Spotlight: Cheri Price

Receiving a FLAS award to study Mixtec in Oaxaca, Mexico was such a unique opportunity to challenge myself by learning a new language and making deeper connections with people in Oaxaca. Mixtec has many variants, but people who spoke other … 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 »

CLACS 2017-18 Student Awards

With the conclusion of the 2017-2018 academic year, the UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies is proud to announce this year’s student award winners.  CLACS awarded over $54,000 in Student Scholarships, Fellowships, and Grants to support sixteen undergraduate … Continue Reading »

LACUSL Phi Beta Kappas

Monday, April 23, 2018, two students of the Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latin@ Studies major were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society, the highest of honors in the liberal arts. Congratulations to students Lucero Rocha and Eileen … Continue Reading »

CLACS announces FLAS Fellowship competition

Undergraduate FLAS Fellowships for academic year 2018-19 are available (pending funding) to study Portuguese at UW-Milwaukee. Portable graduate FLAS are available for summer 2018 to attend intensive language institutes to study Portuguese, Haitian Creole, or indigenous languages of Latin America and the Caribbean. Application deadline: February 15, 2018Continue Reading »