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Making and Unmaking of Caribbean Space in Miami's Art Worlds

Lara Stein Pardo, a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Brown's Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage, will present a lunchtime talk on the Making and Unmaking of Caribbean Space in Miami's Art Worlds.  

(Distributed April 21, 2014)

News Coverage of CLACS Conference on Climate Change

Media outlets in the U.S. and Latin America covered the conference Governing Climate Change, which CLACS recently organized with the support and collaboration of several other units at Brown University. The conference was held on April 16, 2014 and featured former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, former President of Chile and Brown University Professor at Large Ricardo Lagos, and representatives of several Latin American nations.

(Distributed April 18, 2014)

Richard Feinberg to Speak at CLACS on April 22

Richard Feinberg will speak next Tuesday, April 22 at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Brown University. The title of his lecture is "Cuba: Can Reform Save Communism?" 

Feinberg,  a professor of international political economy at University of California, San Diego, served as special assistant to President Clinton and senior director of the National Security Council’s Office of Inter-American Affairs.

(Distributed April 15, 2014)

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.

(Distributed April 11, 2014)

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.     

(Distributed April 8, 2014)
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