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  • Jeremy Mumford, Lecturer in History, is the Latin American Studies Concentration Advisor. His office is located in Room 222 in CLACS at the Watson Institute, and he holds office hours every
    Friday from 2-5. 

CLACS Presents The Brown University Latin Jazz and Pop Festival














The inaugural Brown University Latin Jazz and Pop Festival (October 1-7,2015) will bring some of the most exciting performers in contemporary Latin music to Providence, RI for five nights in October. You will not find a Latin musical line-up as powerful as this one anywhere north of Miami! 

 All performances and talks will be free and open to the public. For the full festival schedule, performance times and locations, ticket reservations,  and artist biographies vist the Festival Webpage.  

Spotlight Shines on Aron and Gabriel Lesser's São Paulo Travel Guide

Twin brothers Aron and Gabriel Lesser '15 are in the spotlight with their recently published travel guide Piecing Together São Paulo: An Insider’s Guide to Food, History, and Culture in a Bustling Metropolis (2015). Piecing Together São Paulo centers on a new model of 'non-consumptive’ urban tourism that highlights neighborhood walking tours. To learn more about the book, the inspiration behind its creation, and purchasing information, Click  Here














Congratulations to the CLACS Graduating Class of 2015!

CLACS would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to the Latin American and Caribbean Studies graduating concentrators of 2015! We are so proud of this brilliant, diverse, and committed group, and we can't wait to see what they do next.
















CLACS 2013-2014 Annual Report!

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies is proud to present the 2013-2014 CLACS Annual Report. The complete report is available online here.


Spring 2015 Retrospective

Check out this webpage for poster art, webcasts, and photographs from all CLACS events in the Spring 2015 semester!


New Installment of Focus on Faculty!

We are putting together a new installment of the CLACS publication Focus on Faculty to release next month. Faculty, please consider submitting your news for inclusion in this issue. In the past, we have featured a list of recent publications as well as news on research, teaching, and other professional activities and accomplishments. 


Did you miss a CLACS event? Watch the webcasts of CLACS events here.