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"Quo Vadis, Latin America? What Lies Ahead for the Region" Lecture by Former President of Chile and Brown Professor at Large Ricardo Lagos

Please join us Tuesday, 10/7 for "Quo Vadis, Latin America? What Lies Ahead for the Region," a lecture by Former President of Chile and Brown University Professor at Large Ricardo Lagos. The event will be held in the Watson Institute Joukowsky Forum at 6 PMReception to follow. This event is free and open to the public.

 

 

RI PBS and CLACS present PBS Documentary "Miami Boheme: An American Musical Journey" and Performance by PALO!

PROVIDENCE RHODE ISLAND (September 22, 2014) - Rhode Island PBS and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at Brown University are pleased to announce a collaboration that will present a documentary film at The Avon Cinema and on WSBE Rhode Island PBS, as well as present a live musical performance of a band featured in the film. Miami Boheme: An American Musical Journey will make its New England debut on Rhode Island PBS on Sunday, October 5 at 10:00 p.m.The film will be shown by CLACS on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

PALO! at the Spot Underground

Please join us for a concert by PALO! Miami's top Afro-Cuban funk band.

All-Star Night of Latin Pop

Please join us for an All-Star Night of Latin Pop, featuring Descemer Bueno, Leslie Cartaya, and Kelvis Ochoa, with the Brown University Jazz Band. 

 

Descemer Bueno and Friends: Live at the Spot Underground

Please join us for an intimate club performance by the composer of the chart-topping hit "Bailando." Free and open to the public. 

Get your tickets here

 

Andean Project Lecture Series 

CLACS is proud to present the 2014-2015 Andean Project Lecture Series, exploring diverse topics from a wide range of Andean countries. Co-Sponsored by a Pembroke Center Seed Grant, the Brown Humanities Initiative, and the Dean of the College. 

Cuban Film Series

 

 

 

 

 

CLACS is proud to present a film series entitled  A "Dolly Back" through Cuban Film: 50 Years of ICAIC, curated by Luciano Castillo, Cinemateca de Cuba. Click on the title above for more information.

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Former President of Chile and Brown University Professor at Large Ricardo Lagos speaks with journalist Jon Lee Anderson in April 2014.Former President of Chile and Brown University Professor at Large Ricardo Lagos speaks with journalist Jon Lee Anderson in April 2014.

 

 

 

 

Fall 2014 Course Offerings Are Online

Be sure to check out our updated listing of courses that may be of interest for CLACS concentrators and affiliates.  A complete listing by department has been posted here.