Summer Teacher Institutes

Since 2007 CLACS, together with UW-Whitewater and UW-Madison, has offered a 3-day summer institute, drawing a wide community of teachers from different subject areas and teaching levels.

Upcoming Institute

July 22-24, 2024 (in-person)
Asian Diasporas in Latin America and the Caribbean


2023 – Sustainable by Design:  Re-shaping the human landscape of Latin American cities
2022 – African-descended communities of Spanish America
2021 – Underreported News Stories from Latin America
2020 – Underreported Stories from Latin America
2019 – Society and Politics in Contemporary Central America
2018 – Race and Ethnicity in Latin America
2017 – Whither Cuba? Perspectives on Cuba in the 21st Century
2016 – Designs for Sustainability in Latin America
2015 – Essential Themes in Latin American History for Teaching World History
2014 – Sport and Society in Modern Latin America
2013 – Indigenous Movements in Contemporary Latin America