Latest News and Announcements
Upper Midwest Latin American Studies Initiative Regional Faculty Research-Travel Award Competition
CLAS announces a new research-travel award for faculty members at institutions in Illinois who are engaged in Latin American/Caribbean research projects or conference presentations. As part of our postsecondary outreach program, external faculty members are eligible to compete for modest travel funds each year.
Violence Crisis in Mexico: The Case of Ayotzinapa
Join CLAS, the Katz Center for Mexican Studies, Latin America(n) Matters, and the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights for a discussion of the recent events in Ayotzinapa.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Session 1: Presentations by Guillermo Trejo (Notre Dame) and Arturo Cano (La Jornada, moderated by Mauricio Tenorio (CLAS) 12:00 Noon–2:00 PM Social Science Research Building, Tea Room (Rm 201)
Introducing the Blog of the Center for Latin American Studies at UChicago
Latin America Chicago 2013–2014 is now available!
The Center for Latin American Studies is pleased to announce the release of the 2013–2014 edition of Latin America Chicago. This annual publication features news and stories about our affiliated faculty, students, Tinker Visiting Professors, and students, as well as the Center’s academic and public engagement activities.
Lit & Luz Festival
CLAS and the Katz Center for Mexican Studies partner with MAKE Literary Productions on the Lit & Luz Festival
CLAS and the Katz Center will participate in two events:
Valeria Luiselli, Luis Felipe Fabre, and Susana IglesiasUniversity of Chicago, Foster Hall, Room 103 Thursday, October 16, noon
The three authors will read and discuss their work. For more info, please visit the Lit & Luz website.