndorf, aorndorf@uwm.edu 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