A three-decade collaboration between the UWM Libraries and the UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies has enhanced the diversity of the Libraries’ collections. A partnership that began in 1993 between the UWM Libraries and UWM’s Center for Latin … 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
Digital Resource on Cuba
Thanks to the research and digitization efforts of Regional Faculty Associate Dr. Omar Granados and Librarian David Mindel (UW-La Crosse), CLACS contributed to a new digital resource, Freedom Flotilla, which documents the Cuban Marielistas who were placed at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin upon their arrival in 1980.… Continue Reading »
New IB History of the Americas podcast series
In an ongoing collaboration with Fairfax County Public Schools (Virginia), CLACS has created a new podcast series, focused on key concepts/summaries of topics commonly taught in International Baccalaureate (IB) History of the Americas courses. … Continue Reading »
Spotlight: CLACS’ documentary, El futuro maya II, now available
UW-Milwaukee’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies’ co-produced documentary, El futuro maya II, is now available. The filming began in 2015 in various locations throughout Guatemala. It’s the sequel to El futuro maya: voces del presente, which was filmed … Continue Reading »