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Screening of Films on Mexico and Colombia by Scholar-Activists Set for 4/15

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, CLACS will host a screening of a set of short documentary films by young Latin American scholar-activists that show how citizens in Medellin, Colombia and Zacatecas, Mexico surmount challenges of poverty, violence and social exclusion with dignity, resilience, and innovation.    


Brown to Host Conference on Climate Change in Latin America (April 16)

The conference “Governing Climate Change” will take place on April 16, 2014 at Brown University and will be chaired by former President of Chile and Brown University Professor at Large Ricardo Lagos, who previously served as UN Special Envoy for Climate Change. The event also will feature the participation of former President of Mexico and  Chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate Felipe Calderón. 


Panel Discussion and Book Signing- Crecer a golpes (2013)

CLACS is pleased to announce that several of the renowned writers who contributed to the book Crecer a golpes: Crónicas y ensayos de América Latina a 40 años de Allende y Pinochet (2013) will participate in a panel discussion and book signing at Brown University in April. 


Venezuela After Chavez Conference (April 30, 2014)

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) will host a conference entitled Venezuela After Chavez on April 30, 2014 at the Watson Institute for International Studies.

The one-day event will feature renowned academics and journalists from several fields who will discuss the current situation in Venezuela from a wide range of perspectives.


 Brown to Host Symposium on Hispanic Cinema Studies Now

On Friday, May 2, the Department of Hispanic Studies will host a one-day symposium entitled Hispanic Cinema Studies Now. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at Rochambeau House (84 Prospect Street, Providence, RI).

The event is being co-sponsored by CLACS, the Creative Arts Council and the Department of Modern Culture and Media.