Fall 2019 LACUSL & LACS Course Offerings

The following lists contain courses offered across campus that count towards our LACUSL Major and LACS Certificate. This fall’s LACUSL-sponsored courses include LACS 101 Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Latino 101 Introduction to Latino Studies; and History 404 … Continue Reading »

Film: Who Milks America’s Cows?

Buy a pound of cheese or a carton of milk in the U.S., and it most likely hails from Wisconsin, the number-one cheese and number-two milk producer in the country. Often, that Wisconsin dairy product comes from a cow that was milked by an undocumented immigrant.… Continue Reading »

LACUSL Speaker Series: “Peruvian Colonial Spanish: Spanish and Indigenous Narrative Strategies”

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

2:30pm, AGSL, UWM Libraries, 3rd floor

Dr. Anna María Escobar, Spanish and Portuguese, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Colonial documents of the Viceroyalty of Peru include writings where the author presents herself as an Indigenous individual. Historians of the colonial period have long cast doubt on whether these documents were really written by individuals of Indigenous origin, since only the Indigenous elite had access to formal education.”… Continue Reading »

Spring 2019 LACUSL Speaker Series Announced

The LACUSL Speaker Series brings together scholars, professionals, and students working in Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latinx Studies to discuss research, teaching, culture, current events, and other topics of interest to students, faculty, staff, and community members. The Speaker Series is interdisciplinary, and draws on the expertise of faculty and graduate students in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the professional schools. All events are free and open to the public.… Continue Reading »