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 »

Spotlight: Interview with Dr. Nicholas Padilla

Dr. Nicholas Padilla is the FLAS Coordinator at CLACS.  FLAS (Fellowships for Language and Area Studies) support the study of less commonly taught languages, including Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and indigenous languages of the Americas.  Nick talks about the benefits of FLAS for undergraduate and graduate students and about his own experience as a FLAS recipient, studying Quechua in Ecuador.… Continue Reading »

Alumni Career Webinar

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

UWM CLACS, together with UW-Madison and the University of Chicago present the Alumni Career Webinar with Bryan Rogers. Rogers is currently the Honduras Program Coordinator for Witness for Peace.… Continue Reading »

Spotlight: Oscar Hernández Santoyo

Oscar Hernández Santoyo joined CLACS in fall 2015 as an undergraduate intern, researching the Center’s history for our 50th anniversary celebration. Oscar graduated with a LACUSL major in December 2016. He is currently continuing his education at UWM in Educational Psychology. … Continue Reading »

Spotlight: Katelyn (Lucas) Hinkens

Katelyn (Lucas) Hinkens International Studies Latin American and Caribbean Studies Certificate 2012 Katelyn graduated from Marquette with her Master’s in International Affairs in spring 2015. She was granted a Pickering Fellowship, which paid for her degree and secured her a … Continue Reading »