ePortfolios and Pupusas

November 15, 2023
Come learn more about the LACUSL ePortfolio requirement. With a digital portfolio, you showcase your unique course of study, highlight your individual strengths, create a virtual space for a broad audience, and reflect on your learning and growth through the major. We’ll spend time exploring the Canvas site you can use to collect artifacts, then enjoy food from… Continue Reading »

Japanese Latin Americans and WWII

Spring 2022 virtual series

To complement the February 18-May 29, 2022 exhibit at the Jewish Museum of Milwaukee, Then They Came for Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII and the Demise of Civil Liberties, CLACS has organized parallel programming to tell the stories of Japanese Latin American populations during the same time period.… Continue Reading »

Visiting Author: Valerie Martinez

Thursday, March 10th, 2022 @ 3:30pm & 7:00pm CT
Valerie Martínez is the author of five books of poetry, one book of translations (of Uruguay’s Delmira Agustini) and a chapbook of hybrid poetry and prose. Her poems have appeared widely in anthologies, journals, and magazines. Her most recent work, Count, is a book-length poem that grapples with the devastating effects of human-made climate change while recounting the magnificent wonders of the natural world.… Continue Reading »

LACUSL Speaker Series: Queer Exposures: Roberto Bolaño, Sexuality, and Photography

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021 @ 3:30 pm CT
Queer sexuality and photography disturb linear temporalities such as normative social development and the subordination of the past to the present. Close readings of selected novels, short stories, and poems by Roberto Bolaño (1953-2003), demonstrate that queerness and photography also disturb linear conceptions of an author’s trajectory.… Continue Reading »

Exploring Majors Fair

Monday, October 18th, 2021 @ 10:00am – 2:00pm CT
Find our Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latinx (LACUSL) Studies Major and Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) Certificate representing this coming Monday in the UWM Union Ballroom.… Continue Reading »