After a decade of work as Co-Director at the International Department of the Bogota-based human rights organization, founding member César Rodríguez Garavito was named Executive Director of Dejusticia on Monday, September 28. Dejusticia--a leader of social justice work and innovative research--"view[s] the law not only as a form of regulation, but also as a tool for social transformation... to generate a more democratic legal culture and respect for human rights" (Dejusticia, About Us).
CLACS is thrilled to announce that Sonlokos and Ed Calle have just been nominated for 2015 Latin Grammy Awards! Sonlokos has been nominated for "Best Traditional Tropical Album," and Ed Calle has been nominated for "Best Instrumental Album."
CLACS is pleased to release the latest issue of Focus on Faculty. The publication highlights the exciting and varied work of Brown University faculty regarding Latin America and the Caribbean. This issue examines such diverse projects as the Brown in Cuba Study Abroad Program, the university's VII Transatlatic Conference, and translating the lost poems of Pablo Neruda. See also for recent publications, upcoming talks, and research.
CLACS is proud to announce that we will be opening an Undergraduate Fellowship Program starting this Fall Semester 2015. The Fellowship Program allows undergraduate students with an interest in Latin America and the Caribbean to explore in-depth what it means to work in/on the region. This fellowship program is open to students from all concentrations.